Wednesday February 27, 2008
US date format: 2/27/2008, UK date format: 27/2/2008
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 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.
Famous people born on this day include Frances Hunter and Jada Lynch.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida.
In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while The Age Of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unhitched.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force or Crash Commando.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 27, 2008?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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- In the USA, the Fannie Mae government-backed mortgage company reports a loss of US$3.55 billion for the fourth quarter of 2007, due to increased foreclosures.
- The US dollar drops to an all-time low against the euro, at 66 cents.
- A roadside bomb in Afghanistan results in the death of two NATO soldiers. (AP via ''USA Today'')
- The biggest earthquake in nearly 25 years hits England (5.2 on Richter scale). (BBC News)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 27, 2008?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on February 27, 2008
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Sampdoria : 4 - 1
- Catania - Milan : 1 - 1
- Fiorentina - Livorno : 1 - 0
- Genoa - Napoli : 2 - 0
- Inter - Roma : 1 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Ayr - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 1
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Arbroath - East Stirling : 2 - 0
- Elgin - Stranraer : 0 - 5
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Aberdeen - Motherwell : 1 - 1
- Celtic - Inverness C : 2 - 1
- Dundee United - St Mirren : 1 - 1
- Falkirk - Hibernian : 0 - 2
- Gretna - Kilmarnock : 4 - 2
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 27If February 27, 2008 is your birthday you're 12 years, 5 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 13 days.
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
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- Apple AAPL: opens at $118.23
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $28.19
- General Electric GE: opens at $33.87
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $112.97
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