Wednesday 16 April 2008
It was Wednesday, 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 American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West 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 16 April 2008 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Eléonore : Belgian royal family member, fourth child and second daughter born to Prince Philippe, heir to the Belgian throne, and his wife Mathilde.
- Princess Eleonore: of Belgium.
- Heritage Auction Galleries auctions the Queller Collection. The Mickley specimen of the Class I US 1804 dollar sells for $3,737,500.
- Pope Benedict XVI makes his first official visit to the US, welcomed by President George Bush at Andrews Air Force Base.
- A Zimbabwean judge clears two British journalists of reporting on the 2008 presidential election without accreditation. (AP via the ''San Francisco Chronicle'')
- Around 44 people, mostly children, die after a bus plunges into the Narmada River in the western Indian state of Gujarat. (BBC News)
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