Wednesday December 10, 2008: on this day

About December 10th, 2008, in brief:

  • Historical events: In dispute over verification, talks on North Korea's nuke program are stalled.
  • Day of the week: December 10th, 2008 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius (in western zodiac), Rat (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Michael Clarke Duncan, Kenneth Branagh
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce
  • Popular movie: The Great Debaters directed by Denzel Washington

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What day of the week was December 10, 2008?


December 10, 2008 was a Wednesday and it was the 345th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 10, 2008 can also be written as 12/10/2008 in the US and as 10/12/2008 in UK and Europe.

December 10, 2008 in December 2008 calendar

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December 10, 2008: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on December 10, 2008:

  • In dispute over verification, talks on north korea's nuke program are stalled.
  • Global food price crisis: according to the food and agriculture organization of the united nations, 963 million people around the globe are experiencing prolonged food insecurity.
  • Rio tinto group plans to eliminate 14,000 jobs around the world.
  • Scientists have estimated the object's mass to be 4.31 million solar tons after 16 years of monitoring stellar orbits around sagittarius a*, the supermassive blackhole at the center of the milky way.
  • Scientists claim to have evidence of water vapour and carbon dioxide in hd 189733 b's atmosphere
  • Martti ahtisaari, former president of finland, receives the nobel peace prize in oslo
  • 2008 automotive industry crisis: the white house and the u.s. congress reach agreement on a plan for a us$15billion bailout package for three of america's largest automakers.
  • The channel island of sark is a british crown dependency that hosts the first democratic elections.

December 10, 2008: What were the magazines covers that day?

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December 10, 2008: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on December 10, 2008:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $79.22
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $97.87
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $20.82
  • General Electric GE: opens at $18.03
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $83.95

Exchange Rates on December 10, 2008:

  • 1 USD = 92.73 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2575 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1989 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.865 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 120.71 JPY

December 10, 2008: What were the main match results that day?

Le Championnat - Football (France)

  • Nice - Grenoble : 0 - 0

Championship - Football (United Kingdom)

  • Ipswich - Bristol City : 3 - 1
  • Watford - Norwich : 2 - 1

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December 10, 2008: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 10th is Sagittarius.

Sagittarius is the 9th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between November 22nd and December 21st belong to the Sagittarius sign: discover Sagittarius personality and who should a Sagittarius marry.

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn.

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December 10, 2008: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 10, 2008 is Rat and the associated element is Earth.

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December 10, 2008: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on December 10, 2008 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 10, 2008 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on December 10, 2008 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 97% full, rising at 02:24 pm and setting at 06:05 am.

The previous full moon was on Nov 13, 2008 while the next full moon would come on Dec 12, 2008.

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Who was born on December 10, 2008?


Whose famous birthday is on December 10th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 10th:

  • Michael Clarke Duncan
    Michael Clarke Duncan

    American actor.

  • Kenneth Branagh
    Kenneth Branagh

    British actor and director, often compared to orson welles or laurence olivier for his towering talents.

  • Teyana Taylor
    Teyana Taylor

    Rapper.

  • Nia Peeples
    Nia Peeples

    American actress, singer and dancer, peeples is the star of "walker texas ranger".

  • Emmanuelle Chriqui
    Emmanuelle Chriqui

    Canadian actress.

  • Susan Dey
    Susan Dey

    American actress.

  • Fionnula Flanagan
    Fionnula Flanagan

    Dublin, ireland -- actress (rich man poor man).

  • Summer Phoenix
    Summer Phoenix

    American actress.

  • Dorothy Lamour
    Dorothy Lamour

    American actress who made the sarong a household name in 1936's "the jungle princess", her first film.

  • Una Merkel
    Una Merkel

    Covington (kentucky) -- actress (42nd street and abraham lincoln).

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How old is someone born on December 10, 2008?


Someone born on December 10, 2008 is:

15 years 5 months old,

or 185 months and 11 days old,

or 805 weeks and 6 days old,

or 5641 days old,

Use our Age Calculator to know the age of a person given the birthdate.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 10, 2008?

There are 203 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday December 10th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 10, 2008?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on December 10, 2008.

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December 10, 2008: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on December 10, 2008:

  • Ambert Van Hecke

    Renowned Belgian painter known for his vibrant landscapes and still life compositions.

  • Forrestine Young

    Noted astronomer who studied celestial bodies and made important discoveries.

  • Simcha Krauss

    Noted poet known for his lyrical works.

  • Didith Reyes

    Filipino singer (born 1948).

  • Varese Antoni
  • Bruno Orzan
  • Massimo Baldini
  • Henning Christiansen
  • Edimo Mura

What famous deaths happened on December 10th?

Famous deaths on December 10th:

  • Richard Pryor
    Richard Pryor

    American actor and comedian.

  • Otis Redding
    Otis Redding

    26-year-old singer ("sittin' on the dock of the bay") dies in a plane crash.

  • Thomas Merton
    Thomas Merton

    French-american poet, monk and mystic, he was a social critic, writer, poet, and monk.

  • Michael Nesmith
    Michael Nesmith

    American musician and member of "the monkees".

