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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. The Miracle Season, directed by Sean McNamara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. Covert Game by Christine Feehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2018.

2016

Before I Wake directed by Mike Flanagan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2016.

2015

Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story directed by James Moran was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2015.

2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 directed by Marc Webb was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2014.

2012

The Butterfly Room directed by Jonathan Zarantonello was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2012.

2011

Soul Surfer directed by Sean McNamara was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2011.

2010

Wild Target directed by Jonathan Lynn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sofia Cabello. In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Keith, directed by Todd Kessler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2008.

2007

Disturbia directed by D.J. Caruso was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2007.

2006

The Benchwarmers directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2006.

2004

The Whole Ten Yards directed by Howard Deutch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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2003

Malibu's Most Wanted directed by John Whitesell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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2002

Bend It Like Beckham directed by Gurinder Chadha was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Jackson Beamer. In UK What Took You So Long? by Emma Bunton was in the top 5 hits. Bridget Jones's Diary, directed by Sharon Maguire, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. A Day Late and A Dollar Short by Terry McMillan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Fill Me In by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. Return to Me, directed by Bonnie Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Shrub by Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Sophie Reynolds. In that special week people in US were listening to Believe by Cher. Silsila Hai Pyar Ka, directed by Shrabani Deodhar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include NikasInnerBeauty . In that special week people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith. Species II, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Pandora by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Asa Butterfield. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. Twin Town, directed by Kevin Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Gift Of Peace by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Sam Boggs. In that special week people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. Faithful, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1996.

1995

Daisy-Head Mayzie by Dr. Seuss was one of the best seller of 1995.

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1994

Famous people born on this day include Ella Eyre. In UK The Most Beautiful Girl In The World by Prince was in the top 5 hits. Leprechaun 2, directed by Rodman Flender, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Mcnally'S Caper by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Elizaveta Golovanova. In that special week people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. Reckless Kelly, directed by Yahoo Serious, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Einstein'S Dreams by Alan Lightman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sammi Kraft. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. Saatwan Aasman, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Treasures by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1992.

1991

Riders On The Storm by John Densmore was one of the best seller of 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Amy Castle. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Velvet by Alannah Myles. Cry-Baby, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Daddy by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jérémie Azou. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. The Dream Team, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Black Sand by William J. Caunitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jesse Plemons. In that special week people in US were listening to Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson. Consuming Passions, directed by Giles Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Emperor Of The Air by Ethan Canin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Briga Heelan. In that special week people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau. Campus Man, directed by Ron Casden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Ibrahim Afellay. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Critters, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Lambiel. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Girls Just Want to Have Fun, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Seven Mountains Of Thomas Merton by Michael Mott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Lapierre. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Moscow on the Hudson, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Félix Borja. In that special week people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. Losin' It, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include David Ferrer. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Starstruck, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Green Desire by Anton Myrer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Bethany Joy Galeotti Lenz. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Private Benjamin, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Sky'S The Limit by Wayne Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Adam Fleming. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. The Private Eyes, directed by Lang Elliott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Salim Kechiouche. In that special week people in US were listening to Tragedy by Bee Gees. A Perfect Couple, directed by Robert Altman, 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: 02 April 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jaime Ray Newman. In that special week people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. Pretty Baby, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Black Marble by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Michael Fassbender. In that special week people in US were listening to Rich Girl by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Audrey Rose, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Christophe Sarnin. In that special week people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons. All the President's Men, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Adam Rodriguez. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) by LaBelle. Chupke Chupke, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Bankers by Martin Mayer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Robinson (basketball). In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Roselyn Sanchez. In that special week people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. The Big Game, directed by Robert Day, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1973.

1972

The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Edmundo Alves de Souza Neto. In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. Valdez Is Coming, directed by Edwin Sherin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Brad Meltzer. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. Multiple Maniacs, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Ajay Devgan. In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits. Oh! What a Lovely War, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Joys Of Yiddish by Leo Rosten was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luljeta Lleshanaku. In that special week people in US were listening to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding. The Party, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Greg Camp. In that special week people in US were listening to Happy Together by The Turtles. Double Trouble, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Madame Sarah by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Bill Romanowski. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. Gunpoint, directed by Earl Bellamy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Rodney King. In that special week people in US were listening to Stop! In The Name Of Love by The Supremes. Challenge of the Gladiator, directed by Domenico Paolella, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Pete Incaviglia. In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits. The Quick Gun, directed by Sidney Salkow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Valérie Expert. In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Critic's Choice, directed by Don Weis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Clark Gregg. In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. War Hunt, directed by Denis Sanders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Little Me by Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1962.

1961

The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marie-Ange Nardi. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Peeping Tom, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Fuel For The Flame by Alec Waugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Gelindo Bordin. In that special week people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. Gidget, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Nautilus 90 North by William R. Anderson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Eric Besson. In that special week people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs. Manhunt in the Jungle, directed by Tom McGowan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Voltaire In Love by Nancy Mitford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Pascal Delannoy. In that special week people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams. Tarzan and the Lost Safari, directed by H. Bruce Humberstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Men Who Made The Nation by John Dos Passos was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1957.

1956

Swamp Women directed by Roger Corman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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1955

My Several Worlds by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Donald Petrie. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Prince Valiant, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Away All Boats by Kenneth Dodson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1954.

1953

Prince Bart by Jay Richard Kennedy was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1953.

1952

A Foreign Policy For Americans by Robert A. Taft was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1952.

1951

Teresa directed by Fred Zinnemann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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1950

Appointment with Danger directed by Lewis Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1948

Winter Meeting directed by Bretaigne Windust was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

Philo Vance's Gamble directed by Basil Wrangell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

Thunder Town directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

Blithe Spirit directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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1944

Outlaws of Santa Fe directed by Howard Bretherton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

King of the Cowboys directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1941

Road to Zanzibar directed by Victor Schertzinger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

Star Dust directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Double Deal directed by Arthur Dreifuss was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Code of the Rangers directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1936

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1936.

1935

Star of Midnight directed by Stephen Roberts was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

The Woman Condemned directed by Dorothy Davenport was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1932

Beauty and the Boss directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1930

Lovin' the Ladies directed by Melville W. Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

The Charlatan directed by George Melford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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1928

Across to Singapore directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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1927

Somewhere in Sonora directed by Albert S. Rogell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1927.

1912

Lumpacivagabundus directed by Géza von Bolváry was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1912.