Thursday 15 February 2007
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Irreplaceable by Beyonce.
In UK Grace Kelly by Mika was in the top 5 hits.
Bridge to Terabithia, directed by Gabor Csupo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Best Life Diet by Bob Greene was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 15 February 2007 ?
- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
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- In Ohio, USA, a meteor streaks across the sky, creating a sonic boom.
- The US Mint releases the George Washington Presidential dollar to circulation.
- Democratic Party officials in the U.S. Congress have warned President Bush that he does not have the authority to go to war with Iran. (BBC)
- Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, has been wounded in fighting in Baghdad according to Arab TV stations. (BBC)
- Six Colombian legislators are arrested due to alleged links to paramilitary groups including Senator Álvaro Araújo, the brother of Foreign Minister María Consuelo Araújo. (BBC)
- Al Gore announces plans for Live Earth concerts across seven continents in July 2007 to raise awareness of global warming. (Washington Post)
- The Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon clams that the Sudanese government had broken a promise to allow a human rights mission into Darfur. (Reuters Alertnet)
- An Air Mauritania plane with 79 people on board is hijacked, and lands safely. (BBC)
- The Iranian government says members of Jundallah were responsible for yesterday's attack in Zahedan, Iran. An Iranian lawmaker accuses the Pakistani government of harboring Jundallah militants. (Gulf Times)
- The Hamas-led Palestinian government has resigned to make way for a new administration. The Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh remains as caretaker Prime Minister and will select a new cabinet. (Reuters/AFP via ABC Online Australia)
- The United States will build a military communications facility near Geraldton, Western Australia. (AP via IHT)
- The Foreign Minister of China, Li Zhaoxing, is visiting Japan hoping to improve bilateral relations between the nations. The Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao will visit Japan in April. (BBC)
- Chris Ellison, the Australian Minister for Justice, warns anti-whaling protesters and the Japanese whaling fleet that they could face questioning over recent clashes in the Southern Ocean. Meanwhile, the crew were evacuated from the largest ship in the Japanese Antarctic fleet, the ''Nisshin Maru,'' following a fire. (ABC News Australia Online)
- The trial of 29 suspects in relation to the 2004 Madrid train bombings begins in Madrid, Spain. (BBC)
- The European Union plans to set up a single hotline for parents to report missing children. (BBC)
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