Monday 15 January 2007
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Irreplaceable by Beyonce.
In UK A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits.
Children of Men, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while You: On a Diet by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Maria Bamford Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Akatsuki Blitzkampf or Assassin's Creed.
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- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
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- Awad Hamed al-Bandar: former chief judge of the Iraqi Revolutionary Court (Born 1945) (executed).
- David Vanole: American soccer player (Born 1963).
- Pura Santillan-Castrence: Filipino writer and diplomat (Born 1905).
- James Hillier: Canadian-American scientist co-designed the electron microscope (d. 2007).
- Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, former Iraqi intelligence chief and half-brother of Saddam Hussein, and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, former chief judge of the Revolutionary Court, are executed by hanging in Iraq.
- The President of the United States George W. Bush declares a state of emergency in Oklahoma following the death of 11 people in a midwinter storm. Twenty-five people have died in the midwestern United States as a result of the storm. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
- Colombian police arrest Eugenio Montoya, also known as Don Hugo, suspected of being a leader of the Norte del Valle syndicate, which is described by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as the ampquotmost powerful and violent drug-trafficking organization in Colombiaampquot. (AP via The Melbourne Age)
- 64th Golden Globe Awards: ''Babel'' wins the Golden Globe Award as best film drama of 2006. ''Dreamgirls'' wins the Golden Globe as best musical or comedy. (AP via San Francisco Chronicle)
- The Syrian government may sign an agreement in which it will recognize Israel and end its support for Hezbollah and Hamas in return for Israeli withdrawal from most of the Golan Heights. (Ha'aretz)
- Iran's nuclear program: An Iranian official says that Iran is continuing its nuclear program despite being sanctioned by the United Nations. (Reuters via ABC News)
- Global spread of bird flu:
- A new cluster of bird flu infections involving at least two members of a family in Indonesia may indicate a change in the virus's ability to sicken people, researchers studying the disease said. (Bloomberg)
- The virus is confirmed after 100 ducks died in the northern Phitsanulok province of Thailand. (BBC)
- Rafael Correa becomes President of Ecuador, replacing Alfredo Palacio. (The Kansas City Star)
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