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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to God's Plan by Drake. Looking Glass, directed by Tim Hunter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Love Yourself by Justin Bieber. Genius, directed by Michael Grandage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Brotherhood in Death by J.D. Robb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2016.

2015

The Gunman directed by Pierre Morel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2015.

2014

Pompeii directed by Paul W.S. Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2014.

2012

Wanderlust directed by David Wain was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2012.

2011

I Am Number Four directed by D.J. Caruso was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2011.

2010

Father of Invention directed by Trent Cooper was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. The Bank Job, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Nine by Jeffrey Toobin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2008.

2007

Breach directed by Billy Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2007.

2006

Candy directed by Neil Armfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Marina LeBlanc. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. The Girl Next Door, directed by Luke Greenfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Emma'S Secret by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2004.

2003

My Dinner with Jimi directed by Bill Fishman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2003.

2002

Killing Me Softly directed by Kaige Chen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Suede Brooks. In that special week people in US were listening to It Wasn't Me by Shaggy. Gang Tapes, directed by Adam Ripp, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Riley In The Morning by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. Hanging Up, directed by Diane Keaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Hell To Pay by Barbara Olson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2000.

1999

eXistenZ directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Šarlote Lēnmane. In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Dangerous Beauty, directed by Marshall Herskovitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kathryn Newton. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Rosewood, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Semih Varol. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Carnal Knowledge, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Angel Moreno. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. The Brady Bunch Movie, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Nikki Yanofsky. In that special week people in US were listening to The Power Of Love by Celine Dion. Ladybird Ladybird, directed by Ken Loach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Fatal Cure by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Michael Steiger. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Wittgenstein, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bruno Martins Indi. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred. Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, 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: 08 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Genzebe Dibaba. In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits. The Doors, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Dazzle by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Klay Thompson. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. Revenge, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. White Ninja by Eric V. Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Chai Romruen. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. True Believer, directed by Joseph Ruben, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nozomi Sasaki (model). In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Mortal Fear by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Carolina Kostner. In UK Stand By Me by Ben E King was in the top 5 hits. Tin Men, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1987.

1986

On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Liza Pastor. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. Angry Harvest, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Manon Flier. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Footloose, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Wicked Day by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Louise Glover. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. Local Hero, directed by Bill Forsyth, 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: 08 February 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Liam McIntyre. In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits. Barbarosa, directed by Fred Schepisi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly by David Niven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Célyne Durand. In UK Shaddup You Face by Joe Dolce Music Theatre was in the top 5 hits. Barsaat Ki Ek Raat, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Last Mafioso by Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elisabetta Gregoraci. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Khwab, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1980.

1979

The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Gökhan Tepe. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Nero veneziano, directed by Ugo Liberatore, 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: 08 February 1978.

1977

Passages by Gail Sheehy was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Abi Titmuss. In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. My Life by Golda Meir was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Anne Decis. In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits. The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seth Green. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. From Beyond the Grave, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Project Pat. In that special week people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John. Jory, directed by Jorge Fons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Paul Wight. In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits. Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Mika Karppinen. In that special week people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. Percy, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Doctor Cobb'S Game by R.V. Cassill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1971.

1970

Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1970.

1969

Testimony of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gary Coleman. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. Inspector Clouseau, directed by Bud Yorkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1968.

1967

The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Hristo Stoichkov. In that special week people in US were listening to My Love by Petula Clark. The Chase, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1966.

1965

This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Yves Censi. In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mohammad Azharuddin. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Paula by Paul and Paula. Frau Holle, directed by Gottfried Kolditz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1963.

1962

The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Vince Neil. In that special week people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. Gold of the Seven Saints, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Chess Players by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dino Ciccarelli. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. The Last Voyage, directed by Andrew L. Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Henry Czerny. In that special week people in US were listening to Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by The Platters. Ride Lonesome, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Around The World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Marina Silva. In that special week people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Some Came Running by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Rosana Godoy. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. The Incredible Shrinking Man, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include John Marchesella. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Des gens sans importance, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Island In The Sun by Alec Waugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1956.

1955

The Big Combo directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1955.

1954

Taza, Son of Cochise directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1954.

1953

Always The Young Strangers by Carl Sandburg was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1953.

1952

The Belle of New York directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1952.

1951

I'd Climb the Highest Mountain directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1951.

1950

Madeleine directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1950.

1949

Flaxy Martin directed by Richard L. Bare was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1949.

1948

Arch of Triumph directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1948.

1947

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1947.

1946

Ambush Trail directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1946.

1945

The Body Snatcher directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1945.

1944

Action in Arabia directed by Léonide Moguy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1944.

1943

Submarine Alert directed by Frank McDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1943.

1942

Roxie Hart directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1942.

1941

Adam Had Four Sons directed by Gregory Ratoff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1941.

1940

Castle on the Hudson directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1940.

1939

Six-Gun Rhythm directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1939.

1938

Bringing Up Baby directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1938.

1937

When's Your Birthday? directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1937.

1935

Ruggles of Red Gap directed by Leo McCarey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1935.

1934

The Lost Patrol directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1934.

1932

Murder at Dawn directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1932.

1931

Sit Tight directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1931.

1929

Wild Orchids directed by Sidney Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1929.

1927

Hills of Kentucky directed by Howard Bretherton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1927.

1924

America directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

La roue directed by Abel Gance was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1923.

1919

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch directed by Hugh Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1919.