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The Year in (Wiki) Questions

Month-by-month, WikiAnswers lists the top questions of 2008
By Michael Roston,  Newser User
Posted Dec 25, 2008 2:31 PM CST
The Year in (Wiki) Questions
In this May 29, 2008, file photo, an unidentified Bear Stearns employee pens a message on a painting of Bear Stearns chairman James Cayne outside the company's headquarters in New York.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Need a primer on 2008? TechCrunch runs down common questions from each month on WikiAnswers:

  • January: When was the last time snow fell in Baghdad?
  • February: Why did the Hollywood writers go on strike?
  • March: Why did Bear Stearns fail?
  • April: Which races has Danica Patrick won?
  • May: How successful was Sex and the City?

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  • June: How long did Tim Russert have coronary artery disease before he died?
  • July: Have Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie released photos of their twins?
  • August: How many gold medals did Michael Phelps win in the 2008 Olympics?
  • September: What town was Sarah Palin the mayor of?
  • October: What led to the need for the 2008 federal bailout?
  • November: What are all the political positions that Barack Obama has held?
  • December: What is Rod Blagojevich being indicted for?
Click on the link below to find the answers.
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