Sunday December 14, 2008

US date format: 12/14/2008, UK date format: 14/12/2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 14, 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 December people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. Valkyrie, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Gate House by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Shift. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Catching Features or Commanders: Attack of the Genos.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2008, at December 14 across the years or at December 2008 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 14, 2008?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross

Events

  • President George W. Bush makes his fourth and final (planned) trip to Iraq as president and is almost struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi during a news conference in Baghdad.
  • At least 28 people are dead and 22 missing after the ferry ''Maejan'' capsizes in the northern Philippines. (AFP via News Limited)
  • A bus crash in Minya, Egypt, kills 57 people. (AP via Google)
  • Turkmenistan holds an early parliamentary vote with only candidates from the Democratic Party and associated organizations standing for election. (Reuters)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Gran Torino

Gran Torino

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Christopher Carley, Ahney Her

Country: United States of America

Ip Man

Ip Man

Directed by: Wilson Yip

Starring: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan, Ka Tung Lam

Country: United States of America

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Julia Ormond

Country: United States of America

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon

Directed by: Ron Howard

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

The Reader

The Reader

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 14, 2008?
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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

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  2. - Lloro Por Ti
  3. - Como Duele
  4. - No Molestar
  5. - Te Regalo Amores
Sport Games on December 14, 2008

Sport Games on December 14, 2008


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Catania : 2 - 0
  • Genoa - Atalanta : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Chievo : 4 - 2
  • Juventus - Milan : 4 - 2
  • Palermo - Siena : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 14, 2008

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Standard : 1 - 4
  • Roeselare - Anderlecht : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of December 14, 2008

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Hoffenheim - Schalke 04 : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 14, 2008

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Aachen : 3 - 1
  • Greuther Furth - Ahlen : 3 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Wehen : 1 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Nurnberg : 1 - 1
  • Oberhausen - Mainz : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of December 14, 2008

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Shift

The Shift

Directed by: Lee Cipolla

Crooked House

Crooked House

Directed by: Gilles Paquet-Brenner

Secret Millionaire

Secret Millionaire

Directed by: Michael Scott

Closing Time

Closing Time

Directed by: Hans Lietz

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

How old am I?

If December 14th, 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 December 2008?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Gate House by Nelson DeMille

The Gate House

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his classic novel The Gold Coast. When John Sutter's aristocratic wife killed her mafia don lover, John left

Do The Right Thing by Mike Huckabee

Do The Right Thing

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When Governor Mike Huckabee entered the Republican presidential race, he was the ultimate dark horse, with almost no money, no consultants, and no name recognition beyond Arkansas.

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon

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Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

The Host

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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.

American Lion by Jon Meacham

American Lion

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Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Calvin Tucker's Redneck Jamboree

Calvin Tucker's Redneck Jamboree

Platform: Wii

Genre: Minigame compilation

Publisher: Zoo Games

Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles

Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles

Platform: Nintendo DS Android iOS webOS Symbian Java ME Windows Phone

Genre: Action-adventure, stealth

Publisher: Ubisoft

Catching Features

Catching Features

Genre: Sports/Simulation

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Sierra Online

Atlantica Online

Atlantica Online

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: MMORPG, Tactical RPG

Publisher: NA Nexon America; JP Nexon Co., Ltd.; TW Gamania; VN VTC Games; CN The9 Limited; TH AsiaSoft; DE Nexon Europe; FR Nexon Europe; RU Innova Co. S.à rl; ID PT. Kreon; ESP Ignited Games Inc; BR Ignited G

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • A Champion of Wall Street Reaps Benefits In Washington, Senator Charles E. Schumer is beneficiary, advocate and overseer of an industry that is his hometown’s most important business. [..]
  • Robert Chandler, 80, a Creator of the ’60 Minutes’ Format, Dies Mr. Chandler was a former CBS executive who played a crucial role in creating the critically acclaimed weekly newsmagazine “60 Minutes.” [..]
  • See all financial news of December 14th, 2008

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 14, 2008?

On December 14, 2008 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 14, 2008?

On December 14, 2008 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 14, 2008?

On December 14, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 14, 2008?

On December 14, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 14, 2008?

On December 14, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.


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