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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to God's Plan by Drake. Status Update, directed by Scott Speer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. All-American Murder by James Patterson, Alex Abramovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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: 04 February 2015.

2014

Winter's Tale directed by Akiva Goldsman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 February 2012.

2011

Just Go with It directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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. In Defense Of Food by Michael Pollan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2008.

2007

Born On A Blue Day by Daniel Tammet was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 February 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Tim-Elvis Guetta. In UK Mad World by Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules was in the top 5 hits. Before Sunset, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Privilege Of Youth by Dave Pelzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Cy Busson. 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. Hornet Flight by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Ameerah Falzon-Ojo. 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. Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Jordyn Yarker. 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. Nothing Like It In The World by Stephen E. Ambrose was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Will Conabere. In that special week people in US were listening to I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. 28 Days, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Stickin' by James Carville was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Emery Eyssen. In that special week people in US were listening to ..Baby One More Time by Britney Spears. The Corruptor, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1999.

1998

Sphere directed by Barry Levinson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Ayami Nakajō. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Vegas Vacation, directed by Stephen Kessler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Total Control by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1997.

1996

Loch Ness directed by John Henderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

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1995

Billy Madison directed by Tamra Davis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

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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: 04 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Tim McGrath. 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. Devil'S Waltz by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hannah Stocking. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Wayne's World, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Maus Ii by Art Spiegelman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Mathew Leckie. 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. Bo Knows Bo by Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Barbara Ogrinc. In that special week people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. Stanley & Iris, directed by Martin Ritt, 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: 04 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Evgeniya Rodina. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. The Fly II, directed by Chris Walas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Horn. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Amsterdamned, directed by Dick Maas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Winters' Tales by Jonathan Winters was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Lucie Bernardoni. 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. Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Jaejoong . 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. The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1986.

1985

Love And War by John Jakes was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Naomi Aborn. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Unfaithfully Yours, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1984.

1983

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel was one of the best seller of 1983.

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1982

Famous people born on this day include Kimberly Wyatt. In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits. Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Johan Vansummeren. In that special week people in US were listening to The Tide Is High by Blondie. Eyes of a Stranger, directed by Ken Wiederhorn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Come Pour The Wine by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christine Nguyen. 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. Moviola by Garson Kanin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Mareva Galanter. 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. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Laurence Borremans. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Blue Collar, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Coming Into The Country by John McPhee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Gavin DeGraw. 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. The Users by Joyce Haber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cam'ron . In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Natalie Imbruglia. 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. Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Urmila Matondkar. 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. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Oscar de la Hoya. 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 Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Leila Feinstein. In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits. I Love You Rosa, directed by Moshé Mizrahi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Dennis Konuszewski. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. The Night Visitor, directed by Laslo Benedek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Gabrielle Anwar. 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 Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Claudia Michelsen. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Éric Sikora. In that special week people in US were listening to Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers. The Anniversary, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Frederick Blancke. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. Hurry Sundown, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Tony Butterfield. 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 Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Michael J. Saylor. In UK I'll Never Find Another You by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Ravagers, directed by Eddie Romero, 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: 04 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Ann Powers. In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits. Woman in the Dunes, directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Noodles (The Offspring). In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Right In by The Rooftop Singers. 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: 04 February 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Michael Riley. 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. I Met A Lady by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Denis Savard. In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Hand in Hand, directed by Philip Leacock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Snake Has All The Lines by Jean Kerr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ramuntcho Matta. 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. The Stolen Years by Roger Touhy and Ray Brennan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1960.

1959

Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Tomasz Pacyński. In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits. The Gift of Love, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Marc Lambron. In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Attack of the Crab Monsters, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Vanin. 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. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1956.

1955

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1955.

1954

Ride Clear of Diablo directed by Jesse Hibbs was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Kitaro . In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. Summer with Monika, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 February 1953.

1952

The Dark Moment by Ann Bridge was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 February 1946.

1944

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

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 February 1938.

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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 February 1927.

1918

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

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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: 04 February 1915.