Thursday October 18, 2007: on this day

About October 18th, 2007, in brief:

  • Historical events: Karachi bombings. A suicide attack on a convoy carrying Benazir Bhutto, former Pakistani Prime Minister, kills 139 people and injures 450 others. Bhutto is uninjured.
  • Day of the week: October 18th, 2007 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra (in western zodiac), Pig (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Zac Efron, Jean-Claude Van Damme
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em
  • #1 UK song: About You Now by Sugababes
  • Popular movie: Iron Man directed by Jon Favreau

More about October 18th, 2007? See below for more news and curiosities on October 18th, 2007.

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What day of the week was October 18, 2007?


October 18, 2007 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 2007 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 18, 2007 can also be written as 10/18/2007 in the US and as 18/10/2007 in UK and Europe.

October 18, 2007 in October 2007 calendar

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October 18, 2007: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 18, 2007:

  • Karachi bombings. a suicide attack on a convoy carrying benazir bhutto, former pakistani prime minister, kills 139 people and injures 450 others. bhutto is uninjured.
  • Due to ongoing tensions between turkey and iraq, oil prices have reached $90 per barrel for the first-ever time.
  • Bbc announces 1,800 job losses as part of restructuring in order to fill a ps2 billion (us$4 bn) funding gap caused by lower than anticipated funding from the british government.
  • In three days of tribal warfare, at least four people are killed near the grasberg mine of the papua province in indonesia.
  • French commuters are in chaos following a strike on public transport over changes to the pensions of transit workers.
  • Nicolas sarkozy and cecilia sarkozy have filed for divorce.
  • Return of benazir bhattito
  • Benazir bhoutto's return: after eight years in exile, benazir bhoutto, former prime minister of pakistan, returns to karachi with a crowd of one million to welcome her home. (cnn)2007 karachi bombings - at least 138 people are injured and 138 killed in two explosions near a truck carrying benazir bhoutto.
  • After eight years in exile, benazir bhatti, former prime minister of pakistan, returns to pakistan. karachi is expected to host a crowd of one million to welcome her home.
  • 2007 karachi bombings: at most 138 people are killed, 600 injured when two bombs explode close to a truck carrying benazir bhoutto.
  • Karachi bombing: a suicide attack on a motorcade carrying former pakistani prime minister benazir bhutto kills 139 and wounds 450 more. bhutto herself is uninjured.

October 18, 2007: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 18, 2007: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on October 18, 2007:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $94.63
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $171.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $31.22
  • General Electric GE: opens at $40.93
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $114.82

Exchange Rates on October 18, 2007:

  • 1 USD = 115.6 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9738 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.1703 CHF
  • 1 USD = 7.511 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 165.14 JPY

October 18, 2007: What were the main match results that day?

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  • Stevenage - Burton : 3 - 3

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October 18, 2007: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 18th is Libra.

Libra is the 7th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd belong to the Libra sign: discover Libra personality and who should a Libra marry.

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio.

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October 18, 2007: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 18, 2007 is Pig and the associated element is Fire.

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October 18, 2007: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 18, 2007 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 18, 2007 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 18, 2007 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 47% full, rising at 02:08 pm and setting at 11:12 pm.

The previous full moon was on Sep 26, 2007 while the next full moon would come on Oct 26, 2007.

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Who was born on October 18, 2007?


Famous people born on October 18, 2007:

  • Xavier Trudeau

    Canadian newsmaker.

Whose famous birthday is on October 18th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 18th:

  • Zac Efron
    Zac Efron

    American entertainer and actor.

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme
    Jean-Claude Van Damme

    Belgian-american actor who worked briefly in european commercials before moving to hollywood in 1982.

  • Mike Ditka
    Mike Ditka

    Mike ditka is a former american football player, coach, and television commentator, best known for his time as the head coach of the chicago...

  • Freida Pinto
    Freida Pinto

    Freida pinto is an indian model and actress known for her breakout role in the film slumdog millionaire.

