Monday 2 July 2007
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Umbrella by Rihanna.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, directed by David Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Good Guy by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Last One Standing.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing AstroMenace or The City Beneath.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 July 2007 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
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- Beverly Sills: American singer, a soaring lyric operatic soprano and later arts administrator for the City Opera and the prestigious Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
- US President George Bush annuls the 30-month prison sentence given to Lewis Libby for perjury and obstruction of justice.
- Garda Síochána find over 1.5 tonnes of cocaine worth over €105 million off the coast of West Cork after a small ship sinks - the largest cocaine seizure in the history of Ireland. The naval diving squad are continuing the search, as experts believe more of the drug is still in the sea. (RTÉ)
- Brahim Déby, heir apparent to President Idriss Déby of Chad, is murdered in Paris, France. (IHT)
- U.S. President George W. Bush commutes Scooter Libby's prison sentence with a Grant of Executive Clemency for his role in the Plame Affair. (Whitehouse.gov)
- The Carlyle Group offers somewhere between £4 billion and £5 billion for the purchase of heavily-indebted Virgin Media. (WSJ)
- Eight people die in a car bomb explosion at a tourist site in Yemen. (Sky)
- The United States accuses Iran of using Hezbollah to train Shia militants in Iraq. The Iranian Defence Minister had earlier called the US the ampquotbiggest sponsor of terrorismampquot in the world. (Press TV)
- Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas K. Mooney, the military attaché at the United States Embassy is found dead in western Cyprus. (AP via IHT)
- Wesfarmers buys Coles Group for $A22 billion in Australia's biggest corporate deal. (Sydney Morning Herald)
- British detectives continue the hunt for suspects in the 2007 Glasgow International Airport attack and the 2007 London car bombs plot. Two doctors are among the seven people currently in custody in the UK in connection with the attacks with another person held in Brisbane, Queensland. (The Melbourne Age)
- Corporal Bill Henry ampquotWillieampquot Apiata of the Special Air Service of New Zealand is awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery under fire in Afghanistan in 2004. (ABC News Australia)
- The trial over the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink opens in Istanbul, Turkey. (BBC)
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