Saturday 13 October 2007
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em.
In UK About You Now by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits.
American Gangster, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Age of Turbulence by Alan Greenspan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shimmy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ancient Wars: Sparta or Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron.
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Which were the important events of 13 October 2007 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
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- At least nine people die and 8 people go missing as a result of torrential rain in and around Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. (AFP)
- At least 20 people die following a landslide at an open pit gold mine near Suarez in Colombia's Tolima department. (Reuters)
- Four people are killed and over 50 injured when rear carriages of Probhati Express derails near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
- Tens of thousands of people participate in a pro-government rally in Rangoon as Ibrahim Gambari, the United Nations envoy, returns to Southeast Asia. (AFP via ABC)
- Flooding after several days of torrential rain kills at least 23 people in Haiti with the town of Cabaret being worst affected. (BBC)
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