Good morning Bendigo! 29/07/2014

Good Morning Bendigo - happy Tuesday! 

Check out Brandon de Wys' video he posted on Instagram and Twitter of the sunrise over Bendigo this morning!

WEATHER

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast a top of 15 degrees for Bendigo today, with wind and a shower or two predicted. In other words, RUG UP!  

TRAINS

No delays.

NEWS OVERNIGHT

COMMONWEALTH GAMES #GLASGOW

Australia are leading the medals tally after day five of the Commonwealth Games, with 26 gold, 21 silver and 21 bronze. 

NEWS: Commonwealth Games Day 5: How it happened for the Aussies

NEWS: Jodi Elkington supporters in world of tears after she beats the odds

PHOTOS: Commonwealth Games 2014: Athletics, day five

PHOTOS: Commonwealth Games 2014: Hockey, day five

NEWS: Australia's Jake Stein false starts twice in decathlon 100m (The Age)

NEWS: Zoe Buckman loses appeal after finishing sixth in 1500m heats (The Age)

OTHER NEWS

NEWS: Daniel Andrews under pressure over tape denials

TODAY IN HISTORY

1948 – Olympic Games: The Games of the XIV Olympiad – After a hiatus of 12 years caused by World War II, the first Summer Olympics to be held since the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, open in London

1965 – Vietnam War: The first 4,000 101st Airborne Division paratroopers arrive in Vietnam, landing at Cam Ranh Bay

1981 – A worldwide television audience of over 700 million people watch the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul's Cathedral in London

2005 – Astronomers announce their discovery of the dwarf planet Eris

BIRTHDAYS

1917 – Rochus Misch, German SS officer (d. 2013)

1949 – Jamil Mahuad, Ecuadorian lawyer and politician, 51st President of Ecuador

1981 – Fernando Alonso, Spanish race car driver

DID YOU KNOW?

Before Elvis Presley became famous he worked as a truck driver and earned $1.25 an hour. 

JOKE OF THE DAY

​There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot.

Have a great day! 

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