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2018

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L?Engle was one of the best seller of 2018.

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

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Sorry by Justin Bieber. The Hateful Eight, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. On TV people were watching The White Slave.
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

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

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.

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. Free Lunch by David Cay Johnston was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 2008.

2007

The Suspect by John Lescroart 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.

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

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

Famous people born on this day include Universal Sam. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. The Recruit, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Right Man by David Frum 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. A Walk to Remember, directed by Adam Shankman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. One Door Away From Heaven by Dean Koontz 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. In the Mood for Love, directed by Kar Wai Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Roses Are Red by James Patterson 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. The Beach, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler 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 UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Spice World, directed by Bob Spiers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Fear Nothing by Dean Koontz 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 that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt 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. Before Sunrise, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Kiss The Girls by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1995.

1994

Winter Moon by Dean Koontz 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 (rapper). 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. The General'S Daughter by Nelson DeMille 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. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, 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 that special week people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface. The Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Powershift by Alvin Toffler 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. Cinema Paradiso, directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman 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. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss 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 UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Winter by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1988.

1987

The Morning After by George F. Will was one of the best seller of 1987.

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

1986

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best seller of 1986.

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

1985

Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best seller of 1985.

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

1984

Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas 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 Carolina Klüft. 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. Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1983.

1982

Laid Back In Washington by Art Buchwald 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 Emily Rose (actress). In that special week people in US were listening to The Tide Is High by Blondie. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Coming Currency Collapse by Jerome F. Smith 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 UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. American Gigolo, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Portraits by Cynthia Freeman 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 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. American Caesar by William Manchester 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 UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet 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. Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut 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 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 Ebony Tower by John Fowles was one of the best seller of 1975.

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 that special week people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1974.

1973

All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot 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 Zoë Keating. In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits. Fritz the Cat, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth 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. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer 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. MASH, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles 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. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury 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. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. 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 Jeanne Savary. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra 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. Yes I Can by Sammy Davis and Jane and Burt Boyar 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 UK I'll Never Find Another You by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, 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 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. Man's Favorite Sport?, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy 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 that special week people in US were listening to Walk Right In by The Rooftop Singers. The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. On TV people were watching The Dakotas.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1963.

1962

The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White 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 Lauren Lane. 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. Advise And Consent by Allen Drury 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 that special week people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Maurice Leroy. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Mountain Is Young by Han Suyin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1959.

1958

To Live Again by Catherine Marshall 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. A Night To Remember by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Kim Zimmer. In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits. They Who Dare, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. 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 1955.

1954

The Shadows Of The Images by William E. Barrett 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 Vladimir Kovalev. 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. The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk 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 Greatest Book Ever Written by Fulton Oursler 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

Objective, Burma! directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

Mr. & Mrs. Smith directed by Alfred Hitchcock 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

She Done Him Wrong directed by Lowell Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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 Broadway Melody directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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.

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.

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 Kid directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 February 1920.

1919

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

But much more happened, find out here: 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.

1915

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

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