Explore

Wednesday 8 October 2008

2008-10-08

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. The Wrestler, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Brisingr by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Or have a look at the whole 2008.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 8 October 2008 and get them!

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

Country: United States

More info

RocknRolla

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Idris Elba

Country: United States

More info

Body of Lies

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

Country: United States

More info

Changeling

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan

Country: United States

More info

Finances of the Grand Duke

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Mady Christians, Harry Liedtke, Robert Scholtz

Country: United States

More info

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Investigation X

Starring: Terry MacDonald

Country: United States

Mode After Hours

Starring: Becki Newton, Michael Urie

Country: United States

Body in Numbers

Starring: Karl Jenkinson

Country: United States

Mummy Forensics

Starring: Duncan Lees

Country: United Kingdom

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States

Find out your future

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 8 October 2008!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 2008 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 08 October
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Central banks around the world cut interest rates in unison for the first time ever. The coordinated rate cuts were made by financial policymakers in response to the global credit crisis. Central banks of the USA, China, Europe, Great Britain, Canada, Sweden, and Switzerland all cut their main lending rate by half a percentage point.
  • 2008 Ukrainian political crisis:
  • Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko dissolves Parliament and calls an early election. (Reuters)
  • Former South African Defence Minister Mosiuoa Lekota says that it is ampquotinevitableampquot that South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will split. (BBC News)
  • The United States embassy in Beirut seeks assistance in finding two US journalists missing in Lebanon. (CNN)

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee

Click here to Subscribe

Make this date unforgettable

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD cards from 8 October 2008 to enjoy the time of your life

See our collection

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2008?

  • Time: Vote for One* McCain by Olivier Douliery/MCT/Landov; Obama by Kristoffer Tripplaar/SIPA Press; detai
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11012
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.1014

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Brisingr

By: Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation.Oaths

More info

Twilight

By: Stephenie Meyer

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

More info

New Moon

By: Stephenie Meyer

Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

More info

The Shack

By: William P. Young

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

More info

Remember when

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bejeweled Twist

Platform: PC (Windows), Java ME, Mobile, Zeebo, Browser game (Flash), Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare), Symbian^3

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

More info
Boingz

Boingz

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Action

Publisher: RealNetworks

Brain Quest Grades 3 & 4

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

More info

Burnout Paradise

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

More info
Art Style: CODE

Art Style: CODE

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo


Tell the world why 8 October 2008 is such a special date for you!