Sunday 22 July 2007
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Umbrella by Rihanna.
In UK Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z was in the top 5 hits.
The Bourne Ultimatum, directed by Paul Greengrass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Quickie by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 22 July 2007 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
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- Voters in Cameroon go to the polls for parliamentary elections. Opposition leaders denounce the election as fraudulent. (BBC)
- Gordon Brown, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, holds an Emergency Cabinet meeting to discuss floods with the British Army called in to help in the worst affected areas of England and Wales. (ABC News Australia)
- Khurshid Kasuri, the Foreign Minister of Pakistan warns the United States that it would be completely counterproductiveampquot to launch a strike against Al Qaeda and Taliban positions in the tribal areas of Pakistan. (CNN)
- Several thousand protesters opposed to Thailand's military government clash with Thai police in Bangkok. (BBC)
- Irish golfer Pádraig Harrington wins the British Open defeating Sergio García in a playoff. (Bloomberg)
- A bus crash in the French Alps kills 27 Polish pilgrims. (Gazeta)
- The Burj Dubai becomes the world's tallest building overtaking Taipei 101 in Taipei. (NDTV)
- Turkish voters go to the polls for general elections. The ruling AKP led by the Prime Minister of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan wins a resounding victory. (Reuters)
- 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final: Argentina defeated the Czech Republic 2-1 to win its sixth World Cup title. (TSN)
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