Monday 7 April 2008
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Touch My Body by Mariah Carey.
In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits.
The Voyeur, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 7 April 2008 ?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
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- Mark Speight: English television presenter (Born 1965).
- Child Protective Services of Texas remove 401 children from a ranch in west Texas belonging to jailed polygamist leader Warren Jeffs, and dozens of women leave or are removed in an investigation of sexual and child abuse.
- The 92nd annual Pullitzer Prize Awards are announced by Columbia University.
- In Santa Fe, New Mexico, the US Mint launches the 47th coin in the 50 State Quarters Program, the 2008 circulating New Mexico quarter dollar coin.
- The European Commission approves the use of mobile phones on European flights. (Gaulia.com)
- The Kansas Jayhawks defeat the Memphis Tigers in overtime, 75-68, to win the 2008 U.S. Division I men's college basketball championship. (AP via Yahoo! News)
- The ''Washington Post'' wins six Pulitzer Prizes including the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for a series of articles of poor conditions for veterans at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. (''The Washington Post'')
- 2008 Summer Olympics
- The Olympic torch is extinguished by officials as police are confronted by protesters during the Olympic torch relay through Paris. (AP via ''The International Herald Tribune'')
- U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton calls on President George W. Bush to boycott the opening ceremony at the Summer Olympics in Beijing. (ABC News)
- The head of the International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge says he's ampquotvery concernedampquot about unrest in Tibet and other issues associated with the Summer Olympics. (AP via ''Denver Post'')
- The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the Summer Olympiad claims that the ampquotOlympic torch has received a warm welcome worldwide.ampquot (Beijing 2008)
- China and New Zealand sign a free trade agreement. This is China's first trade agreement with a developed nation. (''New Zealand Herald'')
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