July 2, 2007

July 2, 2007, was a Monday. It was 16 years, 11 months, and 14 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 2, 2007:

  • United States: "Umbrella" by Rihanna
  • United Kingdom: "Umbrella" by Rihanna

The Billboard Hot 100 on July 2, 2007

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Umbrella - Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z
  • Party Like A Rockstar - Shop Boyz
  • Big Girls Don't Cry - Fergie
  • Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin') - T-Pain Featuring Yung Joc
  • Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's
Play the top songs from 2007
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2007. Take a trip back to the peak days of Leona Lewis, Rihanna, Fergie and Gwen Stefani.

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Ratatouille" was at the top of the box office on July 2, 2007.


This date was 6,194 days ago. Approximately 206 months have passed. It was the 183rd day of 2007, in week 27. The decade was the 2000s. People born on this day are currently 16 years old and belong to the Gen-Z generation. The Earth has experienced 69 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to July 2, 2007

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

It is Monday, July 2, 2007. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. The weekend has just passed, so some people are feeling a bit down. Others are tired after partying too much.

In America, the July 4th celebrations are fast approaching. The summer of 2007 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. The song "Umbrella" by Rihanna is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom.

George W. Bush Jnr. is the President of the United States, and the movie Ratatouille is at the top of the box office. Gordon Brown is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or Bebo account.

A rock music genre called "Emo" is extremely popular at the moment. The genre, which stands for "emotional hardcore", has created a subculture of "Emos" who dye their hair black and wear thick-framed glasses. Meanwhile, in technology news, more and more people are beginning to use the Internet on their phones. This transition towards mobile Internet has been aided by the recent roll-out of faster 3G networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. It's 2007, so the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Sean Kingston, Soulja Boy and Nelly Furtado.

The meltdown in the subprime mortgage market is continuing to worry experts. Investment bank Bear Stearns has had to bail out two of its hedge funds. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Eddie Jamaal Griffin, Luciano Pavarotti, Colin McRae, and Sean Taylor would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Smallville", "Boston Legal", "Ugly Betty", and "Dexter".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Saints Row", "Bully", "Resistance: Fall of Man", and "Medieval II: Total War". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Kim Possible", "Go, Diego, Go!", "Wonder Pets!", and "Mr. Meaty". Popular toys at the moment include VideoNow (portable player), the Xbox 360, 7-Eleven Slurpee Drink Maker, and Pixel Chix.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on July 2, 2007.

  • The first iPhone.

    The first iPhone

    The first iPhone was released at the end of June 2007. In the days leading up to its official launch, people began queuing outside Apple and AT&T stores.
  • Chris Benoit.

    Chris Benoit

    At the end of June 2007, news broke that WWE wrestler Chris Benoit had been found dead at his home in Fayetteville, Georgia. Soon afterwards, it emerged that Benoit had murdered his wife and son before hanging himself. Over the weeks that followed, steroid abuse in the world of wrestling became a major topic of discussion.
  • Madeleine McCann goes missing.

    Madeleine McCann goes missing

    A 3-year-old girl named Madeleine McCann disappeared from a holiday resort in Praia da Luz, Portugal, on May 3rd, 2007. The case received worldwide media attention in the weeks that followed.
  • Looming financial crisis.

    Looming financial crisis

    Signs of a looming financial crisis began to appear in 2007. On April 2nd, 2007, a real estate investment trust called New Century filed for bankruptcy. A few months later, the banking group BNP Paribas started blocking withdrawals from some of its hedge funds. Home sales in the USA hit their peak in October 2007. In Ireland, a 4-year property bubble was beginning to burst. Meanwhile, in the United Kingdom, the bank Northern Rock experienced a bank run.
  • Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"

    The song "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse went on to win a Grammy for 2007's Record of the Year.
  • 2007 in music.

    2007 in music

    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.
  • The highest paid celebrities in 2007.

    The highest paid celebrities in 2007

    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.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2007?

    Who were the best NBA players in 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.
  • Time Person of the Year 2007.

    Time Person of the Year 2007

    Russian leader Vladimir Putin was named Time Person of the Year 2007.
  • Jessica Alba.

    Jessica Alba

    American actress Jessica Alba was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2007.
  • Best soccer players in the world.

    Best soccer players in the world

    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.
  • 2007 in movies.

    2007 in movies

    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.
  • HD TV becomes the norm.

    HD TV becomes the norm

    HD TV quickly became the norm during this time, as flat-screen televisions were starting to fall in price.
  • No Country for Old Men.

    No Country for Old Men

    "No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.
  • Mobile Internet begins to take off.

