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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. Gringo, directed by Nash Edgerton, 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.
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2016

Everybody Wants Some!! directed by Richard Linklater was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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2015

Hello, My Name Is Doris directed by Michael Showalter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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2014

Noah directed by Darren Aronofsky was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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2012

A Thousand Words directed by Brian Robbins was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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2011

Limitless directed by Neil Burger was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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2010

Kick-Ass directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. The Lucky Ones, directed by Neil Burger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Age Of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 2008.

2007

I Think I Love My Wife directed by Chris Rock was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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2006

Funny Money directed by Leslie Greif was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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2004

Dawn of the Dead directed by Zack Snyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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2003

Famous people born on this day include MacKenzie Corrigan. In that special week people in US were listening to All I Have by Jennifer Lopez. A Mighty Wind, directed by Christopher Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Prey by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Lucas Triana. In that special week people in US were listening to Always On Time by Ja Rule. Zig Zag, directed by David S. Goyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Basket Case by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books.
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2001

The Cat Who Smelled A Rat by Lilian Jackson Braun was one of the best seller of 2001.

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2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julian Fulian. In that special week people in US were listening to Amazed by Lonestar. The Smokers, directed by Kat Slater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Madison Beer. In that special week people in US were listening to Angel Of Mine by Monica. Forces of Nature, directed by Bronwen Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Southern Cross by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Landon. In that special week people in US were listening to My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion. The Newton Boys, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. James Cameron'S Titanic by Douglas Kirkland was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kirby Minnick. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. The Devil's Own, directed by Alan J. Pakula, 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 March 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Marie Hill. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gra was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Dante Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. Bombay, directed by Mani Ratnam, 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 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Aislinn Paul. In UK Without You by Mariah Carey was in the top 5 hits. The Ref, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Victory And Honor by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Bregje Heinen. In UK Oh Carolina by Shaggy was in the top 5 hits. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Disney'S Aladdin by Don Ferguson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kit Armstrong. In that special week people in US were listening to To Be With You by Mr. Big. My Cousin Vinny, directed by Jonathan Lynn, 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 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Cory Wharton. In that special week people in US were listening to All The Man That I Need by Whitney Houston. True Colors, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Battleground by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Mason Plumlee. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Bad Influence, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Hollywood by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Sterling Knight. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Chances Are, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Storming Intrepid by Payne Harrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jovana Brakocevic. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Masquerade, directed by Bob Swaim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
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1987

Marilyn by Gloria Steinem was one of the best seller of 1987.

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1986

The Handmaid'S Tale by Margaret Atwood was one of the best seller of 1986.

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1985

Famous people born on this day include Hillary Fisher. In that special week people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. Sylvester, directed by Tim Hunter, 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 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Guillaume Hoarau. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. Mike's Murder, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Story Of Henri Tod by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Chase Gilroy. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. 10 to Midnight, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Dan Carter. In that special week people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. Parasite, directed by Charles Band, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Hanna Alström. In UK Vienna by Ultravox was in the top 5 hits. The Funhouse, directed by Tobe Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Renan Luce. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Defiance, directed by John Flynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
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1979

Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall was one of the best seller of 1979.

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1978

Famous people born on this day include Kimberly McCullough. In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits. Gray Lady Down, directed by David Greene, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Second Ring Of Power by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Kartika Luyet. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand. Airport '77, directed by Jerry Jameson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shirley Bousquet. In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Swiss Account by Leslie Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Niki Taylor. In that special week people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by Eagles. The Great Waldo Pepper, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eva Mendes. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Truck Stop Women, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Nelly Arcan. In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits. The National Health, directed by Jack Gold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman was one of the best selling books.
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1972

Frogs directed by George McCowan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

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1971

Famous people born on this day include Yuri Lowenthal. In that special week people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. Lawman, directed by Michael Winner, 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 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include John Frusciante. In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits. The Things of Life, directed by Claude Sautet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Mc Solaar. In UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits. The Cremator, directed by Juraj Herz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Joys Of Yiddish by Leo Rosten was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Grégor. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Tower Of Babel by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Ray Loriga. In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, directed by David Swift, 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 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Aasif Mandvi. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. War and Peace, directed by Sergey Bondarchuk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books.
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1965

Sixpence In Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley was one of the best seller of 1965.

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1964

Famous people born on this day include Bertrand Cantat. In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Mail Order Bride, directed by Burt Kennedy, 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 March 1964.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Simon Abkarian. In that special week people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler). Knife in the Water, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
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1961

A Sense Of Values by Sloan Wilson was one of the best seller of 1961.

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1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Matausch. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. Seven Thieves, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
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1959

Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Andy Gibb. In UK The Story Of My Life by Michael Holliday was in the top 5 hits. Desire Under the Elms, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Please Don'T Eat The Daisies by Jean Kerr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Marc-Alain Ouaknin. In that special week people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. She Played with Fire, directed by Sidney Gilliat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Teena Marie. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Island In The Sun by Alec Waugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Julien Dray. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. East of Eden, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. My Brother'S Keeper by Marcia Davenport was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Barry Fairchild. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Night People, directed by Nunnally Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 March 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Michael Sandel. In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits. The Sun Shines Bright, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin was one of the best selling books.
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1952

Stranger on the Prowl directed by Joseph Losey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

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1951

The Man from Planet X directed by Edgar G. Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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1950

Stars in My Crown directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

Little Women directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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1948

I Remember Mama directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

It Happened in Brooklyn directed by Richard Whorf was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

Swing Parade of 1946 directed by Phil Karlson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

Keep Your Powder Dry directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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1943

Hoppy Serves a Writ directed by George Archainbaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

The Ghost of Frankenstein directed by Erle C. Kenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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1941

In Old Colorado directed by Howard Bretherton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

Too Many Husbands directed by Wesley Ruggles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Blondie Meets the Boss directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Jezebel directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

Swing It Professor directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

Robin Hood of El Dorado directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

Rainbow Valley directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

Midnight directed by Chester Erskine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

Laughing Heirs directed by Max Ophüls was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1930

The Girl Said No directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

Asphalt directed by Joe May was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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1928

The Smart Set directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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1927

The Beloved Rogue directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

The Black Pirate directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1924

The Fighting Coward directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1922

Sherlock Holmes directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1918

Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

The Poor Little Rich Girl directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1914

Judith of Bethulia directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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