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..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 27, 2008?


Holidays

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd, Mila Kunis

Country: United States of America

The Lucky Ones

The Lucky Ones

Directed by: Neil Burger

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña, Molly Hagan

The Promotion

The Promotion

Directed by: Steve Conrad

Starring: Seann William Scott, John C. Reilly, Chris Conrad, Rick Gonzalez

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21

Directed by: Robert Luketic

Starring: Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, Aaron Yoo

Country: United States of America

Never Back Down

Never Back Down

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Starring: Sean Faris, Djimon Hounsou, Amber Heard, Cam Gigandet

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on February 27, 2008

Sport Games on February 27, 2008


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Sampdoria : 4 - 1
  • Catania - Milan : 1 - 1
  • Fiorentina - Livorno : 1 - 0
  • Genoa - Napoli : 2 - 0
  • Inter - Roma : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 27, 2008

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Ayr - Airdrie Utd : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 27, 2008

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Arbroath - East Stirling : 2 - 0
  • Elgin - Stranraer : 0 - 5
See all Football game results of February 27, 2008

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aberdeen - Motherwell : 1 - 1
  • Celtic - Inverness C : 2 - 1
  • Dundee United - St Mirren : 1 - 1
  • Falkirk - Hibernian : 0 - 2
  • Gretna - Kilmarnock : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of February 27, 2008

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Unhitched

Unhitched

Directed by: Stefan Schwartz

Monster House

Monster House

Directed by: Gil Kenan

The Battery's Down

The Battery's Down

Directed by: Jake Wilson

Kleiner Dodo

Kleiner Dodo

Fight Quest

Fight Quest

Days to next February 27

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 2008?

  • Time: Photo of a teacher sitting at a classroom desk. Photograph for TIME by Matthias Clamer - Stockland M
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.979
  • Wired: Wired - February, 2008
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Age Of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby

The Age Of American Unreason

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A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces-usually treated as separate entities-that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism.

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

The Secret

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The tenth-anniversary edition of the book that changed lives in profound ways, now with a new foreword and afterword.In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a …

Sizzle And Burn by Jayne Ann Krentz

Sizzle And Burn

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A woman who hears voices. A man who sees visions. A killer who may elude them both.

7th Heaven by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

7th Heaven

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A VERY PUBLIC DISAPPEARANCE California's "Boy with a Broken Heart," the teenage son of a recent governor, has disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Michael Campion, born with an incurable heart defect, has grown up under the watchful eye of an adoring …

The Appeal by John Grisham

The Appeal

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chaos;Head

Chaos;Head

Platform: Windows, Xbox 360, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad,[1] Android

Genre: Psychological thriller, sci-fi, supernatural, romance

Publisher: Nitroplus (Windows) 5pb. (X360, PS3, PSP, PSV, iOS, ANRD) Naotaka Hayashi (scenario writer) Choco (product designer) Toshimichi Isoe, Takeshi Abo (composers) Mutsumi Sasaki (character designer)

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

Platform: PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: fighting

Publisher: JP / EU Bandai; NA / AUS Atari

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force

Platform: Nintendo DS

Genre: Point-and-Click

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Commander in Chief

Commander in Chief

Platform: PC

Genre: Government simulation game Real-time Strategy

Publisher: Interactive Gaming Software (IGS)

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 $89.47
  • 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

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 106.44 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9807 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.0629 CHF
  • 1 USD = 7.1425 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 160.99 JPY

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