Thursday December 04, 2008: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/4/2008, UK date format: 4/12/2008

December 4th, 2008 was the 339th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Sagittarius. The day of the week was Thursday.

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 Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Closing Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb or Commanders: Attack of the Genos.

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 04, 2008 Events

What happened on December 04, 2008?

Historical Events

  • The Iraq Presidency Council approved a security agreement with the United States. It requires that U.S. troops withdraw from Iraqi cities by mid-2009 and leave by the end 2011.
  • Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of Russia, says Russia could be forced to cut gas supplies for Ukraine if it doesn't comply with the agreementsampquot regarding payment for gas consumed.
  • Following a dispute over the veto of an abortion decriminalization bill, Tabare Vazquez is the President of Uruguay.
  • The Argentine National Congress approves Aerolineas Argentinas' seizure.
  • Three decades after his death, the body of Mohammed Daoud Khan, the first President of Afghanistan, has been identified.
  • 2008 Canadian Parliamentary dispute: At Prime Minister Stephen Harper's request, Governor General of Canada Michaelle Jean prorogues parliament until January 26, 2009 to avoid a motion of confidence by a coalition of opposition parties.

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See also

What happened on December 04 in history? Find out the list of December 4th major events

What was 2008 famous for? Discover everything about 2008


December 04, 2008 Famous Birthdays

Other December 4th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If December 04, 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 04.

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December 04, 2008 Famous Deaths

Who died on December 04, 2008?

Other December 4th famous deaths

  • American musician.

  • British composer and foremost authority on opera who revived interest through his 1945 "Peter Grimes" and other works, as well as...

  • French-born Spanish singer (d. 2005).

  • Richard Todd

    Ireland -- Actor (Dorian Gray and Assassin Yangtse Incident).

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December 04, 2008 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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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 04, 2008 reveal something about your future ? Find out


December 04, 2008 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 04, 2008?

The day of the week was Thursday.

December 4th marks the 338th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2008.

There are 27 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 04, 2008 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 04, 2008?


  • Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
  • R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
  • Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
  • International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
  • Navy Day in India


  • International Day of Banks
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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 04, 2008? Which were the top hits on December 04, 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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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell



Malcolm Gladwell's new book is a stunning intellectual journey through the world "outliers", the best and brightest, most famous, and most successful.

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Breaking Dawn


It was impossible to love the person who was killing your heart. What could you do? How could you flee, or fight when it would cause pain to your loved one? You could give your entire life if you were …

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.

Just After Sunset by Stephen King

Just After Sunset


Stephen King, an international bestseller, has published more than 50 books and dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers. He also made many memorable movies. This collection includes a remarkable selection of short stories.

Letter To My Daughter by Maya Angelou

Letter To My Daughter


Letter to my Daughter is Maya Angelou’s tribute to her daughter, who she has never had, but whom she sees all around. It outlines Maya Angelou’s path to living well.

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on December 4th, 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?

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Bomberman Touch: The Legend of Mystic Bomb

Platform: iOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Sierra Online

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Platform: Wii

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

Burning Wheels

Burning Wheels

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360

Publisher: RTL Interactive

Crazy Mouse

Crazy Mouse

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Action puzzle game

Publisher: Ultizen Games


December 04, 2008 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

The moon phase for December 04, 2008 is First Quarter.

See Moon rising and setting times on December 04, 2008

Sport Games on December 04, 2008

Sport Games on December 04, 2008


Football (United Kingdom)
  • Mansfield - Oxford : 1 - 3
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $77.54
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $94.43
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $19.40
  • General Electric GE: opens at $17.83
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $80.03

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 92.21 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2761 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1951 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8827 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 117.86 JPY

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