Friday 25 April 2008
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis.
In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits.
What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching NOFX Backstage Passport.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aoi Shiro or Assault Heroes 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 April 2008 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
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- Two people are killed and more than a dozen injured after a semitrailer crashes into a Chicago Transit Authority station during rush hour. (AP via ''International Herald Tribune'')
- Sri Lankan Civil War: At least 24 people are killed by a blast on a bus near Colombo. (BBC News)
- Actor Wesley Snipes is sentenced to three years in prison for tax violations. (''The New York Times'')
- A United States military-contracted vessel fires warning shots in front of two boats in the Persian Gulf, causing the boats to leave. (AP via MSNBC)
- Students and their families in various locations across the United States participate in the nationally-recognized 13th annual Day of Silence. (''Seattle Post-Intelligencer'')
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