Monday 8 October 2007US date format: 10/8/2007, UK date format: 8/10/2007
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 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.
American Gangster, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Mine Till Midnight by Lisa Kleypas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Moonlight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie as the Island Princess or Culpa Innata.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 October 2007
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
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- U.S. athlete Marion Jones returns the five medals she won at the Sydney Olympics and accepts a two-year ban from the sport after admitting to her use of a prohibited substance. (Sydney Morning Herald)
- Australia suffers its first combat casualty in Afghanistan following the explosion of a bomb in the southern province of Orūzgān. (Canadian Press)
- Washington plane crash
- Air crews conduct search and rescue missions for an airplane carrying 8-10 passengers that is believed to have crashed in a mountainous area of the U.S. state of Washington 45 miles west of Yakima. (Reuters)
- The wreckage of a small plane carrying nine skydivers and the pilot is found in Washington with no sign of survivors. (AP via Google)
- The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Gordon Brown announces that Britain will cut its troop commitment in Iraq by half to 2,500 troops. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
- H D Kumaraswamy resigns as Chief Minister of the Indian state of Karnataka. Governor Rameshwar Thakur is likely to recommend presidential rule till further elections.
- Mario R. Capecchi, Oliver Smithies, and Sir Martin J. Evans are announced as winners of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of the principles for introducing specific gene modifications by the use of embryonic stem cells in mice. (Nobelprize.org)
- A helicopter escorting the helicopter of President Pervez Musharraf crashes in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, killing four security officials and injuring his spokesman.
- Forty five Pakistani soldiers and 130 pro-Taliban militants have died in two days of fierce fighting in North Waziristan, the Pakistani army says. (Aljazeera)
- 2007 Burmese anti-government protests: Burma's junta announces that Buddhist monasteries have accepted US$8000 as well as food and medicine from its soldiers to signify the armed forces have not left the faith. (AFP via Melbourne Herald Sun)
- New Zealand introduces its biofuel bill. (NZ parliament)
Sport Games on 8 October 2007
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Aachen - Freiburg : 2 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Dijon - Nantes : 0 - 0
ChampionshipFootball (United Kingdom)
- QPR - Norwich : 1 - 0
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Boavista - Belenenses : 2 - 4
- Pacos Ferreira - Est Amadora : 2 - 1
- Sp Braga - Nacional : 1 - 0
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- J. Holiday - Bed
- Alicia Keys - No One
- Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
- Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
- Until The End Of Time - Justin Timberlake Duet With Beyonce
- Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
- teachme - Musiq Soulchild
- When I See U - Fantasia
- Duffle Bag Boy - Playaz Circle Featuring Lil Wayne
- 50 Cent - I Get Money
Top #10 Latin songs
- Juanes - Me Enamora
- Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
- Basta Ya - Conjunto Primavera
- Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
- Ella Me Levanto - Daddy Yankee
- No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
- Estos Celos - Vicente Fernandez
- La Travesia - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- A Ti Si Puedo Decirte - El Chapo de Sinaloa
- No Puedo Olvidarla - Marco Antonio Solis
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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