Monday 17 September 2007
It was Monday, 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 Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em.
In UK Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston was in the top 5 hits.
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, directed by Andrew Dominik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while 74 Seaside Avenue by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
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- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
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- AOL, once the largest ISP in the U.S., officially announces plans to refocus the company as an advertising business and to relocate its corporate headquarters from Dulles, Virginia to New York, New York.
- Andrew Meyer, a 21-year-old fourth-year undergraduate, is apprehended by five police officers and tasered while allegedly having interrupted a speech by U.S. Senator John Kerry. (The Miami Herald)
- Bernard Kouchner, the French Foreign Minister, warns of the possibility of war over Iran's nuclear program. (BBC)
- Iraq and the United States have pledged a ampquotfair and transparentampquot investigation into a gunfight involving private security firm Blackwater Security that left eight people dead in Baghdad. (BBC)
- Ernest Bai Koroma is sworn in as the President of Sierra Leone after winning a run-off election held 10 days ago. (ABC News Australia)
- Microsoft loses its appeal against a European Union antitrust ruling forcing it to pay a 497 million euro fine. (Bloomberg)
- The Supreme Court of Pakistan hears petitions as to whether Pervez Musharraf should remain as head of the Pakistani Army while serving as the President of Pakistan. (BBC)
- 2007 Pacific typhoon season: The death toll from Typhoon Nari in South Korea rises to nine. (AFP)
- A new species of bat, the Mindoro Stripe-Faced Fruit bat, is discovered on Mindoro Island in the Philippines. (AFP)
- The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder are found for the flight while an official from One-Two-Go Airlines thinks that wind shear may have been responsible. (AP via Topix)
- Greek conservative Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis early Monday declared victory in Sunday's general elections after early results gave his ruling New Democracy party a lead of over four percent over the opposition Pasok socialists. (AFP)
- Incumbent parties lose two of three by-elections in Canadian federal parliamentary ridings in Quebec. Thomas Mulcair takes the Liberal stronghold of Outremont, bringing the New Democratic Party its second-ever victory in Quebec. Conservative Denis Lebel takes the Bloc-held riding of Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean, while Ève-Mary Thaï Thi Lac holds Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot for the Bloc Québécois. (CBC)
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