Sunday July 13, 2008

US date format: 7/13/2008, UK date format: 13/7/2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on July 13, 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 July people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Step Brothers, directed by Adam McKay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Last Oracle by James Rollins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Under One Roof. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bratz Girlz Really Rock or The Incredible Hulk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2008, at July 13 across the years or at July 2008 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 13, 2008?


Holidays

  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)

Events

  • US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson unveils an emergency plan to save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, mortgage holders of US$5.2 trillion.
  • The Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert states that Israel has agreed to swap five prisoners with Hezbollah to provide the bodies of two Israeli soldiers captured in 2006. (AFP via Google News)
  • A suicide bomber blows himself up next to a police patrol in Orūzgān Province of Afghanistan killing at least 18 people. (AP via Google News)
  • Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Sydney, Australia for World Youth Day 2008 celebrations. (Sydney Morning Herald)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

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

Ponyo

Ponyo

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Tomoko Yamaguchi

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

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York

Directed by: Charlie Kaufman

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 13, 2008?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Heaven Sent
  2. - A Milli
  3. - Bust It Baby Part 2
  4. - I Luv Your Girl
  5. - Take You Down

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Te Quiero
  2. - Si No Te Hubieras Ido
  3. - Donde Estan Corazon
  4. - Hasta El Dia De Hoy
  5. - A Punto De Llorar

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Moon Machines

Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Under One Roof

Under One Roof

Directed by: Todd Wilson

The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

Greensburg

Greensburg

Sekirei

Sekirei

How old am I?

If July 13th, 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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The Last Oracle by James Rollins

The Last Oracle

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In Washington, D.C., a homeless man takes an assassin's bullet and dies in Commander Gray Pierce's arms. A bloody coin clutched in the dead man's hand--an ancient relic that can be

Big Russ And Me by Tim Russert

Big Russ And Me

By:

"The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get. Hardly a day goes by when I don’t remember something that Big Russ taught me."

Audition by Barbara Walters

Audition

By:

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than fifty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie stars, criminals, murderers, inspirational figures, and celebrities of …

America America by Ethan Canin

America America

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In the early 1970s, Corey Sifter, the son of working-class parents, becomes a yard boy on the grand estate of the powerful Metarey family.

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

The Last Lecture

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A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Coded Soul: Uketsugareshi Idea

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: SCEI

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)

Conflict: Denied Ops

Conflict: Denied Ops

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

Genre: Tactical shooter

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Bratz Girlz Really Rock

Bratz Girlz Really Rock

Platform: PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: THQ

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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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 13, 2008?

On July 13, 2008 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is July 13, 2008?

On July 13, 2008 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 13, 2008?

On July 13, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 13, 2008?

On July 13, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 13, 2008?

On July 13, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on July 13, 2008?

Famous people died on July 13, 2008 include, Bronis?aw Geremek.


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