Saturday 28 June 2008
It was Saturday, 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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- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
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- The state government of India's Jammu and Kashmir has rebuked the decision to transfer forested land to Amarnath shrine following wide protests across the state. (BBC News)
- The Los Angeles Dodgers become only the fifth team in modern major league baseball history to win a game in which they didn't get a hit, defeating the Anaheim Angels 1-0. (AP via Yahoo! Sports)
- Thousands of people riot in Guizhou province in southern China following the death of a girl and a perceived government coverup. (Reuters)
- Thousands of people rally in Paris in support of the European Union removing the People's Mujahedin of Iran from its list of terrorist organisations. (VOA)
- Médecins Sans Frontières claims that South Africa has expelled 450 Zimbabwean refugees. (AP via Google News)
- Wendy Alexander resigns as the leader of the Scottish Labour Party following a ruling from the Scottish Parliament's ethics committee over political donations. (AFP via Yahoo! News)
- Pakistan commences a military operation against Taliban militants in the Khyber Agency near Peshawar. (AP via ''The Guardian'')
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