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2017

Rings directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2017.

2016

The Revenant directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2016.

2015

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2015.

2014

13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff with the Annex Security Team was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2014.

2013

12th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2013.

2012

Bachelorette directed by Leslye Headland was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2012.

2011

I Saw the Devil directed by Jee-woon Kim was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2011.

2010

Frozen directed by Adam Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2010.

2009

Taken directed by Pierre Morel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. 7th Heaven by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2008.

2007

74 Seaside Avenue by Debbie Macomber was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2007.

2006

Alpha Dog directed by Nick Cassavetes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2006.

2005

1776 by David McCullough was one of the best seller of 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2005.

2004

The Butterfly Effect directed by Eric Bress was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Cy Busson. In that special week people in US were listening to All I Have by Jennifer Lopez. The Recruit, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. 2nd Chance by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Ameerah Falzon-Ojo. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. A Walk to Remember, directed by Adam Shankman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. 1st to Die by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Jordyn Yarker. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. In the Mood for Love, directed by Kar Wai Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. On TV people were watching Rendevouz with Simi Garewal.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Will Conabere. In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. The Beach, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Emery Eyssen. In UK Maria by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. She's All That, directed by Robert Iscove, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. A Clash Of Kings by George R. R. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1999.

1998

Spice World directed by Bob Spiers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Ayami Nakajō. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1997.

1996

From Dusk Till Dawn directed by Robert Rodriguez was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1996.

1995

In the Mouth of Madness directed by John Carpenter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1995.

1994

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective directed by Tom Shadyac was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Tim McGrath. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, directed by Duwayne Dunham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hannah Stocking. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Zach King. In that special week people in US were listening to Gonna Make You Sweat by C & C Music Factory. The Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1991.

1990

Cinema Paradiso directed by Giuseppe Tornatore was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1990.

1989

Sex, Lies, and Videotape directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eoin McDowell. In that special week people in US were listening to Could've Been by Tiffany. On TV people were watching World Ninja War Jiraiya.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1988.

1987

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1987.

1986

A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1986.

1985

A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1985.

1984

...And the Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jarrad Waite. In that special week people in US were listening to Africa by Toto. The Entity, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1983.

1982

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Ben Hendrickson. In that special week people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. On TV people were watching Mystery!: Malice Aforethought.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kelly Marie. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Caligula, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Schroeder. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. The Great Train Robbery, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Omer Onan. In that special week people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching The Les Dawson Show.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Mitra Hajjar. In that special week people in US were listening to Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cam'ron . In that special week people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon. 1876 by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1976.

1975

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brandon Convery in Kingston. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. On TV people were watching Carrie's War.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1974.

1973

Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Giovanni Silva De Oliveira. In that special week people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean. Fritz the Cat, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Sterling Palmer. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Nicole Wood. In that special week people in US were listening to Venus by The Shocking Blue. Patton, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Joe Sacco. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Long Row Of Candles by C.L. Sulzberger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1969.

1968

A Mass For The Dead by William Gibson was one of the best seller of 1968.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1968.

1967

The Night of the Generals directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Marissa Laakso in Boston. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching Historias para no dormir.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jerome Brown. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Brothers. How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Noodles. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. The Silence, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tracie Ruiz-Conforto. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Paula by Paul and Paula. The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1963.

1962

A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1962.

1961

The Misfits directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pamelyn Ferdin. In that special week people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Zenani Mandela. In that special week people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. A Fever In The Blood by William Pearson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1959.

1958

A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1958.

1957

The Wings of Eagles directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1957.

1956

The Court Jester directed by Melvin Frank was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1956.

1955

They Who Dare directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1955.

1954

A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Svetlana Ulmasova in the USSR. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. Niagara, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jerry Shirley rock drummer (Humble Pie - "Hot N Nasty". Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Creed For Free Enterprise by Clarence B. Randall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1952.

1951

Operation Pacific directed by George Waggner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1951.

1950

The Third Man directed by Carol Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1950.

1949

A Canterbury Tale directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1949.

1948

Call Northside 777 directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1948.

1947

Lady in the Lake directed by Robert Montgomery was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1947.

1946

Terror by Night directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Brenner in Philadelphia. The Three Caballeros, directed by Norman Ferguson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1945.

1944

Jane Eyre directed by Robert Stevenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1944.

1943

Air Force directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1943.

1942

Kings Row directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1942.

1941

Mr. & Mrs. Smith directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1941.

1940

The Fighting 69th directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1940.

1939

Gunga Din directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1939.

1938

The Dybbuk directed by Michal Waszynski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1938.

1937

The Good Earth directed by Sidney Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1937.

1936

Rose-Marie directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1936.

1935

Mystery of Edwin Drood directed by Stuart Walker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1935.

1934

The Lucky Texan directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1934.

1933

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Igor Kvasha. She Done Him Wrong, directed by Lowell Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933. Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1933.

1932

Shanghai Express directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1932.

1931

Fighting Caravans directed by Otto Brower was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1931.

1930

Anna Christie directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1930.

1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary Joan Nielubowicz. The Broadway Melody, directed by Harry Beaumont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1929.

1928

The Last Command directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1928.

1927

The Red Mill directed by William Goodrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1927.

1926

Beau Sabreur by P.C. Wren was one of the best seller of 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1926.

1925

The Lost World directed by Harry O. Hoyt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1925.

1924

The Marriage Circle directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1924.

1923

Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best seller of 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1923.

1922

Satanas directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1922.

1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lotfi Asker Zadeh. Vier um die Frau, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1921.

1920

Pollyanna directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1920.

1919

A Romance of Happy Valley directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1919.

1918

Tarzan of the Apes directed by Scott Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1918.

1917

Blind Justice directed by Benjamin Christensen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1917.

1916

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1916.

1915

Alice in Wonderland directed by W.W. Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1915.

1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1911.

1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1910.

1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1909.

1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1908.

1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1906.

1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1904.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1901.