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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 2007: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2007?


Events

  • 01 Mar 2007 At least 20 people are killed by tornadoes in the south, with eight of them at Enterprise High School, Alabama.
  • 02 Mar 2007 In an Atlanta chartered bus crash, five Bluffton University baseball players were killed along with the driver and his wife. The bus was on its way to Sarasota from Florida when the accident occurred.
  • 03 Mar 2007 Ungdomshuset is evicted by Danish police, resulting in more rioting at Norrebro, Copenhagen, and about 100 arrests in a second night.
  • 04 Mar 2007 Estonian Parliamentary Election 2007, Approximately 30,000 Voters Take Advantage of Electronic Voting in Estonia. Estonia is the first country to allow remote electronic voting via the Internet.
  • 05 Mar 2007 New York City: The United States and North Korea begin talks to establish diplomatic relations after the North Korean nuclear weapons program is abandoned.
  • 06 Mar 2007 Mega Millions in the USA sets a new record for the largest lottery jackpot at US$370 million.
  • 07 Mar 2007 The British House of Commons votes for the House of Lords to be 100% elected.
  • 08 Mar 2007 Georgia's multinational force in Iraq increases in size from 850 to 2000
  • 09 Mar 2007 Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan, suspends Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammed Chaudhry over allegations of abuse of authority.
  • 10 Mar 2007 Five people were killed in heavy flooding in the area of Labasa, Vanua Levu on Fiji's island.
  • 11 Mar 2007 Russian helicopters attacked the Kodori Valley, Abkhazia. Russia denies this accusation later.
  • 12 Mar 2007 Ron Paul, a Representative from Texas, announces his candidacy to be President of the United States in 2008.
  • 13 Mar 2007 As U.S. President George W. Bush meets Mexican President Felipe Calderon at Merida (Yucatan), demonstrators clash with the police in Mexico City
  • 14 Mar 2007 In an attempt to subdue the resistance of Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee, the Left Front government in West Bengal sends at most 3,000 police to Nandigram; 14 people are killed.
  • 15 Mar 2007 To disperse anti-government protestors in Budapest, the police of Hungary use tear gas and water cannon.
  • 16 Mar 2007 Three suicide attacks with chlorine gas in Anbar province result in the deaths of two police officers from Iraq and many more injuries or illnesses.
  • 17 Mar 2007 To mark the fourth anniversary, thousands of activists marched to The Pentagon in Washington.
  • 18 Mar 2007 21 miners were trapped by a gas explosion at a coal mine located in Shanxi Province in northern China.
  • 19 Mar 2007 After thousands of people have been left without water for years, the Marshall Islands declares an emergency. The Government dispatches boats to remote islands.
  • 20 Mar 2007 After days of heavy rains, at least 27 people were killed in a landslide that occurred in northern Pakistan.
  • 21 Mar 2007 The 2007 budget is delivered by Gordon Brown, the Chancellor of Exchequer in Great Britain. Other taxes will be increased, while the main rates of income and corporation tax will be reduced by 2% starting in April 2008.
  • 22 Mar 2007 A bomb explodes at an arms depot in Maputo (Mozambique), killing at least 93 and injuring hundreds. CNN
  • 23 Mar 2007 Eight human skulls were found in Fort Myers (Florida), and later connected to Daniel Conahan, a suspected serial killer.
  • 24 Mar 2007 Fighting between Senator Jean-Pierre Bemba's military and civilian forces has resulted in the deaths of at least 150 people in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo).
  • 25 Mar 2007 John Holmes, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator warns that Darfur's situation could fall if aid workers are not allowed to do their job.
  • 26 Mar 2007 Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, sacks several ministers. This includes the Minister of National Defence Vivianne Blanlot SOZA and the Minister of Justice Isidro Solis Palma. They were both accused of poor performance. Sergio Espejo Yaksic, Minister for Transport, is fired for failing to address problems in Santiago's Transantiago transport system.
  • 27 Mar 2007 After a petrol spillage in Kaduna State (Nigeria), more than 90 people are burned to death.
  • 28 Mar 2007 A pirogue, open fishing boat that can carry 120 people and capsizes off the coast of Guinea could kill as many as 60 people.
  • 29 Mar 2007 The United Nations Security Council expressed "grave concern" about the capture of 15 Royal Navy sailors by Iran. It calls for the immediate release of these captives.
  • 30 Mar 2007 Anil Kumble, India's legendary leg spinner, has retired from One Day International cricket.
  • 31 Mar 2007 Day 1 of the 177th Annual General Conference
  • 01 Mar 2007 Tornadoes break out across the southern United States, killing at least 20 people, including eight at Enterprise High School.
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Music charts

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

  1. - What Goes Around…Comes Around
  2. - This Is Why I'm Hotyoutube
  3. - Glamorous
  4. - Runaway Love
  5. - Don't Matteryoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Shine
  2. - (I'm Gonna Be) 500 Miles
  3. - Give It To Me
  4. - Ruby
  5. - Girlfriendyoutube

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 2007?

Morning Comes Softly by Debbie Macomber

Morning Comes Softly

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Mary Warner, a shy Louisiana librarian, fears that she will never be loved again. So she responds to a Montana rancher's personals ad. She has never done anything like this before.

For One More Day by Mitch Albom

For One More Day

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A new novel from the author of The Five People You Meet In Heaven and Tuesdays With Morrie, which millions of readers have been eagerly awaiting.

Deep Storm by Lincoln Child

Deep Storm

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This explosive thriller will reveal one of the most terrifying and shocking discoveries humanity has ever made.

Eldest by Christopher Paolini

Eldest

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The Inheritance Cycle, a New York Times bestseller about the dragon rider Eragon, is a must-read for Lord of the Rings fans. It has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide and is a global fantasy sensation. You can find …

The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian

The Double Bind

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Laurel Estabrook's life is forever changed when she is attacked on her bicycle along Vermont's back roads. Laurel, who was once outgoing, now prefers to spend her time photographing and is a complete photographer.