    Mobile Internet begins to take off

    Internet access on cellphones became common in the late 2000s. This transition was aided by the rollout of faster 3G Internet networks and the introduction of larger touchscreen phones. Although many phones had Internet features at the start of the decade, they were often awkward and costly to use.
  • The HD DVD war.

    The HD DVD war

    Two HD DVD formats called Blu-ray and HD DVD were competing with each other to become the de facto high-definition standard. During this "war", certain movies and TV shows could only be found on Blu-ray or HD DVD, as film studios quickly aligned themselves with the format that they wanted to win. In rental stores, it was common to see a separate section for both of these formats. Of course, this often led to people buying or renting the wrong one.
  • Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars.

    Bringing digital cameras to nightclubs and bars

    During the 2000s, people often brought digital cameras with them to clubs and bars. The following day, they would upload their photographs to social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo. Although most phones had cameras, their picture quality was bad, especially in darker settings such as nightclubs.
  • Bebo.


    By this stage, a new social network called Bebo had become a huge hit in countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, and New Zealand. Bebo was famous for its quizzes, auto-playing video box, whiteboard, "Bebo Skins," and "Bebo Luv" features.
  • Music stores are going out of business.

    Music stores are going out of business

    Many music stores were closing their doors for the last time. The ease of downloading and streaming music meant that the business model of selling CDs was quickly becoming nonviable.
  • Happy Slapping.

    Happy Slapping

    A controversial fad called "Happy Slapping" originated in the United Kingdom during the mid-2000s. The trend involved slapping someone for the sole purpose of recording the incident with a camera phone.
  • MySpace.


    MySpace was the most popular social network in the world between 2005 and 2008. The site gave users the ability to customize their profiles by editing HTML and embedding songs. It also had chat rooms and other features.
  • Scene kids.

    Scene kids

    "Scene Kids" became a big subculture in the latter half of the decade. Their fashion consisted of skinny jeans, bright colors, and straight hair with long fringes.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to July 2, 2007.

  • June 7, 2007: The viral video "Keyboard Cat" is uploaded to YouTube.
  • June 8, 2007:
    • Ocean's Thirteen (2007) is released.
    • Paris Hilton is returned to jail after a judge overrules an order resentencing her to home confinement.
  • June 10, 2007: The last episode of The Sopranos is aired.
  • June 11, 2007: The viral video "I Like Turtles" is uploaded to YouTube.
  • June 12, 2007: Rihanna releases her single "Shut Up and Drive".
  • June 14, 2007:
    • The San Antonio Spurs win the 2007 NBA Finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-0.
    • Actor Michael Barrymore is arrested on suspicion of the murder of Stuart Lubbock at his house in March, 2001.
  • June 15, 2007: Timbaland releases the song "The Way I Are".
  • June 18, 2007: Nine firefighters die in a fire at the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • June 19, 2007: Wrestling: Chris Benoit wrestles in his final match.
  • June 20, 2007:
    • NBA: Reports emerge that referee Tim Donaghy has been placing bets on games.
    • Financial crisis: Investment bank Bear Stearns bails out two of its hedge funds after they both receive margin calls.
  • June 22, 2007:
    • It is announced that actor Eddie Murphy has been confirmed as the father of Spice Girl Melanie Brown's daughter Angel.
    • The comedy film Evan Almighty is released.
  • June 24, 2007: WWE wrestler Chris Benoit hangs himself after murdering his wife and son.
  • June 25, 2007: Football: Thierry Henry transfers to Barcelona.
  • June 27, 2007:
    • Die Hard 4.0 (2007) is released.
    • Gordon Brown becomes the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
    • It is announced that English singer Preston and Celebrity Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton are separating after less than a year of marriage.
  • June 28, 2007: The Seattle SuperSonics select Kevin Durant in the 2007 NBA draft.
  • June 29, 2007:
    • The animated film "Ratatouille" is released in movie theaters.
    • The iPhone goes on sale for the first time.
  • June 30, 2007: A failed Islamic terrorist ramming attack takes place at Glasgow Airport in Scotland.
  • July 1, 2007: England bans smoking in public indoor places.
  • This date: July 2, 2007
  • July 3, 2007: Transformers (2007) is released.
  • July 4, 2007:
    • Soccer: Atlético Madrid striker Fernando Torres joins Liverpool.
    • Ashley Summers (14) goes missing after leaving a pool party in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • July 7, 2007: Ireland: Oxegen 2007 takes place at Punchestown Racecourse. Muse, Snow Patrol, The Fratellis, Scissor Sisters and The Killers are among the acts that play.
  • July 8, 2007: Soccer: Avram Grant becomes the Director of Football at Chelsea FC.
  • July 9, 2007:
    • Long Island serial killer: Maureen Brainard-Barnes goes missing after meeting a client outside of her motel in Manhattan.
    • NBA referee Tim Donaghy resigns following reports that he that he bet on games that he officiated.
  • July 11, 2007: The movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) is released.
  • July 17, 2007:
    • A video of inmates in the Philippines dancing to Michael Jackson's song "Thriller" goes viral on the Internet.
    • 187 people die after TAM Airlines Flight 3054 overruns the runway and crashes into a warehouse in São Paulo, Brazil.
  • July 19, 2007: The first episode of the period drama "Mad Men" is aired on television.
  • July 20, 2007: Hairspray (2007) is released.
  • July 21, 2007: J. K. Rowling publishes her final novel in the Harry Potter series.
  • July 24, 2007:
    • Actress Lindsay Lohan is arrested for driving under the influence and for possession of cocaine.
    • 50 Cent releases the song "Ayo Technology", featuring Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.
  • July 25, 2007: Pratibha Patil becomes the first female president of India.
  • July 27, 2007: Four crew members die after two news helicopters collide while covering a car chase in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • July 30, 2007:
    • Vsauce creates his YouTube account.
    • The song "With Every Heartbeat" is released by Swedish singer Robyn.
  • July 31, 2007: Financial crisis: Investment bank Bear Stearns liquidates two of its troubled hedge funds.
  • August 1, 2007: 13 people are killed after the I-35W Mississippi River bridge collapses during rush hour.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 2, 2007, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 2, 2007 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Late 2000s fashion

