Category Archives: 2000s

‘No Country for Old Men’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 2007)


Video: 'No Country for Old Men' trailer

(Saturday, May 19, 2007)No Country for Old Men, an American neo-western neo-noir thriller film about a poacher who has to elude the Texas Rangers and the mob after stealing drug money, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Continue reading ‘No Country for Old Men’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 10 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 19 2007)

2008 Republican presidential candidates hold first debate 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 2007)

(Thursday, May 3, 2007, 8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. EDT) — Ten Republican presidential candidates held their first debate of the 2008 race tonight at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, criticizing the Bush administration’s management the Iraq War but insisting that U.S. troops should not be withdrawn (click here to watch the full debate).

Madeleine McCann, 3, vanishes during family vacation in Portugal 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 2007)


Video: 'Crimewatch UK - October 2013 Madeleine Mccann Special' (May 3, 2007, at 8:49)

(Thursday, May 3, 2007, 10:00 p.m. WEST) — British girl Madeleine McCann disappeared tonight from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, a resort in the Algarve region of Portugal, while her parents dined at a nearby restaurant during a family vacation, sparking what one newspaper called “the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history.” Continue reading Madeleine McCann, 3, vanishes during family vacation in Portugal 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (May 3 2007)

Gunman kills 32 at Virginia Tech before taking his own life 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 16 2007)


Video: 'Shooting tragedy on the campus of Virginia Tech in 2007'

(Monday, April 16, 2007, 7:15 a.m.-9:51 a.m. EDT) — College senior Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people were killed and another 23 injured today at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Virginia, before taking his own life after nearly three hours of horror and chaos. Continue reading Gunman kills 32 at Virginia Tech before taking his own life 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 16 2007)