  • Norm MacDonald
    Norm MacDonald

    Norm macdonald is a canadian comedian and actor known for his work on saturday night live and his dry, deadpan delivery.

  • Erin Moran
    Erin Moran

    Erin moran was an american actress best known for her role as joanie cunningham on the sitcom happy days.

  • Milo Yiannopoulos
    Milo Yiannopoulos

    Milo yiannopoulos is a british political commentator and public speaker known for his controversial views on feminism, political...

  • Michael McKean
    Michael McKean

    Michael mckean is an american actor, comedian, and musician known for his roles in this is spinal tap, laverne & shirley, and better call...

  • Jacques Higelin
    Jacques Higelin

    French musician and singer of pop.

  • Melina Mercouri
    Melina Mercouri

    Greek actress, singer, and politician, 9th greek minister of culture (d. 1994).

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How old is someone born on October 18, 2007?


Someone born on October 18, 2007 is:

16 years 7 months old,

or 199 months and 3 days old,

or 865 weeks and 5 days old,

or 6060 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 18, 2007?

There are 150 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday October 18th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 18, 2007?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on October 18, 2007.

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October 18, 2007: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 18, 2007:

  • Orvile Barber

    American journalist known for his investigative reporting.

  • Lucky Dube

    South African reggae musician and Rastafarian known for his socially conscious music.

  • Vincent DeDomenico

    American businessman, founded the napa valley wine train (d. 2007).

  • William J. Crowe

    American admiral and diplomat, united states ambassador to the united kingdom (b. 1925).

  • Alan Coren

    English journalist and author (b. 1938).

  • Luisa Poselli

What famous deaths happened on October 18th?

Famous deaths on October 18th:

  • Sylvia Kristel
    Sylvia Kristel

    Dutch actress, famous for her role in the 1970s erotic film "emanuelle" (and its sequels).

  • Julie London
    Julie London

    American actress and breathy blues singer.

  • Gwen Verdon
    Gwen Verdon

    American dancer and tony-award winner, she took lessons from age two to strengthen her legs.

  • Tsuru Aoki
    Tsuru Aoki

    American actress born in japan (born 1892).

  • Henry Travers
    Henry Travers

    Actor (bells of st mary high sierra), dies at the age of 91.

  • Thos Alva Edison

    Inventor of the phonograph and the electric light bulb.

  • Thomos Edison

    Inventor of the phonograph and the electric light bulb.

  • Elizabeth Arden

    Canadian-american entrepreneur who owns beauty salons, spas, and sells cosmetic products.

  • Primus Babbage

    Primus Babbage was an English mathematician, philosopher, inventor, and mechanical engineer who is best known for originating the concept of...

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October 18, 2007: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 18, 2007:

  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
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October 18, 2007: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 18, 2007 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 15th and October 21st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 18, 2007: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 18, 2007 was Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em, according to the music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 18, 2007: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 18, 2007 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 15th and October 21st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Crank That (Soulja Boy) youtube
  2. - Stronger youtube
  3. - Gimme More
  4. - Apologize
  5. - The Way I Are

October 18, 2007: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on October 18, 2007 was About You Now by Sugababes, according to the music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 18, 2007: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on October 18, 2007 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 15th and October 21st. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - About You Now
  2. - Let Me Think About It
  3. - Valerie
  4. - No U Hang Up / If That's Ok With You
  5. - Ayo Technology

October 18, 2007: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 18, 2007 was Bed by J. Holiday, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 18, 2007: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 18, 2007 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 15th and October 21st. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Bed
  2. - No One youtube
  3. - Until The End Of Time
  4. - Shawty
  5. - Let It Go

October 18, 2007: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on October 18, 2007 was Me Enamora by Juanes, according to the Latin music chart for the week October 15th and October 21st.

