Sunday 6 January 2008, Epiphany
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
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 movies released in 2008
while A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gangland.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA) or Chess Crusade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 January 2008
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Which were the important events of 6 January 2008 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
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- Greece is hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5. The epicenter is 70 km (43 miles) below Leonidio. There were no reports of casualties or serious damage. (RTÉ)
- Five armed Iranian boats confront three U.S. Navy warships in international waters near the Strait of Hormuz. (''The International Herald Tribune'')
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Sport Games on 6 January 2008
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Getafe - Valladolid : 0 - 3
- La Coruna - Ath Madrid : 0 - 3
- Murcia - Osasuna : 2 - 0
- Real Madrid - Zaragoza : 2 - 0
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Alaves - Ferrol : 1 - 0
- Cordoba - Sp Gijon : 2 - 2
- Granada 74 - Gimnastic : 1 - 0
- Hercules - Sevilla B : 1 - 2
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- Asteras Tripolis - AEK : 2 - 1
- Atromitos - Panionios : 0 - 2
- OFI - Aris : 0 - 1
- Panathinaikos - Kalamaria : 1 - 0
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Est Amadora - Guimaraes : 4 - 1
- Maritimo - Leixoes : 2 - 1
- Pacos Ferreira - Leiria : 2 - 1
- Porto - Naval : 1 - 0
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2008 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Alicia Keys - Like You'll Never See Me Again
- Alicia Keys - No One
- Trey Songz - Can't Help But Wait
- J. Holiday - Suffocate
- Mary J. Blige - Just Fine
- Kiss Kiss - Chris Brown Featuring T-Pain
- Until The End Of Time - Justin Timberlake Duet With Beyonce
- Shoulda Let You Go - Keyshia Cole Introducing Amina
- Kanye West Featuring T-Pain - Good Life
- Duffle Bag Boy - Playaz Circle Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
- Juanes - Me Enamora
- Sexy Movimiento - Wisin & Yandel
- Vicente Fernandez - Estos Celos
- Un Buen Perdedor - K-Paz With Franco De Vita
- Sobre Mis Pies - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- La Travesia - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- Flex - Te Quiero
- No Puedo Olvidarla - Marco Antonio Solis
- Inalcanzable - RBD
- Conteo Regresivo - Gilberto Santa Rosa
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?