Wednesday 11 July 2007
It was Wednesday, 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.
Hairspray, directed by Adam Shankman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 11 July 2007 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
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- The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons confirmed the destruction of the entire chemical weapons stockpile in Albania. (AP)
- South Dakota executes Elijah Page for murder, the first execution in the state in 60 years. (Reuters)
- The British Museum states that the Nebo-Sarsekim Tablet, a clay tablet dating from 695 BC, contains a cuneiform inscription confirming the existence of a figure mentioned in the Old Testament. (The Australian)
- The Pakistan Army claims that Operation Silence at the Lal Masjid is in its final stages and that 95% of the complex is under its control. It has found the bodies of 73 militants. (CNN)
- Four people who carried out failed suicide bombings in London are jailed for life, with no chance of release for at least 40 years. In passing the sentence, the judge ruled that the plot was ampquotpart of an al-Qaida inspired and controlled sequence of attacksampquot, although the British government has always claimed the attacks were ampquothome grownampquot, and not connected to al-Qaida. (Guardian)
- Indonesia evacuates thousands of people living near Mount Gamkonora as it appears likely to explode. (Reuters via ABC News Australia)
- 14 Philippines Marines are killed by insurgents in fighting. (BBC)
- The Supreme Court of Libya upholds the death penalty for the six Bulgarian medics and one Palestinian doctor accused of infecting children with HIV. (AP)
- The People's Republic of China bans diethylene glycol as an ingredient in toothpaste. (Reuters)
- A Chilean court rejects the extradition of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori. (BBC)
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