What Happened on July 4, 2008

Famous Weddings

Samantha Power

American journalist and diplomat Samantha Power (37) weds American law professor Cass Sunstein (53) at Church of Mary Immaculate in County Kerry, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Wheeler, British journalist (b. 1923)
  • Evelyn Keyes, American actress (Gone With The Wind), dies at 91
  • Jesse Helms, American politician (Senator -D/R-North Carolina, 1973-2003), dies at 86
  • Terrence Kiel, American Football Player (b. 1980)
  • Thomas M. Disch, American sci-fi author (b. 1940)
2008 Highlights

About July 4, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
  • UK #1 Song: Closer - Ne-Yo