Saturday 1 December 2007
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to No One by Alicia Keys.
In UK Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits.
Atonement, directed by Joe Wright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while You: Staying Young by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 1 December 2007 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
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- Anton Rodgers: British actor, well established for many years on TV and radio.
- The United States wins its first Davis Cup since 1995 taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over Russia in the final in Portland, Oregon. (AP via CBS Sports)
- Al-Qaeda in Iraq militants attack the Shiite village of Dwelah in Diyala, killing at least 13 people. (AP via IHT)
- Turkey claims that it has attacked PKK positions in Iraq, inflicting significant losses. (Time)
- Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto begins her election campaign for the Pakistani general election, 2008.
- In another regional leadership reshuffle following the 17th Party Congress in the People's Republic of China, Minister of Commerce Bo Xilai is appointed the CPC Chongqing Committee Secretary, replacing Wang Yang, who is now Party Secretary in Guangdong. Zhang Dejiang resigns from his posts in Guangdong. (Xinhua)
- 2007 Belgian government formation: Formateur Yves Leterme resigns. (Bloomberg)
- British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith issues a terrorism warning ahead of Christmas.
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