Wednesday 18 July 2007US date format: 7/18/2007, UK date format: 18/7/2007
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 18, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Umbrella by Rihanna.
In UK Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z was in the top 5 hits.
The Bourne Ultimatum, directed by Paul Greengrass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Saving Grace.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Taxi: Fare Wars or Namco Museum Remix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 18 July 2007
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Which were the important events of 18 July 2007 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
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- At the height of rush hour in New York City a major steam pipe bursts, releasing millions of gallons of boiling water and super heated steam. Only one fatality occurs, a pedestrian who goes into cardiac arrest.
- An initial probe into the crash of TAM Linhas Aéreas Flight 3054 suggests that the pilot tried to abort the landing. (CNN)
- A steam pipe explodes in Midtown New York City outside Grand Central Terminal killing 1 person, injuring 44 and causing evacuations and delays throughout the area. (CNN)
- A study in ''Nature'' confirms that the island of Britain was severed from continental Europe by a giant flood that cut away the Weald-Artois Anticline about 200,000 years ago. (Nature)
- Florida Governor Charlie Crist ends the state's temporary voluntary moratorium on the death penalty by signing the death warrant of Mark Dean Schwab, convicted in 1992 of kidnapping, raping and murdering an 11-year-old boy in Cocoa, Florida. He is scheduled to die on November 15, 2007. (WKMG)
- Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and three others are indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the Bad Newz Kennels dog fighting investigation. (ESPN)
- Suspected militants attack a Pakistan army convoy detonating a bomb and opening fire leading to the loss of at least 16 lives and 14 more injuries. (AP via Fox News)
- The International Atomic Energy Agency confirms that North Korea has shut down all five of its nuclear reactors as six-party talks resume in Beijing. (Reuters)
- Iraq War: The US Senate, with a 52-47 vote, fails by 8 votes to pass a bill that would have required withdrawal of all US troops (except for a small force) from Iraq by April 30, 2008. (TIME Magazine)
- As China struggles to deal with flooding in the provinces of Sichuan, Guizhou, Anhui, Hubei, and Jiangsu, the city of Chongqing is hit with the largest rainstorm in the city's meteorological records, killing 32. 12 people are reported missing. The city's transportation network has been shut down completely. (Xinhua via China Daily)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- When I See U - Fantasia
- teachme - Musiq Soulchild
- Please Don't Go - Tank
- Make Me Better - Fabolous Featuring Ne-Yo
- Umbrella - Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z
- Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc
- Same Girl - R. Kelly Duet With Usher
- Shop Boyz - Party Like A Rockstar
- Wipe Me Down - Lil Boosie Featuring Foxx & Webbie
- Kelly Rowland Featuring Eve - Like This
Top #10 Latin songs
- Ojala - Marco Antonio Solis
- De Ti Exclusivo - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
- A Ti Si Puedo Decirte - El Chapo de Sinaloa
- Que Me Des Tu Carino - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- Cuisillos - Mil Heridas
- Por Amarte Asi - Alacranes Musical
- No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
- Joan Sebastian - Eso y Mas
- Igual Que Ayer - RKM & Ken-Y
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Rihanna featuring Jay-Z - Umbrella
- Kate Nash - Foundations
- Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson - The Way I Are
- Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song) - Enrique Iglesias
- Fergie - Big Girls Don't Cry
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
Analysts said Medtronic now has a commanding head start in the race to move artificial disk technology from the lower to the upper spine. [..]
The Battery Park City Authority has selected a handful of nonprofit groups to receive leases with the same favorable terms — $1 a year rent until 2069. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $39.13
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $126.00
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $76.00
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $47.14
- 1 CAD = 1.1503 CHF
- 1 AUD = 1.0537 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.9157 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.4645 CHF
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?