Wednesday September 17, 2008

US date format: 9/17/2008, UK date format: 17/9/2008

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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 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 Mia Talerico . 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 Block Breaker Deluxe 2 or Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 2008 or at September 17 across the years.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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An American Affair

An American Affair

Directed by: William Olsson

Starring: Gretchen Mol, James Rebhorn, Cameron Bright, Mark Pellegrino

Gospel Hill

Gospel Hill

Directed by: Giancarlo Esposito

Starring: Chloe Bailey, Adam Baldwin, Angela Bassett, Casey Belville

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel

Forever Strong

Forever Strong

Directed by: Ryan Little

Starring: Sean Faris, Penn Badgley, Gary Cole, Sean Astin

City of Ember

City of Ember

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Toby Jones, Bill Murray, David Ryall

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 17, 2008?


Holidays

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • The emerging 2008 baby milk scandal shows evidence of coverup by officials during the Olympics. (MSNBC)

Famous Birthday

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 2008?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Need U Bad
  2. - Whatever You Likeyoutube
  3. - Spotlight
  4. - Can't Believe It
  5. - Put On
  6. - Mrs. Officer
  7. - Take A Bow
  8. - Magic
  9. - Miss Independent
  10. - Heaven Sent

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  2. - Te Quiero
  3. - Dame Tu Amor
  4. - Para Siempre
  5. - Hasta El Dia De Hoy
Sport Games on September 17, 2008

Sport Games on September 17, 2008


Championship

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Norwich - QPR : 0 - 1
  • Southampton - Ipswich : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of September 17, 2008

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

Directed by: Clay Glen

Destroyed in Seconds

Destroyed in Seconds

Spooks: Code 9

Spooks: Code 9

Under One Roof

Under One Roof

Directed by: Todd Wilson

Sekirei

Sekirei

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 2008?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Book Of Lies by Brad Meltzer

The Book Of Lies

By:

Brad Meltzer--author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Fate--returns with his most thrilling and emotionally powerful novel to date.

The Revolution by Ron Paul

The Revolution

By:

Available in paperback for the first time. This Much Is True: You Have Been Lied To. The government is expanding.

The Case Against Barack Obama by David Freddoso

The Case Against Barack Obama

By:

He's the media's darling, the fresh face of the Democratic ticket. But what does Barack Obama really stand for--and will his extreme liberal agenda and complete inexperience in global affairs endanger

The Obama Nation by Jerome R. Corsi

The Obama Nation

By:

From the Publisher: In this thoroughly researched and documented book, the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry explains

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Twilight

By:

Isabella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Isabella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aces of the Galaxy

Aces of the Galaxy

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PC

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Brothers in Arms: Hour of Heroes

Platform: iOS

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: Gameloft

Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games

Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Play THQ

Avalon Code

Avalon Code

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action role-playing game

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Asian Markets Rally Early, Then Lose Steam Asian stock markets rallied in response to the Federal Reserve’s rescue of the struggling insurer American International Group, but the rally began to lose steam by lunchtime. [..]
  • Barclays Agrees to Buy Some Lehman Assets The British bank agreed to buy Lehman’s broker-dealer business a day after the investment bank filed for bankruptcy protection. [..]
  • See all financial news of September 17, 2008

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $75.60
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $138.49
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.73
  • General Electric GE: opens at $23.99
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $114.79

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 104.33 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0712 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1038 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8365 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 149.46 JPY

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