December 21st, 2007, fell on a Friday. It was day 355 of 2007. The decade was the 2000s.
12 years, 9 months and 5 days have passed since December 21st, 2007.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 21st, 2007:
The movie P.S. I Love You (2007) is released.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 2007:
United States: No One - Alicia Keys
United Kingdom: What A Wonderful World - Eva Cassidy & Katie Melua
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "I Am Legend" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 21st, 2007 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. Christmas Day of 2007 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers.
In America, the song No One by Alicia Keys is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, What A Wonderful World by Eva Cassidy & Katie Melua is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Jnr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie I Am Legend 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Stargate SG-1", "The Wire", "Lost" and "The Office".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Team Fortress 2", "Half-Life 2: Episode Two", "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" and "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "The Fairly OddParents", "Avatar: The Last Airbender" and "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 December 21st, 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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
12 years, 9 months and 5 days have passed since December 21st, 2007.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 2007.
Leap Year: 2007 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 21st, 2007, will be 12 years of age.
People born in 2007 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1198195200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 2007:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 30.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.94 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: 1.17 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
George W. Bush Jnr. was the President of the United States on December 21st, 2007.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on December 21st, 2007 was probably conceived around the 13th of March, 2007. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 2007 is the 29th of September, 2008. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune - Third person adventure game that was released on the PS3.
Assassin's Creed - The first game in the series.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Popular first-person shooter game. The first game in the series to make the shift to a modern time-frame.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 2007.
4,664 days have passed since this date.
402,966,000 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 2007.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 470,127,000 times.
Since December 21st, 2007, earth has travelled approximately 207,930,456,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 67,161,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 34,655,076 steps. That's about 15,402 miles!
Since this date, 4,835,592 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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