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2017

The Bye Bye Man directed by Stacy Title was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

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

2016

The Hateful Eight directed by Quentin Tarantino was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2014

The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2013

Going Clear by Lawrence Wright was one of the best seller of 2013.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2008.

2007

This Moment On Earth by John Kerry and Teresa Heinz Kerry was one of the best seller of 2007.

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

2006

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

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2005

The Boys Of Pointe Du Hoc by Douglas Brinkley was one of the best seller of 2005.

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

2003

The Recruit directed by Roger Donaldson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Famous people born on this day include Soni Bringas. In that special week people in US were listening to U Got It Bad by Usher. The Count of Monte Cristo, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Widow'S Walk by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Connor Gibbs. In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra 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. Stolen Lives by Malika Oufkir and Michèle Fitoussi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Messiah Harris. 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. Cradle and All by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2000.

1999

She's All That directed by Robert Iscove was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Paul . In that special week people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet. Spice World, directed by Bob Spiers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Endurance by Caroline Alexander was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1998.

1997

Chasing Amy directed by Kevin Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Sam Collins. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Passage To Dawn by R. A. Salvatore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Paul Digby. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. Before Sunrise, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Until Forever by Johanna Lindse was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1995.

1994

Couplehood by Paul Reiser was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Po . In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Days Of Grace by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rebop Rundgren. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Double Deuce by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1992.

1991

The Silence of the Lambs directed by Jonathan Demme was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

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

1990

Famous people born on this day include Dan Gosling. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Peril And Promise by John Chancellor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Ingrid Nilsen. In that special week people in US were listening to When I'm With You by Sheriff. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Stranger In Savannah by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zosia Mamet. In that special week people in US were listening to Could've Been by Tiffany. Emperor Of The Air by Ethan Canin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1988.

1987

Dancing On My Grave by Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1987.

1986

The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1986.

1985

The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1985.

1984

The Journeyer by Gary Jennings was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Ronny Cedeno. In that special week people in US were listening to Africa by Toto. The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Ellis Island by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1983.

1982

And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Bass. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Sirens by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Radric Davis. Caligula, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Second Coming by Walker Percy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Brandee Dawn. In that special week people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. The Great Train Robbery, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Winner'S Circle by Charles Paul Conn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Annabel Ellwood in Canberra. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Second Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Shakira . 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. Full Disclosure by William Safire was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steven Dewick in Sydney. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Looking For Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1976.

1975

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1975.

1974

Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman was one of the best seller of 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1974.

1973

The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Charlie Williams. 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. The Game Of The Foxes by Ladislas Farago was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Tony Miller in Mount Pleasant. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The European Discovery Of America by Samuel Eliot Morison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Erik ten Hag soccer player (FC Twente. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. MASH, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jody Hull. 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. Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sari Krooks. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Triumph by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Arturs Irbe. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Night of the Generals, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Bob Alan Estes in Graham. 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 Die Tintenfische.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Harry Swayne NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers. 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. The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1965.

1964

Man's Favorite Sport? directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Philip Laats. The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Francis Bacon by Catherine Drinker Bowen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1963.

1962

Why Not Victory? by Barry M. Goldwater was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Abraham Iyambo. In that special week people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Music Of The Spheres by Guy Murchie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Shea. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Where The Boys Are by Glendon Swarthout was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1960.

1959

Henderson The Rain King by Saul Bellow was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1959.

1958

A Summer Place by Sloan Wilson was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Jean-François Lamour. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Court Jester, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Cross Of Iron by Willi Heinrich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 February 1955.

1954

The Greek Passion by Nikos Kazantzakis was one of the best seller of 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Penny Pulz. 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 Sunset Touch by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christiane Taubira. Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Distant Shore by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 February 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Goodson. Objective, Burma!, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1945.

1944

Phantom Lady directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Shadow of a Doubt directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 February 1942.

1941

Western Union directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1935

Texas Terror directed by R.N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1933

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Amalou. She Done Him Wrong, directed by Lowell Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933. One More River by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 February 1930.

1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reiner Bredemeyer. The Broadway Melody, directed by Harry Beaumont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. Roper's Row by Warwick Deeping was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 February 1927.

1926

The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine was one of the best seller of 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 February 1925.

1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1924.

1923

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim was one of the best seller of 1923.

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1922

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1922.

1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Butler. The Kid, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. The Mysterious Rider by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1921.

1920

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

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1919

Don't Change Your Husband directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 February 1917.

1916

The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster was one of the best seller of 1916.

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1915

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

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1914

The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke was one of the best seller of 1914.

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1913

V.V.'s Eyes by Henry Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1913.

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1912

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

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1911

The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester was one of the best seller of 1911.

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1910

The Wild Olive by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1910.

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1909

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

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1908

The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

The Lady of the Decoration by Frances Little was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

The Clansman by Thomas Dixon, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

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

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1903

Lady Rose's Daughter by Mary Augusta Ward was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

The Virginian by Owen Wister was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

The Crisis by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1901.