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..
Which were the important events of June 24, 2008?
- 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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- 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 24, 2008?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 R&B songs
- Keyshia Cole - Heaven Sent
- Plies Featuring Ne-Yo - Bust It Baby Part 2
- Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major - Lollipop
- The-Dream - I Luv Your Girl
- Chris Brown - Take You Down
Top #5 Latin songs
- Flex - Te Quiero
- Enrique Iglesias - Donde Estan Corazon
- Mana - Si No Te Hubieras Ido
- Dareyes de La Sierra - Hasta El Dia De Hoy
- German Montero - Amantes Escondidos
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in June 2008?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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
- 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.