Wednesday 2 January 2008
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida.
P.S. I Love You, directed by Richard LaGravenese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Passport to Explore.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Incredible Hulk or Race Driver: Grid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 January 2008 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
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- Price of crude oil in the USA reaches US$100 per barrel for the first time.
- The price of petroleum hits $100 per barrel for the first time.
- Crude oil prices surge past $100 a barrel briefly in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
- Clashes in Kenya (2007-present):
- Both sides in Kenya's disputed election accuse the other of violence as diplomatic efforts intensify to defuse the country's political crisis. (BBC News)
- Technip is awarded a $1.2 billion contract to develop the Pazflor oil deposit in Angola. Acergy is awarded a $700 million contract to assist in petroleum production at Pazflor. (Bloomberg)
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