Tuesday September 16, 2008
US date format: 9/16/2008, UK date format: 16/9/2008
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on September 16, 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 September people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I..
An American Affair, directed by William Olsson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while The Book Of Lies by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Raising the Bar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA) or Away: Shuffle Dungeon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 16, 2008?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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- The U.S. Federal Reserve Board announces the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will lend up to US$85 billion to the American International Group, and the U.S. government will receive a 79.9 percent equity interest in AIG.
- The U.S. House of Representatives passes legislation lifting a ban on offshore oil drilling, opening most of the U.S. coastline to exploration.
- Unrest in Bolivia:
- Governor of Pando Leopoldo Fernández is taken into custody by the armed forces, on charges of hiring hitmen to attack pro-government protesters. (BBC News)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 16, 2008?
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Sport Games on September 16, 2008
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Cardiff : 0 - 1
- Bristol City - Birmingham : 1 - 2
- Burnley - Blackpool : 2 - 0
- Doncaster - Charlton : 0 - 1
- Preston - Nott'm Forest : 2 - 1
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Cheltenham - Bristol Rvs : 2 - 1
- Stockport - Northampton : 1 - 1
Serie BFootball (Italy)
- Albinoleffe - Parma : 1 - 0
- Brescia - Treviso : 0 - 0
- Sassuolo - Pisa : 3 - 1
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $71.99
- Apple AAPL: opens at $133.86
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.09
- General Electric GE: opens at $22.17
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $113.73
- 1 USD = 105.64 JPY
- 1 USD = 1.0716 CAD
- 1 USD = 1.1236 CHF
- 1 USD = 6.85 CNY
- 1 EUR = 148.95 JPY
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on September 16, 2008?
On September 16, 2008 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is September 16, 2008?
On September 16, 2008 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on September 16, 2008?
On September 16, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 16, 2008?
On September 16, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).
Who was the Pope on September 16, 2008?
On September 16, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people died on September 16, 2008?
Famous people died on September 16, 2008 include, Norman Whitfield.