Tuesday June 24, 2008

US date format: 6/24/2008, UK date format: 24/6/2008

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see zodiac on June 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 June people in US were listening to Viva La Vida by Coldplay. Outlander, directed by Howard McCain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008 while Churchill, Hitler by Patrick J. Buchanan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Under One Roof. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: Master Quiz or Crash Commando.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Events

  • Representing Pope Benedict XVI, Colombian Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos is pressing the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X to accept five conditions, including respect for the pope and his authority, as part of a reconciliation offer. (CNS) (Catholic World News) (The New Liturgical Movement)
  • Plans are unveiled for the world's first swirling skyscraper in Dubai, with each floor rotating up to once an hour to form an ever-changing profile on the skyline. (ABC) (The Independent) (Reuters)
  • A bomb at an office building in Baghdad kills eight people and injures 10. The U.S. military blames the attack on rogue members of Shia Muslim militias. The attack is believed to be a suicide bombing, but the U.S. military is investigating allegations that a bomb was planted in the building. (BBC News)
  • The National Assembly of Niger votes to try former Prime Minister Hama Amadou on graft charges. (Reuters)
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Movies

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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

Changeling

Changeling

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

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

Country: United States of America

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

Keith

Keith

Directed by: Todd Kessler

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

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 June 24, 2008?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Heaven Sent
  2. - Bust It Baby Part 2
  3. - Lollipop
  4. - I Luv Your Girl
  5. - Take You Down

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Te Quiero
  2. - Donde Estan Corazon
  3. - Si No Te Hubieras Ido
  4. - Hasta El Dia De Hoy
  5. - Amantes Escondidos

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

The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

Directed by: Ben Palmer

Greensburg

Greensburg

Sekirei

Sekirei

How old am I?

If June 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

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Books

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Churchill, Hitler by Patrick J. Buchanan

Churchill, Hitler

By:

Were World Wars I and II inevitable? Were they necessary wars? Or were they products of calamitous failures of judgment?In this monumental and provocative history, Patrick Buchanan makes the case that,

Me Of Little Faith by Lewis Black

Me Of Little Faith

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What do we believe? And for God's sake why?These are the thorny questions that Lewis Black, the bitingly funny comedian, social critic, and bestselling author, tackles in his new book, Me of

Sail by James Patterson, Howard Roughan

Sail

By:

THE SIZZLING #1 BESTSELLER #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune#1 Washington Post #1 Wall Street Journal#1 USA Today #1 NewsdayAmerica's #1 bestselling thriller writer, James Patterson presents his most suspenseful, explosive tale ever.

What Happened by Scott McClellan

What Happened

By:

In this refreshingly clear-eyed book, written with no agenda other than to record his experiences and insights for the benefit of history, McClellan provides a unique perspective on what happened and

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

The Last Lecture

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A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aoi Shiro

Aoi Shiro

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: visual novel, adventure, yuri

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Block Breaker Deluxe 2

Platform: Mobile phone

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Gameloft

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Platform: Wii

Genre: Social simulation

Publisher: Nintendo

Buzz!: Master Quiz

Buzz!: Master Quiz

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Crash Commando

Crash Commando

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $87.53
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $172.06
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $27.90
  • General Electric GE: opens at $27.43
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $123.08

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 107.83 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0119 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0411 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.8702 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 167.87 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On June 24, 2008 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is June 24, 2008?

On June 24, 2008 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 24, 2008?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 24, 2008?

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

Which famous people died on June 24, 2008?

Famous people died on June 24, 2008 include, Gerhard Ringel, Ira Tucker.


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