October 20th, 2007, fell on a Saturday. It was day 293 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
13 years, 1 months and 7 days have passed since October 20th, 2007.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 20th, 2007:
South Africa win the 2007 Rugby World Cup after beating England 15-6.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 20th, 2007:
United States: Crank That - Soulja Boy
United Kingdom: About You Now - Sugababes
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "30 Days of Night" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is October 20th, 2007 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people are enjoying their 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. Halloween of 2007 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations.
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 30 Days of Night 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "ER", "Lost", "CSI: NY" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resistance: Fall of Man", "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess", "Portal" and "Half-Life 2: Episode Two".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "That's So Raven", "Peppa Pig", "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" and "Hannah Montana". 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 20th, 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.
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:
This date fell on a weekend.
13 years, 1 months and 7 days have passed since October 20th, 2007.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 2007.
Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 20th, 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 1192834800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 20th, 2007:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 60.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 11.94cm.
London, England: Temperature: 8.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on October 20th, 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 20th, 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 October 20th, 2007 was probably conceived around the 10th of January, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 20th, 2007 is the 29th of July, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
Premier League results from October 20th, 2007.
Arsenal defeat Bolton 2-0.
Aston Villa lose 4-1 at home to Man United.
Blackburn defeat Reading 4-2.
Everton lose 2-1 at home to Liverpool (Derby Game).
Fulham and Derby draw 0-0.
Man City defeat Birmingham 1-0.
Middlesbrough lose 2-0 at home to Chelsea.
Wigan lose 2-0 at home to Portsmouth.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Half-Life 2: Episode Two - Iconic first-person shooter game that was developed by Valve Corporation.
Team Fortress 2 - Team-based game that was developed by Valve Corporation.
Portal - Puzzle game developed by Valve.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 20th, 2007.
4,787 days have passed since this date.
413,600,400 seconds have passed since the October 20th, 2007.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 482,533,800 times.
Since October 20th, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 213,417,806,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 68,933,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 35,569,634 steps. That's about 15,809 miles!
Since this date, 4,963,205 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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