Tuesday June 24, 2008: on this day

June 24, 2008 was the 176th day of the year 2008, under the sign of Cancer and the day of the week was Tuesday.

Is June 24, 2008 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on June 24, 2008, who was born and died on June 24, 2008, what holidays and observances are celebrated on June 24, 2008, which were the most popular songs (ex. Viva La Vida by Coldplay), movies (e.g. The Great Debaters, directed by Denzel Washington), TV series (e.g. Under One Roof) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about June 24th, 2008 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was June 24, 2008?


June 24, 2008 was a Tuesday and it was the 176th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar.

June 24, 2008 can also be written as 6/24/2008 in the US and as 24/6/2008 in UK and Europe.

June 24, 2008 in June 2008 calendar

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June 24, 2008: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on June 24, 2008:

  • As pope benedict xvi's representative, the colombian cardinal dario castrillonhoyos is pressing traditionalist society of st. pius x for five conditions. these include respecting the pope and his authority as part of a reconciliation deal.
  • The plans for dubai's first swirling skyscraper are revealed. each floor rotates up to once per hour, creating a dynamic profile on the skyline.
  • Eight people are killed and 10 others injured in a bomb attack on a baghdad office building. the attack was blamed by the u.s. military on rogue shia muslim militia members. although the attack was a suicide bombing, the u.s. military is currently investigating claims that a bomb was placed in the building.
  • The national assembly of niger votes for hama amadou, former prime minister, to face graft charges.
  • Franz josef jung, german minister of defence, announced plans to send a thousand more troops to afghanistan.
  • Typhoon fengshen, 2008 pacific typhoon season: philippines
  • Divers find bodies at the wreck of the mv princess of the stars’' off the philippine coast, but no signs of survivors.
  • 2008 economic crisis: the economic and social research institute of ireland (esri), says that ireland is currently in a recession. this is the first time the country has been in this state in 25 years. it predicts that the economy will experience positive growth in 2009, and normal growth by 2010.
  • After a three-day trip to israel, the west bank and israel, a security guard in israel shoots himself.
  • Mexico city authorities sack 17 officers of police for their involvement in the stampede at a nightclub that resulted in 12 deaths.
  • To protect everglades protected lands, the u.s. state florida purchased 187,000 acres from us sugar corporation.
  • 2008 pacific typhoon season: typhoon fengshen in the philippines. divers find bodies in the wreck of the mv princess of the stars, but no survivors.

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June 24, 2008: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on June 24, 2008:

  • 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 on June 24, 2008:

  • 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
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June 24, 2008: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for June 24th is Cancer.

Cancer is the 4th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between June 21st and July 22nd belong to the Cancer sign: discover Cancer personality and who should a Cancer marry.

Babies born in June are either Gemini or Cancer. People born before June 20th are Gemini, while people born from June 21st have the sign of Cancer.

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June 24, 2008: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for June 24, 2008 is Rat and the associated element is Earth.

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Discover the planets positions on June 24th, 2008 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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June 24, 2008: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on June 24, 2008 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on June 24, 2008 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on June 24, 2008 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 59% full, rising at 11:38 pm and setting at 12:13 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jun 18, 2008 while the next full moon would come on Jul 18, 2008.

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Who was born on June 24, 2008?


Whose famous birthday is on June 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on June 24th:

  • Mick Fleetwood
    Mick Fleetwood

    Mick fleetwood is a british musician and actor, best known as the drummer and co-founder of the rock band fleetwood mac.

  • Mindy Kaling
    Mindy Kaling

    American comedian, writer, producer, and actress.

  • Minka Kelly
    Minka Kelly

    Minka kelly is an american actress known for her roles in tv shows such as friday night lights and parenthood.

  • Nancy Allen
    Nancy Allen

    Nancy allen is an american actress known for her roles in iconic films such as 'carrie' and 'robocop'.

  • Joe Penny
    Joe Penny

    British-american tv and film actor.

  • Michele Lee
    Michele Lee

    American actress and singer who played karen mackenzie on cbs's tv prime-time soap, "knots landing" for 14 seasons.

  • Peter Weller
    Peter Weller

    American actor.

  • Iain Glen
    Iain Glen

    Scottish actor, who won the silver bear award at the berlin international film festival in 1990 for his portrayal as larry winters, the...

  • Carla Gallo
    Carla Gallo

    American actress.

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June 24, 2008: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 15 years 9 months old,

or 189 months and 26 days old,

or 825 weeks and 3 days old,

or 5778 days old,

if you were born on June 24, 2008.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on June 24, 2008?

There are 66 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday June 24th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on June 24, 2008?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on June 24, 2008.

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June 24, 2008: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on June 24, 2008:

  • Gerhard Ringel

    Austrian mathematician and academic (b. 1919).

  • Ira Tucker

    American gospel singer (the dixie hummingbirds), (born in 1925).

  • Leonid Hurwicz
  • Ruth Cardoso
  • Dino Crescentini
  • Viktor Kuz'kin
  • Phil Martin
  • Józef Szajna

What famous deaths happened on June 24th?

Famous deaths on June 24th:

  • Eli Wallach
    Eli Wallach

    American actor, tv and stage actor.

  • Jackie Gleason
    Jackie Gleason

    American comedian.

  • David Tomlinson
    David Tomlinson

    Scotland, united kingdom -- actor ("mary poppins," helter skelter).

