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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: 07 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. Extreme Prey by John Sandford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 May 2015.

2014

It Follows directed by David Robert Mitchell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 May 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wynter Perrineau. 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. Home by Julie Andrews was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 May 2007.

2006

Poseidon directed by Wolfgang Petersen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 2006.

2004

Troy directed by Wolfgang Petersen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Tahani Anderson. In UK Make Luv by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham was in the top 5 hits. Young Adam, directed by David Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Leap Of Faith by Queen Noor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Judah Tapert. 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. A Mind At A Time by Mel Levine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Kassidy King. In UK Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was in the top 5 hits. CQ, directed by Roman Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. In Harm'S Way by Doug Stanton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maxwell Cotton. 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. Before I Say Good-Bye by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include James Neese. In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Notting Hill, directed by Roger Michell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. We'Ll Meet Again by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Natalie Ganzhorn. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Happiness, directed by Todd Solondz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kinda Sarah. 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. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Faker (video gamer). 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. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Seko Fofana. 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. From Beginning To End by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Coby Persin. 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. Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Amyra Dastur. In that special week people in US were listening to Freak Me by Silk. Excessive Force, directed by Jon Hess, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexander Ludwig. 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. Den Of Thieves by James B. Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Rueben Randle. 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 Promised Land by Nicholas Lemann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Sydney Leroux. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Far Out Man, directed by Tommy Chong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Arlenis Sosa. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. Society, directed by Brian Yuzna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Blooding by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brandon Jones. 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. Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Menez. In that special week people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew. Dirty Dancing, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Ladies Of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Rianne ten Haken. In that special week people in US were listening to Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer. Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott, 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: 07 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include J Balvin. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. 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: 07 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Daniela Ferolla. 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. Warday by Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Marco Galiazzo. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Breathless, directed by Jim McBride, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Jack Thriller. 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. Life On Earth by David Attenborough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Vincent Clerc. 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. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include April Wilkner. 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. Triple by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Ed Fairhurst. 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. The Stories Of John Cheever by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Shawn Marion. In that special week people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. Martin, directed by George A. Romero, 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: 07 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Marko Milic. 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. Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sophie Thalmann. 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. Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Hamburg (Germany). In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits. Hester Street, directed by Joan Micklin Silver, 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: 07 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Breckin Meyer. 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. The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Paolo Savoldelli. 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. The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Fili Houtteman. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. Images, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Ivan Sergei. 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. Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Scooter Ward. 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. Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Eagle-Eye Cherry. 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 Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Traci Lords. In that special week people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. Blue, directed by Silvio Narizzano, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Triumph by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1968.

1967

The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Kamal Ahmed. In that special week people in US were listening to Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas. A Man and a Woman, directed by Claude Lelouch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Gila Goldstein. 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. Don'T Stop The Carnival by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Emilie Deleuze. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. Black God, White Devil, directed by Glauber Rocha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Beat The Dealer by Edward O. Thorp was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Johnson. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March. Lord of the Flies, directed by Peter Brook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1963.

1962

The Rich Nations And The Poor Nations by Barbara Ward was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Félicité Wouassi. In UK Blue Moon by The Marcels was in the top 5 hits. Black Tights, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Frog Pond by Joyce MacIver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Bernstein. 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. My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Michael E Knight. 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. From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michael Formanek. In UK Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater was in the top 5 hits. The Toughest Gun in Tombstone, directed by Earl Bellamy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Véronique Jannot. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Bridge At Andau by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1957.

1956

The Quiet American by Graham Greene was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Sylvain Augier. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. Bride of the Monster, directed by Edward D. Wood Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Healer by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 May 1954.

1953

Law and Order directed by Nathan Juran was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Betsy Rodden. Kangaroo, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Adventures In Two Worlds by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 May 1951.

1950

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1950.

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: 07 May 1949.

1948

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1948.

1947

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1947.

1946

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1946.

1945

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1945.

1944

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1944.

1943

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1943.

1942

The Panther's Claw directed by William Beaudine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1942.

1941

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1941.

1940

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1940.

1939

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1939.

1938

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1938.

1936

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1936.

1935

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1935.

1934

Change of Heart directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1934.

1933

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1933.

1931

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1931.

1930

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1930.

1923

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1923.

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: 07 May 1922.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 May 1911.