  • Barbara Windsor
    Barbara Windsor

    British comedian actor, known for her sexy roles in the 1967 "carry on" films.

  • Henri Vidal
    Henri Vidal

    French film actor, vidal made his film debut with edith piaf in montmartre-sur-seine (1941).

  • Ann Dvorak
    Ann Dvorak

    Actress (g men.

  • Faron Young
    Faron Young

    Country singer/actor, hidden guns, commits suicide at the age of 34.

  • Philip McKeon
    Philip McKeon

    American producer and actor.

  • Ashok Kumar
    Ashok Kumar

    Indian actor, singer, and producer (b. 1911).

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December 10, 2008: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Observances on December 10, 2008:

  • Human Rights Day
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December 10, 2008: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on December 10, 2008 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week December 8th and December 14th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


December 10, 2008: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on December 10, 2008 was Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce, according to the music chart for the week December 8th and December 14th.

December 10, 2008: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on December 10, 2008 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 8th and December 14th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. - Live Your Life
  3. - If I Were A Boy
  4. - Whatever You Like youtube
  5. - Just Dance

December 10, 2008: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on December 10, 2008 was Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce, according to the R&B music chart for the week December 8th and December 14th.

December 10, 2008: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on December 10, 2008 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week December 8th and December 14th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  2. - Live Your Life
  3. - Miss Independent
  4. - Bust Your Windows
  5. - Chopped 'N' Skrewed

December 10, 2008: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on December 10, 2008 was No Me Doy Por Vencido by Luis Fonsi, according to the Latin music chart for the week December 8th and December 14th.

December 10, 2008: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on December 10, 2008 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week December 8th and December 14th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  2. - Lloro Por Ti
  3. - Como Duele
  4. - No Molestar
  5. - Te Regalo Amores

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December 10, 2008: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 10, 2008 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Great Debaters

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Denzel Washington

Starring: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

Country: United States of America

Valkyrie

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten, Kenneth Branagh

Country: United States of America

He's Just Not That Into You

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly, Morgan Lily

Country: United States of America

Fighting

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Dito Montiel

Starring: Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzmán, Zulay Henao

Country: United States of America

The Hitcher

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Dave Meyers

Starring: Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton, Neal McDonough

Country: United States of America

December 10, 2008: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on December 10, 2008 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Shift

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

Crooked House

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Bedtime Stories

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Closing Time

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Hans Lietz

Secret Millionaire

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Michael Scott

December 10, 2008: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on December 10, 2008 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Cross Country by James Patterson

Cross Country

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Alex Cross chases the most vicious killer he has ever seen, to a land full of terror and back. This is the most horrific crime scene Alex Cross has ever witnessed. Then, more murders, each one more brutal, follow.

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Breaking Dawn

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It was impossible to love the person who was killing your heart. What could you do? How could you flee, or fight when it would cause pain to your loved one? You could give your entire life if you were …

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon

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Twilight has captivated millions of readers and they are eager to read more. Stephenie Meyer's New Moon is another captivating combination of romance, suspense, and a supernatural twist.

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

The Host

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The #1 bestseller is now a major motion movie: "Starting and addictive." . . . A story about love, loyalty, and family. -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

Arctic Drift by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler

Arctic Drift

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This #1 New York Times bestseller brings back the heroism, courage and determination that made Dirk Pitt legend in the adventure world... A potential breakthrough discovery

December 10, 2008: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on December 10, 2008 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Best of Tests DS

Best of Tests DS

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Educational game Puzzle game

Publisher: Conspiracy Entertainment

Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the Inferno

Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the Inferno

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Play THQ

Azada: Ancient Magic

Azada: Ancient Magic

Platform: Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

Publisher: Big Fish Games

Armored Core: For Answer

Armored Core: For Answer

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Vehicular combat game

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Cybernoid: The Fighting Machine

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, C64, NES, Amiga, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hewson Consultants

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Who was the US President on December 10, 2008?

On December 10, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 10, 2008?

On December 10, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 10, 2008?

On December 10, 2008 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about December 10th?

December 10th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 10th day of the month of December. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on December 10th, such as:

  • 2018 - Urjit patel, governor of reserve bank of india, abruptly resigns.
  • 2017 - Conflict between israel and palestine: a palestinian 24-year-old stabs and injures an israeli security officer at jerusalem's central bus station. the attacker was arrested.
  • 2016 - Syrian civil war: palmyra attack (december 2016). the sohr, amaq and amaq announced that isil had captured an oil field to the north-west palmyra. (de standaard). (voa). american-led intervention in syria (november-december 2016),: the united states announces it will send 200 additional troops to support the islamic state of iraq (isis) and the levant (from al-raqqah). (reuters), (bbc),

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What happened in 2008?

2008 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • The US$100 per barrel price for crude oil is the highest ever recorded.
  • The Democratic caucuses in Iowa, USA choose Barack Obama to be their presidential candidate on November 8. Hillary Clinton, the national front-runner, is third behind John Edwards. Mike Huckabee was chosen by the Republican caucuses over Mitt Romney.
  • Seldom seen snowfalls in southeast Florida, USA.

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What was the calendar for December 2008?

December 2008 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with December being the 12th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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