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2018

Terminal directed by Vaughn Stein was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

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

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Panda by Desiigner. Money Monster, directed by Jodie Foster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. The Last Mile by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2016.

2015

The Lobster directed by Yorgos Lanthimos was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Famous people born on this day include Leo and Lenny Twins Federer. In that special week people in US were listening to Happy by Pharrell Williams. It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014. Capital In The Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2014.

2012

Stash House directed by Eduardo Rodriguez was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

We Need to Talk About Kevin directed by Lynne Ramsay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger directed by Woody Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Lollipop by Lil Wayne. Vicky Cristina Barcelona, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Where Are You Now? by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2008.

2007

I Could Never Be Your Woman directed by Amy Heckerling 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. Poseidon, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore 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 that special week people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. Troy, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Worse Than Watergate by John W. Dean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2004.

2003

Young Adam directed by David Mackenzie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Emily Lind. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Laurel Canyon, directed by Lisa Cholodenko, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Odd Girl Out by Rachel Simmons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2002.

2001

CQ directed by Roman Coppola was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. Battlefield Earth, directed by Roger Christian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Nathan Chen. In that special week people in US were listening to Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin. Notting Hill, directed by Roger Michell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Testament by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1999.

1998

Happiness directed by Todd Solondz 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 that special week people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. Afterglow, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Small Vices by Robert B. Parker 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 UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Van, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. And This Too Shall Pass by E. Lynn Harris 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. The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain, directed by Christopher Monger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Death Of Common Sense by Philip K. Howard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Mateo Kovacic. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base. Trading Mom, directed by Tia Brelis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Naomi Scott. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Excessive Force, directed by Jon Hess, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Last Command by Timothy Zahn 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 that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Kris Kross. Benny's Video, directed by Michael Haneke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Pelican Brief by John Grisham 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 Baby Baby by Amy Grant. Robin Hood, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Seeress Of Kell by David Eddings was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Janelle Shanks. In that special week people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. Jours tranquilles à Clichy, directed by Claude Chabrol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Parting With Illusions by Vladimir Pozner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Dominika Cibulková. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Society, directed by Brian Yuzna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Star by Danielle Steel 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. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, directed by John Carl Buechler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Moonwalk by Michael Jackson 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 La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Dirty Dancing, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Echoes In The Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh 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 A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The White House Mess by Christopher Buckley 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 that special week people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. Pale Rider, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Class by Erich Segal 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 Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. The Natural, directed by Barry Levinson, 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. Breathless, directed by Jim McBride, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Pulsipher. In that special week people in US were listening to Chariots Of Fire - Titles by Vangelis. The Return of Martin Guerre, directed by Daniel Vigne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Edyta Sliwinska. In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Malevil, directed by Christian de Chalonge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert 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 Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits. The Long Riders, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum 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 that special week people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb. Winter Kills, directed by William Richert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Chesapeake by James A. Michener 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 UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Martin, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Illusions by Richard Bach 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. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer 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 that special week people in US were listening to Let Your Love Flow by Bellamy Brothers. Dixie Dynamite, directed by Lee Frost, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Angels by Billy Graham 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. Hester Street, directed by Joan Micklin Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney 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. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Watership Down by Richard Adams 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. Fantastic Planet, directed by René Laloux, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach 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 UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Images, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Report From Engine Co. 82 by Dennis Smith 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 that special week people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh 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 UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Barquero, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Fernando Alves Pinto. In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits. Age of Consent, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Arms Of Krupp by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
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. Blue, directed by Silvio Narizzano, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1968.

1967

The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best seller of 1967.

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. A Man and a Woman, directed by Claude Lelouch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne 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 that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits. I Saw What You Did, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1965.

1964

Black God, White Devil directed by Glauber Rocha was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

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 How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Lord of the Flies, directed by Peter Brook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz 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 that special week people in US were listening to Soldier Boy by The Shirelles. Ride the High Country, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Fox In The Attic by Richard Hughes 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. Black Tights, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Manila Galleon by F. Van Wyck Mason 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. Sons and Lovers, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Trustee From The Toolroom by Nevil Shute 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 UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Invisible Invaders, directed by Edward L. Cahn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Watch That Ends The Night by Hugh MacLennan 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 that special week people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville. The Toughest Gun in Tombstone, directed by Earl Bellamy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton 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. Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Phil Differ. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. Good-bye, My Lady, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1956.

1955

Kiss Me Deadly directed by Robert Aldrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

1954

The Conquest Of Everest by Sir John Hunt was one of the best seller of 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Tony Blair. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Law and Order, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Always The Young Strangers by Carl Sandburg 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. Kangaroo, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Show Biz by Abel Green and Joe Laurie Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1952.

1951

The Great Caruso directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Please Believe Me directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

Streets of Laredo directed by Leslie Fenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1949.

1948

The Pirate directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

Dishonored Lady directed by Robert Stevenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

A Night in Casablanca directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

Enemy of the Law directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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1944

Cobra Woman directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

The More the Merrier directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

Men of San Quentin directed by William Beaudine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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1941

I'll Wait for You directed by Robert B. Sinclair was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

I Was an Adventuress directed by Gregory Ratoff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Three Texas Steers directed by George Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Romance on the Run directed by Gus Meins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1936

Dracula's Daughter directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

The Headline Woman directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

Blue Steel directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

The Barbarian directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1931

The Two Gun Man directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

Sunny Skies directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1923

Soul of the Beast directed by John Griffith Wray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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1922

Beyond the Rocks directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 May 1922.

1911

The Lost Chord directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

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