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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 2007.
The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 2007: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2007?


Events

  • 01 Jun 2007 U.S. warships bomb a Somali village where Islamic militants have set up a base.
  • 02 Jun 2007 Four individuals are being charged with plotting to attack JFK International Airport in New York.
  • 03 Jun 2007 After boarding the Danish ship Danica White, off the Somali coast, the USS Carter Hall confronts the pirates.
  • 04 Jun 2007 According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 40% of the world's population will be affected by global warming due to the loss of snow and glaciers in the mountains of Asia.
  • 05 Jun 2007 According to the British Antarctic Survey, the flow rate of 300 glaciers that were previously not measured increased by 12% between 1993-2003. This raises concerns about glacier retreat and rising sea levels due to global warming.
  • 06 Jun 2007 To win the NHL's Stanley Cup, the Anaheim Mighty Ducks defeated the Ottawa Senators in 4 games.
  • 07 Jun 2007 Sri Lankan Civil War: For security reasons, hundreds of Sri Lankan Tamils are forced from Colombo by police.
  • 08 Jun 2007 Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully launches on mission STS-117.
  • 09 Jun 2007 Nearly 400 soldiers were arrested by the Central Intelligence Organization in Harare, Zimbabwe. They are accused of plotting to overthrow President Robert Mugabe. The ringleaders are Colonel Ben Ncube, Major General Engelbert Rugeje and Air Vice Marshal Elson Myo.
  • 10 Jun 2007 The 61st Tony Awards honors Broadway's best shows and takes place at Radio City Music Hall.
  • 11 Jun 2007 The United States Court of Appeals for Fourth Circuit, Richmond, Virginia, a three-judge panel rules that the United States cannot indefinitely hold U.S. citizens as ampquotenemy fighters.
  • 12 Jun 2007 In honour of his career, Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian author, wins the Man Booker International Prize.
  • 13 Jun 2007 Bombing of the Al Askari Mosque takes place for the third time.
  • 14 Jun 2007 A U.S. federal jury has found James Ford Seale, a former Klansman, guilty of kidnapping conspiracy and conspiring in the 1964 deaths in Mississippi of two African-American teens.
  • 15 Jun 2007 Bob Barker, a US TV personality, makes his final appearance on The Price is Right.
  • 16 Jun 2007 The Fono has selected Tupua Tamasese Tupuola Tufuga Efi as the O le Ao o le Malo Samoa.
  • 17 Jun 2007 Several militants and civilians were killed in an attack on Al Qaeda headquarters in Afghanistan.
  • 18 Jun 2007 Nine Charleston firefighters are killed in a roof collapse as they battle a fire at a furniture store.
  • 19 Jun 2007 The preliminary study of the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency has shown that China's greenhouse gases emissions have exceeded those of the United States.
  • 20 Jun 2007 At least ten people are killed in an accidental fire at a Russian nursing home near Omsk.
  • 21 Jun 2007 After a month-long struggle at a Palestinian refugee camp, Lebanon declares victory over Fatah al-Islam (an Al Qaeda-linked group).
  • 22 Jun 2007 According to Christopher Dell, the U.S. Ambassador, inflation in Zimbabwe has risen to 11,000%. He predicts that it will rise to 1.5 million percent by December.
  • 23 Jun 2007 230 people were killed by torrential rains in Pakistan, which includes Karachi.
  • 24 Jun 2007 South Lake Tahoe is hit by a wildfire that eventually destroyed 254 homes.
  • 25 Jun 2007 WWE wrestler Chris Benoit and his wife Nancy Benoit were killed in a suicide that occurred the weekend before.
  • 26 Jun 2007 Two oil refineries in Bolivia are reclaimed by Petrobras, the Brazilian state-owned energy company.
  • 27 Jun 2007 In an episode known as the Complexo do Alemao Massacre, the Brazilian Military Police invades the favelas of Complexo do Alemao.
  • 28 Jun 2007 The US Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would remove the Bald Eagle from the endangered species list.
  • 29 Jun 2007 Apple's new iPhone has been released in the USA.
  • 30 Jun 2007 Attack on the Glasgow International Airport:
  • 08 Jun 2007 Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, is hit by the State's worst storms and flooding in 30 years resulting in the death of nine people and the grounding of a trade ship, the MV .
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 2007?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Makes Me Wonder
  2. - Umbrella
  3. - Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')
  4. - Party Like A Rockstar
  5. - Girlfriendyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Real Girl
  2. - Big Girls Don't Cryyoutube
  3. - Beautiful Liar
  4. - Foundations
  5. - Makes Me Wonder

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 2007?

The Quest by Wilbur Smith

The Quest

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Wilbur Smith's Quest has been plagued by a series famines that have killed its crops and left its people disabled.

The 6th Target by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

The 6th Target

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The Women's Murder Club's four members are left fighting for their lives after a horrific attack. The other members fight to keep the madman in prison so that no one else is hurt.

Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich

Twelve Sharp

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Welcome to Trenton in New Jersey. Stephanie Plum, bounty hunter, is about to collapse in Janet Evanovich’s wildest and hottest novel yet. THEN

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

Einstein: His Life and Universe

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This biography is written by the man who wrote the bestsellers Benjamin Franklin & Steve Jobs. What was his genius? Why was he a genius? Isaacson's biography reveals how his scientific imagination was born from his rebellious personality.

Lawman by Diana Palmer

Lawman

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Garon Grier, a San Antonio FBI agent, purchases a ranch at Jacobsville, Texas. The strong, quiet loner hopes to repair some family fences.