Friday 24 October 2008
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 2008). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Womanizer by Britney Spears.
Last Chance Harvey, directed by Joel Hopkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Raising the Bar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Enduro Racer or BoneTown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 October 2008
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Which were the important events of 24 October 2008 ?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 24 October
- Moshe Cotel: American composer and pianist (Born 1943).
- ''Bloody Friday'' saw many of the world's stock exchanges experience the worst declines in their history, with drops of around 10% in most indices.
- Government heads of 45 countries from Asia and Europe meet in Beijing as the 7th Asia-Europe Meeting convenes with financial crisis topping the agenda. (Xinhua)
- The government of Djibouti has said that the country will have to go to war with Eritrea unless the United Nations acts to resolve growing tension over a border dispute. (BBC News)
- The mother and the brother of American actress and singer Jennifer Hudson are murdered. (AP via Google News)
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Sport Games on 24 October 2008
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Kortrijk - Mouscron : 2 - 2
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Leverkusen - FC Koln : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Ahlen - Freiburg : 0 - 3
- Frankfurt FSV - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 0
- Greuther Furth - Aachen : 1 - 1
- Ingolstadt - Augsburg : 1 - 2
Division 2Football (France)
- Angers - Tours : 2 - 0
- Brest - Metz : 2 - 1
- Chateauroux - Bastia : 2 - 0
- Clermont - Montpellier : 2 - 1
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2008 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jennifer Hudson - Spotlight
- T.I. - Whatever You Like
- Ne-Yo - Miss Independent
- Can't Believe It - T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne
- Jazmine Sullivan - Need U Bad
- Mrs. Officer - Lil Wayne Featuring Bobby Valentino & Kidd Kidd
- Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
- So Fly - Slim Featuring Yung Joc
- Heaven Sent - Keyshia Cole
- Got Money - Lil Wayne Featuring T-Pain
Top #10 Latin songs
- No Me Doy Por Vencido - Luis Fonsi
- Vicente Fernandez - Para Siempre
- La Cumbia Del Rio - Los Pikadientes de Caborca
- Dame Tu Amor - Alacranes Musical
- Lloro Por Ti - Enrique Iglesias
- Hasta El Dia De Hoy - Dareyes de La Sierra
- Flex - Te Quiero
- Si No Te Hubieras Ido - Mana
- Como Duele - Ricardo Arjona
- Amor Inmortal - Chayanne
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
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