Wednesday 25 June 2008
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Viva La Vida by Coldplay.
Hancock, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow was one of the best selling books.
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Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 25 June
- Lyall Watson: South African anthropologist and writer (Born 1939).
- EU's representative in Kosovo Pieter Feith says he expects Montenegro will recognize Kosovo's unilateral independence ampquotas soon as possibleampquot, as it would ampquotcontribute to regional stabilityampquot. (B92)
- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is stripped of his honourary Order of the Bath knighthood, upon the advice of the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. (''The Guardian'')
- United States Supreme Court
- The US Supreme Court rules in ''Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker'' that the damages awarded in the Exxon Valdez case were excessive and reduces them from $2.7 billion to $507 million. (AFP via Google News)
- Violent protests over the Amarnath shrine immobilize Srinagar and other parts of Indian Jammu and Kashmir. (BBC News)
- A worker at a plastics plant in Henderson, Kentucky shoots and kills five people and wounds another before killing himself. (WYMT-TV)
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