Saturday 1 March 2008US date format: 3/1/2008, UK date format: 1/3/2008
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 2008). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of March 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.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while An Inconvenient Book by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unhitched.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ankh: Curse of the Scarab King or Dragon Ball: Origins.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
- Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
- Iceland - This day is called the Beer Day, but this day in 1989 beer was allowed again.
- Martisor - a seasonal holiday in Romania.
- Baba Marta - a Bulgarian custom when the Martenitsa is worn for good health and luck symbolizing the beginning of the spring season in Bulgaria.
- Eight Hours Day - Tasmania, Australia.
- Saint Albin
- Labour day - Western Australia.
- Saint Swidbert
- Bah�'f Faith - Last Day (4 or 5) of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- World Day of Prayer.
- Roman Empire - The sacred fire of Rome was renewed (See Vesta).
- Roman Empire - New Year.
- World Civil Defense Day - This Day commemorates the entry into force in 1972 of the ICDO Constitution as an inter-governmental organisation. 
- Roman Empire - Matronalia in honor of Juno.
- Independence Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Saint Monan, largely legendary Scottish saint.
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- Raul Reyes: second-in-command of FARC guerrilla...
- Raúl Reyes, the second in command of the FARC guerilla organization, is killed in a Colombian military operation in northern Ecuador. (El Tiempo)
- Two IDF soldiers and at least 50 Palestinians are killed during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip. (Jerusalem Post)
- The 59-acre Aquatica water park opens at Sea World in Orlando, Florida, USA.
- The Armenian police clashed with peaceful opposition rally protesting against allegedly fraudulent presidential elections 2008 killing at least 10 people.
- A wind storm in Europe kills four people in Austria, two people in Germany, and two people in the Czech Republic. (AFP)
- The President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan declares a state of emergency following anti-government protests in Yerevan. (Reuters)
- Renewed violence erupts in the Abyei region of Sudan. Approximately 70 deaths are reported and analysts warn that further conflict could threaten the peace process. (''Reuters Alertnet'')
Sport Games on 1 March 2008
Serie AItalian Football
- Milan - Lazio : 1 - 1
- Roma - Parma : 4 - 0
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Bergen - Dender : 2 - 2
- Lokeren - Mouscron : 0 - 0
- Mechelen - Waregem : 2 - 1
- Roeselare - Gent : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hannover - Nurnberg : 2 - 1
- Hansa Rostock - Bielefeld : 1 - 1
- Karlsruhe - Wolfsburg : 3 - 1
- Schalke 04 - Bayern Munich : 0 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Madrid - Barcelona : 4 - 2
- Espanol - Valencia : 2 - 0
- La Coruna - Sevilla : 2 - 1
- Recreativo - Real Madrid : 2 - 3
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Top #10 R&B songs
- I Remember - Keyshia Cole
- Alicia Keys - Like You'll Never See Me Again
- J. Holiday - Suffocate
- Mary J. Blige - Just Fine
- Crying Out For Me - Mario
- The-Dream - Falsetto
- Chris Brown - With You
- Snoop Dogg - Sensual Seduction
- Low - Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain
- Independent - Webbie Featuring Lil' Phat & Lil' Boosie
Top #10 Latin songs
- Donde Estan Corazon - Enrique Iglesias
- Gotas De Agua Dulce - Juanes
- Flex - Te Quiero
- Juanes - Me Enamora
- Te Llore - Conjunto Primavera
- Sobre Mis Pies - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Estos Celos - Vicente Fernandez
- No Puedo Olvidarla - Marco Antonio Solis
- Un Buen Perdedor - K-Paz With Franco De Vita
- Conteo Regresivo - Gilberto Santa Rosa
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