April 5

#
Boosts
Is this day important to you? Boost it!

Find out what the world looked like on April 5 in the most popular years: events, famous birthdays, music, movies, etc..

Pick another day:
Pick another month:

2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to God's Plan by Drake. Bad Samaritan, directed by Dean Devlin, 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: 05 April 2018.

2016

Mother's Day directed by Garry Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2016.

2015

Pixels directed by Chris Columbus was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2015.

2014

A Haunted House 2 directed by Michael Tiddes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2014.

2012

Bad Ass directed by Craig Moss was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2012.

2011

5 Days of War directed by Renny Harlin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2011.

2010

The New Year directed by Brett Haley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. Boot Camp, directed by Christian Duguay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2008.

2007

Perfect Stranger directed by James Foley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2007.

2006

Scary Movie 4 directed by David Zucker was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2006.

2004

The Punisher directed by Jonathan Hensleigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2004.

2003

Bulletproof Monk directed by Paul Hunter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Zoe Lewis. In that special week people in US were listening to Ain't It Funny by Jennifer Lopez. Determination of Death, directed by Michael Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Summons by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Hunter Rowland. In that special week people in US were listening to Butterfly by Crazy Town. Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, directed by Simon Wincer, 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: 05 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Fill Me In by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. Where the Money Is, directed by Marek Kanievska, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Tessa Brooks. In UK Flat Beat by Mr Oizo was in the top 5 hits. Entrapment, directed by Jon Amiel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Single & Single by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Kaito Nakamura. In that special week people in US were listening to All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo. Paulie, directed by John Roberts, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Blood Work by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Tina Kunakey. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Volcano, directed by Mick Jackson, 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: 05 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Beer. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. The Silencers, directed by Richard Pepin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Violetta . In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. Johnny Mnemonic, directed by Robert Longo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1995.

1994

Serial Mom directed by John Waters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Alisha Marie. In that special week people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. Boiling Point, directed by James B. Harris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. To Green Angel Tower by Tad Williams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emmalyn Estrada. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. Brain Donors, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Nathaniel Clyne. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Mortal Thoughts, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Sliver by Ira Levin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Haruma Miura. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Will Lead You Back by Taylor Dayne. Mister Frost, directed by Philippe Setbon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Deep Cover by Michael Levine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1990.

1989

Black Sand by William J. Caunitz was one of the best seller of 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Xin Wang (actress). In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Colors, directed by Dennis Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Lola Naymark. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Prick Up Your Ears, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Santorini by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Anna Sophia Berglund. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. Wise Guys, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Stone 588 by Gerald A. Browne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Jolanda Keizer. In UK Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Moving Violations, directed by Neal Israel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Marshall Allman. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Swing Shift, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Mafia Princess by Antoinette Giancana and Thomas C. Renner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Cécile Storti. In that special week people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. Lone Wolf McQuade, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The F-Plan Diet by Audrey Eyton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Hayley Atwell. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Long zhi ren zhe, directed by Corey Yuen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The I Love New York Diet by Bess Myerson and Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Tom Riley (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Rapture by Blondie. Caveman, directed by Carl Gottlieb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joris Mathijsen. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. The Cricket, directed by Alberto Lattuada, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Ordeal by Linda Lovelace and Mike McGrady was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Imany . In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. Love at First Bite, directed by Stan Dragoti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Coup by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Franziska van Almsick. In that special week people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. Boarding School, directed by André Farwagi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Honorable Schoolboy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1978.

1977

Haywire by Brooke Hayward was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fernando Morientes. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. The River Niger, directed by Krishna Shah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Juicy J. In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits. Sharks' Treasure, directed by Cornel Wilde, 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: 05 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julien Boutter. In that special week people in US were listening to Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede. Caged Heat, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Partners by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Pharrell Williams. In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Fabrice Melquiot. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Tomorrow, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Krista Allen. In that special week people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations. Trafic, directed by Jacques Tati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Valérie Bonneton. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, 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: 05 April 1970.

1969

The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paula Cole. In that special week people in US were listening to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding. The Story of a Three-Day Pass, directed by Melvin Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Economics Of Crisis by Eliot Janeway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Franck Silvestre. In that special week people in US were listening to Happy Together by The Turtles. The Cool Ones, directed by Gene Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Inside South America by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1967.

1966

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Fabrice Bénichou. In UK Concrete And Clay by Unit 4+2 was in the top 5 hits. Beach Blanket Bingo, directed by William Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Princess Erika. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. Black Peter, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marco Dominiri. In that special week people in US were listening to He's So Fine by The Chiffons. 13 Frightened Girls, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Lana Clarkson. In that special week people in US were listening to Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares. The Notorious Landlady, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1962.

1961

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michelle McCartney. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Cloud-Capped Star, directed by Ritwik Ghatak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Michael Cullinane. In that special week people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. Das Feuerzeug, directed by Siegfried Hartmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Schneidermann. In that special week people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs. The Night Heaven Fell, directed by Roger Vadim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1958.

1957

Kanal directed by Andrzej Wajda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1957.

1956

The Horse Soldiers by Harold Sinclair was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte de Turckheim. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Five Guns West, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Day Lincoln Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1955.

1954

Witness to Murder directed by Roy Rowland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1954.

1953

The Galileans by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1953.

1952

Wild Horse Ambush directed by Fred C. Brannon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1952.

1951

Only the Valiant directed by Gordon Douglas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1951.

1950

Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1950.

1949

If This Be Sin directed by Gregory Ratoff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1949.

1948

Money Madness directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1948.

1947

Bells of San Angelo directed by William Witney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1947.

1946

Devil Bat's Daughter directed by Frank Wisbar was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1946.

1945

Two O'Clock Courage directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1945.

1944

The Monster Maker directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1944.

1943

Cheyenne Roundup directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1943.

1942

Ship Ahoy directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1942.

1941

That Uncertain Feeling directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1941.

1940

Terry and the Pirates directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1940.

1939

The Night Riders directed by George Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1939.

1938

The Feud Maker directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1938.

1936

Captain January directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1936.

1935

Reckless directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1935.

1933

The World Gone Mad directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1933.

1932

The Crowd Roars directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1932.

1931

City Streets directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1931.

1929

Finis terrae directed by Jean Epstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1929.

1914

Cabiria directed by Giovanni Pastrone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1914.