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

But much more happened on November 2007: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 2007?


Events

  • 01 Nov 2007 The Swedish Mint (Swedish, Myntverket), in Eskilstuna in Sweden, loses to Rahapaja Oy from Finland in the competition to produce Swedish National Coins. This ends a 1000-year-long tradition in Sweden of minting Swedish coins.
  • 02 Nov 2007 The United Nations will send home108 of the 950 Sri Lankan peacekeepers stationed in Haiti. They are being accused of sexual abuse with girls under 18 years of age.
  • 03 Nov 2007 The Urban Challenge, sponsored by the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, is held in California. It aims to create a robot car that can navigate urban streets and normal traffic. Carnegie Mellon University engineers won the first prize for a pilotless Chevrolet Tahoe.
  • 04 Nov 2007 Six people are killed when a Learjet 35 crashes into residential areas in Sao Paulo.
  • 05 Nov 2007 Chang'e 1, China's first moon satellite, is now orbiting around the Moon.
  • 06 Nov 2007 Officials say at least 35 people were killed and many more injured in the suicide bombing in northern Afghanistan.
  • 07 Nov 2007 Nine people were killed in a shooting at Jokela School in Tuusula Finland.
  • 08 Nov 2007 The EU interior ministers decided that nine central and eastern European member states are well-prepared to join the Schengen border-free area on December 21.
  • 09 Nov 2007 The controversial German Bundestag data retention bill, which mandates storage of citizens' telecommunications traffic information for six months without probable cause, is passed.
  • 10 Nov 2007 ?Por que no te callas? Incident between King Juan Carlos of Spain, and Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's president.
  • 11 Nov 2007 Prince William, an officer of the Blues and Royals laid a wreath by the Cenotaph for the first time as his grandmother, The Queen, and his father, The Prince of Wales looked on.
  • 12 Nov 2007 Didymus Mutasa (Minister of Lands and Security in Zimbabwe) admits before a Paris court that the Mugabe government stole land belonging to ten Dutch citizens. The citizens can seize property of equal value owned by the Zimbabwean government if the government doesn't compensate them.
  • 13 Nov 2007 High Speed 1 is now open to passengers from London to the Channel Tunnel.
  • 14 Nov 2007 Con Edison shuts down the last direct-current electric distribution system in America in New York City.
  • 15 Nov 2007 Cyclone Sidr struck Bangladesh, killing approximately 5000 people. It also destroyed Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world.
  • 16 Nov 2007 During tests, an Airbus A340-600 that was scheduled to be delivered to Etihad Airways' Abu Dhabi base, crashed into a barrier at Toulouse Blagnac International Airport. Five people are hurt.
  • 17 Nov 2007 Two NATO Canadian soldiers and an interpreter die in Afghanistan's War on Terrorism. Three more soldiers are also wounded.
  • 18 Nov 2007 Silvio Berlusconi is the former Prime Minister of Italy and announces that he will disband Forza Italia and create a new party called Freedom People's Party.
  • 19 Nov 2007 Protests against the government in Burma 2007:
  • 20 Nov 2007 2007 Pakistani state emergency
  • 21 Nov 2007 2007 Pakistani state emergency
  • 22 Nov 2007 Jordanian King Abdullah nominates technocrat Nader Al-Dahabi to be the new Prime Minister.
  • 23 Nov 2007 After hitting an iceberg close to the South Shetland Islands, MS Explorer, a cruise ship carrying 154 passengers, crashes in the Antarctic Ocean south-of Argentina. There were no deaths.
  • 24 Nov 2007 At least 20 militants were arrested by the United States and Iraqi forces in Kirkuk, Iraq.
  • 25 Nov 2007 Eight football fans are killed when the Fonte Nova stadium collapses in Salvador de Bahia (Brazil).
  • 26 Nov 2007 After an explosion at a Ponce Enriquez gold mine, in southern Ecuador, 60 miners were trapped underground.
  • 27 Nov 2007 Annapolis Conference is a peace conference that aims to end the Arab-Israeli war. It takes place in Annapolis (Maryland), in the United States.
  • 28 Nov 2007 Two workers are killed in an explosion and fire southwest of Clearbrook, Minnesota. The incident forced the closing of a pipeline carrying nearly a fifth U.S. crude-oil imports from Canada.
  • 29 Nov 2007 The northern coast of Martinique is hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake. It affected the Eastern Caribbean from Puerto Rico to Trinidad.
  • 30 Nov 2007 Rambhadracharya was a Hindu religious leader who released the Braille version first of Bhagavadgita with the original Sanskrit text, and a Hindi commentary at New Delhi.
  • 05 Nov 2007 China's first lunar satellite, Chang'e 1, goes into orbit around the Moon.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Crank That (Soulja Boy)youtube
  2. - Kiss Kiss
  3. - No Oneyoutube
  4. - Apologize
  5. - Low

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Bleeding Loveyoutube
  2. - Rule The World
  3. - Heartbroken
  4. - Apologize
  5. - Valerie

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 2007?

American Creation by Joseph J. Ellis

American Creation

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National BestsellerJose J. Ellis, a renowned historian, brings his extraordinary talents to this gripping account of the early years and future of the Republic.

Fair Game by Valerie Plame Wilson

Fair Game

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The New York Times published Joseph Wilson, former ambassador to the United States,'s historic Op-Ed "What I Didn’t Find in Africa" on July 6, 2003, just four months after they invaded Iraq.

Confessor by Terry Goodkind

Confessor

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As Richard is convicted of his sins, he descends into darkness and is about to be overthrown by evil.

Amazing Grace by Danielle Steel

Amazing Grace

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A warm May evening in San Francisco sees the Ritz-Carlton ballroom glisten as a celebrity-studded crowd gathers to dance for charity.

Protect And Defend by Vince Flynn

Protect And Defend

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Vince Flynn's #1 New York Times Bestseller sends counterterrorist agent Mitch Rapp to a collision course against America's most fearful enemy.