Tuesday December 02, 2008: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/2/2008, UK date format: 2/12/2008

December 2nd, 2008 was the 337th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Tuesday.

The number one song in US was Live Your Life by T.I..

Seven Pounds, directed by Gabriele Muccino, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2008 while Twilight by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Closing Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Audiosurf or Animal Boxing.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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December 02, 2008 Events

What happened on December 02, 2008?

Historical Events

  • Barack Obama, the US President-elect, names Hillary Clinton, a New York Senator as his secretary of state nominee and asks Robert Gates, U.S. Defense Secretary to stay in office.
  • After the 2008 Thailand political crisis, Somchai Wongsawat, Thai Prime Minister, resigns.
  • The Government Accountability Office released a report claiming that oversight of the Troubled Assets Relief Program needs additional actions to ensure accountability, transparency, and integrity.
  • Since August 2008, the 2008 Zimbabwean Cholera Epidemic has claimed 425 lives and impacted 10,000 people.
  • NATO 2008 Brussels summit
  • NATO member countries refuse to offer MAP to Georgia or Ukraine due to the war in South Ossetia, and the collapse of the Ukrainian government.
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See also

What happened on December 02 in history? Find out the list of December 2nd major events

What was 2008 famous for? Discover everything about 2008


December 02, 2008 Famous Birthdays

Other December 2nd famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 02, 2008 is your birthday you are 14 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 02.

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December 02, 2008 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 02, 2008?

Other December 2nd famous deaths

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December 02, 2008 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

 zodiac sign


Sagittarius personality

Who should a Sagittarius marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

Personality of December born

Chinese Zodiac

Rat chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rat

Element: Earth

Rat personality

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Can the numbers in December 02, 2008 reveal something about your future ? Find out


December 02, 2008 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 02, 2008?

The day of the week was Tuesday.

December 2nd marks the 336th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2008.

There are 29 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 02, 2008 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 02, 2008?


  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana


  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 02, 2008? Which were the top hits on December 02, 2008?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Live Your Life
  2. - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  3. - If I Were A Boy
  4. - Whatever You Likeyoutube
  5. - Hot N Cold

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. - Live Your Life
  3. - Miss Independent
  4. - Bust Your Windows
  5. - Spotlight

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  2. - Amor Inmortal
  3. - Como Duele
  4. - Lloro Por Ti
  5. - Te Regalo Amores

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Seven Pounds

Seven Pounds

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy

Country: United States of America

The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Denzel Washington

Starring: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

Country: United States of America

He's Just Not That Into You

He's Just Not That Into You

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly, Morgan Lily

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2008

Directed by: Dito Montiel

Starring: Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzmán, Zulay Henao

Country: United States of America

The Hitcher

The Hitcher

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Dave Meyers

Starring: Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton, Neal McDonough

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Closing Time

Closing Time

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Hans Lietz

Secret Millionaire

Secret Millionaire

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Michael Scott

The Drinky Crow Show

The Drinky Crow Show

Release year: 2008

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 2008?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer



Isabella Swan moved to Forks in Washington. It was a small and rainy place. Isabella's life changes dramatically when she meets Edward Cullen.

The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly

The Brass Verdict


Defense attorney Mickey Haller is finally seeing the light. Haller is finally back in court after two years of missteps.

The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

The Lucky One


Nicholas Sparks, the bestselling author of 14 books, tells the story of a man who had to deal with death and found the love of his dreams in his 14th book.

Extreme Measures by Vince Flynn

Extreme Measures


The thriller featuring counterterrorism hero Mitch Rapp, #1 New York Times bestseller author Vince Flynn is pulse-pounding. He wage war against a new enemy using the help of a

The Bodies Left Behind by Jeffery Deaver

The Bodies Left Behind


"A tour de force...the suspense is never flagged" (Kirkus), the instant New York Times bestseller thriller by the "master of ticking-bomb suspense" (People).

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 2nd, 2008 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: Microsoft Windows,[1] Zune HD

Genre: Puzzle/Rhythm combination

Animal Boxing

Animal Boxing

Platform: Nintendo DS, DSiWare

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Destineer

ADK Tamashii

ADK Tamashii

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: SNK Playmore

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-Click

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Azada: Ancient Magic

Azada: Ancient Magic

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games


December 02, 2008 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for December 02, 2008 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on December 02, 2008

Sport Games on December 02, 2008

Sport Games on December 02, 2008

League 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Luton - Bournemouth : 3 - 3
  • Wycombe - Macclesfield : 4 - 0
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $75.59
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $90.03
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $18.99
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.14
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $77.80

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 93.18 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2474 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2062 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8796 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 118.46 JPY

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