Thursday 18 October 2007
It was Thursday, 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 Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Xavier Trudeau: Canadian newsmaker, the first-born child to Liberal politician Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire, a CTV entertainment reporter.
- Karachi bombings: A suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. Bhutto herself is not injured.
- Oil prices reach $90 a barrel for the first time due to the low dollar and ongoing tension between Turkey and Iraq. (BBC)
- The BBC announces 1,800 job cuts as part of restructuring to fill a £2 billion (US$4 bn) shortfall caused by lower than expected funding by the British government. (AFP via Google)
- At least four people are killed in three days of tribal warfare near the Grasberg mine in the Papua province of Indonesia. (BBC)
- French commuters face chaos after a public transport strike over proposed changes to pensions of transit workers continue. (Reuters)
- Cécilia and Nicolas Sarkozy file for divorce. (CNN)
- Return of Benazir Bhutto:
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