2007 Fun Facts, History and Trivia

20072007 Fun Facts, History and Trivia

Top Ten Baby Names of 2007:
Emily, Isabella, Emma, Ava, Madison, Jacob, Michael, Ethan, Joshua, Daniel

The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Alba, Eva Longoria, Victoria Beckham,Rihanna, Eva Mendes, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, Ali Larter, Fergie, Megan Fox

Leading Men and Hollywood Hunks:
Hugh Laurie, Adam Levine, Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt

“The Quote:”
“I personally believe the U.S. Americans are unable to do so because some people out there in our nation don’t have maps and I believe that our education like such as in South Africa and the Iraq everywhere like such as and I believe they should our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S. or should help South Africa or should help the Iraq and Asian countries so we will be able to build up our future for us.”
– Miss South Carolina, Lauren Caitlin Upton

Time Magazine’s Person of the Year:
Vladimir Putin

Miss America:
Lauren Nelson

Miss USA:
Rachel Smith

The Scandals:
Anna Nicole Smith died from a drug overdose at age 39.

Red Hot Chili Peppers sued Showtime after the Cable TV network named a program ‘Californication’ – a title matching the band’s 1999 album. “For some TV show to come along and steal our identity is not right,” frontman Anthony Kiedis said in a statement. The case was dismissed because the Chili Peppers never trademarked the name.

Rapper Akon had a rather sexy dance with this fourteen-year old young lady at a “over 18 only” concert in Trinidad. When confronted with the press, along with her preacher father, Danah Alleyne admitted that it wasn’t her best idea.

Akon

Paris Hilton spent 23 days in jail for her DUI.

Britney Spears shaved off her hair

Lindsey Lohan, as of 2007, went to rehab 3 times.

Nerd News:
Nerd Legend Freddy Anderssom completed Super Mario Bros 3 in only 11minutes and 3 seconds.

Cost of a Superbowl ad in 2007: $2,600,000
The Habit: Finishing up the Harry Potter series
1st appearances & 2007’s Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:

Nintendo DS , Sony PS3

Rickrolling was invented. This is when you click on something online, and instead get the video for Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up. Nirvana fans may find this particular rickroll amusing:

Best Film Oscar Winner:
The Departed (Presented in 2007)

The Big Movies: (according to boxofficemojo)
1. Spider-Man 3
2. Shrek the Third
3. Transformers
4. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix
6. I Am Legend
7. The Bourne Ultimatum
8. National Treasure: Book of Secrets
9. Alvin and the Chipmunks
10. 300

2007 Most Popular TV shows:
1. American Idol (Fox)
2. Dancing With the Stars (Fall, ABC)
3. Desperate Housewives (ABC)
4. House (Fox)
5. CSI (CBS)
6. Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
7. Sunday Night Football (NBC)
8. Survivor: China (CBS)
9. The Moment of Truth (Fox)
10. NCIS (CBS)

Sports:
World Series Champions: Boston Red Sox
Superbowl Champions: Indianapolis Colts
NBA Champions: San Antonio Spurs
Stanley Cup Champs: Anaheim Mighty Ducks
U.S. Open Golf Angel Cabrera
U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies) Roger Federer/Justine Henin
Wimbledon (Men/Women): Roger Federer/ Venus Williams
NCAA Football Champions: LSU
NCAA Basketball Champions: Florida
Kentucky Derby: Street Sense

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