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2018

Status Update directed by Scott Speer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2018.

2016

Cabin Fever directed by Travis Zariwny was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2015

Fifty Shades of Grey directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Beauty and the Beast directed by Christophe Gans was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Think Like a Man directed by Tim Story was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

Famous people born on this day include Noah Csincsak. In that special week people in US were listening to Grenade by Bruno Mars. Just Go with It, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2011.

2010

My Name Is Khan directed by Karan Johar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. Dream Boy, directed by James Bolton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2008.

2007

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares was one of the best seller of 2007.

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

2006

Final Destination 3 directed by James Wong was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

Before Sunset directed by Richard Linklater was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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

2003

Famous people born on this day include Universal Sam. In that special week people in US were listening to Bump, Bump, Bump by B2K. Old School, directed by Todd Phillips, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
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. Crossroads, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Basket Case by Carl Hiaasen 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 that special week people in US were listening to It Wasn't Me by Shaggy. Enemy at the Gates, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. An Invitation To The White House by Hillary Rodham Clinton 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 Rise by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. 28 Days, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Vast Conspiracy by Jeffrey Toobin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2000.

1999

The Corruptor directed by James Foley 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. Sphere, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1998.

1997

Vegas Vacation directed by Stephen Kessler 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 that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Loch Ness, directed by John Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Moor'S Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie 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 that special week people in US were listening to Creep by TLC. Billy Madison, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Sisters by Sharon J. Wohlmuth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1995.

1994

My Girl 2 directed by Howard Zieff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

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

1993

Famous people born on this day include PO (rapper). In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex?, directed by Manuel Gómez Pereira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Wives Of Henry Viii by Antonia Fraser 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 Agathe Degorces. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael. Wayne's World, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Taryn Davidson. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. Paprika, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Dan Gosling. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. Hard to Kill, directed by Bruce Malmuth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Devices And Desires by P. D. James 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 UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Weekend at Bernie's, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel 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. Stand and Deliver, directed by Ramón Menéndez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Secrets Of The Temple by William Greider was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Gerard Piqué. In that special week people in US were listening to At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera. Personal Services, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Word For Word by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Gemma Arterton. In that special week people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. Nine 1/2 Weeks, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Secrets by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1986.

1985

The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser was one of the best seller of 1985.

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

1984

Famous people born on this day include Renn Kiriyama. In that special week people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. Unfaithfully Yours, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1984.

1983

Second Heaven by Judith Guest was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Luci Victoria. In that special week people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Emily Rose (actress). In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Eyes of a Stranger, directed by Ken Wiederhorn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien 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 Florent Balmont. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears, directed by Vladimir Menshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck 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 Sandy Casar. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet 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 Barbara Mori. In that special week people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees. Blue Collar, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin 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 UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Jungle Holocaust, directed by Ruggero Deodato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Civil Tongue by Edwin Newman 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 Laurent Lefèvre. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Angels by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Todd Bertuzzi. In that special week people in US were listening to Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka. Lepke, directed by Menahem Golan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Cassar. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Herbie Rides Again, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Eye Of The Storm by Patrick White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Aleksander Tammert. In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. The Train Robbers, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Zoë Keating. In that special week people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean. I Love You Rosa, directed by Moshé Mizrahi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown 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 Arly Jover. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. The Night Visitor, directed by Laslo Benedek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart 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 Gunter Schlierkamp. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want You Back by The Jackson 5. Zabriskie Point, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace 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 Miranda Merron. In that special week people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig 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 Sean Elliott. In that special week people in US were listening to Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers. Planet of the Apes, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, 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 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Carl Meeus. In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits. Hurry Sundown, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 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 Jeanne Savary. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Black Tight Killers, directed by Yasuharu Hasebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Carl Airey. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Brothers. The Ravagers, directed by Eddie Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Explorer by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Laura Poitras. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. Woman in the Dunes, directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Quiet Crisis by Stewart L. Udall was one of the best selling books.
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 Marie-Claude Pietragalla. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Du mouron pour les petits oiseaux, directed by Marcel Carné, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Michael T Weiss. In that special week people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters. Moon Pilot, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Calvin Rosten was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Lane. In that special week people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. Hand in Hand, directed by Philip Leacock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Shadows On The Grass by Isak Dinesen 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 Claudio Panatta. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Four Fast Guns, directed by William J. Hole Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1960.

1959

The Coming Of The New Deal by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. was one of the best seller of 1959.

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

1958

Famous people born on this day include Jérôme Anger. In that special week people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. The Gift of Love, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Below The Salt by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Phil Barney. In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Mother India, directed by Mehboob Khan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme was one of the best selling books.
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. Los gavilanes, directed by Vicente Oroná, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1956.

1955

Soldier Of Fortune by Ernest Kellogg Gann was one of the best seller of 1955.

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

1954

Famous people born on this day include Christie Brinkley. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Ride Clear of Diablo, directed by Jesse Hibbs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1954.

1953

Summer with Monika directed by Ingmar Bergman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

Barabbas by Par Lagerkvist was one of the best seller of 1952.

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

1951

Vengeance Valley directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Young Man with a Horn directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

I Shot Jesse James directed by Samuel Fuller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Three Daring Daughters directed by Fred M. Wilcox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1946

Behind Green Lights directed by Otto Brower was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The House of Fear directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

The Uninvited directed by Lewis Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Dead Men Walk directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Captains of the Clouds directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Across the Sierras directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Vigil in the Night directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Stagecoach directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Cattle Raiders directed by Sam Nelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

The Great O'Malley directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1937.

1936

The Lawless Nineties directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

The Woman in Red directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1933

Topaze directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1933.

1932

The Monster Walks directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1929

Weary River directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1927

Getting Gertie's Garter directed by E. Mason Hopper was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1921

Seven Years Bad Luck directed by Max Linder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1921.

1918

The Unbeliever directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1918.

1916

His Picture in the Papers directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1916.

1915

The Birth of a Nation directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1915.