Friday 30 March 2007
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Glamorous by Fergie.
In UK (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles by The Proclaimers featuring Brian Potter & Andy Pipkin was in the top 5 hits.
Grindhouse, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Secret by Rhonda Byrne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mobsters.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mass Effect or Spider-Man 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 March 2007 ?
- Saint John Climacus (died 649)
- Easter in 1975, 1986, 1991, and 1997.
- Roman Empire - Festival devoted to Salus.
- Land Day.
- Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day - Public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago.
- National Doctors' Day - observed in the USA.
- Saint Quirinus (d. 117)
- Saint Veronus
- Blessed Amadeus IX of Savoy
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- India's legendary leg spinner Anil Kumble retires from One Day International cricket. (Eurosport)
- Insurgency in Somalia: An Ethiopian helicopter is downed in Mogadishu as Ethiopian and Somali government troops battle insurgents. (BBC)
- Sudanese authorities arrest a man who hijacked a Sudan Airways plane flying from Libya to Sudan. (Boston Globe)
- Bangladesh hangs six people convicted of killing two judges during a wave of terrorist attacks including the founder of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, Shaykh Abdur Rahman, and his deputy Siddiqul Islam. The convicted men stated they had sought to kill the judges because the judiciary was run by secular rather than Sharia law. (BBC)
- The United States Food and Drug Administration identifies the chemical melamine in tainted wheat-gluten shipped from China and used by Menu Foods and an unnamed second company to manufacture pet food. (CNN)
- Iranian seizure of British Navy personnel:
- A Royal Navy sailor identified as Nathan Thomas Summers appeared on Iranian TV, admitting to and apologizing for entering Iranian territory and his government's wartime actions in general. Tony Blair dismisses the statement as forced. (BBC)
- Iran releases a second letter written by the only female captured sailor, Faye Turney, who also again apologises. There are numerous grammatical mistakes, suggesting it has been translated into English for Turney to copy. (Full letter - BBC)
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Fergie - Glamorous
- Mims - This Is Why I'm Hot
- Akon - Don't Matter
- Cupid's Chokehold/Breakfast In America - Gym Class Heroes
- Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape
- Rich Boy - Throw Some D's
- Daughtry - It's Not Over
- Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
- Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around…Comes Around
- Fall Out Boy - This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race
Top #8 songs in the UK
- The Proclaimers featuring Brian Potter & Andy Pipkin - (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles
- Take That - Shine
- Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
- Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby
- Gwen Stefani featuring Akon - The Sweet Escape
- The Fray - How To Save A Life
- Mika - Grace Kelly
- Alex Gaudino featuring Crystal Waters - Destination Calabria
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