Saturday 24 February 2007
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Say It Right by Nelly Furtado.
In UK Grace Kelly by Mika was in the top 5 hits.
Death at a Funeral, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Design Squad.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3DiTeams or Combat Mission: Shock Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 2007 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
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- Japan launches its fourth spy satellite, stepping up its ability to monitor potential threats such as North Korea.
- The Virginia General Assembly votes unanimously in favor of a motion expressing ampquotprofound regretampquot for Virginia's role in promoting slavery, which is the first apology for slavery passed by a U.S. state legislature. (AP via Boston Globe)
- Thousands of people in Madrid, Spain, protest a decision by the Supreme Court to reduce the sentence served by Basque separatist Iñaki de Juana Chaos, who has been on a hunger strike for 110 days. (BBC)
- Iraq War: At least 39 people are killed and 61 injured as a car bomb explodes at a mosque in Habbaniya. (CNN)
- The official inquiry into the Grayrigg rail crash starts with early investigations focusing on a set of points. (BBC)
- Vice President of the United States Dick Cheney warns Iran that ampquotall options are on the tableampquot if it continues to defy the international community about its nuclear program. (AP via Jerusalem Post)
- Mario Chanes de Armas, one of the leaders in the Cuban revolution dies, 80 years old. After breaking with Castros authoritarian leadership, he was imprisoned for 30 years, longer than any other political prisoner anywhere. (New York Times)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nelly Furtado - Say It Right
- Beyonce - Irreplaceable
- Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape
- Fall Out Boy - This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race
- Ludacris - Runaway Love
- Daughtry - It's Not Over
- Cupid's Chokehold/Breakfast In America - Gym Class Heroes
- Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around…Comes Around
- Fergie - Glamorous
- Akon - I Wanna Love You
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