Wednesday 26 March 2008
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love In This Club by Usher.
In UK Mercy by Duffy 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.
On TV people were watching Ramzor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy or Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Soulstorm.
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- Saint Emmanuel (died 304)
- Saint Ludger
- Saint Larissa
- Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii
- Zoroastrianism - Prophet Zoroaster's Birthday.
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- Advanced Micro Devices unveils the "Phenom" microprocessor for desktop personal computers.
- Tata Motors of India announces it will buy Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford Motor of the USA for US$2.3 billion.
- US space shuttle Endeavour returns to Earth, landing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mission delivered the first part of the Japanese Kibo research laboratory and a Canadian maintenance robot to the International Space Station. Space station flight engineer Leopold Eyharts returned with the shuttle, after spending seven weeks setting up the Columbus lab.
- The United States embassy in Cairo confirms that the crew of a United States Navy-contracted ship killed an Egyptian when it opened fire on a small boat near the Suez Canal. (AFP via Google News)
- 2008 unrest in Tibet:
- The first foreign journalists allowed in Tibet since the outbreak of the unrest arrive in Lhasa. (AP via Google News)
- Iraq war:
- A federal indictment of a former official of Life for Relief and Development claims that Saddam Hussein's Iraqi Intelligence Service paid for a U.S. congressional delegation's trip to the country during the buildup to the war. A spokesman for the Department of Justice said the congressmen on the State Department-approved trip were not aware of this, and that ampquotnone of the congressional representatives are accused of any wrongdoing.ampquot (CNN)
- The South Korean government decides to vote for a resolution on North Korean human rights violations in the United Nations Human Rights Council. (Chosun Ilbo)
- A 41 km times 2.5 km chunk of ice (102.5 km², see size comparisons) breaks away from the Antarctic Wilkins ice shelf, heralding the disintegration of the remaining 14,000 kmampsupamp2amp/supamp. (CNN)
- A Californian federal judge has ruled that the heirs of Jerry Siegel have a valid claim to a share in the United States copyright which Time Warner holds in the Superman character.ampref name=ampquotNYT2903ampquotampCiepley, Michael. ampquot Archived on 2008-29-03.
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