September 17th, 2007, fell on a Monday. It was day 260 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
13 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since September 17th, 2007.
On This Date
Events that occurred on September 17th, 2007:
"Don't tase me, bro!": College student Andrew Meyer is tasered at a forum featuring U.S. Senator John Kerry.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 17th, 2007:
United States: Crank That - Soulja Boy
United Kingdom: Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "The Brave One" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is September 17th, 2007 and it's a Monday. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air.
In America, the song Crank That by Soulja Boy is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Brave One is at the top of the Box Office.
Practically every teenager and adult has a MySpace or a Bebo account. 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 global financial system is beginning to crack as the subprime mortgage crisis intensifies. In England, a "bank run" has occurred on the bank Northern Rock. Meanwhile, online bank "NetBank" has filed for bankruptcy protection due to its exposure to home loans.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "ER", "CSI: Miami", "Without a Trace" and "Two and a Half Men". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Just Cause", "Bully", "Call of Duty 3" and "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "SpongeBob SquarePants", "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody", "Go, Diego, Go!" and "iCarly".
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 September 17th, 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.
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.
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.
Leave Britney Alone!
A Youtube video by Chris Crocker goes viral. The video contains a highly-emotional Chris Crocker, who demands that people leave pop singer Britney Spears alone.
Basic facts and information about this date:
13 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since September 17th, 2007.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 2007.
Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on September 17th, 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 1189983600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around September 17th, 2007:
August 23rd, 2007: Actress Lindsay Lohan is sentenced to one day in jail for driving under the influence.
August 31st, 2007: Brian Belo wins the 8th season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).
September 6th, 2007: Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti passes away from pancreatic cancer.
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on September 17th, 2007.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on September 17th, 2007 was probably conceived around the 8th of December, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 17th, 2007 is the 26th of June, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from September 17th, 2007.
Derby defeat Newcastle 1-0.
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.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on September 17th, 2007.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about September 17th, 2007.
4,750 days have passed since this date.
410,400,000 seconds have passed since the September 17th, 2007.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 478,800,000 times.
Since September 17th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 211,766,400,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 68,400,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,294,400 steps. That's about 15,686 miles!
Since this date, 4,924,800 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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