Wednesday 26 December 2007
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Evie Dearsley .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to No One by Alicia Keys.
In UK Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits.
P.S. I Love You, directed by Richard LaGravenese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Passport to Explore.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz! Junior: Robo Jam or Cooking Mama: Cook Off.
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- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Kwanzaa
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- Evie Dearsley: British child, the second-born of three children of the same parents, all born at the same time of day, 7:43 AM.
- Record temperatures stoke bushfires in Perth, Western Australia arson is suspected. (''The West Australian'')
- The bodies of six people killed on 24 December are found in a house in Carnation, Washington. (''Seattle Times'')
- Hours of torrential rains cause landslides killing at least 78 in the island of Java in Indonesia. (AP via CNN)
- At least 34 people are killed following a pipeline explosion in Lagos, Nigeria. (BBC News)
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