Thursday April 24, 2008

US date format: 4/24/2008, UK date format: 24/4/2008

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 24, 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 April people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, directed by Andrew Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cinemania. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Casebook or Civilization IV: Colonization.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2008, at April 24 across the years or at April 2008 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 24, 2008?


Holidays

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
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Events

  • Final results in the Nepal Constituent Assembly election show that the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) won double the number of seats of the next largest party. (AFP via Google News)
  • Longest game in AHL history is played, the Philadelphia Phantoms beat the Albany River Rats 3-2 in 5 OT's. The game lasted 82:58.
  • Operation Orchard: The United States claims North Korea helped Syria build a nuclear reactor at a site destroyed by Israeli forces in September 2007. (AFP via Google News)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Iron Man

Iron Man

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Country: United States of America

The Chaser

The Chaser

Directed by: Hong-jin Na

Starring: Yoon-Seok Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Yeong-hie Seo, Yoo-Jeong Kim

Taken

Taken

Directed by: Pierre Morel

Starring: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Leland Orser

Country: United States of America

Keith

Keith

Directed by: Todd Kessler

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Jesse McCartney, Margo Harshman, Ignacio Serricchio

The Bank Job

The Bank Job

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 24, 2008?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Love In This Club
  2. - Touch My Bodyyoutube
  3. - Lollipop
  4. - I Remember
  5. - Sexy Can I

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Si No Te Hubieras Ido
  2. - Te Quiero
  3. - Donde Estan Corazon
  4. - Gotas De Agua Dulce
  5. - Te Llore
Sport Games on April 24, 2008

Sport Games on April 24, 2008


Conference

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Grays - Rushden & D : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of April 24, 2008

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

Monster House

Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

Teenage Kicks

Teenage Kicks

Directed by: Craig Boreham

Kung Fu Femmes

Kung Fu Femmes

Directed by: Tony Laudati

Unhitched

Unhitched

Directed by: Stefan Schwartz

How old am I?

If April 24th, 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

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner

Certain Girls

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Readers fell in love with Cannie Shapiro, the smart, sharp-tongued, bighearted heroine of Good in Bed who found her happy ending after her mother came out of the closet, her father

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth

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“A wake-up call for the entire planet . . . [A New Earth] helps us to stop creating our own suffering and obsessing over the past and what the future might be, and to put ourselves in the now.”

The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao

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Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R.

Bonk by Mary Roach

Bonk

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“Rich in dexterous innuendo, laugh-out-loud humor and illuminating fact. It’s compulsively readable.” ―Los Angeles Times Book Review In ?Bonk, ?the best-selling author of Stiff turns her outrageous curiosity and insight on

Winter Study by Nevada Barr

Winter Study

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Soon after Anna Pigeon joins the famed wolf study team of Isle Royale National Park in the middle of Lake Superior, the wolf packs begin to behave in peculiar ways.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Art Style: AQUIA

Art Style: AQUIA

Platform: Nintendo DSi (DSiWare)

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Nintendo

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

Casebook

Casebook

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Interactive movie, Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: Big Fish Games

Chicken Hunter

Chicken Hunter

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action

Publisher: MumboJumbo

Civilization IV: Colonization

Civilization IV: Colonization

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: 2K Games (Win) Aspyr (Mac)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


News articles

  • Actors’ Talks Extended Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers agreed on Wednesday to extend their current round of contract talks through May 2, they said in a joint statement. [..]
  • In Surprise, Ford Swings to Profit in First Quarter It was an unexpected improvement amid a slump in the U.S. market that has cut sales of the carmaker’s most lucrative vehicles. [..]
  • See all financial news of April 24th, 2008

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $93.41
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $165.31
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $31.63
  • General Electric GE: opens at $32.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $123.38

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 104.3 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0144 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0354 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.9875 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 163.53 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 24, 2008?

On April 24, 2008 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 24, 2008?

On April 24, 2008 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 24, 2008?

On April 24, 2008 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 24, 2008?

On April 24, 2008 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 24, 2008?

On April 24, 2008 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in April 24, 2008?

The number one song in the week of April 24, 2008 was Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis in US and American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West in UK.

What were the top hits on April 24, 2008?

The top hits on April 24, 2008 were Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis, Lollipop by Lil Wayne, No Air by Jordin Sparks in US and American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West, Low by Flo Rida featuring T-Pain, Mercy by Duffy in UK.


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