Sunday 5 August 2007
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Hey There Delilah by Plain White T's.
In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits.
Stardust, directed by Matthew Vaughn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 5 August 2007 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
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- Authorities in Mozambique seize thousands of boxes of counterfeit toothpaste which they fear may contain the dangerous chemical diethylene glycol. (AP via Forbes)
- Police fire shots to disperse an angry crowd in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea with unconfirmed reports of a man dying. (AP via Sydney Morning Herald)
- Twenty-six people including 14 convicted prisoners escape from the Campsfield House detention centre in Oxfordshire, England. (Telegraph)
- Holocaust survivors protest outside the Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert's office over the level of support from Israel. (BBC)
- Republican Party candidates in the 2008 United States Presidential election hold a debate. (ABC News)
- Mexican golfer Lorena Ochoa wins the Women's British Open title, her first major. (The New York Times)
- The President of the United States George W. Bush meets with the President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai at Camp David to discuss the security of Afghanistan. (Voice of America)
- Lebanon holds two by-elections to replace two members of the Parliament of Lebanon, Pierre Amine Gemayel and Walid Eido, killed in violent incidents claimed to be murder. Camille Khoury and Mohamad Amin Itani are declared as the winners of the elections although rival candidate Amin Gemayel has lodged a complaint about Khoury's victory. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
- Bodies of two students of IIM Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India, are recovered after being swept away in flash floods.
- Thirty-four rail workers building a tunnel in Hubei province China are trapped 200 metres underground following a landslide. (AFP via News Limited)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
- Fergie - Big Girls Don't Cry
- Rihanna - Umbrella
- Timbaland - The Way I Are
- Shop Boyz - Party Like A Rockstar
- What Time Is It - High School Musical 2 Cast
- Akon - Sorry, Blame It On Me
- Hurricane Chris - A Bay Bay
- T-Pain - Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')
- Bartender - T-Pain
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