Monday 4 February 2008
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of February 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.
Jumper, directed by Doug Liman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while The Great Awakening by Jim Wallis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Escape to Chimp Eden.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures or Lego Batman: The Videogame.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 4 February 2008 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 04 February
- Stefan Meller: French-Polish academic and politician Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2008).
- U.S. President George W. Bush unveils a record US$3.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal 2009, including US$515 billion for military spending, and US$70 billion for Iraq and Afghanistan for just part of 2009. Domestic programs would be deeply cut. The budget is the first to be presented electronically.
- The London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) scheme begins to operate in the UK.
- The Versailles Assembly, bringing together both the French Senate and the Chamber of Deputies, votes 560 to 181 in favour of amending the constitution to allow adoption of the EU Lisbon Treaty. (EU Observer)
- Thomas S. Monson is chosen as the 16th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (AP via Google News)
- Iran launches the Kavoshgar-1 research rocket to inaugurate a newly built space center. (PressTV)
- 2008 submarine cable disruption: the Egyptian transport ministry reports that footage of the areas where cables were snapped or damaged shows no maritime traffic. (''Khaleej Times'')
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2008 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?