What Happened on October 5, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Michael Clayton", starring George Clooney, Tom Wilkinson, and Tilda Swinton, is released

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Reese Witherspoon (30) divorces actor Ryan Phillippe (32) due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (b. 1898)
  • Walter Kempowski, German writer (German Chronicle), dies at 78