What Happened on October 23, 2007

Historical Events

Album Release

Rounder Records releases "Raising Sand", a collaborative album by American bluegrass singer Alison Krauss and British rock vocalist Robert Plant; tops the chart in Norway, peaks at #2 in US, UK, and Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • (Mustaf) "John" Ilhan, Turkish-Australian entrepreneur (Crazy John's mobile phones), dies of a hereditary heart condition at 42
  • Lim Goh Tong, Malaysian Chinese businessman (Founder of Genting Group), dies at 89
2007 Highlights

About October 23, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  • UK #1 Song: About You Now - Sugababes