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2018

Fifty Shades Darker by E L James was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 January 2012.

2011

Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 January 2010.

2008

In Bruges directed by Martin McDonagh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

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

2006

Last Holiday directed by Wayne Wang was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Gypsy Rogers. 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. A National Party No More by Zell Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include MattyB . In that special week people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. National Security, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Skipping Christmas by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2003.

2002

One Hour Photo directed by Mark Romanek was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2002.

2001

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. The Pledge, directed by Sean Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Constant Gardener by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2001.

2000

Famous people born on this day include Whynot_Joey . In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. Next Friday, directed by Steve Carr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Mark by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2000.

1999

Virus directed by John Bruno was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Kailey Swanson. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Hard Rain, directed by Mikael Salomon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Comanche Moon by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jenna Larson. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Lost Highway, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Falling Up by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Courtney Eaton. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. 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. Desperation by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Michaela Deprince. In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. Higher Learning, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include JB (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey. Intersection, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Vanished by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1994.

1993

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best seller of 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1993.

1992

Famous people born on this day include Dean Dobbs. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. Freejack, directed by Geoff Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1992.

1991

White Fang directed by Randal Kleiser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Alice Haefeli. 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. The Bourne Ultimatum by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1990.

1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicky Romero. 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. Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1989.

1988

Veil by Bob Woodward was one of the best seller of 1988.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Magalie Vaé. 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: 06 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Irina Shayk. In that special week people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. The Hitcher, directed by Robert Harmon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Amalie Bruun. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. The New Kids, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Kate McKinnon. In that special week people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. Talk to Me, directed by Julius Potocsny, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Saul Raisin. In that special week people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Sweet 16, directed by Jim Sotos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Return of the Jedi by James Kahn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Redmayne. 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. Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1982.

1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jérémie Renier. In that special week people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. Fear No Evil, directed by Frank LaLoggia, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Tenth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1981.

1980

Famous people born on this day include Steed Malbranque. In that special week people in US were listening to Please Don't Go by K.C and the Sunshine Band. Just Tell Me What You Want, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Serpentine by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1980.

1979

Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Pépito Elhorga. In that special week people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees. Get Out Your Handkerchiefs, directed by Bertrand Blier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Defconn . In that special week people in US were listening to You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.. Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1977.

1976

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best seller of 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Vincent Niclot. In that special week people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. Pleasure Party, directed by Claude Chabrol, 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: 06 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Romain Sardou. 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 Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1974.

1973

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Pascal Nouma. 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. August 1914 by Alexander Solzhenitsyn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Joulin. 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. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1971.

1970

The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Norman Reedus. 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. And Other Stories by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1969.

1968

Rosemary'S Baby by Ira Levin was one of the best seller of 1968.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1968.

1967

A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1967.

1966

The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Konnan. In UK Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame was in the top 5 hits. Two on a Guillotine, directed by William Conrad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Mark O'Toole. 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. Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Abergel. In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Le Doulos, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1963.

1962

The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1962.

1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michel Dernies. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. Vanity Fair by Cleveland Amory and Frederic Bradlee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1961.

1960

The Cave by Robert Penn Warren was one of the best seller of 1960.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Thompson. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Operation Amsterdam, directed by Michael McCarthy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1959.

1958

The World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1958.

1957

King Of Paris by Guy Endore was one of the best seller of 1957.

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

1956

Diane directed by David Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1956.

1955

Bad Day at Black Rock directed by John Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

1954

Famous people born on this day include Anthony Minghella. 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. Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1954.

1953

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Malcolm Young. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. The Bounty Lands by William Donohue Ellis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1953.

1952

Closing The Ring by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best seller of 1952.

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

1951

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

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

1950

Bells of Coronado directed by William Witney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1950.

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: 06 January 1949.

1948

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

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

1947

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1947.

1946

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1946.

1945

Tonight and Every Night directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1945.

1944

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1944.

1943

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1943.

1941

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

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

1940

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

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

1939

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1939.

1938

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1938.

1937

Valley of Terror directed by Albert Herman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1937.

1936

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

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

1935

Mazurka directed by Willi Forst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1935.

1934

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1934.

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: 06 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: 06 January 1929.

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: 06 January 1924.

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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 January 1915.