May 16th, 2007, was a Wednesday. It was day 136 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
13 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since May 16th, 2007.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
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Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 16th, 2007.
The movie "Spider-Man 3" was at the top of the box office on May 16th, 2007.
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Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.
In countries such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland, a social network called Bebo (Blog Early Blog Often) is beginning to overtake its rival MySpace. Bebo is famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins" and "Bebo Luv" features.
In the late 2000s, it was extremely popular for people to bring digital cameras with them on a night out. The next day, they would then upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo. This was before phones came equipped with high quality cameras.
"No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.
Movies that hit the big screen in 2007 included the likes of 300, Transformers, Superbad, Shrek the Third, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Spider-Man 3, I Am Legend, Ratatouille, The Simpsons Movie, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Zodiac, American Gangster and No Country for Old Men.
In 2007, the best soccer players were Kaká, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Andrea Pirlo, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Cesc Fàbregas, Robinho and Francesco Totti.
American actress Jessica Alba is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2007.
Russian leader Vladimir Putin is named as the Time Person of the Year 2007.
In 2007, the best NBA players were Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Amare Stoudemire, Steve Nash, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Yao Ming, Gilbert Arenas, Tracy McGrady, Kevin Garnett, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and Chauncey Billups.
According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 2007 were Oprah Winfrey, Tiger Woods, Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Elton John, Tom Cruise, Jay-Z and Steven Spielberg.
Popular music artists in 2007 included My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Daughtry, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake, Avril Lavigne, Rihanna, T-Pain, Soulja Boy, Kanye West, Fergie, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Chris Brown and Timbaland.
"Rehab" by Amy Winehouse would go on to win a Grammy for 2007's Record of the Year.
During this period, a Youtube music video called "Chocolate Rain" by Tay Zonday is going viral.
Signs of a looming financial crisis are beginning to appear. On the 2nd of April, 2007, a real estate investment trust called New Century files for bankruptcy. On the 9th of August, 2007, banking group BNP Paribas begins to block withdrawals from some of its hedge funds. Home sales in the USA hit their peak in October of 2007. In Ireland, a 4-year property bubble is beginning to burst. In the United Kingdom, Northern Rock experiences a bank run.
On the 3rd of May, 2007, three-year-old Madeleine McCann disappeared from a holiday resort in Praia da Luz in Portugal. The case receives widespread media attention.
American socialite Paris Hilton became the focus of media attention after a judge sentenced her to 45 days in jail for a probation violation.
The 2007 Eurovision song contest is held in Helsinki, Finland. Serbia win the contest with the song "Molitva" by Marija Serifovic.
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George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on May 16th, 2007.
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 16th, 2007.
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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