July 4th, 2007, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 185 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
13 years, 5 months and 2 days have passed since July 4th, 2007.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 4th, 2007:
Soccer: Atlético Madrid striker Fernando Torres joins Liverpool.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 4th, 2007:
United States: Umbrella - Rihanna
United Kingdom: Umbrella - Rihanna
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Ratatouille" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 4th, 2007 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. America is celebrating the 4th of July, which means that fireworks are being set off and families are holding barbeques together.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. The song Umbrella by Rihanna is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Ratatouille is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown is the current Prime Minister. Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a 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 frame glasses.
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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Smallville", "Boston Legal", "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "Prison Break".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Scarface: The World Is Yours", "Saints Row", "Bully" and "Resistance: Fall of Man". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "One Tree Hill", "Go, Diego, Go!", "Ben 10" and "Curious George". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3" and "Nintendo Wii".
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on July 4th, 2007.
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.
No Country for Old Men
"No Country for Old Men" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2007.
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.
Who were the best football players in 2007?
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.
Time Person of the Year 2007
Russian leader Vladimir Putin is named as the Time Person of the Year 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.
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.
Amy Winehouse - "Rehab"
"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.
Looming financial crisis.
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.
News emerges that WWE wrestler Chris Benoit has been found dead. The media soon reports that Benoit murdered his wife and son before hanging himself. Over the weeks that follow, drug abuse in the world of wrestling becomes one of the main talking points.
Basic facts and information about this date:
13 years, 5 months and 2 days have passed since July 4th, 2007.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 2007.
Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 4th, 2007, will be 13 years of age.
People born in 2007 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1183503600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 4th, 2007:
June 7th, 2007: The viral video "Keyboard Cat" is uploaded to Youtube.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 4th, 2007?
Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 4th, 2007 was probably conceived around the 24th of September, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 4th, 2007 is the 12th of April, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - Released for the Nintendo Wii.
Resistance: Fall of Man - Sci-fi first-person shooter game that was released on the PS3.
Call of Duty 3 - The third game in the series.
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance - Action RPG game.
Bully - Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.
Just Cause - Open world adventure game.
Saints Row - Open world adventure game. The first game in the series.
Scarface: The World Is Yours - Open world crime game that is based on the movie Scarface.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 4th, 2007.
4,904 days have passed since this date.
423,709,200 seconds have passed since the July 4th, 2007.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 494,327,400 times.
Since July 4th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 218,633,947,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 70,618,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 36,438,991 steps. That's about 16,195 miles!
Since this date, 5,084,510 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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