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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2007?


Events

  • 01 Sep 2007 Dave Zabriski, an American professional cyclist, defended his National Time Trial Championship by winning by 2 seconds in Greenville, SC.
  • 02 Sep 2007 The spokewoman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry announces that China will report military expenditures to the United Nations Register of Conventional Arms. (Xinhua)
  • 03 Sep 2007 Steve Fossett takes off from a private airstip in western Nevada, then he and the plane vanish.
  • 04 Sep 2007 In a ceremony at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, priests chanted prayers in honor of the Russian Defense Ministry's 12th Main Directorate, which is responsible for the storage and maintenance of Russia's nuclear arsenal. (''The Moscow Times'')
  • 05 Sep 2007 Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.
  • 06 Sep 2007 ''Operation Orchard'': Israeli airplanes strike a suspected nuclear site in Syria.
  • 07 Sep 2007 2007 Lebanon conflict: The Lebanese Army declares victory after ending a three-month conflict with Fatah al-Islam militants in Nahr el-Bared. (Jane's News)
  • 08 Sep 2007 Ang Lee's spy thriller ''Lust, Caution'' wins the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. (Reuters)
  • 09 Sep 2007 Former leader of Panama Manuel Noriega finishes 15 years in Miami, Florida Prison for drug trafficking.
  • 10 Sep 2007 Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.
  • 11 Sep 2007 Bruce Golding is sworn in as Prime Minister of Jamaica following the victory of his Jamaica Labour Party in the parliamentary elections. (Jamaica Gleaner News)
  • 12 Sep 2007 US dollar falls to new low versus euro: $1.39.
  • 13 Sep 2007 The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is adopted by the United Nations General Assembly.
  • 14 Sep 2007 The SELENE spacecraft launches. JAXA has called the mission, quotthe largest lunar mission since the Apollo program.quot
  • 15 Sep 2007 Wildfires force the evacuation of thousands of residents of San Bernardino and San Diego Counties in the U.S. state of California. (AP via Fox News)
  • 16 Sep 2007 One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.
  • 17 Sep 2007 AOL, once the largest ISP in the U.S., officially announces plans to refocus the company as an advertising business and to relocate its corporate headquarters from Dulles, Virginia to New York, New York.
  • 18 Sep 2007 The Federal Reserve cuts interest rates in the U.S. by half a point (0.5 percent) for the first time since 2006 to ease the ongoing panic in the financial markets due to the subprime mortgage crisis.
  • 19 Sep 2007 Abbas El Fassi, leader of the Istiqlal Party, is appointed Prime Minister of Morocco by King Mohammed VI following the resignation of Driss Jettou and his cabinet.
  • 20 Sep 2007 The Native American $1 Coin Act is signed into law.
  • 21 Sep 2007 The Canadian dollar reaches parity with the American dollar for the first time since 1976.
  • 22 Sep 2007 Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan condemns US support of the PKK terrorist group, which is behind attacks on Turkish forces.(PressTV) (TurkishWeekly)
  • 23 Sep 2007 The United Automobile Workers sets a deadline of 11am Monday for General Motors to avoid a strike. (New York Times)
  • 24 Sep 2007 The One Laptop Per Child organization launches the Give 1 Get 1 marketing plan. For US$399, a buyer will purchase two XO computers, receiving one in early 2008, with the other being sent to a child in Cambodia, Rwanda, Afghanistan, or Haiti.
  • 25 Sep 2007 Microsoft releases the Halo 3 video game for the Xbox 360 in the USA.
  • 26 Sep 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)
  • 27 Sep 2007 The Corruption Perceptions Index, a survey by Transparency International, is conducted into the most and least corrupt countries in the world, ranking 180 countries. (Wikinews) (Globe and Mail)
  • 28 Sep 2007 Supporters of the opposition gather in Georgia's capital, Tbilisi, to protest against the government in the largest such rally in the country since 2003. (BBC)
  • 29 Sep 2007 Calder Hall, the world's first commercial nuclear power station, is demolished in a controlled explosion.
  • 30 Sep 2007 General Sonthi Boonyaratglin, who helped depose Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in the 2006 Thai coup d'état, resigned as head of the Council for National Security. (BBC)

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Movies

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Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Sunrise

Sunrise

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing

Country: United States of America

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Country: United States of America

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America

Books

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The War by Geoffrey C. Ward

The War

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The vivid voices that speak from these pages are not those of historians or scholars. They are the voices of ordinary men and women who experienced—and helped to win—the most devastating

Force Of Nature by Suzanne Brockmann

Force Of Nature

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Hard-driving suspense and intense passion are the hallmarks of bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann’s pulse-pounding thrillers. In her tales of daring, danger, courage, and desire, men and women of action fight fiercely,

Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

Quiet Strength

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2008 Retailer's Choice Award winner!Tony Dungy's words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly following his victory in Super Bowl XLI, the first for an African American coach.

Shattered Dreams by Irene Spencer

Shattered Dreams

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SHATTERED DREAMS . . . Thank you for making my first book, Shattered Dreams, a New York Times best-seller. In it, I told the story of my plural marriage to Fundamentalist

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

The Secret

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The tenth-anniversary edition of the book that changed lives in profound ways, now with a new foreword and afterword.In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a …