Monday September 22, 2008

US date format: 9/22/2008, UK date format: 22/9/2008

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on September 22, 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 So What by Pink. Body of Lies, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while The Shack by William P. Young was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Raising the Bar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Domino Master or Chronotron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2008, at September 22 across the years or at September 2008 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 22, 2008?


Holidays

  • Saint Emmeramus
  • Saint Florentius
  • In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
  • In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
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Events

  • Microsoft unveils plans to spend US$40 billion buying back its shares from investors, the biggest single buy-back plan in history.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average removes American International Group from its index, replacing it with Kraft Foods.
  • Herman Simm, a former head of security at the Estonian Defense Ministry, and his wife Heete Simm, who works as a lawyer at Estonia's National Police Board, are arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia. (''The International Herald Tribune'')
  • Four people die in Puerto Rico as a result of heavy rains. (AP via Fox News)
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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Departures

Departures

Directed by: Yôjirô Takita

Starring: Masahiro Motoki, Ryôko Hirosue, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire

Directed by: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan

Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Country: United States of America

The Wrestler

The Wrestler

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood, Mark Margolis

Country: United States of America

Ponyo

Ponyo

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Tomoko Yamaguchi

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 22, 2008?
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Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  2. - Te Quiero
  3. - Para Siempre
  4. - Dame Tu Amor
  5. - La Cumbia Del Rio
Sport Games on September 22, 2008

Sport Games on September 22, 2008


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Greuther Furth - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of September 22, 2008

Conference

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Kettering Town - Burton : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of September 22, 2008

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Guimaraes - Nacional : 0 - 2
  • Pacos Ferreira - Benfica : 3 - 4
See all Football game results of September 22, 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

ETC: Machinima

ETC: Machinima

Call 911

Call 911

Starring: J.V. Martin, Adam Sapin, Kieron Elliott, Toni Johnson

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

If September 22nd, 2008 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon

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Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won't be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist.

The Host by Stephenie Meyer

The Host

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The phenomenal #1 bestseller is now a major motion picture: "Startling and addictive. . . . An epic story of love, family, and loyalty." -USA TodayMelanie Stryder refuses to fade away.

Silks by Dick Francis and Felix Francis

Silks

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From Dick Francis and his son, Felix, comes Geoffrey Mason-a defense barrister whose true passion is riding his Thoroughbred. Mason's two lives collide when a fellow jockey is accused of murdering

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

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The extraordinary debut novel that became a modern classicBorn mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin.

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer

Breaking Dawn

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When you loved the one who was killing you, it left you no options. How could you run, how could you fight, when doing so would hurt that beloved one? If your life was all you had to give, how …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Domino Master

Domino Master

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Casual game

Publisher: PC: TikGames, Real Xbox 360: Microsoft Game Studios

Chronotron

Chronotron

Platform: Adobe Flash

Genre: Puzzle, Platformer

Publisher: Scarybug Games[1]

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Commanders: Attack of the Genos

Platform: Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Sierra Online

Bratz Kidz

Bratz Kidz

Platform: Wii Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: The Game Factory

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428: Fūsa Sareta Shibuya de

Platform: Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable,[1] iOS, Android

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Sega (Wii) Spike (PS3/PSP/iOS)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.20
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $139.94
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.22
  • General Electric GE: opens at $27.38
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $118.45

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 105.42 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.035 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0727 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8316 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 156.02 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 22, 2008?

On September 22, 2008 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is September 22, 2008?

On September 22, 2008 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 22, 2008?

On September 22, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 22, 2008?

On September 22, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on September 22, 2008?

On September 22, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on September 22, 2008?

Famous people died on September 22, 2008 include, Thomas Doerflein.


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