5 Things You Need To Know Today: Aug. 24

From local history to local tides. Things to know in Swampscott on this summer day.

1) Weather Watch —  Oh sunny, day. National Weather Service forecasters are predicting a sunny day with a high near 79.

2) Tide Watch — Today's low tide is 1:37 pm (1.64 feet). High tide is 7:57 pm (9 feet). The sun will rise at 5:59 am and set at 7:31 pm. 

3) Lottery Numbers for Tuesday —

Powerball: 2-17-23-28-47 Powerball 36 Power Play x2

Mega Millions: 

Megabucks Doubler: 8-17-20-24-42-43

The Numbers Game:

Midday: 2-1-7-3


Cash Winfall: 5-8-19-28-29-35

Mass Cash: 

4) In Music History — In 1979, The Cars performed at New York's Central Park for an audience of a half million people. (From http://www.on-this-day.com)

5) 50 Years Ago Today in Swampscott, Aug. 24, 1961 — Members of the Wannisquamasaukee Council, Degree of Pocahontas, were scheduled to meet in the Odd Fellow's Hall with Patricia Hardy presiding. Plans were to be concluded for the installation of officers. Mary Lotti and Geri Horak were to be the hostesses.


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