Wednesday May 07, 2008

US date format: 5/7/2008, UK date format: 7/5/2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on May 7, 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. Famous people born on this day include Wynter Perrineau . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. Changeling, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Dead Heat by Joel C. Rosenberg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Drive Thru New Zealand. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Counter-Strike Online or Beat'n Groovy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2008, at May 07 across the years or at May 2008 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 07, 2008?


Holidays

  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
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Events

  • Dmitry Medvedev is sworn in as Russia's president.
  • The genome of the platypus is sequenced. (BBC News)
  • Silvio Berlusconi, the Prime Minister of Italy, appoints his new Cabinet. (AP via ''The International Herald Tribune'')
  • Brian Cowen, TD is elected as Irish Taoiseach by 88 votes to 76. (RTÉ)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Iron Man

Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Country: United States of America

Taken

Taken

Directed by: Pierre Morel

Starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser

Country: United States of America

Changeling

Changeling

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Country: United States of America

Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda

Directed by: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson

Starring: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States of America

Keith

Keith

Directed by: Todd Kessler

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Jesse McCartney, Margo Harshman, Ignacio Serricchio

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 07, 2008?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Lollipop
  2. - Touch My Bodyyoutube
  3. - Love In This Club
  4. - The Way That I Love You
  5. - The Boss

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Te Quiero
  2. - Si No Te Hubieras Ido
  3. - Donde Estan Corazon
  4. - Gotas De Agua Dulce
  5. - Te Llore
Sport Games on May 07, 2008

Sport Games on May 07, 2008


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Bielefeld : 2 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Wolfsburg : 2 - 3
  • Hamburg - Werder Bremen : 0 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Hertha : 1 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Duisburg : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of May 07, 2008

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - FC Koln : 1 - 3
  • Freiburg - Offenbach : 0 - 1
  • Hoffenheim - Koblenz : 3 - 1
  • Mainz - Aachen : 0 - 1
  • M'gladbach - Wehen : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of May 07, 2008

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Betis - Valladolid : 1 - 1
  • Getafe - Almeria : 4 - 2
  • La Coruna - Levante : 1 - 0
  • Mallorca - Osasuna : 2 - 1
  • Murcia - Ath Bilbao : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of May 07, 2008

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Rangers - Motherwell : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of May 07, 2008

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

Teenage Kicks

Teenage Kicks

Directed by: Craig Boreham

Kung Fu Femmes

Kung Fu Femmes

Directed by: Tony Laudati

Unhitched

Unhitched

Directed by: Stefan Schwartz

Cinemania

Cinemania

Directed by: Stephen Kijak

How old am I?

If May 07, 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

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Dead Heat by Joel C. Rosenberg

Dead Heat

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2009 Retailer's Choice Award winner!The stage is set for war. Oil prices are surging to record highs. A new dictator is rising in Iraq.

Belong To Me by Marisa de los Santos

Belong To Me

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“Marisa de los Santos’s Belong to Me is my favorite discovery of the past years: a terrific page-turner that’s also poignant, funny, surprising and deeply heartfelt.”—Harlan

The Third Circle by Amanda Quick

The Third Circle

By:

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller

Girls Like Us

By:

A groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America’s most important musical artists—Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon—charts their lives as women at a magical moment in time.Carole

The Miracle At Speedy Motors by Alexander McCall Smith

The Miracle At Speedy Motors

By:

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 9Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Counter-Strike Online

Counter-Strike Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Valve Corporation Nexon Corporation TianCity[1] Gamania IAHgames Megaxus PlayFPS Nexon EU Go Play

Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA)

Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA)

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Beat'n Groovy

Beat'n Groovy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: Konami

Bejeweled Twist

Bejeweled Twist

Platform: PC (Windows), Java ME, Mobile, Zeebo, Browser game (Flash), Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi (DSiWare), Symbian^3

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: PopCap Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • China-India Rivalry Possible in African Telecom Deal The battle for the African telecommunications company, the MTN Group, could come down to a clash between the world’s largest, and fastest growing, emerging markets. [..]
  • No Signs of a Slowdown in Traffic at Disney’s Parks Watched as an indicator of whether weakness is seeping deeper into the economy, Disney said that operating income in its parks and resorts unit rose 33 percent. [..]
  • See all financial news of May 7th, 2008

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $90.07
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $186.13
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $29.69
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.01
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $122.78

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 104.65 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0096 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0546 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.989 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 161.12 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 07, 2008?

On May 07, 2008 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 07, 2008?

On May 07, 2008 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 07, 2008?

On May 07, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 07, 2008?

On May 07, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 07, 2008?

On May 07, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 07, 2008?

On May 07, 2008 several famous people were born including, Wynter Perrineau.


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