Sunday 28 December 2008
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 28 December 2008 ?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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- Irene Lieblich: Polish-American painter and illustrator (d. 2008).
- Operation Cast Lead
- 2008 Garamba offensive: Uganda's People's Defence Force accuses the Lord's Resistance Army of hacking to death 45 people in a church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (France 24)
- A suicide bomber kills at least 16 people, 14 of them children, and injures 58 in Afghanistan's Khost Province. (BBC)
- A suicide bomber kills five Department of Civil Defence members and injures four others in Wattala, Sri Lanka. (BBC)
- Mexican authorities arrest Army Major Arturo González Rodríguez for selling information to the Beltrán Leyva drug cartel. (BBC)
- Four boats carrying approximately 1,700 illegal Libyan migrants arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa. (BBC)
- James Tanis wins Bougainville's Presidential election and will succeed Joseph Kabui, who died on June 7. (ABC Radio)
- Vietnam national football team won 2008 AFF Suzuki Cup
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