Tuesday 2 October 2007US date format: 10/2/2007, UK date format: 2/10/2007
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em.
In UK About You Now by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits.
Home of the Giants, directed by Rusty Gorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Dark Possession by Christine Feehan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Moonlight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baja Mania or Namco Museum Remix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 October 2007
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Which were the important events of 2 October 2007 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
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- President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
- 2007 Summer Special Olympics opens in Shanghai, China. (Wall Street Journal)
- Citigroup buys out minority shareholders of Japanese brokerage Nikko Cordial for $4.6 billion. (Reuters via CNBC)
- Five workers are trapped underground in an Xcel Energy hydroelectric plant near Georgetown, Colorado, United States due to a chemical fire. They are later found dead. (Fox News)
- At least 27 people are killed when a bus catches fire in Chongqing, southwest China. (News Limited)
- The Pakistani cabinet announces plans to drop all corruption charges against former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
- The President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf appoints General Ashfaq Kiyani to succeed him as the head of the Pakistan Army after Saturday's election. (Washington Post)
- War in Iraq: The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Gordon Brown makes his first visit to Iraq, where he announces the withdrawal of 1,000 troops. (AP via Topix)
- War in Afghanistan: A suicide bomber blows himself up near a bus carrying policemen killing at least 11 in Kabul. (BBC)
- 2007 Burmese anti-government protests:
- United Nations special envoy Ibrahim Gambari meets with Burmese General Than Shwe to tell him to stop the killing of dissidents. (The Guardian)
- Gambari later meets with democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi with growing fear about the wellbeing of approximately 1000 dissidents held in a warehouse in the Government Technical Institute in Rangoon. (AFP, Reuters via The Melbourne Age)
Sport Games on 2 October 2007
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Montpellier : 1 - 1
- Bastia - Dijon : 0 - 0
- Brest - Troyes : 0 - 0
- Chateauroux - Ajaccio : 0 - 0
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Bristol City : 3 - 0
- Burnley - Ipswich : 2 - 2
- Coventry - Blackpool : 3 - 1
- Hull - Charlton : 1 - 2
ConferenceFootball (United Kingdom)
- Aldershot - Exeter : 2 - 0
- Halifax - Burton : 2 - 2
- Northwich - Kidderminster : 1 - 1
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bournemouth - Brighton : 0 - 2
- Bristol Rvs - Southend : 1 - 1
- Doncaster - Walsall : 2 - 3
- Gillingham - Leyton Orient : 3 - 1
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- J. Holiday - Bed
- Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
- Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
- Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
- Alicia Keys - No One
- Until The End Of Time - Justin Timberlake Duet With Beyonce
- teachme - Musiq Soulchild
- When I See U - Fantasia
- Ne-Yo - Do You
- 50 Cent - I Get Money
Top #10 Latin songs
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Sugababes - About You Now
- Ida Corr vs Fedde Le Grand - Let Me Think About It
- Mark Ronson featuring Amy Winehouse - Valerie
- No U Hang Up / If That's Ok With You - Shayne Ward
- 50 Cent featuring Justin Timberlake & Timbaland - Ayo Technology
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Britain’s Labor Party has hired Saatchi & Saatchi, the agency that helped bring Margaret Thatcher to power nearly three decades ago, to handle advertising for its next election campaign. [..]
After removing its chief executive over the summer, Commerce agreed to be acquired by Toronto-Dominion Bank for $8.5 billion in stock and cash. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $42.00
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $114.74
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $82.00
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $50.88
- 1 CAD = 1.1769 CHF
- 1 AUD = 1.0354 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.8794 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.3985 CHF
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?