Saturday 8 June 2002
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Countess Eloise .
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti.
In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits.
Scooby-Doo, directed by Raja Gosnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002
while The Shelters of Stone by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Studio A Entertainment.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Antz Extreme Racing or TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 June 2002 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Countess Eloise: Countess Eloise of Orange-Nassau van Amsberg.
- An annular solar eclipse occurs.
- The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of 2 humans, is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
- Lennox Lewis knocks out Mike Tyson in an IBF and WBC championship boxing match in Memphis.
- Croatia beats Italy 2–1 at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
- A federal forester ignites a massive wildfire that chars more than 100,000 acres () near Denver as she attempts to burn a letter from her estranged husband. Forestry technician Terry Barton, 38, acknowledges that she started the so-called Hayman fire while patrolling the Pike National Forest to enforce the campfire ban. Barton had earlier reported ampquotdiscoveringampquot a wildfire. See Hayman fire.
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