Tuesday 8 May 2007US date format: 5/8/2007, UK date format: 8/5/2007
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 8, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Makes Me Wonder by Maroon5.
In UK Beautiful Liar by Beyonce & Shakira was in the top 5 hits.
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, directed by Cristian Mungiu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Simple Genius by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching El Pantera.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brooktown High or 4x4 Hummer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 May 2007
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 May 2007 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 08 May
- U.S. police arrest six Islamic men from the Republic of Macedonia and the Middle East based on a tip from a Mount Laurel, NJ resident who discovered their plot to attack Fort Dix, New Jersey, and ampquotkill as many soldiers as possible.ampquot (AP via Trentonian.com)
- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton announces a deal with drug companies to lower the price of anti-AIDS drugs in Third World countries. (AP via Fox News)
- André Boisclair resigns as the leader of Canada's Parti Québécois. (International Herald Tribune)
- The Treasurer of Australia Peter Costello delivers his twelfth budget with significant tax cuts and increases in government spending on education and health. (Sydney Morning Herald)
- The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta blows up three oil pipelines in the Niger delta in the south of Nigeria. (Reuters Alertnet)
- War in Iraq:
- A suicide bomber kills at least 10 people and injures many more in an attack on the Shi'ite city of Kufa in Iraq. (Reuters)
- The U.S. Department of Defense announces plans to deploy 35,000 troops in Iraq starting from August 2007. (Washington Post)
- Tomislav Nikolić, the temporary leader of the Serbian Radical Party, is elected as the Speaker of the National Assembly of Serbia. (BBC)
- Former Prime Minister of Australia Gough Whitlam gives evidence to the coronial inquest into the death of the Balibo Five in Balibo, East Timor in October 1975. (Sydney Morning Herald with AAP)
- Hebrew University archaeologist Ehud Netzer claims to have discovered the tomb of Herod the Great in Herodium. (CNN)
Planetary positions on this day
What news were making the headlines those days in May 2007?
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc
- Robin Thicke - Lost Without U
- I'm A Flirt - R. Kelly Or Bow Wow (Featuring T.I. & T-Pain)
- Musiq Soulchild - Buddy
- Akon - Don't Matter
- Ciara - Like A Boy
- Ne-Yo - Because Of You
- Lloyd - Get It Shawty
- Please Don't Go - Tank
- Pop, Lock & Drop It - Huey
Top #10 Latin songs
- Si Nos Quedara Poco Tiempo - Chayanne
- Bendita Tu Luz - Mana
- Impacto - Daddy Yankee Featuring Fergie
- Tu Recuerdo - Ricky Martin Featuring La Mari De Chambao Y Tommy Torres
- Shorty Shorty - Xtreme
- Ese - Conjunto Primavera
- Eres Para Mi - Julieta Venegas
- Sola - Hector "El Father"
- Jennifer Lopez - Que Hiciste
- Que Lloren - Ivy Queen
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
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- 1 CAD = 1.1024 CHF
- 1 AUD = 1.0096 CHF
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- 1 GBP = 2.4229 CHF
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?