Friday 18 July 2008
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
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 My Stroke Of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Yogscast.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders (PAL)Brain Voyage (NA) or Chronotron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 July 2008 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
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- Khosrow Shakibai: Iranian actor (Born 1944).
- Warner Bros. Pictures releases the film The Dark Knight to theaters in the USA and Canada. The film sets a one-day US box office record, generating ticket sales of US$66.4 million on opening day. The opening weekend also sets a record, taking in US$155 million.
- A report by the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice finds that the Cook County Jail, which houses 9,800 people, systematically violated the constitutional rights of its inmates. (''The New York Times'')
- A Cambodian general states that a border stand off between Cambodia and Thailand came close to a shootout last night over land near the World Heritage nominated Prasat Preah Vihear temple. (AP via Google News)
- King Albert II of Belgium rejects the resignation of Prime Minister Yves Leterme, as no compromise was reached on devolution to the regions. (BBC News)
- Australia's Qantas Airways announces plans to cut 1,500 jobs worldwide. (Reuters)
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