Friday 5 January 2007US date format: 1/5/2007, UK date format: 5/1/2007
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Irreplaceable by Beyonce.
In UK A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits.
Pathfinder, directed by Marcus Nispel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Marley & Me by John Grogan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun or Burnout Dominator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 January 2007
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Which were the important events of 5 January 2007 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
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- A bus bomb near the Sri Lankan town of Nittambuwa kills 5 and injures at least 30. The Sri Lankan government declares the Tamil Tigers responsible, but the rebel group denies involvement. (UPI)
- In the Canadian city of Vancouver, the roof of the world's largest air supported domed stadium, BC Place Stadium, is intentionally deflated due to a tear in a fabric panel. (Vancouver Sun)
- Alexander Litvinenko poisoning: Traces of polonium-210 have been found in a second restaurant in London. The Health Protection Agency had been monitoring the establishment in connection with the Alexander Litvinenko assassination. (BBC News)
- Team Canada wins its third straight gold medal at the IIHF world junior ice hockey championship with a 4-2 win over Russia on Friday in Leksand, Sweden. (CBC News)
- Four are injured in a coach crash in the French Alps. (BBC)
- Hitachi breaks the 1 terabyte barrier in hard disk drive capacity. (Bloomberg)
- Josefa Iloilo appoints Commodore Frank Bainimarama, the leader of the December 2006 coup d'état, as Prime Minister of Fiji. (BBC)
- United States President George W. Bush will nominate Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, to replace Alejandro Daniel Wolff as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. If Khalilzad is confirmed by the Senate, he will be the first Muslim to serve in the position, and he will continue to be the highest serving Muslim American official in the U.S. government. (USA Today)
- Australia beats England by ten wickets in the final Ashes cricket test match. The 5-0 series whitewash is only the second in history, the previous being in the 1920-1921 series. It is the final test match for Australian team members Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Justin Langer. (The Australian)
Sport Games on 5 January 2007
League 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Yeovil - Huddersfield : 3 - 1
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Beyonce - Irreplaceable
- Ciara - Promise
- I Wanna Love You - Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg
- You - Lloyd Featuring Lil Wayne
- My Love - Justin Timberlake Featuring T.I.
- Shortie Like Mine - Bow Wow Featuring Chris Brown & Johnta Austin
- Jim Jones - We Fly High
- Unk - Walk It Out
- Make It Rain - Fat Joe Featuring Lil Wayne
- Poppin' - Chris Brown Featuring Jay Biz
Top #10 Latin songs
- Tu Recuerdo - Ricky Martin Featuring La Mari De Chambao Y Tommy Torres
- Bendita Tu Luz - Mana
- Ser O Parecer - RBD
- Pam Pam - Wisin & Yandel
- Dime (Tell Me) - Pitbull Featuring Frankie J & Ken-Y
- Dime Quien Es - Los Rieleros del Norte
- Chiquilla - A.B. Quintanilla III Presents Kumbia All Starz
- Antes De Que Te Vayas - Marco Antonio Solis
- Me Matas - RKM & Ken-Y
- Joan Sebastian - Mas Alla Del Sol
Top #12 songs in the UK
- Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
- Leona Lewis - A Moment Like This
- T2 featuring Jodie Aysha - Heartbroken
- Mika - Grace Kelly
- Eric Prydz vs Floyd - Proper Education
- Take That - Rule The World
- Take That - Patience
- Timbaland featuring One Republic - Apologize
- U2 - Window In The Skies
- Akon - Smack That
- Just Jack - Starz In Their Eyes
- Girls Aloud - Call The Shots
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Dewey Ballantine and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe called off plans for a merger, the victim of too many insurmountable issues. [..]
More than a dozen marketers agreed to an estimated average of $2.6 million — a record amount — for each 30-second commercial during the game. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $64.22
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $91.72
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $62.60
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $41.64
- 1 CAD = 1.0538 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.9623 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.9129 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.3844 CHF
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?