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2018

Bad Samaritan directed by Dean Devlin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Work by Rihanna Featuring Drake. Mother's Day, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben was one of the best selling books.
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 UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Boot Camp, directed by Christian Duguay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Duma Key: A Novel by Stephen King 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 UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Determination of Death, directed by Michael Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Sacred Contracts by Caroline Myss 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 UK It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok was in the top 5 hits. Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, directed by Simon Wincer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Villa by Nora Roberts 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 Brethren by John Grisham 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 that special week people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. Entrapment, directed by Jon Amiel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Yesterday, I Cried by Iyanla Vanzant 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 UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Paulie, directed by John Roberts, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt 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 that special week people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. Volcano, directed by Mick Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard 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 that special week people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. The Silencers, directed by Richard Pepin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans 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 UK Back For Good by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Mnemonic, directed by Robert Longo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett 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 UK Young At Heart by The Bluebells was in the top 5 hits. Boiling Point, directed by James B. Harris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock 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. Double Cross by Sam Giancana and Chuck Giancana was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1992.

1991

The Eagle Has Flown by Jack Higgins was one of the best seller of 1991.

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. Cold Harbour by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Lily James. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Say Anything..., directed by Cameron Crowe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Black Sand by William J. Caunitz was one of the best selling books.
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. Patriot Games by Tom Clancy 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. Night Of The Fox by Jack Higgins 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 UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Wise Guys, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Great Getty by Robert Lenzner 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 that special week people in US were listening to One More Night by Phil Collins. Moving Violations, directed by Neal Israel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Distant Neighbors by Alan Riding 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 that special week people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins. Swing Shift, directed by Jonathan Demme, 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: 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. Flashdance, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda 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 Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux 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 UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Caveman, directed by Carl Gottlieb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Delta Decision by Wilbur Smith 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 that special week people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd. The Cricket, directed by Alberto Lattuada, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Sophie's Choice by William Styron 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 UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Love at First Bite, directed by Stan Dragoti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Evergreen by Belva Plain 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. F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Black Marble by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1978.

1977

The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck 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. Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven 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 that special week people in US were listening to Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton. Sharks' Treasure, directed by Cornel Wilde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry 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 UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Caged Heat, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence. 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 that special week people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America. Tomorrow, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Bring Me A Unicorn by Anne Morrow Lindbergh 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. Passenger To Frankfurt by Agatha Christie 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 that special week people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel 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 UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. The Charge of the Light Brigade, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott 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 UK Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. The Cool Ones, directed by Gene Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Arrogance Of Power by James William Fulbright was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1967.

1966

The Billion Dollar Brain by Len Deighton 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'm Telling You Now by Freddie and the Dreamers. Beach Blanket Bingo, directed by William Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman 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 UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits. Black Peter, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre 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. The Fall Of The Dynasties by Edmond Taylor was one of the best selling books.
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. Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Calvin Rosten was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1962.

1961

Born Free by Joy Adamson 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. The Cloud-Capped Star, directed by Ritwik Ghatak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton 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. The First Easter by Peter Marshall 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. Naked To Mine Enemies by Charles W. Ferguson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Karin Roßley. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Kanal, directed by Andrzej Wajda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Herb Caen'S Guide To San Francisco by Herb Caen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Dallas Page. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, directed by Nunnally Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Memoirs by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books.
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. Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Rick Rodriguez. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Witness to Murder, directed by Roy Rowland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Love Is A Bridge by Charles Bracelen Flood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1954.

1953

Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes 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

Lightning Strikes Twice directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Riding High directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 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

Ruthless directed by Edgar G. Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

New Orleans directed by Arthur Lubin 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

We Dive at Dawn directed by Anthony Asquith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Back-Room Boy directed by Herbert Mason 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.

1937

Way Out West directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1937.

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.

1925

The Wizard of Oz directed by Larry Semon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1925.

1924

Sherlock Jr. directed by Buster Keaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1924.

1920

The Toll Gate directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 April 1920.

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.