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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to None by None. Terminal, directed by Vaughn Stein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Panda by Desiigner. Money Monster, directed by Jodie Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. The Obsession by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2016.

2015

The Lobster directed by Yorgos Lanthimos was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2015.

2014

It Follows directed by David Robert Mitchell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2014.

2012

Stash House directed by Eduardo Rodriguez was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2012.

2011

Midnight in Paris directed by Woody Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2011.

2010

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger directed by Woody Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Isabel Lieberstein. In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. Vicky Cristina Barcelona, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Where Are You Now? by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2008.

2007

I Could Never Be Your Woman directed by Amy Heckerling was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2007.

2006

Poseidon directed by Wolfgang Petersen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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2004

Troy directed by Wolfgang Petersen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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2003

Young Adam directed by David Mackenzie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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2002

Famous people born on this day include Ryder Beer. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Laurel Canyon, directed by Lisa Cholodenko, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Three Fates by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Keanu Rapp. In that special week people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. CQ, directed by Roman Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rion Paige. In UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. Battlefield Earth, directed by Roger Christian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Soul Stories by Gary Zukav was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Kawaii . In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Notting Hill, directed by Roger Michell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Cameron Kasper. In that special week people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. Happiness, directed by Todd Solondz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Long Road Home by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Desiigner . In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Afterglow, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Sanctuary by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Noah Munck. In that special week people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. The Van, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Montana Sky by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Arden Rose. In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain, directed by Christopher Monger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. In Retrospect by Robert S. McNamara with Brian VanDeMark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Bushman. In UK Come On You Reds by Manchester United Football Squad was in the top 5 hits. Trading Mom, directed by Tia Brelis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. In the Kitchen With Rosie by Rosie Dale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Zoë Belkin. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Excessive Force, directed by Jon Hess, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ymre Stiekema. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Kris Kross. Benny's Video, directed by Michael Haneke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Barcelona by Robert Hughes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Denver. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Damage by Josephine Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include El Bebeto. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Jours tranquilles à Clichy, directed by Claude Chabrol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Parting With Illusions by Vladimir Pozner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Selah Sue. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. Society, directed by Brian Yuzna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ben Revere. In that special week people in US were listening to Wishing Well by Terence Trent D'Arby. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, directed by John Carl Buechler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Rock Star by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Cristina Del Basso. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Dirty Dancing, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Boone by T. Boone Pickens Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Poppy Delevingne. In that special week people in US were listening to Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer. Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Ramón (singer). In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Pale Rider, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Queenie by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Cheryl Burke. In that special week people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. The Natural, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Night Sky by Clare Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Myriam Fares. In that special week people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. Mausoleum, directed by Michael Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Joey montana. In UK Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. The Return of Martin Guerre, directed by Daniel Vigne, 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: 03 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Farrah Franklin. In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Malevil, directed by Christian de Chalonge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Paper Money by Adam Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jaycee Dugard. In that special week people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. The Long Riders, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Back Bay by William Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rachel Pignot. In that special week people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb. Winter Kills, directed by William Richert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Paul Banks (singer). In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Martin, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Dempster. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Halpern. In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Dixie Dynamite, directed by Lee Frost, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Christina Hendricks. In that special week people in US were listening to He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn. Hester Street, directed by Joan Micklin Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Kosinski. In that special week people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Fan Club by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1974.

1973

The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Kristin Lehman. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. Images, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Assassins by Elia Kazan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Renoux. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Marie-Soleil Tougas. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Barquero, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Christophe Rippert. In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits. Easy Rider, directed by Dennis Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Graham Guit. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. Blue, directed by Silvio Narizzano, 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: 03 May 1968.

1967

Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Agnès Desarthe. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Duel at Diablo, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Mikhail Prokhorov. In that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits. I Saw What You Did, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Design For Survival by General Thomas S. Power was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1965.

1964

Black God, White Devil directed by Glauber Rocha was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Hornacek. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March. Lord of the Flies, directed by Peter Brook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1963.

1962

Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Calvin Rosten was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Steve McClaren. In UK Blue Moon by The Marcels was in the top 5 hits. Black Tights, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Manila Galleon by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steffen Schleiermacher. In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Sons and Lovers, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lifetime Reading Plan by Clifton Fadiman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Ben Elton. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Invisible Invaders, directed by Edward L. Cahn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Pioneer, Go Home! by Richard Powell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Bill Sienkiewicz. In that special week people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville. The Toughest Gun in Tombstone, directed by Earl Bellamy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. To Live Again by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Bouraly. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1957.

1956

Good-bye, My Lady directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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1955

Bottoms Up! by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best seller of 1955.

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1954

The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1954.

1953

Law and Order directed by Nathan Juran was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martin Bouygues. Kangaroo, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1952.

1951

The Great Caruso directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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1950

Please Believe Me directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

Streets of Laredo directed by Leslie Fenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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1948

The Pirate directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

Dishonored Lady directed by Robert Stevenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

A Night in Casablanca directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

Enemy of the Law directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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1944

Cobra Woman directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

Buckskin Frontier directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

The Panther's Claw directed by William Beaudine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1942.

1941

King of the Zombies directed by Jean Yarbrough was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

Beyond Tomorrow directed by A. Edward Sutherland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Three Texas Steers directed by George Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Romance on the Run directed by Gus Meins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1938.

1936

Dracula's Daughter directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

The Headline Woman directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

Change of Heart directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

The Barbarian directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

Huddle directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1931

The Two Gun Man directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

Sunny Skies directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1923

Soul of the Beast directed by John Griffith Wray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 May 1923.