Wednesday 28 February 2007
It was Wednesday, 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 What Goes Around…Comes Around by Justin Timberlake.
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 Secret by Rhonda Byrne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 February 2007 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
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- Baron Charles Forte: Italian-born hotelier (Born 1908).
- The President of Bolivia Evo Morales declares the Bolivian floods as a national disaster with 35 deaths and 72,000 people becoming homeless. (CNN)
- Marthinus van Schalkwyk, the South African Minister for the Environment, releases a plan to control the elephant population which contains culling as a last resort. (New York Times)
- Romano Prodi, the Prime Minister of Italy, survives a no-confidence motion in the Senate. (CNN)
- Airbus announces plans to cut 10,000 jobs across Europe in the next four years. (AFP and ABC News Australia)
- The European Union announces plans to make significant cuts to the European Union Force in Bosnia-Herzegovina. (BBC)
- Strong wind blows a passenger train off the tracks near Turpan, Xinjiang, China, killing four and injuring 30 more. (China Daily)
- Authorities monitor a volcano on the island of Stromboli off the north coast of Sicily as lava pours down its slope for a second successive day. (AP via Washington Post)
- Cuba-United States relations: Carlos and Elsa Alvarez are sentenced to five and three year prison terms respectively after being convicted of spying for the Cuban government. (BBC)
- Two paintings by Pablo Picasso, ''Maya with Doll'' and ''Jacqueline'', have been stolen from the painter's granddaughter's apartment in Paris, France. (The Times)
- Japan abandons its whaling hunt in the Southern Ocean for this year due to the damage caused to the ''Nisshin Maru''. (ABC)
- The Sri Lanka Navy kills at least fifteen members of the Tamil Tigers as they try to infiltrate the port of Trincomalee. (AP via the Hindu)
- Finance Minister of Thailand Pridiyathorn Devakula resigns over differences of opinion with the Prime Minister of Thailand Surayud Chulanont. (BBC)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around…Comes Around
- Ludacris - Runaway Love
- Nelly Furtado - Say It Right
- Dixie Chicks - Not Ready To Make Nice
- Akon - Don't Matter
- Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape
- Daughtry - It's Not Over
- Cupid's Chokehold/Breakfast In America - Gym Class Heroes
- Beyonce - Irreplaceable
- Fall Out Boy - This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race
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