Tuesday 29 January 2008
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida.
In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits.
Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
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- 20 civilians including 11 children die and 14 are wounded after a mine explodes targeting a school bus in Madhu, Sri Lanka. (Sunday Times)
- Snow storms cut the Beijing-Guangzhou railway and paralyze China's ''Chunyun'' period. (AP via ''The Houston Chronicle'')
- The United States House of Representatives passes a $146 billion economic stimulus package. (AP via ''The New York Times'')
- Venezuelan gunmen hold 30 hostages in a bank in Guárico state before fleeing the scene in an ambulance with several hostages. The gunmen are subsequently captured. (AP via Google News)
- Voters in Florida go to the polls to determine presidential nominees.
- New York Senator Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic primary with no delegates awarded. (CNN)
- Arizona Senator John McCain wins the Republican primary. (''The New York Times'')
- Near-Earth asteroid passes Earth at a distance of 334,000 miles (537,500 km), and observations reduce the estimate of its size from 2,000 feet (610 m) diameter to 800 feet (250 m). (News Limited)
- A missile strike by the Pakistan Army in North Waziristan kills ten suspected militants. (Reuters)
- A car bomb in Thenia, Algeria kills at least three people. (Canadian Press via Google News)
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