Saturday 25 August 2007
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston.
In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits.
Juno, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Almost Dead by Lisa Jackson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Stories from the Vaults.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Witcher or Warhammer 40,000: Squad Command.
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- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
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- A lawyer for missing coal miners in the Crandall Canyon mine in Utah says that a sixth probe has not found enough space for the men to survive. (AP via AZ Central)
- Ongoing flooding in the midwestern United States affects six states and claim at least 26 lives (MSNBC)
- 2007 Greek fires: More than 53 people, including children, die during the Peloponnese forest fires in Greece and many are missing in burnt villages. Huge fires also occur in the Imitos mountain area, Filothei, Athens and also in the Styra, Euboea and Keratea regions. The Greek government declares a national emergency and seeks assistance from the European Union. (BBC)
- The 11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics get underway in Osaka, Japan. (BBC)
- On the 132-year anniversary of the first crossing, Bulgarian swimmer Petar Stoychev becomes the fastest person ever to swim across the English Channel. (Timed Finals)
- Voters in Nauru go to the polls for the Nauruan parliamentary election, 2007. (ABC News Australia)
- Horse racing meetings throughout Australia are cancelled due to an outbreak of equine influenza in Centennial Park stables next to Sydney's Randwick Racecourse. Peter McGauran, the Federal Minister for Agriculture, issues a 72 hour ban on horse movement throughout Australia. (ABC News)
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