Friday 4 July 2008, US Independence Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry.
Hancock, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Sail by James Patterson, Howard Roughan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Baseball's Golden Age.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Allied Ace Pilots or Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the Inferno.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 July 2008 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
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- A fire sweeps through the Biological Museum at Djurgården in Stockholm, leaving parts of the 115-year-old landmark charred and severely damaged. (Dagens Nyheter)
- After 69 years, the Embassy of the United States in Berlin, Germany, returns to its old site near the Brandenburg Gate. At the celebration, Chancellor Angela Merkel, former U.S. President George H. W. Bush and the U.S. Ambassador to Germany William Timken open the new chancery on Pariser Platz in the center of Berlin. Spiegel (German)
- Georgian forces shell Tskhinvali in South Ossetia. (BBC News)
- Four people are shot dead in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during a street party. (AP via ''The New York Times'')
- Íngrid Betancourt returns to France two days after her rescue. (''The New York Times'')
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