Tuesday 2 December 2008
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I..
Gran Torino, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
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- US President-elect Barack Obama names New York Senator Hillary Clinton as his nominee for secretary of state, and asks U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to remain in office.
- Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat resigns after the 2008 Thailand political crisis.
- The Government Accountability Office releases a report that claims that the oversight of the Troubled Assets Relief Program requires additional actions to ensure ampquotintegrity, accountability, and transparencyampquot. ('' CNN Money)
- The 2008 Zimbabwean cholera outbreak has claimed 425 lives and affected 10,000 people since August 2008. (Telegraph.co.uk)
- NATO 2008 Brussels summit
- NATO member countries decide not to offer MAP to Georgia and Ukraine, the war in South Ossetia and the Ukrainian government collapse being the main reasons. (Deutsche Welle)
- The Reserve Bank of Australia cuts interest rates by 100 basis points to 4.25%. (News Limited)
- 2008 Thai political crisis:
- A blast at Don Mueang Airport kills at least one anti-government protestor and injures another 22. (BBC)
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