Thursday 21 August 2008
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Disturbia by Rihanna.
Death Race, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mummy Forensics.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing ARCA Sim Racing '08 or Commander in Chief.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 August 2008 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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- Jerry Finn: American record producer (Born 1969).
- Somali pirates captured a total of three vessels in two days. (Xinhuanet)
- US District Judge Jeremy Fogel of the Northern District of California denies a motion by Universal Studios to dismiss a lawsuit against it alleging that Universal sent a DMCA takedown notice in bad faith. (Ars Technica)
- The United States Food and Drug Administration approves irradiation of lettuce and spinach to kill ''E. coli'' and other dangerous germs. (AP via Google News)
- One student is killed in a shooting at Central High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. (''Knoxville News-Sentinel'')
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