Tuesday 11 December 2007
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to No One by Alicia Keys.
In UK Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits.
The Bucket List, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Double Cross by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Ride: Alaska to Patagonia.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII or Anno 1701: Dawn of Discovery.
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Which were the important events of 11 December 2007 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
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- Christie Hennessy: Irish singer (Born 1945).
- Two car bombs explode at the Constitutional Court building in Algiers and the United Nations office. An estimated 45 people are killed in the bombings.
- Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton is sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 25 years before a chance for parole. (CTV)
- A series of ice storms across the central United States kills at least 24 and leaves nearly 1 million homes and businesses without electricity. (AP via CNN)
- The former President of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, is sentenced to six years in prison for ordering a warrantless search while in office. (AFP via Google News)
- The United States Federal Reserve cuts federal funds rates and discount rates by a quarter of a percentage point to 4.25% and 4.75% respectively, signalling its concerns about the impact of the subprime mortgage financial crisis on the United States economy. (''The New York Times'')
- Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb claims responsibility for two simultaneous bombings in Algiers, Algeria, causing at least 62 deaths and more injuries. (CNN)
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