Thursday 5 July 2007
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Umbrella by Rihanna.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, directed by David Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching InfoMania.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ben 10: Protector of Earth or Calling All Cars!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 2007 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
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- Scientists announce the discovery of a new species of cephalopod, dubbed 'octosquid', found off the coast of Hawaii. (Star Bulletin)
- A gunman opens fire at the New York-New York Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, wounding three before being captured. (Los Angeles Times)
- The Nigerian kidnappers of three-year-old British toddler Margaret Hill threaten to kill her, unless her father, Port Harcourt bar owner Mike Hill, takes her place. (Middle East Times)
- A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits the southern state of Chiapas in Mexico. (Reuters)
- Bahrain will no longer participate in the Arab League boycott of Israel. (GulfNews)
- A Belgian court sentences former Rwandan army major Bernard Ntuyahaga to twenty years in jail for the murder of 10 Belgian Army peacekeepers and an undetermined number of civilians in the Rwandan genocide. (Reuters via CNN)
- The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions votes to strike for higher wages as inflation in Zimbabwe rises above 10,000%. (allAfrica)
- Nine people are killed at Culiacán International Airport in the Mexican state of Sinaloa as a cargo aircraft fails to take off and careens across a roadway, hitting several vehicles and business premises. (BBC News)
- An armed man holds several people hostage at a bank in the Montreal suburb of Longueuil. The situation is resolved without injury. (CTV)
- Two die and seven are seriously injured when a small plane crashes after missing the runway at Aerfort na Minna, in County Galway, Ireland. (RTÉ)
- Eleven people are injured when a staircase collapses at the Natural History Museum in Dublin. (RTÉ)
- Russia has officially declined a request by the UK to extradite Andrei Lugovoi for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko. Russia's constitution bars extradition of its citizens. (The Guardian)
- A study at the University of Jordan concluded that the country's economic problems are not a result of the 750,000 Iraqi refugees who have sought sanctuary there. Iraqi refugees now comprise over 10% of the Jordanian population. (Press TV)
- Eleven people are injured after a London Underground train derails, leaving hundreds of passengers trapped in an east London tunnel. (thelondonpaper)
- Armed residents of the Indian state of Nagaland burn down villages in the neighbouring state of Assam. (BBC)
- Pakistani forces demolish the front walls of the Lal Masjid mosque in Islamabad. (CNN)
- Twenty-five people died and 33 are injured in an explosion in a karaoke bar in Tianshifu in northeast China. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
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