Wednesday 30 July 2008
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry.
Pineapple Express, directed by David Gordon Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
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- Anne Armstrong: U.
- Heritage Numismatic Auctions sells a 1944-S steel Lincoln cent graded MS-66 by NGC for US$373,450, a record for any small cent.
- The United States Food and Drug Administration finds the salmonella strain responsible for the 2008 United States salmonellosis outbreak in irrigation water at a serrano pepper at a farm in Nuevo León, Mexico. (''The Los Angeles Times'')
- Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert announces his intention to resign as Prime Minister in two months as his Kadima party chooses a new leader. He will also resign as Chairman of Kadima effective in two months. One reason for resignation is the corruption scandal in which Olmert is embattled. (BBC News)
- In the United Kingdom, the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords rejects an appeal by alleged British computer hacker Gary McKinnon against extradition to the United States to face charges of hacking into Pentagon and NASA computers. (AP via ''The Washington Post'')
- Air safety investigators from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau confirm an oxygen cylinder was responsible for an explosion on board Qantas Flight 30 on 25 July 2008. (ABC News Australia)
- The High Court of Australia rules that Australian aborigines control 80% of the coast of the Northern Territory. (TVNZ)
- NASA confirms liquid lake on Titan. (NASA)
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