Sunday August 08, 2010

US date format: 8/8/2010, UK date format: 8/8/2010

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 8, 2010). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Heaven King . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Love The Way You Lie by Eminem. Boy Wonder, directed by Michael Morrissey, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010 while Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Grandma's House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1378 (km) or Bar Oasis.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2010, at August 08 across the years or at August 2010 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 08, 2010?


Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
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Events

  • North Korea detains a South Korean fishing boat with four South Koreans and three Chinese on board. (BBC) (Straits Times) (Aljazeera)
  • At least 8 people are killed and 32 others injured during a car bomb outside a restaurant in Ramadi, Iraq. (Aljazeera)
  • The death toll of Saturday's explosion in Basra, Iraq, rises to 43, with the number of injured people being over 100. Police say the explosion was as a result of a power generator short-circuiting but other sources claim it was due to a car bomb. (Aljazeeera) (Euronews) (BBC)
  • Adaisseh incident:
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Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Boy Wonder

Boy Wonder

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Michael Morrissey

Starring: Caleb Steinmeyer, Zulay Henao, Bill Sage, Daniel Stewart Sherman

Eat Pray Love

Eat Pray Love

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Ryan Murphy

Starring: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

The Other Guys

The Other Guys

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Adam McKay

Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Derek Jeter, Eva Mendes

Country: United States of America

The Expendables

The Expendables

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 2010?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)
  2. - There Goes My Baby
  3. - Find Your Love
  4. - Ride
  5. - OMG

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - The Crow & The Butterfly
  2. - Lay Me Down
  3. - In One Ear
  4. - Another Way To Die
  5. - The Good Life

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Cuando Me Enamoro
  2. - Dime Que Me Quieres
  3. - Al Menos
  4. - No Puedo Volver
  5. - Yerbatero
Sport Games on August 08, 2010

Sport Games on August 08, 2010


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Gent - Genk : 0 - 4
  • Germinal - Cercle Brugge : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of August 08, 2010

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Montpellier - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of August 08, 2010

Championship

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - Sheffield United : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 08, 2010

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Feyenoord - Utrecht : 3 - 1
  • Groningen - Ajax : 2 - 2
  • NAC Breda - AZ Alkmaar : 1 - 1
  • Vitesse - Den Haag : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of August 08, 2010

TV Series

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Grandma's House

Grandma's House

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Paul D. Hannah

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain

Medium Raw

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Medium Raw marks the return of the inimitable Anthony Bourdain, author of the blockbuster bestseller Kitchen Confidential and three-time Emmy Award-nominated host of No Reservations on TV’s Travel Channel.

The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva

The Rembrandt Affair

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Gabriel Allon must travel the world to track down a painting worth killing for in this #1 New York Times bestseller. Having retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful wife, Gabriel Allon's seclusion is interrupted by an …

Faithful Place by Tana French

Faithful Place

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The "expertly rendered, gripping new novel" (Janet Maslin, The New York Times)-from the bestselling author of In the Woods and The Likeness.

The Overton Window by Glenn Beck

The Overton Window

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A plan to destroy America, a hundred years in the making, is about to be unleashed . . . can it be stopped?

Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

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WHAT . . . A RIOT! Life doesn't get more hilarious than when Chelsea Handler takes aim with her irreverent wit. Who else would send all-staff emails to smoke out the dumbest people on her show? Now, in this new …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

1378 (km)

1378 (km)

Genre: First-person shooter

Bar Oasis

Bar Oasis

Platform: iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Alan Wake

Alan Wake

Platform: Xbox 360 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action-adventure, psychological horror, third-person shooter

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Crystal Monsters

Crystal Monsters

Platform: Nintendo DSiWare, mobile phones (Japan only)

Genre: Role-playing video game

Karate Champ

Karate Champ

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Data East

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Boss’s Stumble May Also Trip Hewlett-Packard Mark V. Hurd’s ouster after a relationship with Jodie Fisher has put an unsavory end to one of the most notable executive turns in American business history. [..]
  • Executive Leaves After iPhone Trouble Mark Papermaster, the Apple executive in charge of hardware for the iPhone, left the company. [..]
  • See all financial news of August 8th, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 08, 2010?

On August 08, 2010 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 08, 2010?

On August 08, 2010 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 08, 2010?

On August 08, 2010 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 2010?

On August 08, 2010 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 2010?

On August 08, 2010 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 08, 2010?

On August 08, 2010 several famous people were born including, Heaven King.

Which famous people died on August 08, 2010?

Famous people died on August 08, 2010 include, Patricia Neal.