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2018

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen was one of the best seller of 2018.

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

2016

Regression directed by Alejandro Amenábar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2014

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 2008.

2007

The Audacity Of Hope by Barack Obama was one of the best seller of 2007.

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

2003

The Recruit directed by Roger Donaldson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Famous people born on this day include Davis Cleveland. In UK Hero by Enrique Iglesias was in the top 5 hits. The Count of Monte Cristo, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Basket Case by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Christian Muniz. 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: 05 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. When Pride Still Mattered by David Maraniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Graham Sierota. In UK You Don't Know Me by Armand Van Helden featuring Duane Harden was in the top 5 hits. Payback, directed by Brian Helgeland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Angels Flight by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1999.

1998

Spice World directed by Bob Spiers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Hotspot. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Deep Waters by Jayne Ann Krentz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Adam Tichopad. 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. Shock Wave by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Trayvon Martin. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. In the Mouth of Madness, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Day After Tomorrow by Allan Folsom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Arisa Komiya. In UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Ilyin. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Blood In, Blood Out, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Degree Of Guilt by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Neymar . In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Plausible Denial by Mark Lane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Tim Borrmann. In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits. The Silence of the Lambs, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Anastasia Corlouër. 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. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Sumpter. 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. The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karin Ontiveros. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1988.

1987

The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1987.

1986

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1986.

1985

Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1985.

1984

Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Demay. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. Den sorte drøm, directed by Urban Gad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1983.

1982

Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Julie Zenatti. In that special week people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Congo by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tiwa Savage. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Caligula, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rita G. In that special week people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart. The Great Train Robbery, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Shawn Reaves. 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. Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Ben Ainslie. 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. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Abhishek Bachchan. In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1976.

1975

The Bankers by Martin Mayer was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Omarosa Manigault. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1974.

1973

Journey To Ixtlan by Carlos Casteneda was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Mary Crown Princess of Denmark. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Stay Together by Al Green. Fritz the Cat, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Bear Island by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Sara Evans. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marc Jaumin. In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits. Patton, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, 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: 05 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Bobby Brown. 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. The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Grönholm. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. Report From Iron Mountain by Leonard C. Lewin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Najjar. 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. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Olivia Adriaco. 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. The Billion Dollar Brain by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Gheorghe Hagi. 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 Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Laura Linney. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. The Silence, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. On Her Majesty'S Secret Service by Ian Fleming was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hervé Ghesquière. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Paula by Paul and Paula. 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: 05 February 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Anti-Christ . In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Victim, directed by Basil Dearden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Tim Meadows. In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Misfits, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Gabrieli. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. 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: 05 February 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Sudip Chatterjee. In UK One Night / I Got Stung by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Coming Of The New Deal by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1959.

1958

Parkinson'S Law by C. Northcote Parkinson was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Azouz Begag. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. The Wings of Eagles, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Last Of The Wine by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1957.

1956

Invasion of the Body Snatchers directed by Don Siegel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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

1955

They Who Dare directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1955.

1954

The Age Of The Moguls by Stewart H. Holbrook was one of the best seller of 1954.

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

1953

Peter Pan directed by Clyde Geronimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Balavoine. Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Dark Moment by Ann Bridge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 February 1946.

1945

The Three Caballeros directed by Norman Ferguson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Captain America directed by Elmer Clifton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Air Force directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1941

Western Union directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1938

Of Human Hearts directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

You Only Live Once directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Modern Times directed by Charlie Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Mystery of Edwin Drood directed by Stuart Walker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 February 1928.

1927

The General directed by Clyde Bruckman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1924

The Marriage Circle directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1922

Moran of the Lady Letty directed by George Melford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 February 1922.

1921

Vier um die Frau directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1919

Don't Change Your Husband directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 February 1915.