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2018

The 17th Suspect by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2018.

2016

Green Room directed by Jeremy Saulnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron directed by Joss Whedon was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

The Divide by Matt Taibbi was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2012

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel directed by John Madden was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

Thor directed by Kenneth Branagh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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2010

Iron Man 2 directed by Jon Favreau was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

What Happens in Vegas directed by Tom Vaughan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2008.

2007

Spider-Man 3 directed by Sam Raimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Famous people born on this day include Sadie Sandler. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Mission: Impossible III, directed by J.J. Abrams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. The 5th Horseman by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Sterling Jerins. In UK F**k It (I Don't Want You Back) by Eamon was in the top 5 hits. Man on Fire, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Deliver Us From Evil by Sean Hannity was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2004.

2003

X2 directed by Bryan Singer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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2002

Famous people born on this day include Emily Lind. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. Insomnia, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2002.

2001

The Mummy Returns directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley was one of the best selling books.
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1999

The Mummy directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

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1998

Les Misérables directed by Bille August was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Ranz Kyle. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Partially Royal. In that special week people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. In The Presence Of The Enemy by Elizabeth George was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Tiera Skovbye. In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. Friday, directed by F. Gary Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Let Me Call You Sweetheart by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1995.

1994

Disclosure by Michael Crichton was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Naomi Scott. In that special week people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. Benny & Joon, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Baekhyun (Exo-K). In UK Please Don't Go by KWS was in the top 5 hits. FernGully: The Last Rainforest, directed by Bill Kroyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Shamier Anderson. In that special week people in US were listening to Joyride by Roxette. Toy Soldiers, directed by Daniel Petrie Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Aspen Gold by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1991.

1990

In The Arena by Richard Nixon was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Dominika Cibulková. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be There For You by Bon Jovi. Pet Sematary, directed by Mary Lambert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Casey Chan. In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits. Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Meek Mill. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. La Bamba, directed by Luis Valdez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Maitre Gims (rapper). In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. No Retreat, No Surrender, directed by Corey Yuen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Chris Paul. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Ladyhawke, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Jessica Jordan. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie. Sixteen Candles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Adrianne Palicki. In that special week people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. Valley Girl, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
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1982

An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best seller of 1982.

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1981

Famous people born on this day include Edyta Sliwinska. In that special week people in US were listening to Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton. Friday the 13th Part 2, directed by Steve Miner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Free Fall In Crimson by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brooke Bennett. In UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits. The Thirty Nine Steps, directed by Don Sharp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. No Love Lost by Helen Van Slyke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Akbar Gbaja-Biamila. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Nurse by Peggy Anderson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Tony Estanguet. In that special week people in US were listening to If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman. F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Rosie Marcel. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Alassane. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Watch Out, We're Mad, directed by Marcello Fondato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Fabiola Toupin. In that special week people in US were listening to He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn. Death Race 2000, directed by Paul Bartel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bernard Barmasai. In that special week people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk. The Lord's of Flatbush, directed by Martin Davidson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Cyrille Eldin. In that special week people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. High Plains Drifter, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Amiez. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. Play It Again, Sam, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Chris Shiflett. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Billy Jack, directed by T.C. Frank, 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: 06 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Kavan Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who. A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1970.

1969

The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Manu Larcenet. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include MC Serch. In UK Silence Is Golden by The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. Two for the Road, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Under The Eye Of The Storm by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Donahue. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Arabesque, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Leslie Hope. In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Don'T Stop The Carnival by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Lars Mikkelsen. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong. Black Sabbath, directed by Mario Bava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Naked Society by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Ferri. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Idiot, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Tom Brake. In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits. War Hunt, directed by Denis Sanders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. In The Clearing by Robert Frost was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include George Clooney. In that special week people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon. The Beast of Yucca Flats, directed by Coleman Francis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The White Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Parillaud. In that special week people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. The Fugitive Kind, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Renaud Muselier. In that special week people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. Imitation of Life, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Man Parrish. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Bob le Flambeur, directed by Melville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Ride The Red Earth by Paul Wellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Bouvier. In that special week people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Fbi Story by Don Whitehead was one of the best selling books.
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1956

Godzilla, King of the Monsters! directed by Ishir Honda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Tom Bergeron. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. Daddy Long Legs, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1955.

1954

Three Coins in the Fountain directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Tony Blair. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Desert Rats, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The High And The Mighty by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christian Clavier. The Narrow Margin, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram was one of the best selling books.
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1951

War In Korea by Marguerite Higgins was one of the best seller of 1951.

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1950

D.O.A. directed by Rudolph Mat was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

The Barkleys of Broadway directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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1948

State of the Union directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

Born to Kill directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

The Postman Always Rings Twice directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

Blood on the Sun directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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1944

Going My Way directed by Leo McCarey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

Five Graves to Cairo directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

Tarzan's New York Adventure directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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1941

Citizen Kane directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

My Favorite Wife directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Union Pacific directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

International Crime directed by Charles Lamont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

The Prince and the Pauper directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

Things to Come directed by William Cameron Menzies was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

The Devil Is a Woman directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

Manhattan Melodrama directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

The Devil's Brother directed by Hal Roach was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

Grand Hotel directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1931

The Public Enemy directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

Asphalt directed by Joe May was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

The Cocoanuts directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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1928

The Man Who Laughs directed by Paul Leni was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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1927

7th Heaven directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

She directed by Leander De Cordova was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

Strike directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

Sherlock Jr. directed by Buster Keaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1921

Anna Boleyn directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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1917

A Mormon Maid directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Civilization directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1914

The Battle of the Sexes directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

Raja Harishchandra directed by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

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1909

Sherlock Holmes IV directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

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1901

Fulton Market directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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