On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 2008

Historical Events

Film Premier

"Slumdog Millionaire" based on the novel "Q & A" by Vikas Swarup, directed by Danny Boyle and starring Dev Patel premieres at the Telluride Film Festival (Best Picture 2009)

Famous Weddings

James Gandolfini

"The Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini (46) weds former model Deborah Lin (40) at Central Union Church in Honolulu, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Bolt, American golfer (US Open 1958), dies at 92
  • Walter "Killer" Kowalski, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 81
2008 Highlights

About August 30, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo