October 5th, 2007

October 5th, 2007, fell on a Friday. It was day 278 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.

13 years, 6 months and 17 days have passed since October 5th, 2007.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 5th, 2007:

  • United States: Crank That - Soulja Boy
  • United Kingdom: About You Now - Sugababes

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Game Plan" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 5th, 2007 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Crank That by Soulja Boy is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, About You Now by Sugababes is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Game Plan 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 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Scrubs", "Lost" and "How I Met Your Mother". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dead Rising", "Battlefield 2142", "Call of Duty 3" and "Halo 3".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Peppa Pig", "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody", "Everybody Hates Chris" and "Curious George". Popular toys include the likes of "Xbox 360", "PlayStation 3", "Nintendo Wii" and "iPod Touch".


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 October 5th, 2007.

  • MySpace

    Between 2005 and 2008, MySpace was the most popular social network in the world.

  • Bebo

    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.

  • Jessica Alba

    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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 13 years, 6 months and 17 days have passed since October 5th, 2007.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 2007.
  • Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 5th, 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 1191538800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 5th, 2007:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 5th, 2007, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2007 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 5th, 2007 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • The Hills - American reality television series. Spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.
  • How I Met Your Mother - Sictom starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - American comedy sitcom.
  • Grey's Anatomy - Medical drama television series.
  • The Office - The US version of The Office, starring Steve Carell as Michael Scott.
  • House - Medical drama starring Hugh Laurie.
  • Battlestar Galactica - Sci-fi series.
  • Desperate Housewives - TV show about housewives living in suburban America.
  • Boston Legal - TV show about a Boston law firm.
  • CSI: NY - New York City version spin-off of the CSI franchise.

2007 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2007.

  • iCarly
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • Curious George
  • The Hills
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Hannah Montana
  • Ben 10
  • Everybody Hates Chris
  • Go, Diego, Go!
  • The Suite Life of Zack & Cody
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender
  • Zoey 101
  • Unfabulous
  • LazyTown
  • Peppa Pig
  • One Tree Hill
  • That's So Raven
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy

2007 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2007:

  • iPod Touch
  • Nintendo Wii
  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Halo 3 - First-person shooter game that was developed by Bungie. Released for the XBox 360.
  • 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.
  • Battlefield 2142 - First-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE.
  • Bully - Open world adventure game that is set in a boarding school.
  • Dead Rising - Open world, survival horror beat 'em up game.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 5th of October:


Weather

Weather information for October 5th, 2007:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.44 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on October 5th, 2007?

  • George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 5th, 2007?

  • Gordon Brown was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 5th, 2007 was probably conceived around the 26th of December, 2006. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 5th, 2007 is the 14th of July, 2008. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on October 5th, 2007.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to October 5th, 2007. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about October 5th, 2007.

  • 4,948 days have passed since this date.
  • 427,507,200 seconds have passed since the October 5th, 2007.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 498,758,400 times.
  • Since October 5th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 220,593,715,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 71,251,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 36,765,619 steps. That's about 16,340 miles!
  • Since this date, 5,130,086 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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