  • Brian Keith
    Brian Keith

    American actor and tv star, who was versatile enough to play everything, from a homicidal maniac, to a burly soldier man, to a kind parent,...

  • Paul Winchell
    Paul Winchell

    American actor, voice artist, and ventriloquist (b. 1922).

  • Hibari Misora
    Hibari Misora

    Japanese actress and singer (born 1937).

  • Kabir

    Kabir was a 15th-century Indian mystic poet and saint, whose writings had a profound influence on the Bhakti movement.

  • Alveria Matarazzo

    Italian-Brazilian businesswoman known for her philanthropy and industrial empire.

  • Azarria Pitts

    Renowned actress known for her roles in silent films.

  • Xaivier Herbert

    Renowned author known for his impactful novels and essays.

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June 24, 2008: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on 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
  • Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
  • FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
  • Day of Indian in Peru
  • Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
  • St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
  • Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru

Observances on June 24, 2008:

  • International Day of Women in Diplomacy
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June 24, 2008: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on June 24, 2008 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week June 23rd and June 29th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


June 24, 2008: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on June 24, 2008 was Viva La Vida by Coldplay, according to the music chart for the week June 23rd and June 29th.

June 24, 2008: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on June 24, 2008 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week June 23rd and June 29th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Viva La Vida youtube
  2. - I Kissed A Girl
  3. - Lollipop
  4. - Bleeding Love youtube
  5. - Take A Bow

June 24, 2008: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on June 24, 2008 was Heaven Sent by Keyshia Cole, according to the R&B music chart for the week June 23rd and June 29th.

June 24, 2008: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on June 24, 2008 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week June 23rd and June 29th. It included the following 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

June 24, 2008: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on June 24, 2008 was Te Quiero by Flex, according to the Latin music chart for the week June 23rd and June 29th.

June 24, 2008: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on June 24, 2008 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week June 23rd and June 29th. It included the following 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

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June 24, 2008: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on June 24, 2008 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Denzel Washington

Starring: Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker, Kimberly Elise, Nate Parker

Country: United States of America

The Mist

The Mist

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher

Country: United States of America

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

He's Just Not That Into You

He's Just Not That Into You

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly, Morgan Lily

Country: United States of America

Outlander

Outlander

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Howard McCain

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Ron Perlman, Jack Huston

Country: United States of America

June 24, 2008: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on June 24, 2008 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Under One Roof

Under One Roof

Release year: 2008

Directed by: Todd Wilson

Sekirei

Sekirei

Release year: 2008

Moon Machines

Moon Machines

Release year: 2008

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Greensburg

Greensburg

Release year: 2008

Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal

Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal

Release year: 2008

Directed by: various

June 24, 2008: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on June 24, 2008 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Best Game Ever by Mark Bowden

The Best Game Ever

By:

The greatest game ever played: Giants vs. Colts, 1958 and the birth of modern nfl

Churchill, Hitler by Patrick J. Buchanan

Churchill, Hitler

By:

Are World Wars I and II inevitable. Are they necessary wars or were they? Are they necessary wars?

Sail by James Patterson, Howard Roughan

Sail

By:

THE SIZZLING #1 Best Seller #1 New York Times #1 Chicago Tribune#1 Washington Post#1 Wall Street Journal#1 USA Today#1 NewsdayAmerica's #1 bestselling thriller author, James Patterson tells his most thrilling, dramatic tale yet.

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon

By:

Twilight has captivated millions of readers and they are eager to read more. Stephenie Meyer's New Moon is another captivating combination of romance, suspense, and a supernatural twist.

The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria

The Post-American World

By:

"Zakaria . . . Fareed Zakaria, an international bestseller, describes "the rise of Fareed Zakaria" as having more intellectual range and insight than any other public thinker in West.

June 24, 2008: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on June 24, 2008 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Captain Rainbow

Captain Rainbow

Platform: Wii

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Boogie Bunnies

Boogie Bunnies

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA), PC

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Sierra Online

Buzz!: Quiz TV

Buzz!: Quiz TV

Platform: PlayStation 3

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp

Barbie Horse Adventures: Riding Camp

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii

Genre: Action game, adventure game, children's game, racing game, roleplaying game

Publisher: Activision Vivendi Games

Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games

Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Play THQ

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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 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about June 24th?

June 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th day of the month of June. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on June 24th, such as:

  • 2019 - 2019 amhara region coup-d'etat: migbaru kbede, the attorney general of ethiopia's amhara region dies from injuries sustained during the attempted coup two days before. asaminew tsige was reportedly killed by security personnel.
  • 2018 - Eastern daraa offensive (june 2018: first time that russian warplanes provided air cover for the offensive
  • 2017 - Incidents between israeli and syrian ceasefire lines during the syrian civil war. israel and syria exchanged weapons fire in the disputed golan height. israel destroyed several targets, including two syrian tanks. although there were casualties on the ground in syria it is not known how many among the syrian forces. there were no injuries to israeli troops.

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What happened in 2008?

2008 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • The US$100 per barrel price for crude oil is the highest ever recorded.
  • The Democratic caucuses in Iowa, USA choose Barack Obama to be their presidential candidate on November 8. Hillary Clinton, the national front-runner, is third behind John Edwards. Mike Huckabee was chosen by the Republican caucuses over Mitt Romney.
  • Seldom seen snowfalls in southeast Florida, USA.

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What was the calendar for June 2008?

June 2008 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with June being the 6th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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