Friday 8 June 2007
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Umbrella by Rihanna.
1408, directed by Mikael Hfstrm, 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.
On TV people were watching Teen News Now.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3030 Deathwar or Dragon Ball Z: Harukanaru Densetsu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
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- The Space Shuttle Atlantis is successfully launched on mission STS-117.
- Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, is hit by the State's worst storms and flooding in 30 years resulting in the death of nine people and the grounding of trade ship, the MV Pasha Bulker.
- The Council of Europe publishes a report claiming to prove that member states Romania and Poland conspired with the American CIA to kidnap and torture suspected terrorists. (CoE Report)
- Chinese police rescue 31 workers kept as slaves at a brickworks in Linfen, in Shanxi province, run by the son of a local official of the Communist Party of China. (Reuters via News Limited)
- At least 14 people are killed in two bomb explosions in Qurna near Basra in Iraq. (BBC)
- The Space Shuttle ''Atlantis'' is launched with a crew of seven on an assembly mission to the International Space Station on mission STS-117. (BBC)
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