Wednesday 26 September 2007
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Stronger by Kanye West.
In UK Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston was in the top 5 hits.
There Will Be Blood, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cinemassacre's Monster Madness.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Family or Coded Arms: Contagion.
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- Bill Wirtz: American ice hockey executive (d. 2007).
- More than half a million Chinese-manufactured toys are recalled in the United States due to excess levels of lead paint including 269,000 of RC2 Corp's ampquotThomas Friendsampquot toy trains. (Reuters)
- The bishops of the United States Episcopal Church agree to ampquotexercise restraintampquot by not consecrating more gay bishops or authorizing rites for the blessing of same-sex unions in order to prevent a schism in the Anglican Church worldwide. (Christian Science Monitor)
- United States District Court judge Ann Aiken rules that two sections of the USA PATRIOT Act are unconstitutional because they allow search warrants to be issued without a showing of probable cause. (AP via CNN)
- The House of Assembly of Zimbabwe passes legislation transferring control of all foreign-owned businesses to Zimbabweans. (ABC News Australia)
- A lack of chlorine for water sanitation in Iraq has led to an outbreak of cholera which has now reached Baghdad. (BBC)
- Superior Courts of California judge Larry Fidler declares the trial of record producer Phil Spector as a mistrial due to the inability of the jury to reach a verdict. (CNN)
- The United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates asks for $190 billion to cover the cost of the war in Iraq and war in Afghanistan during 2008. (AP via Topix)
- A photo possibly showing missing Madeleine McCann in Morocco is being examined by British experts. (Sky News)
- The new Prime Minister of Japan Yasuo Fukuda is sworn into office with his Cabinet. (AFP)
- The United Auto Workers announces a tentative agreement with General Motors ending a two-day strike. (AP via Fox News)
- 2007 Burmese anti-government protests:
- Up to five Buddhist monks are killed (Sky News)
- Win Nang, a pro-democracy activist, is arrested. (AFP via News Limited)
- The India national cricket team starts a victory parade in Mumbai after winning the inaugural 2007 ICC World Twenty20. (BBC)
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