Tuesday 24 April 2007
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
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.
Spider-Man 3, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Secret by Rhonda Byrne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Elevator.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bust-A-Move Bash! or Chibi-Robo!: Park Patrol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 April 2007 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
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- Roy Jenson: American actor (Born 1927).
- Kevin Tillman, brother of former American football player Pat Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan, accuses the U.S. military of manipulating his death during testimony to the U.S. Congress. (BBC)
- At least ten people are killed and 120 injured as a severe storm hits the twin towns of Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Coahuila, on the U.S.-Mexico border. (BBC)
- Jadarite, a mineral of the same composition as Superman's Kryptonite, has been found in a Serbian mine. (BBC)
- The United States Department of Veterans Affairs allows the Wiccan pentagram to be used on the tombstones of deceased soldiers. (New York Times)
- Thousands of people gather in Moscow, Russia to mourn former President Boris Yeltsin. (BBC)
- Prisoners riot at the New Castle Correctional Facility in Indiana, United States. (CNN)
- Ethiopian rebels from the Ogaden National Liberation Front raid a Chinese-run oil field in near the country's border with Somalia, killing 74. (Houston Chronicle)
- The Tamil Tigers launch an air attack on the Sri Lankan military's main base in Jaffna. (BBC)
- British anti-terrorism police arrest five people in London and one in Luton for alleged breaches of the Terrorism Act. (CNN)
- Foreign Minister of Turkey Abdullah Gül is nominated as the AK Party candidate for President of Turkey. (BBC)
- Toyota overtakes General Motors in global vehicle sales from January to March as a result of increased demand for fuel-efficient cars. (Bloomberg)
- The military arm of Hamas fires rockets and mortars into Israel from Gaza. (New York Times)
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