Monday 17 December 2007
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Severn James and James .
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.
P.S. I Love You, directed by Richard LaGravenese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert 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 Ancient Wars: Sparta or Clean Asia!.
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- Severn James: Prince of the United Kingdom, the younger child and only son of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and the youngest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
- James : Viscount Severn English son of Prince Edward Earl of Wessex.
- The leaders of Brazil, Bolivia, and Chile agree to build a highway by 2009 that will link the Atlantic (in Santos, Brazil) and the Pacific (in Iquique, Chile) coasts of South America. (BBC News)
- Zarkasih, the leader of the Islamic militant organisation Jemaah Islamiyah, goes on trial in Indonesia on terrorism charges. (Sky News)
- President of Russia Vladimir Putin agrees to become Prime Minister after his term as president ends. (CNN)
- The Bolivian departments of Beni, Pando, Santa Cruz, and Tarija declare autonomy from Evo Morales' central government. (CNN)
- King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia pardons a rape victim who had been sentenced to six months in prison and 200 lashes. (AP via ''The Guardian'')
- Microsoft announces that Internet Explorer version 8 passes tests for standards compliance (IEBlog)
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