Sunday 29 July 2007
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include TerRio Harshaw .
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 and Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mad Men.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz! Junior: Monster Rumble or Asura.
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- The Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert announces that United States military and defense aid to Israel will total $30 billion over the next ten years. (Irish Examiner)
- Six people die in a bus crash while travelling to the Barbados Crop Over Festival. (CNN)
- A study published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London claims that the number of North Atlantic tropical cyclones in the season has more than doubled in the past hundred years. (CNN)
- Moitree Express begins on trail journey between Dhaka and Kolkata paving way for possible reopening of train route connectivity between Bangla Desh and India
- Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Gordon Brown arrives in the United States for his first official meeting with President George W. Bush. (AP via ABC News)
- Approximately 5,000 Brazilians demonstrate in São Paulo over the recent crash of TAM Linhas Aéreas Flight 3054. (BBC)
- Alberto Contador of Spain wins the 2007 Tour de France with Cadel Evans of Australia finishing second and Levi Leipheimer of the United States finishing third. (DPA via Bangkok Post)
- Farooq Ahmad Sheikh, a commander of the militant group Hizbul Mujahideen is shot dead by police in India when a grenade he threw did not explode.
- Association of South East Asian Nations foreign ministers adopt a plan to strengthen the South East Asian Nuclear Weapons Free Zone. (Reuters)
- A human rights group claims that four Roman Catholic priests are in detention in China. (Westfall Weekly News)
- Seven crew members die in the crash of a An-12 cargo plane at Moscow's Domodedovo airport. (Reuters via ABC News Australia)
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