Wednesday March 12, 2008

US date format: 3/12/2008, UK date format: 12/3/2008

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on March 12, 2008, here's what our experts found out: it was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on March 12, 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 Braydon Wilkerson and Benjamin Vollenhoven. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love In This Club by Usher. In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Leatherheads, directed by George Clooney, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2008 while Betrayal by John Lescroart was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Teenage Kicks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy or Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2008, at March 12 across the years or at March 2008 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 12, 2008?


Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
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Events

  • Oil hits a record US$110 per barrel.
  • The United States Environmental Protection Agency announces a major expansion of efforts to fight smog in cities and towns throughout the United States. (AP via Google News)
  • The total amount of digital information is estimated at 281 exabytes in 2007, exceeding available data storage for the first time. (Ars Technica) (IDC via EMC)
  • Crude oil futures contracts end trading at a new closing high of $109.92 a barrel after earlier topping $110 a barrel for the first time. (MarketWatch)
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Movies

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

Leatherheads

Release year: 2008

Directed by: George Clooney

Starring: George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski, David de Vries

Leatherheads memorabilia

Hero Wanted

Hero Wanted

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Brian Smrz

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ray Liotta, Tommy Flanagan, Norman Reedus

Loaded

Loaded

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Alan Pao

Starring: Jesse Metcalfe, Corey Large, Monica Keena, Nathalie Kelley

Superhero Movie

Superhero Movie

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Craig Mazin

Starring: Drake Bell, Leslie Nielsen, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald

Superhero Movie memorabilia

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 12, 2008?
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Sport Games on March 12, 2008

Sport Games on March 12, 2008


Championship

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cardiff - Hull : 1 - 0
  • West Brom - Crystal Palace : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of March 12, 2008

League 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Northampton : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of March 12, 2008

League 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Accrington - Morecambe : 3 - 2
  • Chester - Bradford : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of March 12, 2008

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Middlesbrough : 1 - 1
  • Celtic - Dundee United : 0 - 0
  • Chelsea - Derby : 6 - 1
  • Hibernian - Motherwell : 1 - 0
  • Portsmouth - Birmingham : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of March 12, 2008

TV Series

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Teenage Kicks

Teenage Kicks

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Craig Boreham

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Betrayal by John Lescroart

Betrayal

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Dismas Hardy agrees to take an appeal to overturn the murder conviction of National Guard reservist Evan Scholler. Scholler had plenty of reasons for revenge—but as Dismas delves into the case,

Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg

Liberal Fascism

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“Fascists,” “Brownshirts,” “jackbooted stormtroopers”—such are the insults typically hurled at conservatives by their liberal opponents. Calling someone a fascist is the fastest way to shut them up, defining their views as

The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx with Ian Gittins

The Heroin Diaries

By:

The notorious co-founder of the legendary rock band Mötley Crüe presents a candid and harrowing account of his own descent into the hell of drug addiction, describing the impact of heroin on his life and the band.

Beautiful Boy by David Sheff

Beautiful Boy

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What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff’s journey through his son

The Age Of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby

The Age Of American Unreason

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A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces-usually treated as separate entities-that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy

Blast Works: Build, Trade, Destroy

Platform: Wii

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: SCEI

Cate West: The Vanishing Files

Cate West: The Vanishing Files

Platform: PC, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Mystery

Publisher: Real Arcade (Original PC version) Destineer Games (Wii & DS versions) Oxygen Interactive Software (European Wii & DS versions)

The Club

The Club

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Sega

Armored Core: For Answer

Armored Core: For Answer

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Vehicular combat game

Publisher: JP FromSoftware

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • A Tropical Hotel Weekend Just Outside Chicago Outside, there’s snow. Inside the balmy new KeyLime Cove Water Resort, waves pound a beach lined with Adirondack chairs. [..]
  • Broker Held in French Trading Case French authorities said they have arrested a broker at Société Générale in connection with a trading scandal. [..]
  • See all financial news of March 12th, 2008

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $86.61
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $127.04
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $29.43
  • General Electric GE: opens at $33.46
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $116.10

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 101.34 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9894 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0138 CHF
  • 1 USD = 7.1022 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 157.74 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 12, 2008?

On March 12, 2008 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 12, 2008?

On March 12, 2008 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 12, 2008?

On March 12, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 12, 2008?

On March 12, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 12, 2008?

On March 12, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 12, 2008?

On March 12, 2008 several famous people were born including, Braydon Wilkerson, Benjamin Vollenhoven.

Which famous people died on March 12, 2008?

Famous people died on March 12, 2008 include, Jorge Guinzburg.

What was the number one song in March 12, 2008?

The number one song in the week of March 12, 2008 was Love In This Club by Usher in US and Mercy by Duffy in UK.

What were the top hits on March 12, 2008?

The top hits on March 12, 2008 were Love In This Club by Usher, Low by Flo Rida, With You by Chris Brown in US and Mercy by Duffy, What's It Gonna Be by H Two O featuring Platnum, Rockstar by Nickelback in UK.