Sunday 21 October 2007US date format: 10/21/2007, UK date format: 21/10/2007
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 21, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em.
In UK About You Now by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits.
Jab We Met, directed by Imtiaz Ali, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Moonlight.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beowulf: The Game or Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
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- Paul Fox: English musician and singer (The Ruts)...
- Tokelauan ex-pats in Samoa go to the polls for the Tokelauan self-determination referendum. (Radio New Zealand)
- Turkish people vote in favor of a constitutional referendum on electoral reform with a 69% majority. (AP via IHT)
- Voters go to the polls in Slovenia to elect a new President, with Lojze Peterle winning most votes but not a majority. A runoff between him and Danilo Türk will be held on November 11. (AP via Google News)
- Marco Fu wins the 2007 Royal London Watches Grand Prix snooker tournament, defeating Ronnie O'Sullivan 9 frames to 6. (BBC)
- Kyrgyz people go to the polls to vote on a constitutional referendum called by President Kurmanbek Bakiyev. (Reuters)
- Speaking at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, United States Vice President Dick Cheney states: ampquotThe United States joins other nations in sending a clear message - we will not allow Iran to have a nuclear weapon.ampquot (BBC)
- A fire in an illegal shoe factory kills at least 34 people in Putian in Fujian province, China. (BBC)
- The Boston Red Sox defeat the Cleveland Indians 11-2 winning the 2007 American League Championship Series and going on to meet the Colorado Rockies, the 2007 National League champions, in the 2007 World Series. (AP via Fox News)
- 2007 California fires:
- At least nine wildfires burn out of control in Southern California leading to the death of a San Diego man. (Reuters)
- Fire engulf parts of Malibu, California leading to the evacuation of homes including those of James Cameron and Olivia Newton-John. (News Limited)
- The Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger declares a state of emergency in seven counties including Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura County. (News Limited)
- The world's biggest banks endorse a rescue plan, also supported by the United States Treasury, to restore the world's financial system. (BBC)
- Kimi Räikkönen wins the 2007 Formula One World Drivers Championship. (BBC)
- Kurdistan Workers Party militants kill at least 12 Turkish soldiers and wounded 11 others on Sunday in a cross-border attack in mountains near the Iraqi border, security sources said. (Reuters)
- Soyuz TMA-10 lands safely outside Arkalyk, short of the planned landing site in Kazakhstan, due to a computer glitch. (ABC News)
- 2007 Ogaden conflict: A rebel group in eastern Ethiopia, the Ogaden National Liberation Front, says it has carried out an attack on government troops, killing 140 troops. (BBC)
Sport Games on 21 October 2007
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Torino : 2 - 2
- Cagliari - Catania : 1 - 1
- Fiorentina - Siena : 3 - 0
- Juventus - Genoa : 1 - 0
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Anderlecht - Gent : 2 - 1
- Bergen - Standard : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Hannover - Wolfsburg : 2 - 2
- Karlsruhe - Bielefeld : 0 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Erzgebirge Aue - Augsburg : 3 - 0
- Freiburg - St Pauli : 2 - 0
- Munich 1860 - Greuther Furth : 0 - 3
- Paderborn - CZ Jena : 2 - 2
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- J. Holiday - Bed
- Alicia Keys - No One
- Until The End Of Time - Justin Timberlake Duet With Beyonce
- Shawty - Plies Featuring T-Pain
- Let It Go - Keyshia Cole Featuring Missy Elliott & Lil Kim
- Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
- teachme - Musiq Soulchild
- Kanye West Featuring T-Pain - Good Life
- Kiss Kiss - Chris Brown Featuring T-Pain
- Duffle Bag Boy - Playaz Circle Featuring Lil Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
- Juanes - Me Enamora
- Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
- Estos Celos - Vicente Fernandez
- No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
- Basto - Intocable
- La Travesia - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- A Ti Si Puedo Decirte - El Chapo de Sinaloa
- Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
- Solo Dime Que Si - Tito "El Bambino" El Patron
- Ella Me Levanto - Daddy Yankee
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Sugababes - About You Now
- Ida Corr vs Fedde Le Grand - Let Me Think About It
- Mark Ronson featuring Amy Winehouse - Valerie
- No U Hang Up / If That's Ok With You - Shayne Ward
- 50 Cent featuring Justin Timberlake & Timbaland - Ayo Technology
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