Thursday 30 August 2007
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston.
In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits.
Juno, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
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- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
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- Michael Jackson: British-American radio and TV show host and journalist with reports from 1963.
- United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident in which a B-52 flies from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota to Barksdale Air Force Base, Lousiana carrying six nuclear warheads.
- Militants fire rockets on a United States military aircraft containing three US Senators (Richard Shelby, Mel Martinez and James Inhofe) as well as Rep. Bud Cramer as it leaves Baghdad for Amman in Jordan. (CNN)
- At least 10 Malians are killed and several others injured after their vehicle hits a land mine. (Voice of America)
- 2007 South Korean hostage crisis in Afghanistan: The Taliban releases the remaining South Korean hostages. (ABC News Australia)
- Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, states that he will return to Pakistan from exile after winning a case in the Supreme Court of Pakistan. (chosun)
- An Iowa district court rules that same-sex couples can marry based on the Iowa constitution guarantee of equal protection. (CNN)
- Darfur rebels accuse the Sudanese Government of bombing South Darfur. (Reuters via ABC News Online)
- Two trains collide in Nova Oguacu, a suburb of Rio de Janeiro, killing at least eight and injuring 40. (Bloomberg)
- The Torre Mayor in Mexico City is evacuated after a car containing explosives is found in its carpark. Part of the building, Latin America's tallest, had also been evacuated the day before after police received an anonymous bomb threat. (Bloomberg)
- Waziristan War: Scores of Pakistani soldiers have gone missing near the Afghanistan border, amid claims from pro-Taleban militants that they have kidnapped the troops. (BBC)
- The United Nations Headquarters building in New York City is evacuated after vials containing the chemical agent phosgene are discovered. (CNN)
- The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades of Fatah claims its militants have fired a missile into southern Israeli city of Sderot in response to Israeli raids on the Gaza Strip. Israeli sources said the rocket landed on a building and caused damages and panic. (Xinhuanet)
- Scores of Italians are arrested in a crackdown on the 'ndrangheta organised crime clans active in Calabria. (AP via CNN)
- Cao Gangchuan, the Defense Minister of People's Republic of China and Masahiko Komura, Defense Minister of Japan. meet and agree to strengthen exchanges. (Xinhua)
- The Chinese Finance Minister, Jin Renqing, resigns due to ampquotpersonal reasonsampquot. (BBC)
- A report into the Virginia Tech massacre criticises staff for not acting quickly enough after Seung-Hui Cho's first killings. (Report)
- The Anglican Church of Kenya consecrates two bishops from the Episcopal Church in the United States of America after they left the Episcopal Church due to concerns that the Church was consecrating gay bishops. (BBC)
- More than 450 people have been arrested after protests in which police used tear gas and water cannons in Chile's capital, Santiago. (BBC)
- Helping Angels was founded by Poesy Liang.
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