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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. Status Update, directed by Scott Speer, 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: 06 February 2018.

2016

Cabin Fever directed by Travis Zariwny was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2016.

2015

Fifty Shades of Grey directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2015.

2014

Winter's Tale directed by Akiva Goldsman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2014.

2012

Think Like a Man directed by Tim Story was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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2011

Just Go with It directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2011.

2010

My Name Is Khan directed by Karan Johar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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. Dream Boy, directed by James Bolton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. World Without End by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2008.

2007

About Alice by Calvin Trillin was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include James Owen. In that special week people in US were listening to Check On It by Beyonce. Final Destination 3, directed by James Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. The Hostage by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Princess Louise of Belgium. In UK Mad World by Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules was in the top 5 hits. Before Sunset, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Emma'S Secret by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2004.

2003

Old School directed by Todd Phillips was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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2002

Crossroads directed by Tamra Davis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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2001

Famous people born on this day include Mackenzie Smith. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Enemy at the Gates, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, 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: 06 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Rise by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. 28 Days, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Secret Honor by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Reed Deming. In that special week people in US were listening to ..Baby One More Time by Britney Spears. The Corruptor, directed by James Foley, 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: 06 February 1999.

1998

Sphere directed by Barry Levinson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

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1997

Vegas Vacation directed by Stephen Kessler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Rickey Thompson. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Loch Ness, directed by John Henderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jong Up. In that special week people in US were listening to Creep by TLC. Billy Madison, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Trust Me by Jayne Ann Krentz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Charlie Heaton. In UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. My Girl 2, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Tinashe . In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex?, directed by Manuel Gómez Pereira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Victor Manon. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Wayne's World, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Such Devoted Sisters by Eileen Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Sisley Choi. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. Paprika, directed by Tinto Brass, 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: 06 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Dominic Sherwood. In that special week people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. Stanley & Iris, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. White Ninja by Eric V. Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jonny Flynn. In that special week people in US were listening to When I'm With You by Sheriff. The Fly II, directed by Chris Walas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bahar Toksoy. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Amsterdamned, directed by Dick Maas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Mortal Fear by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Anika (musician). In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Personal Services, directed by Terry Jones, 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: 06 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Dane DeHaan. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Nine 1/2 Weeks, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Comet by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1986.

1985

The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Julie Taton. In that special week people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. Unfaithfully Yours, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Robots Of Dawn by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1984.

1983

Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best seller of 1983.

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1982

Famous people born on this day include Alice Eve. In that special week people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Pathfinders by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Alison Haislip. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Eyes of a Stranger, directed by Ken Wiederhorn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Sky'S The Limit by Wayne Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ben Lawson. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears, directed by Vladimir Menshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Dan Balan. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Hardcore, directed by Paul Schrader, 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: 06 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Yael Naim. In that special week people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees. Blue Collar, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Inner Skiing by W. Timothy Gallwey and Robert Kriegel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Josh Stewart. In that special week people in US were listening to Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor. Jungle Holocaust, directed by Ruggero Deodato, 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: 06 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Princess Marie of Denmark. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Gable and Lombard, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Tomoko Kawase. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Lepke, directed by Menahem Golan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Ebony Tower by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Élizabeth Tchoungui. In that special week people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. Herbie Rides Again, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Band Of Brothers by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Amy Robach. In that special week people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John. The Train Robbers, directed by Burt Kennedy, 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: 06 February 1973.

1972

The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include José María Jimenez. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. The Night Visitor, directed by Laslo Benedek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Patrice Loko. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Zabriskie Point, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include David Hayter. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, 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: 06 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Akira Yamaoka. In that special week people in US were listening to Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers. The Anniversary, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Izumi Sakai. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. Hurry Sundown, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Birds Fall Down by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Rick Astley. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Black Tight Killers, directed by Yasuharu Hasebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Airs Above The Ground by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Hugh Kennedy. In UK I'll Never Find Another You by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Ravagers, directed by Eddie Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Andrei Zvyagintsev. In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits. Destry, directed by George Marshall, 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: 06 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alundra Blayze. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Right In by The Rooftop Singers. Du mouron pour les petits oiseaux, directed by Marcel Carné, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Axl Rose. In that special week people in US were listening to Peppermint Twist - Part 1 by Joey Dee & the Starliters. Moon Pilot, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. My Saber Is Bent by Jack Paar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Florence Aubenas. In that special week people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. Hand in Hand, directed by Philip Leacock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Megan Gallagher. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Four Fast Guns, directed by William J. Hole Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Darkness And The Dawn by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1960.

1959

The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Cecily Adams. In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits. The Gift of Love, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1958.

1957

Attack of the Crab Monsters directed by Roger Corman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Amaury Closel. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Los gavilanes, directed by Vicente Oroná, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1956.

1955

Admiral Kimmel'S Story by Husband E. Kimmel was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1955.

1954

Ride Clear of Diablo directed by Jesse Hibbs was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Franck Capillery. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. I Confess, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Galileans by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1953.

1952

Dance To The Piper by Agnes de Mille was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1952.

1951

Vengeance Valley directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1951.

1950

Young Man with a Horn directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

I Shot Jesse James directed by Samuel Fuller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 February 1948.

1946

Behind Green Lights directed by Otto Brower was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1944

The Uninvited directed by Lewis Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

Dead Men Walk directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

Captains of the Clouds directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1942.

1941

Across the Sierras directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1941.

1940

Vigil in the Night directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1940.

1939

Stagecoach directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Cattle Raiders directed by Sam Nelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1936

The Lawless Nineties directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1936.

1935

The Woman in Red directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1933

Topaze directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

The Monster Walks directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1929

Weary River directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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1927

Getting Gertie's Garter directed by E. Mason Hopper was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1927.

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: 06 February 1922.

1918

The Unbeliever directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1916

His Picture in the Papers directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1916.

1915

The Birth of a Nation directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 February 1915.