Friday 27 July 2007
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alyvia Lind .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hey There Delilah by Plain White T's.
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.
On TV people were watching Mad Men.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assassin's Creed or The City Beneath.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
- Lucky Grills: Australian actor (Born 1928).
- Phoenix News Helicopter Collision: news helicopters from Phoenix, Arizona television stations KNXV and KTVK collide over Steele Indian School Park in central Phoenix while covering a police chase;
- Balochistan Government spokesman and media consultant to Chief Minister Jam Muhammad Yousaf, Abdur Raziq Bugti is shot dead by unknown armed men.
- War in Afghanistan: Three soldiers in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force are killed. (Xinhua)
- The top United Nations official in Haiti raises concerns about a sharp increase in lynchings and other forms of mob violence. (AP via IHT)
- The United States and India confirm a deal on nuclear co-operation. (BBC)
- Clinical trials for MVA85A, a new vaccine against tuberculosis, are started in South Africa. (BBC)
- Abel Mutsakani, editor of the ''ZimOnline'', is shot and seriously wounded in Johannesburg, South Africa in what may have been an assassination attempt. (AllAfrica)
- A study published in ''The Lancet'' correlates cannabis use to psychosis. (BBC)
- An independent review set up by NASA finds out that astronauts were allowed to fly despite being drunk in at least two occasions. (BBC)
- The United States Congress passes a bill containing measures recommended by the 9/11 Commission. (BBC)
- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation dispatches a team to investigate the shooting of four mountain gorillas in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (CNN)
- The European Commission accuses Intel Corporation of anti-competitive practices against Advanced Micro Devices. (BBC)
- The Israeli Defense Force suspends a company for shooting an unarmed man in West Bank city of Hebron. (ABC)
- Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin is charged with ampquotcomplicity in slanderous denunciationsampquot and ampquotcomplicity in using forgeriesampquot for allegedly trying to discredit current President Nicolas Sarkozy. (NDTV)
- Jailed policeman Eugene de Kock claims in an interview from prison that former South African President Frederik Willem de Klerk had hands ampquotsoaked in bloodampquot and had ordered political killings and other crimes during the anti-apartheid conflict. (BBC)
- A general strike goes into its third day in Swaziland strikers demand democratic elections and an end to absolute monarchy. (MC)
- Mohammad Ashfaq, a government appointed imam, is chased out of the Red Mosque in Pakistan by 200 students. A suicide bomb near the mosque kills at least 13 and injures another 50. (Reuters via Canada.com)
- The death toll from floods and landslides on the Sulawesi island of Indonesia rises to 107. (AFP via ABC)
- The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions drops the charge of supporting a terrorist organization against Mohamed Haneef. (News Limited) Australian Federal Police admits all their main evidence against Haneef was wrong.
- Five thousand Zimbabweans have been arrested in the last month for violating price controls. (AP via CNN)
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