Sunday 9 September 2007
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by Fergie.
In UK Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston was in the top 5 hits.
Eastern Promises, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
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- Former leader of Panama Manuel Noriega finishes 15 years in Miami, Florida Prison for drug trafficking.
- The Lancet publishes a placebo controlled double blind study linking food additives to hyperactivity. ( Science Daily)
- Kevin Everett of the National Football League's Buffalo Bills suffers a life-threatening spinal cord injury in a game against the Denver Broncos. The surgeon who operated on him says Monday Everett is unlikely to walk again, assuming he survives. ( AP via Yahoo)
- A lorry carrying dynamite crashes and explodes near Sacramento in the Mexican state of Coahuila scores of people are injured and 37 are killed, including three local reporters covering the story. (BBC)
- South African police arrest Helen Zille, the leader of the Democratic Party and Mayor of Cape Town, while she was taking part in an anti-drug protest at the Cape Flats slum area. (AP)
- An earthquake of 6.8 magnitude hits near the north coast of Colombia. (Reuters Alertnet)
- Israeli police arrest eight men originally from the former Soviet Union accused of forming a neo-Nazi cell. (Scotsman)
- 2007 U.S. Open: Roger Federer of Switzerland defeats Novak Đoković in the final of the men's singles in straight sets 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-2), 6-4. (Bloomberg)
- Five thousand Algerians protest in Algiers after two recent suicide bomb attacks. (Reuters)
- Voters in Guatemala go to the polls in the Guatemalan general election, 2007. (AFP)
- Jamaican Asafa Powell set a new men's world 100 meters record of 9.74 seconds at the IAAF Grand Prix at Rieti, Italy. (AP)
- At least 15 dead and many injured when a flyover under construction at Panjagutta junction, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India collapsed. Wikinews
- The President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai is forced to cut short a speech in Kabul after gunfire is heard outside. (Reuters)
- A landslide in West Bengal, India kills seven people over 500 houses buried or damaged.
- Pakistan's airports are placed on the highest alert due to concerns over an imminent terrorist threat. (BBC)
- Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif boards a Pakistan International Airlines flight from London to Islamabad with his return likely to provoke a confrontation with the President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf. (ABC News Australia)
- Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League (N) claims that 2,000 of its members have been arrested prior to his return. (BBC)
- Tropical Storm Gabrielle makes landfall near the Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina, United States, and hooks over Cape Hatteras before returning to the Atlantic as a tropical depression, bringing much-needed rain to coastal North Carolina as well as some beach erosion. (CNN)
- The Prime Minister of Australia John Howard meets with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe to discuss security and climate change. (Times of India)
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