April 2

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2019

Sunrise in Heaven directed by Waymon Boone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2019.

2017

Aftermath directed by Elliott Lester was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2017.

2016

High Strung directed by Michael Damian 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.

2013

Hawaii directed by Marco Berger was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2013.

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

The Hit List directed by William Kaufman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2009

Wild Cherry directed by Dana Lustig was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2009.

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. Redbelt, directed by David Mamet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2008.

2007

Are We Done Yet? directed by Steve Carr was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2005

The Interpreter directed by Sydney Pollack was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2005.

2004

Two Brothers directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2004.

2003

The Hunt For Bin Laden by Robin Moore was one of the best seller of 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2003.

2002

New Best Friend directed by Zoe Clarke-Williams was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

The Devil'S Own by Sandra Brown was one of the best seller of 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). In that special week people in US were listening to Say My Name by Destiny's Child. Return to Me, directed by Bonnie Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Brethren by John Grisham 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. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1999.

1998

The Rape Of Nanking by Iris Chang was one of the best seller of 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Asa Butterfield. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Grosse Pointe Blank, directed by George Armitage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Small Town Girl by LaVyrle Spencer 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 UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits. Virtual Encounters, directed by Cybil Richards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Intensity by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1996.

1995

Home Song by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best seller of 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ella Eyre. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base. Blue Tiger, directed by Norberto Barba, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Family Blessings by LaVyrle Spencer 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. The Sandlot, directed by David Mickey Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. To Green Angel Tower by Tad Williams 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. Newsies, directed by Kenny Ortega, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Molly Ivins Can'T Say That by Molly Ivins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Karen Higuera. In UK Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash was in the top 5 hits. The Object of Beauty, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Amy Castle. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Ernest Goes to Jail, directed by John R. Cherry III, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Cold Harbour by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1990.

1989

Intellectuals by Paul Johnson was one of the best seller of 1989.

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 UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Consuming Passions, directed by Giles Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow 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. The Red White And Blue by John Gregory Dunne 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 that special week people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. Critters, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine 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. Crime Wave, directed by John Paizs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein 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 that special week people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins. The NeverEnding Story, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr 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 UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Losin' It, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. Starstruck, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving 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 that special week people in US were listening to Rapture by Blondie. Private Benjamin, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Nice Girls Do by Irene Kassorla was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). 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. The Devil'S Alternative by Frederick Forsyth 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. Proteus by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1979.

1978

Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1978.

1977

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best seller of 1977.

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. In The Beginning by Chaim Potok 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 Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey 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 that special week people in US were listening to Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver. The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson 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 UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. High Plains Drifter, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1973.

1972

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty 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 that special week people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations. Don't Deliver Us from Evil, directed by Joël Séria, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone 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. Khilona, directed by Chander Vohra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1970.

1969

The Joys Of Yiddish by Leo Rosten was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). 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. Kennedy And Johnson by Evelyn Lincoln 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. Tai-Pan by James Clavell 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. Django, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Double Image by Helen MacInnes 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. Stagestruck by Maurice Zolotow 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 Carpetbaggers, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Convention by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II 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 (Democrat). 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. Final Verdict by Adela Rogers St. Johns 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. A Nation Of Sheep by William J. Lederer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1962.

1961

Resistance, Rebellion, And Death by Albert Camus 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. Battle of Blood Island, directed by Joel Rapp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Poor No More by Robert Ruark 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. Stalingrad: Dogs, Do You Want to Live Forever?, directed by Frank Wisbar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Main Street, U.S.S.R. by Irving R. Levine 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. Some Came Running by James Jones 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 UK Young Love by Tab Hunter was in the top 5 hits. The Bachelor Party, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Bible As History by Werner Keller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1957.

1956

Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Michael Stone. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Stella, directed by Michael Cacoyannis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Healer by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1955.

1954

Lucky Me directed by Jack Donohue was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Malika Oufkir. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Invaders from Mars, directed by William Cameron Menzies, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1953.

1952

Adventures In Two Worlds by A.J. Cronin was one of the best seller of 1952.

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

1951

A Place in the Sun directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1951.

1950

The Damned Don't Cry directed by Vincent Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1950.

1949

Bride of Vengeance directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1949.

1948

The Noose Hangs High directed by Charles Barton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1948.

1947

West to Glory directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1947.

1946

Murder in the Music Hall directed by John English was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1946.

1945

Dillinger directed by Max Nosseck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1945.

1944

Up in Mabel's Room directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1944.

1943

I Walked with a Zombie directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1943.

1941

Piccolo mondo antico directed by Mario Soldati was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1941.

1940

Son of Ingagi directed by Richard C. Kahn was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1940.

1939

Broadway Serenade directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1939.

1938

Rawhide directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1938.

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.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1935.

1934

Badge of Honor directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1934.

1932

Border Devils directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1932.

1931

A Connecticut Yankee directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1931.

1930

Earth directed by Aleksandr Dovzhenko was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1930.

1929

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1929.

1928

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 April 1928.

1927

Napoleon directed by Abel Gance 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.