Photographs of late 2000s fashion and hairstyles.

Late 2000s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 2007

Television shows that people were watching in July 2007:

TV shows from July 2007.

Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights
Ugly Betty
Ugly Betty
The Hills
The Hills
Yo Momma
Yo Momma
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Prison Break
Prison Break
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on July 2, 2007

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 2007:

Horrid Henry
Horrid Henry
Mr. Meaty
Mr. Meaty
Curious George
Curious George

The Hills
The Hills
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana
Wonder Pets!
Wonder Pets!
Ben 10
Ben 10
Everybody Hates Chris
Everybody Hates Chris
Johnny Test
Johnny Test
Go, Diego, Go!
Go, Diego, Go!

Popular toys and games in 2007

Toys and games that were popular in 2007:

Iggle Piggle
Iggle Piggle
The Nintendo Wii
The Nintendo Wii
The PlayStation 3
The PlayStation 3
Pixel Chix
Pixel Chix
Bratz Babyz
Bratz Babyz
Amazing Amanda (doll)
Amazing Amanda (doll)
7-Eleven Slurpee Drink Maker
7-Eleven Slurpee Drink Maker
Magic Glow Doodle Bear
Magic Glow Doodle Bear
Doctor Dreadful Freaky Food Lab
Doctor Dreadful Freaky Food Lab
LEGO Star Wars
LEGO Star Wars
The Xbox 360
The Xbox 360
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in July 2007.

Pokémon Diamond Version 2007
Pokémon Diamond Version
God of War II 2007
God of War II
Wii Play 2007
Wii Play
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess 2006
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Wii Sports 2006
Wii Sports
Medieval II: Total War 2006
Medieval II: Total War
Resistance: Fall of Man 2006
Resistance: Fall of Man
Call of Duty 3 2006
Call of Duty 3
Final Fantasy XII 2006
Final Fantasy XII
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2006
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
Battlefield 2142 2006
Battlefield 2142
Bully 2006

Were you born on July 2, 2007?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2007.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out July 2, 2013, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 2.

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

US Supreme Court justice Deceased
Born on July 2, 1908
He was not alive on this date.

Bret Hart

Bret Hart

Born on July 2, 1957
He turned 50 on this day in 2007.

Ashley Tisdale

Ashley Tisdale

Born on July 2, 1985
She turned 22 on this day in 2007.

Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor

Irish boxer
Born on July 2, 1986
She turned 21 on this day in 2007.

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

Born on July 2, 1986
She turned 21 on this day in 2007.

Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie

Born on July 2, 1990
She turned 17 on this day in 2007.


US President

George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on July 2, 2007.


UK Prime Minister

Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 2, 2007 was most likely conceived around October 9, 2006.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 2, 2007 is close to March 24, 2008.

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Stats for July 2, 2007


Here are some interesting statistics about July 2, 2007:

  • 6,194 days have passed since this date.
  • 884 weeks have passed.
  • 535,161,600 seconds have passed since July 2, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 624,355,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 276,143,385,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 89,193,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 46,023,898 steps. That's roughly 20,455 miles.
  • 6,421,939 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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