Sunday November 23, 2008

US date format: 11/23/2008, UK date format: 23/11/2008

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 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 Asher Blinkoff . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. The Children, directed by Tom Shankland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Secret Millionaire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aether or 8Ball Allstars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 23, 2008?


Holidays

  • Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
  • Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
  • Georgia - St George's Day
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
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Events

  • The U.S government rescues Citigroup Inc, agreeing to assume losses on about $250 billion of the bank's risky assets, and inject new capital of $20 billion.
  • Mario Fernando Hernández, a Liberal Party member of the Honduran National Congress, is shot dead in San Pedro Sula. (ABC News Australia)
  • Mahmoud Abbas is appointed as the President of the ampquotState of Palestineampquot by the Central Council of the Palestinian National Authority. (BBC)
  • Human rights activists and opposition politicians in Russia's southern republic of Ingushetia say that the predominantly Muslim region is now in a state of civil war. (BBC)
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Famous Birthday

Movies

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

The Children

Directed by: Tom Shankland

Starring: Eva Birthistle, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jeremy Sheffield, Rachel Shelley

ThanksKilling

ThanksKilling

Directed by: Jordan Downey

Starring: Wanda Lust, Natasha Cordova, Lindsey Anderson, Lance Predmore

Cadillac Records

Cadillac Records

Directed by: Darnell Martin

Starring: Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Beyoncé, Columbus Short

Give Me Your Hand

Give Me Your Hand

Directed by: Pascal-Alex Vincent

Starring: Alexandre Carril, Victor Carril, Anaïs Demoustier, Samir Harrag

Four Christmases

Four Christmases

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Vince Vaughn, Mary Steenburgen, Robert Duvall

vinyl songs

Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 23, 2008?
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Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - Miss Independent
  2. - Spotlight
  3. - Whatever You Likeyoutube
  4. - Live Your Life
  5. - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
  6. - Can't Believe It
  7. - Mrs. Officer
  8. - Need U Bad
  9. - Bust Your Windows
  10. - Green Light

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Doy Por Vencido
  2. - Lloro Por Ti
  3. - Para Siempre
  4. - Te Regalo Amores
  5. - No Molestar
Sport Games on November 23, 2008

Sport Games on November 23, 2008


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bologna - Palermo : 1 - 1
  • Chievo - Siena : 0 - 2
  • Lazio - Genoa : 1 - 1
  • Lecce - Roma : 0 - 3
  • Napoli - Cagliari : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of November 23, 2008

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Gent - Genk : 2 - 3
See all Football game results of November 23, 2008

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Werder Bremen : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of November 23, 2008

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Augsburg - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 0
  • Freiburg - Koblenz : 1 - 1
  • Mainz - St Pauli : 2 - 2
  • Nurnberg - Greuther Furth : 2 - 1
  • Wehen - Oberhausen : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of November 23, 2008

TV Series

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

Secret Millionaire

Directed by: Michael Scott

Cats 101

Cats 101

Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...

Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...

Trapped

Trapped

Shatner's Raw Nerve

Shatner's Raw Nerve

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton

Swallowing Darkness

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I am Meredith, princess of faerie, wielder of the hands of Flesh and Blood, and at long last, I am with child–twins, fathered by my royal guard.

Hot, Flat, And Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman

Hot, Flat, And Crowded

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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year A Washington Post Best Book of the Year A Businessweek Best Business Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Best

A Good Woman by Danielle Steel

A Good Woman

By:

Nineteen-year-old Annabelle Worthington was born into a life of privilege, but everything changed on an April day in 1912, when the sinking of the Titanic shattered her family and

The Gate House by Nelson DeMille

The Gate House

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nelson DeMille delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his classic novel The Gold Coast. When John Sutter's aristocratic wife killed her mafia don lover, John left

The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly

The Brass Verdict

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Things are finally looking up for defense attorney Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is back in the courtroom.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Buzz! Junior: Dino Den

Buzz! Junior: Dino Den

Platform: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

Aether

Aether

Platform: Browser

Genre: Adventure, puzzle

Publisher: Armor Games

8Ball Allstars

8Ball Allstars

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Oxygen Games

Anti-Japan War Online 抗战在线

Anti-Japan War Online 抗战在线

Platform: Personal computer

Genre: Massive multiplayer online roleplaying game

Publisher: PowerNet Technology

Belief & Betrayal

Belief & Betrayal

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Lighthouse Interactive

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Citigroup Saw No Red Flags Even as It Made Bolder Bets Much of the damage inflicted on Citigroup was caused by errant, high-octane trading and lax oversight, critics say. [..]
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