Wednesday 19 September 2007
It was Wednesday, 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.
On TV people were watching Shua Qalaqshi.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Calling All Cars! or Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 September 2007 ?
- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
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- Abbas El Fassi, leader of the Istiqlal Party, is appointed Prime Minister of Morocco by King Mohammed VI following the resignation of Driss Jettou and his cabinet.
- France calls for a joint force of United Nations and European Union peacekeepers in parts of Chad and the Central African Republic bordering the Darfur region of Sudan. (AFP)
- 2007 Pacific hurricane season: Hurricane Ivo forms off the coast of Baja California. (AP via The Globe and Mail)
- The United States Senate fails to pass a bill providing more home leave to United States troops in Iraq with the necessary 60 percent margin with 56 for and 44 against. (Reuters)
- Four fossil skeletons of early human ancestors are discovered in Georgia. (NYT)
- The United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice cautions the International Atomic Energy Agency that it ampquotis not in the business of diplomacy.ampquot (CNN)
- José Mourinho, manager of Chelsea Football Club, leaves the club by mutual consent. (BBC)
- Six hundred thousand people are made homeless by floods in Africa with at least 270 deaths with more rain expected. (ABC News Australia)
- Nevada authorities call off the search for missing US adventurer Steve Fossett two weeks after he goes missing. (Sky News Australia)
- Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan calls for a change to the country's Constitution to end the ban on the wearing of headscarves in universities. (AP via Google News)
- Due to increasing rocket attacks aimed at Israeli civilians, The Government of Israel declares the Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip an ampquotenemy entityampquot, and announces plans to cut utilities to the territory. (Guardian Unlimited)
- U.S. Congressman Henry Waxman, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, announces that he will begin an investigation into the activities of Howard Krongard, Inspector General of the State Department. Krongard has been accused of interfering with investigations into corruption involving fraud in the building of the new United States Embassy in Iraq, the smuggling of illegal weapons into Iraq by Blackwater USA employees, and the activities of former chairman of the
- The Deputy Commander of the Iranian Air Force claims that Iran has plans to retaliate if attacked by Israel. (RIA Novosti)
- Coalition parties and Maoists meet at Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's official residence to resolve the political deadlock.
- War in Afghanistan: Coalition forces led by the British Army launch a major offensive in Helmand province. (BBC)
- Officials from a UN-backed genocide tribunal detain Nuon Chea, the most senior surviving member of the Khmer Rouge regime. (BBC)
- Republican lawmakers block the United States Senate from taking up a bill to grant voting rights to Washington DC. (Washington Post)
- 2007 Pacific typhoon season:
- At least five people are killed and three are missing according to the Xinhua newsagency. (News Limited)
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