Saturday 18 August 2007
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston.
In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits.
3:10 to Yuma, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Almost Dead by Lisa Jackson was one of the best selling books.
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
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- Michael Deaver: Reagan Administration Deputy White House Chief of Staff (Born 1938).
- Rescuers say that a fourth hole in the Crandall Canyon mine near Huntington, Utah shows no sign of six trapped miners. (AP via Houston Chronicle)
- The death toll of a bridge collapse in Fenghuang, China rises to 64. (AP via IHT)
- A fire in the former Deutsche Bank Building near New York's Ground Zero kills two firefighters. (AP via Yahoo! News)
- Typhoon Sepat makes landfall in the Chinese province of Fujian after nearly a million people have been evacuated. (Xinhua)
- Two more suspects are arrested in relation to a triple murder in a Newark, New Jersey elementary schoolyard. (CNN)
- North Korea launches a flood relief program to help the hundreds of thousands of people left homeless. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
- One person is dead, four people are missing, after a fire at the Penhallow Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall. (BBC)
- Voters in the Maldives go to the polls in a constitutional referendum to decide between a presidential or parliamentary system of government. (NDTV)
- Scientists announce that Pavlof Volcano in Alaska is set to have a huge eruption that could disrupt air traffic. (AP)
- A suicide bomber kills at least 15 people in the southern Kandahar province. (Voice of America)
- A female German aid worker is taken captive at gunpoint in Kabul. (BBC)
- Hurricane Dean (2007):
- Hurricane Dean has already claimed three lives in the Lesser Antilles and is due to pass south of Haiti and the Dominican Republic en route to Jamaica where emergency shelters have been opened. (BBC)
- Hurricane Dean is expected to intensify to a Category 5 hurricane. (RTT News)
- Cuba's National Civil Defense declares a state of alert for the following provinces: Guantánamo, Santiago de Cuba, Granma, Holguín, Las Tunas and Camagüey. (La Prensa)
- U.S. President George W. Bush preapproves an emergency declaration for Texas if Hurricane Dean hits the state. (Reuters)
- Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says he will contend in the upcoming presidential election ampquotbecause the country needs him.ampquot
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