Wednesday 24 January 2007
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Irreplaceable by Beyonce.
In UK A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits.
Children of Men, directed by Alfonso Cuarn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while You: On a Diet by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Mystery ER.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beats or Alvin and the Chipmunks.
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- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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- In Giles County, Virginian, USA a meteor sighting if followed by a thundering tremor.
- War in Somalia: The U.S. military conducts another air strike against supposed al-Qaeda operatives in Somalia. (Reuters)
- In a speech at Brandeis University, former United States President Jimmy Carter apologizes for the wording of a sentence in his recently published book, ''Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid''. He referred to the wording as ampquotstupidampquot and subsequent reprintings will change it. Despite the book's controversy, the audience received him with a standing ovation. (JTA)
- Thomas Lepoutre announced his gay pride movement today
- Ecuador's Defense Minister Guadalupe Larriva is killed along with three pilots and her daughter in a crash involving two helicopters. Larriva was the first woman to serve as the country's defense minister. (Reuters)
- India and Russia agree to jointly develop fifth-generation stealth fighter jets. (ISRO)
- Over 100,000 Turkish citizens, including those of Armenian descent fill the streets of Istanbul to mourn and mark the assassination of Hrant Dink, editor of the dissident newspaper ''Agos''. (The Baltimore Sun)
- A Sudanese airliner, Air West Flight 612, carrying 103 people, is hijacked by a lone gunman and diverted to N'Djamena, Chad. The Air West flight lands at the airport in N'Djamena and the hijacker is arrested. (BBC)
- The flight data recorder (alternatively referred to as the 'black box') of Adam Air Flight 574 has been located off the coast of Sulawesi. (BERNAMA.com)
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