Good morning Bendigo - 16.02.14

Sunday what's going on? It's quite a nice day. Let us know if you're doing anything noteworthy or outrageous we'll come and say hello. 

WEATHER

Sunny with a top of 27 degrees. Partly cloudy.

TRAINS

Trains appear to be running on time.

NEWS OVERNIGHT

Iraqis face threat of disintegration

Conflict in Iraq.

Australia win cricket match

Australian cricketers have triumphed in the first of a number of scheduled games to be played against South Africa. Read more here.

WHAT WE'RE CHASING

Maldon antique fair and Chinese New Year at the Bendigo Joss House Temple.

TODAY IN HISTORY

1646 - Battle of Great Torrington, Devon - the last major battle of the first English Civil War.

1968 - Beatles George Harrison & John Lennon & wives fly to India for transcendental meditation study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

1999 - O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy is sold for $230,000 to help settle a $33.5 million civil judgement against Simpson for the deaths of his ex-wife and her friend

BIRTHDAYS

If it's your big day, happy birthday!

You share a date of arrival with Ice T, of Law and Order fame. Also Lupe Fiasco, he's not too bad a rapper. And John McEnroe. Yes you can be absolutely serious. 

JOKE OF THE DAY

Q What happened to the guy who assaulted the laughing psychic?

A He was arrested for striking a happy medium.

I'm sure you have a better joke so email it to rod.case@fairfaxmedia.com.au.

Have a sensational day,

JF

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