Wednesday January 02, 2008

US date format: 1/2/2008, UK date format: 2/1/2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see zodiac on January 2, 2008). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In UK When You Believe by Leon Jackson was in the top 5 hits. In Bruges, directed by Martin McDonagh, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2008 while Playing for Pizza by John Grisham was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aces of the Galaxy or Beijing 2008.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2008, at January 02 across the years or at January 2008 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 02, 2008?


Holidays

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
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Events

  • Price of crude oil in the USA reaches US$100 per barrel for the first time.
  • The price of petroleum hits $100 per barrel for the first time.
  • Crude oil prices surge past $100 a barrel briefly in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
  • Clashes in Kenya (2007-present):
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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In Bruges

In Bruges

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Martin McDonagh

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Berrington

Country: United States of America

Cloverfield

Cloverfield

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

Country: United States of America

Cloverfield memorabilia

The Wackness

The Wackness

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby, Famke Janssen

Sunshine Cleaning

Sunshine Cleaning

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Christine Jeffs

Starring: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin, Jason Spevack

Good Dick

Good Dick

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Marianna Palka

Starring: Marianna Palka, Jason Ritter, Eric Edelstein, Mark Webber

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 02, 2008?
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Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Me Enamora
  2. - Sexy Movimiento
  3. - Estos Celos
  4. - Un Buen Perdedor
  5. - Sobre Mis Pies
Sport Games on January 02, 2008

Sport Games on January 02, 2008


Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Hamilton - Queen of Sth : 1 - 0
  • Livingston - Dunfermline : 0 - 2
  • Partick - Clyde : 1 - 1
  • Stirling - Morton : 1 - 2
  • St Johnstone - Dundee : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of January 02, 2008

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie Utd - Queens Park : 3 - 2
  • Alloa - Brechin : 0 - 4
  • Ayr - Berwick : 4 - 0
  • Cowdenbeath - Raith Rvs : 1 - 4
  • Ross County - Peterhead : 5 - 1
See all Football game results of January 02, 2008

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Dumbarton - Albion Rvs : 2 - 0
  • East Fife - Stranraer : 2 - 1
  • Forfar - Elgin : 0 - 1
  • Montrose - Arbroath : 5 - 0
  • Stenhousemuir - East Stirling : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of January 02, 2008

League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cheltenham - Port Vale : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of January 02, 2008

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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How old am I?

If January 02, 2008 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Playing for Pizza by John Grisham

Playing for Pizza

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERRick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game.

A Family Christmas by Caroline Kennedy

A Family Christmas

By:

"When I began assembling [this] collection, I was skeptical that I would learn anything new about Christmas, but reading and reflecting on the history and spirit of Christmas brought back many

Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

Quiet Strength

By:

2008 Retailer's Choice Award winner!Tony Dungy's words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly following his victory in Super Bowl XLI, the first for an African American coach.

The Venetian Betrayal by Steve Berry

The Venetian Betrayal

By:

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Steve Berry’s The Columbus Affair and a Cotton Malone dossier. In 323 B.C.E, having conquered Persia, Alexander the Great set his sights on Arabia,

The War by Geoffrey C. Ward

The War

By:

The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most devastating

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aces of the Galaxy

Aces of the Galaxy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PC

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Beijing 2008

Beijing 2008

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Sports (Olympic)

Publisher: Sega

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Submarine adventure

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Armored Core: For Answer

Armored Core: For Answer

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Vehicular combat game

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • 2007 Was Unpredictable, but Let’s Brave 2008 Anyway Like baseball or the weather, the economy can be a difficult thing to predict. Nonetheless, here’s a sampling of what economists expect for 2008. [..]
  • Big Makeovers for Office Buildings Outside of Midtown Extreme makeovers provide many of the plotlines for reality television. The same could also be said for some recent Manhattan real estate deals [..]
  • See all financial news of January 2nd, 2008

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $94.15
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $199.27
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $35.79
  • General Electric GE: opens at $37.10
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $108.99

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 109.62 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9934 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1184 CHF
  • 1 USD = 7.305 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 161.37 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 02, 2008?

On January 02, 2008 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 02, 2008?

On January 02, 2008 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 02, 2008?

On January 02, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 02, 2008?

On January 02, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 02, 2008?

On January 02, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on January 02, 2008?

Famous people died on January 02, 2008 include, Lee S Dreyfus, Gerry Staley, Galyani Vadhana.

What was the number one song in January 02, 2008?

The number one song in the week of January 02, 2008 was Low by Flo Rida in US and When You Believe by Leon Jackson in UK.

What were the top hits on January 02, 2008?

The top hits on January 02, 2008 were Low by Flo Rida, No One by Alicia Keys, Apologize by Timbaland in US and When You Believe by Leon Jackson, Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tellem, Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis in UK.