Wednesday July 23, 2008

US date format: 7/23/2008, UK date format: 23/7/2008

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 23, 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 Daxton McKnight . In that special week of July people in US were listening to by . North Face, directed by Philipp Stölzl, 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 Under One Roof. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bigfoot: Collision Course or Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2008, at July 23 across the years or at July 2008 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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Events

  • Prime Minister of Nepal Girija Prasad Koirala submits his resignation to the new President Ram Baran Yadav to pave the way for the forming of new government. (Zee News)
  • Militants who formed the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta announce that unless the Nigerian Army withdraws from the area and their development demands are met, they will shut down oil and gas production from Bonny Island. (AP via Google News)
  • The European Union suspends payments to two Bulgarian agencies due to concerns over corruption and organized crime. (BBC News)
  • Hurricane Dolly makes landfall on South Padre Island, Texas, with sustained winds of 95 mph (150 km/h). (CNN) (NHC)
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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

Changeling

Changeling

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Gattlin Griffith

Country: United States of America

Ponyo

Ponyo

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

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

Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda

Directed by: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson

Starring: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

Country: United States of America

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York

Directed by: Charlie Kaufman

Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 23, 2008?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Heaven Sent
  2. - A Milli
  3. - I Luv Your Girl
  4. - Teenage Love Affair
  5. - Bust It Baby Part 2

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Te Quiero
  2. - Si No Te Hubieras Ido
  3. - Si Tu Te Vas
  4. - Para Siempre
  5. - Hasta El Dia De Hoy

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Moon Machines

Moon Machines

Starring: Robert Seamans, Wernher von Braun, John F. Kennedy, Frank Borman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Under One Roof

Under One Roof

Directed by: Todd Wilson

Greensburg

Greensburg

Sekirei

Sekirei

Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal

Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal

Directed by: various

Days to next July 23

If July 23, 2008 is your birthday you're 12 years, 4 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Shack by William P. Young

The Shack

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Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness.

What Happened by Scott McClellan

What Happened

By:

In the bestselling book that provoked a media sensation, former White House press secretary Scott McClellan takes readers behind the scenes of the presidency of George W.

Death Angel by Linda Howard

Death Angel

By:

In Linda Howard’s gifted hands, second chances, unexpected romance, and unrelenting action combine into a riveting new novel of suspense. In Death Angel, bad girls can wake up and trust their

The Last Patriot by Brad Thor

The Last Patriot

By:

Brad Thor, master of suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling author is back with his highest-voltage thriller to date in which Navy SEAL turned covert Homeland Security operative Scot Harvath

Someday Soon by Debbie Macomber

Someday Soon

By:

Cain McClellan had chosen his lifestyle. He thrived on the challenge, the rush that came with putting his life in incredible danger. No woman, he told himself, could make him feel the way he did after a successful mission—no matter …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Colour Cross

Colour Cross

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: NA Zoo Digital; EU Rising Star Games

Bigfoot: Collision Course

Bigfoot: Collision Course

Platform: Windows, Nintendo DS, Wii

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Zoo Games

Buzz!: Brain Bender

Buzz!: Brain Bender

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Buzz! Junior: Ace Racers

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party, racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the Inferno

Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the Inferno

Platform: Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Play THQ

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • A Mortgage Rescue Strains Calculations The Congressional Budget Office said a proposed rescue of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could appear on the federal budget as a $25 billion cost to taxpayers, but the figure is, at best, a rough estimate. [..]
  • Direct Mail Tries to Go Green. No, Really. A group of direct-marketing companies, along with a handful of their corporate clients, are banding together to make an inherently unsustainable practice at least a little bit greener. [..]
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Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.98
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $165.15
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $25.92
  • General Electric GE: opens at $28.78
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $129.78

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 107.91 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0114 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0381 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8295 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 169.26 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 23, 2008?

On July 23, 2008 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is July 23, 2008?

On July 23, 2008 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 23, 2008?

On July 23, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 23, 2008?

On July 23, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 23, 2008?

On July 23, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 23, 2008?

On July 23, 2008 several famous people were born including, Daxton McKnight.

Which famous people died on July 23, 2008?

Famous people died on July 23, 2008 include, Kurt Furgler.


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