Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday 18 December 2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jordyn-Grace Duggar . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Do The Right Thing by Mike Huckabee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vaulting. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bangai-O Spirits 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 December 18 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 18 December 2008 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States

More info

Seven Pounds

Directed by: Gabriele Muccino

Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson

Country: United States

More info

Yes Man

Directed by: Peyton Reed

Starring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper

Country: United States

More info

Revolutionary Road

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Christopher Fitzgerald

Country: United States

More info

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Directed by: Scott Derrickson

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 18 December 2008!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?


Starring: Morgan Leger

Country: United States

A World of Her PWN

Starring: Samantha Mason, Brian Morvant, Jenelle Sosa, Patrick Pizzolorusso

Country: United States

Get Your Face on with Napoleon Perdis

Starring: Jennifer Karl, Napoleon Perdis

Country: United States


Written by: Joe Heally

Starring: Gary Anthony Williams

Country: United States

Raja Shivchhatrapati

Starring: Rujuta Deshmukh, Sunil Godse, Yatin Karyekar, Amol Kolhe

Country: India

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 2008 ?

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jordyn-Grace Duggar: American child of a family noted for its size and for the fact that all the childen's names begin with the letter "J.
See other famous people born on 18 December
Famous Deaths:
  • W Mark Felt: American Watergate figure (Born 1913).
  • Majel Barrett: American actress; widow of Gene Roddenberry (Born 1932).
  • Mark Felt, the mysterious "Deep Throat" source who helped reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein crack the Watergate scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon, dies at age 95 in Santa Rosa, California.
  • India successfully test-fires supersonic cruise missile BrahMos for the first time from a mobile universal vertical launcher fitted on a naval warship in the Bay of Bengal. (Times of India)
  • 75,000 people in Papua New Guinea are displaced by flooding caused by tidal swells. (Sydney Morning Herald)

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 18 December 2008 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11036
  • Time: GM logo with jumper cables attached. Insets from left: Alexandra Buxbaum/ABACAUSA.com; Rajanish Kaka
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11035


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Do The Right Thing

By: Mike Huckabee

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.

More info

Divine Justice

By: David Baldacci

Following the instant #1 New York Times bestseller Stone Cold, Oliver Stone and the Camel Club return in David Baldacci's most astonishing thriller yet.DIVINE

More info

The American Journey Of Barack Obama

By: the editors of Life magazine

For decades Americans have turned to LIFE to see, understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time.

More info

The Snowball

By: Alice Schroeder

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books


What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bangai-O Spirits

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: "Missile Action"

Publisher: JP ESP Software; NA D3 Publisher; AUS AFA Interactive

More info

Battle of the Bands

Platform: Wii

Genre: Rhythm game

Publisher: THQ

More info
Age of Conan: Unchained

Age of Conan: Unchained

Platform: Microsoft Windows


Publisher: Funcom Eidos Interactive

Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Play THQ

More info
Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 18 December 2008 is such a special date for you!