Friday April 20, 2007

US date format: 4/20/2007, UK date format: 20/4/2007

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 20, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zarkandar . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Give It To Me by Timbaland. In UK Girlfriend by Avril Lavigne was in the top 5 hits. Ten Inch Hero, directed by David Mackay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while White Night by Jim Butcher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rad Girls. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: The Mega Quiz or Culpa Innata.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Ten Inch Hero

Directed by: David Mackay

Starring: Elisabeth Harnois, Clea DuVall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jensen Ackles

28 Weeks Later

Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rose Byrne, Robert Carlyle, Harold Perrineau

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Thomas Kretschmann

Wind Chill

Directed by: Gregory Jacobs

Starring: Emily Blunt, Ashton Holmes, Martin Donovan, Ned Bellamy

Kickin' It Old Skool

Directed by: Harvey Glazer

Starring: Jamie Kennedy, Maria Menounos, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Michael Rosenbaum


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 20, 2007?


  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
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  • Johnson Space Center Shooting: A man with a handgun barricades himself in NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 20, 2007?

    Top #10 songs in the USA

  1. Timbaland - Give It To Me
  2. Akon - Don't Matter
  3. Gwen Stefani - The Sweet Escape
  4. Fergie - Glamorous
  5. Mims - This Is Why I'm Hot
  6. Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
  7. Linkin Park - What I've Done
  8. Cupid's Chokehold/Breakfast In America - Gym Class Heroes
  9. Beyonce - Beautiful Liar
  10. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain

    Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
  2. (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles - The Proclaimers featuring Brian Potter & Andy Pipkin
  3. Beyonce & Shakira - Beautiful Liar
  4. Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado - Give It To Me
  5. Gwen Stefani featuring Akon - The Sweet Escape

    Top #10 R&B songs

  1. Robin Thicke - Lost Without U
  2. Musiq Soulchild - Buddy
  3. I'm A Flirt - R. Kelly Or Bow Wow (Featuring T.I. & T-Pain)
  4. Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc
  5. Akon - Don't Matter
  6. Mims - This Is Why I'm Hot
  7. Ciara - Like A Boy
  8. Rock Yo Hips - Crime Mob Featuring Lil Scrappy
  9. Ne-Yo - Because Of You
  10. Last Night - Diddy Featuring Keyshia Cole
Sport Games on April 20, 2007

Sport Games on April 20, 2007

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Rad Girls


Directed by: EDDIE LENGYEL

Blood Ties

Directed by: Guillaume Canet

Dame Chocolate

Saul of the Mole Men

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 2007?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

White Night

By: Jim Butcher

The inspiration for the Sci Fi channel television series In Chicago, someone has been killing practitioners of magic, those incapable of becoming full-fledged wizards.

I Feel Bad About My Neck

By: Nora Ephron

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious

Nineteen Minutes

By: Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult, bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and The Tenth Circle, pens her most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a small-town tragedy.Sterling

Step On A Crack

By: James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

During a state funeral for a beloved former First Lady in New York City's largest cathedral, the unthinkable occurs. Armed men disguised as monks seize the church and seal themselves inside,

I Heard That Song Before

By: Mary Higgins Clark

In a riveting psychological thriller, Mary Higgins Clark takes the reader deep into the mysteries of the human mind, where memories may be the most dangerous things of all.At


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Buzz!: The Mega Quiz

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Party

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Culpa Innata

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Strategy First

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, OS X, iOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: 2K Games; Feral Interactive (OS X)


Platform: Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo DS

Genre: Business simulation, action

Publisher: PlayFirst

Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Mac OS X, mobile

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    News articles

  • Agencies Hear a Call for More Creativity, but Also More Accountability Creativity as the pathway to consumer persuasion — and profitability was a major theme at a recent advertising conference. [..]
  • Hedge Funds’ Activism Creates New Wealth for Law Firms The re-emergence of proxy fights is a reason that mergers-and-acquisitions lawyers are redefining the hedge fund practice. [..]
  • See all financial news of April 20, 2007

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $82.63
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $117.39
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $68.49
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $41.45
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $27.05

    Exchange Rates

  • 1 CAD = 1.0751 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 1.0115 CHF
  • 1 AUD = 0.9405 CAD
  • 1 GBP = 2.419 CHF
  • 1 GBP = 2.2497 CAD

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