October 18, 2007: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on October 18, 2007 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week October 15th and October 21st. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Me Enamora
  2. - Mi Corazoncito
  3. - Estos Celos
  4. - No Te Veo
  5. - Basto

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October 18, 2007: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 18, 2007 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Iron Man

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Jon Favreau

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges

Country: United States of America

Funny Games

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Michael Haneke

Starring: Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Mühe, Arno Frisch, Frank Giering

Country: United States of America

Superbad

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bill Hader

Country: United States of America

Fracture

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Gregory Hoblit

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling, David Strathairn, Rosamund Pike

Country: United States of America

Cloverfield

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Matt Reeves

Starring: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

Country: United States of America

October 18, 2007: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 18, 2007 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Moonlight

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Barry Jenkins

Marimar

Release year: 2007

Wainy Days

Release year: 2007

Directed by: David Wain

Saving Grace

Release year: 2007

Directed by: Nigel Cole

October 18, 2007: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on October 18, 2007 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Clapton by Eric Clapton

Clapton

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Eric Clapton's autobiography is a poignant, honest account of his life. He shares it with a remarkable intimacy and candor. Eric Clapton is more than a rock musician, he is an icon and a living example of the history of …

Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

Quiet Strength

By:

2008 winner of the Retailer's Choice Award! Tony Dungy's words, example, and winning in Super Bowl XLI were a huge hit, especially with millions of people. This was his first win as a coach for African Americans.

The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen

The Bone Garden

By:

In the new thriller by Tessa, bestselling New York Times author, there are unknown bones, untold secrets and unsolved crime from the distant past that cast shadows over the present.

The Vixen Diaries by Karrine Steffans

The Vixen Diaries

By:

This entertaining expose chronicles the professional and personal adventures of this tabloid-laden socialite. It confirms some rumors while dispelling others. Diaries reveals the secretive Hollywood backrooms.

I Am America (and So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert

I Am America (and So Can You!)

By:

I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOURSELF!) Stephen Colbert's attempt at tying his brain to hardback books. Stephen Colbert explains in plain conversational language (with the occasional grunt or whistle) his view on the most pressing issues of culture: Faith …

October 18, 2007: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 18, 2007 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Crysis

Crysis

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation 3 Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Arthur and the Invisibles

Arthur and the Invisibles

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure, arcade

Publisher: Atari

The Witcher

The Witcher

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X

Genre: Action role-playing, hack and slash

Publisher: WW Atari; POL CD Projekt

Brian Lara International Cricket 2007

Brian Lara International Cricket 2007

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Mobile

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Codemasters

Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit

Crash Dummy vs. The Evil D-Troit

Platform: Wii, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Action

Publisher: Oxygen Games

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Who was the US President on October 18, 2007?

On October 18, 2007 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 18, 2007?

On October 18, 2007 the UK Prime Minister was Gordon Brown (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 18, 2007?

On October 18, 2007 the Pope was Benedict XVI.

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What is special about October 18th?

October 18th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 18th day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 18th, such as:

  • 2018 - War in afghanistan: afghan general and kandahar police chief abdul raziq achakzai are assassinated during a high-level meeting at the governor's compound. the incident took place with u.s. general austin s. miller. according to officials, gen. miller was uninjured while the governor sustained serious injuries. the taliban claim responsibility.
  • 2017 - Syrian civil war: major general issam zahreddine of the syrian republican guard, who is known for leading battles against rebels in aleppo and homs, was killed by a deir ez-zor landmine, according to syrian media.
  • 2016 - Somalia war: somali police claim at least seven people are dead following clashes in which somalia and african union troops drove al-shabab extremists out of afgooye (a town near mogadishu).

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What happened in 2007?

2007 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti (ex-Iraqi intelligence chief, half-brother to Saddam Hussein) and Awad Hamed al-Bandar (ex-chief judge of the Revolutionary Court), were executed by hanging in Iraq.
  • Officially, Bulgaria and Romania join the European Union. The European Union also makes the official languages of Romanian, Bulgarian and Irish, along with 20 other languages.
  • A dense, metallic meteorite measuring about 1 inch in diameter falls through the roof of a house in eastern New Jersey.

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What was the calendar for October 2007?

October 2007 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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