Wednesday November 19, 2008

US date format: 11/19/2008, UK date format: 19/11/2008

The day of the week was Wednesday, under the astrological sign of Scorpio (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on November 19, 2008).

Famous birthdays on this day include Pieter and Noah Ritter.

The number one song in US was Live Your Life by T.I..

The Great Debaters, directed by Denzel Washington, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2008 while The Shack by William P. Young was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Secret Millionaire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 8Ball Allstars or Brain Age Express.

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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November 19, 2008 Events

What happened on November 19, 2008?


Historical Events

  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average is below 8000.
  • After Iceland's financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund approved a US$2.1billion rescue package.
  • California's Supreme Court agrees to hear a challenge against Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriages in California
  • The Supreme Court of Nepal has approved foreign same-sex marriages for Nepalese citizens.
  • Amnesty International's 2008 South Ossetia War Report highlights Georgia's role in the conflict. It cites evidence that Georgian artillery fired at Russian peacekeepers bases, which resulted in numerous civilian deaths, and failed to provide defense for civilians.
  • Somalia is a hotbed of piracy
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November 19, 2008 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on November 19, 2008?

  • Dutch royalty, the second-born child of Prince Pieter-Christiaan of Orange-Nassau and Anita van Eijk who were married in a civil ceremony on 25 August 2005 at the Het Loo Palace, Apeldoorn, followed by a religious ceremony on 27 August 2005 at the Grote of St. Jeroenskerk, currently known as Oude Jeroenskerk, in Noordwijk. Since he did not seek parliamentary approval …

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  • American entrepreneur, one of the 400 wealthiest persons in the U.S., worth over $6.9 billion and the owner of Turner Broadcasting, CNN, two sports teams and some of MGM, a self-made mogul. Controversial and bombastic, he is known as "Ted the Terrible," "Captain Outrageous" and "Mouth of the South." Tending to talk first, think later, he is hard-drinking and loves …

  • American actress with TV commercials from age three and a vet of various TV series that included shots in "My Three Sons," "Gunsmoke," "Ironsides" and "The Partridge Family." Her androgyny blonde looks and deep voice were seen in small film roles before her first starring vehicle as a 12-year-old child prostitute in "Taxi Driver." Foster's early experience included Disney films …

  • Meg Ryan

    America's beloved perky and cute screen actress. Ryan's first break came in the now famous restaurant scene in "When Harry Met Sally" when she did a hilarious verbal imitation of a woman faking an orgasm. Other hit films include "Sleepless in Seattle," "Addicted to Love," "City of Angels" and "You've Got Mail," where she reunited on film with her close …

  • Indian politician: the P.M. of India 1966-1977. The daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, she grew up with the impassioned politics of India's struggle for independence. Raised in the political goldfish bowl as the daughter of India's first prime minister, she was given an excellent education, studying history at Oxford and speaking excellent French all her life. In 1942, she married Feroze …

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How old am I?

If November 19, 2008 is your birthday you are 14 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on November 19.

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November 19, 2008 Famous Deaths


Who died on November 19, 2008?

Other November 19th famous deaths

  • Greek heiress born in the U.S.

  • Diane Varsi

    American actress who, as a result of a sensational film debut in the super soap, "Peyton Place," 1957, earned an Oscar nomination for her...

  • Sociologist (presentation of self in everyday life).

  • American film producer and director (d. 1998).

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November 19, 2008 Zodiac


Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Scorpio

Scorpio personality

Who should a Scorpio marry?

Babies born in November are either Scorpio or Sagittarius. People born before November 21st are Scorpio, while people born from November 22nd have the sign of Sagittarius

Personality of November born

Chinese Zodiac

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November 19, 2008 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was November 19, 2008?


The day of the week was Wednesday.

November 19th marks the 323rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2008.

There are 42 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Denzel Washington

Starring: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

Country: United States of America

He's Just Not That Into You

He's Just Not That Into You

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly, Morgan Lily

Country: United States of America

Fighting

Fighting

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Dito Montiel

Starring: Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Luis Guzmán, Zulay Henao

Country: United States of America

The Hitcher

The Hitcher

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Dave Meyers

Starring: Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton, Neal McDonough

Country: United States of America

Anamorph

Anamorph

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Henry Miller

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Don Harvey, James Rebhorn

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

What was the number one song on November 19, 2008? Which were the top hits on November 19, 2008?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Live Your Life
  2. - Whatever You Likeyoutube
  3. - Hot N Cold
  4. - Heartless
  5. - If I Were A Boy

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Miss Independent
  2. - Spotlight
  3. - Whatever You Likeyoutube
  4. - Live Your Life
  5. - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  2. - Lloro Por Ti
  3. - Para Siempre
  4. - Te Regalo Amores
  5. - No Molestar

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Secret Millionaire

Secret Millionaire

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Michael Scott

Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Clay Glen

The Drinky Crow Show

The Drinky Crow Show

Release year: 2008

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Shack by William P. Young

The Shack

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Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest child, Missy, was abducted while on a family vacation. Evidence that she might have been brutally killed is found in an abandoned cabin deep in the Oregon wilderness.

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Twilight

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Isabella Swan moved to Forks in Washington. It was a small and rainy place. Isabella's life changes dramatically when she meets Edward Cullen.

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

The Host

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The #1 bestseller is now a major motion movie: "Starting and addictive." . . . A story about love, loyalty, and family. -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

Divine Justice by David Baldacci

Divine Justice

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DIVINE

The Snowball by Alice Schroeder

The Snowball

By:

This is THE book that tells the story of Warren Buffett, one of the most revered men in the world.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

8Ball Allstars

8Ball Allstars

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Oxygen Games

Brain Age Express

Brain Age Express

Platform: DSiWare

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Sierra Online

Bella Sara

Bella Sara

Platform: Nintendo DS Microsoft Windows

Genre: Life simulation game Puzzle game

Publisher: Codemasters

Chess Crusade

Chess Crusade

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Board game

Publisher: NA Destination Software; EU Zoo Digital Publishing

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $76.20
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $89.44
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $19.63
  • General Electric GE: opens at $15.87
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $79.93

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 95.9 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.2541 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.2115 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8305 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 120.02 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 19, 2008?

On November 19, 2008 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is November 19, 2008?

On November 19, 2008 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 19, 2008?

On November 19, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 19, 2008?

On November 19, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on November 19, 2008?

On November 19, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 19, 2008?

On November 19, 2008 several famous people were born including, Pieter , Noah Ritter.

Which famous people died on November 19, 2008?

Famous people died on November 19, 2008 include, Gregory Bryant-Bey, Anabel Ochoa, Carole Caldwell Graebner.