Friday November 07, 2008

US date format: 11/7/2008, UK date format: 7/11/2008

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 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. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Four Christmases, directed by Seth Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Testimony by Anita Shreve was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Raising the Bar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Biology Battle or Bruiser and Scratch.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 07, 2008?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
  • Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
  • Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
  • Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Events

  • Hurricane Paloma strengthens to Category 2 strength as it lashes the Cayman Islands. (AFP via Google News)
  • A doctored photo of North Korean Kim Jong-il, released Wednesday, renews speculation about the leader's health. (BBC News)
  • A two-story school in Pétionville, Haiti, collapses with 500 students inside, killing at least 75 people. (Reuters)
  • The Kivu conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continues while the United Nations meets to discuss peace talks. (VOA)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Departures

Departures

Directed by: Yôjirô Takita

Starring: Masahiro Motoki, Ryôko Hirosue, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire

Directed by: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan

Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Country: United States of America

The Wrestler

The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, Mark Margolis

Country: United States of America

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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

  1. - Miss Independent
  2. - Spotlight
  3. - Whatever You Likeyoutube
  4. - Can't Believe It
  5. - Mrs. Officer

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Lloro Por Ti
  2. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  3. - Para Siempre
  4. - La Cumbia Del Rio
  5. - Dame Tu Amor
Sport Games on November 07, 2008

Sport Games on November 07, 2008


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Cercle Brugge - Waregem : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of November 07, 2008

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Hannover : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of November 07, 2008

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Koblenz : 2 - 0
  • Nurnberg - Frankfurt FSV : 0 - 0
  • Wehen - Kaiserslautern : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of November 07, 2008

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Ajaccio - Guingamp : 2 - 1
  • Angers - Amiens : 1 - 0
  • Brest - Bastia : 4 - 0
  • Chateauroux - Sedan : 1 - 1
  • Clermont - Metz : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of November 07, 2008

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

Directed by: Clay Glen

Destroyed in Seconds

Destroyed in Seconds

Los 80

Los 80

Starring: Tamara Acosta, Daniel Muñoz, Lucas Escobar, Tomás Verdejo Urzúa

Country: Chile

The Joker Blogs

The Joker Blogs

Sons of Anarchy

Sons of Anarchy

How old am I?

If November 7th, 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

What news were making the headlines those days in November 2008?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Testimony by Anita Shreve

Testimony

By:

At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape.

Rough Weather by Robert B. Parker

Rough Weather

By:

Hired as a bodyguard at an exclusive society wedding, Spenser witnesses an unexpected crime: the kidnapping of the young bride, which opens the door for murder, family secrets, and the reappearance

The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly

The Brass Verdict

By:

Things are finally looking up for defense attorney Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is back in the courtroom.

A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire

A Lion Among Men

By:

Return to a darker Oz with Gregory Maguire. In A Lion Among Men, the third volume in Maguire’s acclaimed, New York Times bestselling series The Wicked Years, a fuller, more complex

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

The Host

By:

The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Biology Battle

Biology Battle

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLIG), PC

Genre: Dual stick shooter

Age of Booty

Age of Booty

Platform: Cloud (OnLive); Microsoft Windows; PlayStation 3; Xbox 360

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Capcom

Lego Batman: The Videogame

Lego Batman: The Videogame

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Nintendo DS; OS X; PlayStation 2; PlayStation 3; PlayStation Portable; Wii; Xbox 360

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Feral Interactive (OS X)

Bruiser and Scratch

Bruiser and Scratch

Platform: Wii (WiiWare)

Genre: Puzzle/Adventure

Publisher: Steel Penny Games

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360

Genre: Action, Sandbox

Publisher: Sega Vivendi Games

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.48
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $99.24
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $21.32
  • General Electric GE: opens at $18.62
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $85.78

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 98.21 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.1884 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.178 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8265 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 124.91 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On November 07, 2008 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is November 07, 2008?

On November 07, 2008 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 07, 2008?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 07, 2008?

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


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