Thursday 26 July 2007US date format: 7/26/2007, UK date format: 26/7/2007
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 26, 2007). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sasha Schreiber .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Hey There Delilah by Plain White T's.
In UK Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z was in the top 5 hits.
Stardust, directed by Matthew Vaughn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while The Quickie by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wainy Days.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buzz!: The Mega Quiz or Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 July 2007
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Which were the important events of 26 July 2007 ?
- Sasha Schreiber: American noted family member, the first child of British actress Naomi Watts and her partner Liev Schreiber.
- A 50-pound chunk of white ice crashes through the roof of a house, in Dubuque, Iowa, USA. Other large chunks of ice fall from the clear sky, tearing through nearby trees.
- The United States Senate passes a package of measures recommended by the 9/11 Commission. (Fox News)
- The United States Food and Drug Administration suspends a gene therapy study and reviews 28 others after the death of a patient. (AP via CNN)
- Two people are killed and four injured in an explosion at the Mojave Airport in California. (Reuters)
- The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls more than 300 points due to concerns about weaknesses in the United States housing market and weak profit results. (Reuters via CNN)
- NASA confirms that it discovered the apparent sabotage of a non-critical component of the International Space Station due to be carried up by the Space Shuttle Endeavour on August 7. (CNN)
- A car bomb in Baghdad kills at least 25 Iraqis and injures at least 50 more. (ABC News Australia)
- Mohammad Dahlan resigns as National Security Adviser to the President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas due to his role in the recent defeat of Fatah in the Gaza Strip. (New York Times)
- United States District Court judge Nancy Gertner orders the United States Government to pay $101.5 million in compensation to four men for wrongful convictions when the Federal Bureau of Investigation withheld exculpatory evidence. (AP via Fox News)
- Israeli troops and airstrike kill four militants in an incursion into the Gaza Strip including three members of Islamic Jihad and one Hamas member. (BBC)
- Former Bangladesh Telecommunication Minister Aminul Huq is sentenced to 31 years in jail for his role in aiding Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh with terrorist bomb attacks in the country.
- An explosion at an ordnance depot in Aleppo, Syria kills at least 15 people and injures 50 others. (AP via Jerusalem Post)
- Effects of the 2007 European heat wave worsen with new forest fires being reported. (BBC)
- A magnitude 7 earthquake in the Maluku Sea off the coast of Indonesia triggers a tsunami warning for North Maluku in Indonesia which is later cancelled. (BBC)
- Summer 2007 United Kingdom floods: Flood water levels in the River Thames is expected to rise further as England expects more heavy rain. Two people die in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire trying to pump water out of a club. (Daily Telegraph)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 2007 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- When I See U - Fantasia
- teachme - Musiq Soulchild
- Make Me Better - Fabolous Featuring Ne-Yo
- Same Girl - R. Kelly Duet With Usher
- Umbrella - Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z
- Please Don't Go - Tank
- Big Things Poppin' (Do It) - T.I.
- Ne-Yo - Do You
- Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc
- Wipe Me Down - Lil Boosie Featuring Foxx & Webbie
Top #10 Latin songs
- Dimelo - Enrique Iglesias
- Por Amarte Asi - Alacranes Musical
- Cuisillos - Mil Heridas
- Ojala - Marco Antonio Solis
- De Ti Exclusivo - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Aventura - Mi Corazoncito
- Joan Sebastian - Eso y Mas
- Que Me Des Tu Carino - Juan Luis Guerra 440
- No Te Veo - Casa De Leones
- A Ti Si Puedo Decirte - El Chapo de Sinaloa
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Rihanna featuring Jay-Z - Umbrella
- Kate Nash - Foundations
- Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson - The Way I Are
- Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song) - Enrique Iglesias
- Fergie - Big Girls Don't Cry
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
The results exceeded analysts’ expectations as the company reported strong sales of iPods and Macintosh computers, as well as the sale of 270,000 iPhones. [..]
A divided S.E.C. issued two dramatically different proposals on how and whether shareholders can nominate corporate directors. [..]
- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $37.35
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $120.30
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $74.76
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $47.45
- 1 CAD = 1.1422 CHF
- 1 AUD = 1.0481 CHF
- 1 AUD = 0.9172 CAD
- 1 GBP = 2.4659 CHF
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?