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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. The Commuter, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. The People vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 2018.

2016

Breakdown directed by Jonnie Malachi was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2015

The Boy Next Door directed by Rob Cohen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

I Origins directed by Mike Cahill was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Joyful Noise directed by Todd Graff was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

Crescent Dawn by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler was one of the best seller of 2011.

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

2010

Tooth Fairy directed by Michael Lembeck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

Famous people born on this day include Ava Grace. In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. In Bruges, directed by Martin McDonagh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Book of the Dead by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 2008.

2007

Pathfinder directed by Marcus Nispel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Famous people born on this day include Sade Young. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Forget About Us by Mariah Carey. Last Holiday, directed by Wayne Wang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. The Camel Club by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Anastasia Bezrukova. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. Along Came Polly, directed by John Hamburg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Trojan Odyssey by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 2004.

2003

National Security directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Famous people born on this day include Alana Gordillo. In that special week people in US were listening to How You Remind Me by Nickelback. One Hour Photo, directed by Mark Romanek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Journey Through Heartsongs by Mattie J. T. Stepanek was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 2002.

2001

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Taylor Jauregui. In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits. The Pledge, directed by Sean Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 2001.

2000

Next Friday directed by Steve Carr was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

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1999

Famous people born on this day include Marc Yu. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. Virus, directed by John Bruno, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. When the Wind Blows by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Benny Osborne. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Hard Rain, directed by Mikael Salomon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1998.

1997

Lost Highway directed by David Lynch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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1996

Famous people born on this day include Max Baldry. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, directed by Paris Barclay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Whindersson Nunes. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. Higher Learning, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1995.

1994

Intersection directed by Mark Rydell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

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1993

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Franz Drameh. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. The General'S Daughter by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1993.

1992

Famous people born on this day include Suki Waterhouse. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Freejack, directed by Geoff Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jenna Rosenow. In UK Bring Your Daughter... To The Slaughter by Iron Maiden was in the top 5 hits. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Yoseob . In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, directed by Jeff Burr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Foucault'S Pendulum by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1990.

1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Krisztian Nemeth. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. Gleaming the Cube, directed by Graeme Clifford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Dear Mili by Wilhelm Grimm was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1989.

1988

Heaven And Hell by John Jakes was one of the best seller of 1988.

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1987

Famous people born on this day include Kristin Cavallari. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Critical Condition, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Christmas Day Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Deepika Padukone. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. The Hitcher, directed by Robert Harmon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Mélanie Bernier. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. The New Kids, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Hearst. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Talk to Me, directed by Julius Potocsny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Wicked Day by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Marlon Roudette. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Sweet 16, directed by Jim Sotos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Janica Kostelic. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Liar's Moon, directed by David Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly by David Niven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1982.

1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include deadmau5 . In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Fear No Evil, directed by Frank LaLoggia, 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 January 1981.

1980

Famous people born on this day include Santiago Ventura. In UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits. Just Tell Me What You Want, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Blanca Soto. In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. Ernesto, directed by Salvatore Samperi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Praise Singer by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include January Jones. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. Get Out Your Handkerchiefs, directed by Bertrand Blier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Trick. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1977.

1976

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best seller of 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Bradley Cooper. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Pleasure Party, directed by Claude Chabrol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Harlequin by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Redman. In UK Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Bread and Chocolate, directed by Franco Brusati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1974.

1973

Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman was one of the best seller of 1973.

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

1972

Famous people born on this day include Sakis Rouvas. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Cowboys, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Beyond Freedom And Dignity by B. F. Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Stian Carstensen. In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits. Murphy's War, directed by Peter Yates, 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: 05 January 1971.

1970

The Shivering Sands by Victoria Holt was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marilyn Manson. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. More Dead Than Alive, directed by Robert Sparr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1969.

1968

The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best seller of 1968.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1968.

1967

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best seller of 1967.

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1966

The Honey Badger by Robert Ruark was one of the best seller of 1966.

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

1965

Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Tardivel. In that special week people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles. Two on a Guillotine, directed by William Conrad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Olivier Baroux. In that special week people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton. The Incredible Mr. Limpet, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Hat On The Bed by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1964.

1962

A Nation Of Sheep by William J. Lederer was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1962.

1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Taddeï. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. The Dean'S Watch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1961.

1960

Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best seller of 1960.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Clancy Brown. In that special week people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. Operation Amsterdam, directed by Michael McCarthy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. On My Own by Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1959.

1958

A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best seller of 1958.

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1957

The Straight And Narrow Path by Honor Tracy was one of the best seller of 1957.

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1956

Famous people born on this day include Gérard Berliner. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Diane, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1956.

1954

Famous people born on this day include José Roberto Arruda. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. It Should Happen to You, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1954.

1953

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best seller of 1953.

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

1952

From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best seller of 1952.

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

1951

The Steel Helmet directed by Samuel Fuller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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1950

Ambush directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

A Woman's Secret directed by Nicholas Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

California directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

The Harvey Girls directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

The Great Flamarion directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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1944

Lifeboat directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

The Hard Way directed by Vincent Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1941

Cheers for Miss Bishop directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

His Girl Friday directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Son of Frankenstein directed by Rowland V. Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

The Divorce of Lady X directed by Tim Whelan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

Thunder in the City directed by Marion Gering was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

Paddy O'Day directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

David Copperfield directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

Easy to Love directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1932

Union Depot directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1929

I Kiss Your Hand Madame directed by Robert Land was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1921

The Love Light directed by Frances Marion was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1921.

1917

The Pride of the Clan directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 January 1917.

1915

A Fool There Was directed by Frank Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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