Sunday 12 August 2007US date format: 8/12/2007, UK date format: 12/8/2007
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston.
In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits.
Elite Squad, directed by José Padilha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The First Commandment by Brad Thor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marimar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chase H.Q. 2 or Cronous: The Shadow of Conspiracy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 August 2007
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- The bulk carrier M/V New Flame collides with the oil tanker Torm Gertrud at the southernmost tip of Gibraltar, ending up partially submerged.
- African Union nations pledge up to 12,000 troops for the joint United Nations-African Union mission to Darfur. (Reuters via CNN)
- A clash between Taliban militants and Afghan security forces in Kandahar province results in nine militants dead with five police dying in a bomb. (AP via the International Herald Tribune)
- Peru issues a map of outlining its claim to maritime territory also claimed by Chile. (Xinhua)
- Heavy rains in Mauritania cause at least two deaths from mudslides and causes thousands of people to become homeless. (Voice of America)
- A gunman kills two people and wounds two others before killing himself on a Dallas, Texas freeway. (AP via CNN)
- Former Governor of Wisconsin Tommy Thompson withdraws as a candidate for the Republican nomination in the United States presidential election, 2008 following his low level of support in the Ames Straw Poll. (Wis Politics)
- Guatemalan authorities find 46 children believed to have been taken from the parents for illegal adoption overseas in Antigua Guatemala. (BBC)
- A gunman kills three people and injures as many as ten others in a church in Neosho, Missouri. (CNN)
- South Africa refuses to set up a refugee camp for the influx of people fleeing Zimbabwe. (AFP via News Limited)
- People claiming to be from Turkey attack the United Nations website forcing some sections to be taken offline. (BBC)
- Nouri al-Maliki, the Prime Minister of Iraq, calls for emergency talks with Iraq's political leaders to try to save his national unity government. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the President of Iran, replaces his Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh with Gholamhossein Nozari, head of the National Iranian Oil Company acting as his deputy. (Reuters)
- Denmark sends a scientific team to the Arctic to try to establish that the Lomonosov Ridge is an extension of Greenland so it can claim sovereignty over oil reserves. (AP via New Hope Courier
- Fossilised remains of an ancient cypress forest estimated at 8 million years old are discovered in an open cast coal mine in Bükkábrány, Hungary. (BBC)
- Gloria Arroyo, the President of the Philippines, sends the chief of the army Romeo Tolentino to Zamboanga in the southern Philippines to direct operations against militants. (BBC)
Sport Games on 12 August 2007
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Germinal - Club Brugge : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Duisburg : 1 - 3
- Nurnberg - Karlsruhe : 0 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Augsburg - Munich 1860 : 2 - 6
- Erzgebirge Aue - Greuther Furth : 1 - 1
- Hoffenheim - Wehen : 2 - 3
- Mainz - Koblenz : 4 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Lens - Paris SG : 0 - 0
- Metz - Lille : 1 - 2
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- When I See U - Fantasia
- Make Me Better - Fabolous Featuring Ne-Yo
- Ne-Yo - Do You
- teachme - Musiq Soulchild
- Same Girl - R. Kelly Duet With Usher
- Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
- Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
- Please Don't Go - Tank
- Bartender - T-Pain Featuring Akon
- Big Things Poppin' (Do It) - T.I.
Top #10 Latin songs
- Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
- Olvidame Tu - Duelo
- Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
- De Ti Exclusivo - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Basta Ya - Conjunto Primavera
- No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
- Por Amarte Asi - Alacranes Musical
- A Ti Si Puedo Decirte - El Chapo de Sinaloa
- Te Voy A Perder - Alejandro Fernandez
- Gloria Estefan - No Llores
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