Saturday 12 July 2008
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jolie-Pitt Twins .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry.
The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yogscast.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Block Breaker Deluxe 2 or Collapse.
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- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Jolie-Pitt Twins: French-born American twins of noted parents, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, born by Caesarian section in France.
- In Monterey, California, Mid America Auctions sells a 1915 Cyclone Board Track Racer motorcycle for a world record US$520,000 at the Inaugural Monterey Motorcycle Auction.
- Okmok Caldera on the island of Umnak in the Aleutian Islands erupts, forcing the evacuation of the eastern side of the island to Unalaska Island. (Reuters)
- French President Nicolas Sarkozy announces that Syria and Lebanon have agreed to establish embassies in each other's capitals. (AP via CNN)
- Six party talks being held in Beijing agrees on steps to verify the end of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. (Al Jazeera)
- North and South Korea exchange words over the death of a South Korean tourist shot dead at the Kumgangsan resort in North Korea. (AP via ''The Guardian'')
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