February 8

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2018

Looking Glass directed by Tim Hunter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2018.

2016

Genius directed by Michael Grandage was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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 that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. The Bank Job, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin 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 UK With A Little Help From My Friends / Measure Of A Man by Sam & Mark was in the top 5 hits. Hidalgo, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. American Dynasty by Kevin Phillips was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2004.

2003

Dhund: The Fog directed by Shyam Ramsay 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. Shopgirl by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. Galileo'S Daughter by Dava Sobel 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. Cat & Mouse by James Patterson 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. Silent Witness by Richard North Patterson 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 that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Carnal Knowledge, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Hide & Seek by James Patterson 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. Raging Heart by Sheila Weller 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 UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. Ladybird Ladybird, directed by Ken Loach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Wittgenstein, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Wives Of Henry Viii by Antonia Fraser 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. Blindsight by Robin Cook 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 that special week people in US were listening to Gonna Make You Sweat by C & C Music Factory. The Doors, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Battleground by W. E. B. Griffin 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 that special week people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. Revenge, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Great And Secret Show by Clive Barker 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 that special week people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Parting The Waters by Taylor Branch 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. Hairspray, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor 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 that special week people in US were listening to Open Your Heart by Madonna. Tin Men, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Reagan'S America by Garry Wills was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Anna Hutchison. In that special week people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. Born to Defense, directed by Jet Li, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
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. Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey 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 Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco 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. Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey 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. Marco Polo, If You Can by William F. Buckley Jr 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 that special week people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang. Barsaat Ki Ek Raat, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Peter The Great by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). 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. Moviola by Garson Kanin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1980.

1979

A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman 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 Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1978.

1977

Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie 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 that special week people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon. In The Beginning by Chaim Potok 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 that special week people in US were listening to Love's Theme by Love Unlimited Orchestra. From Beyond the Grave, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Plain Speaking by Merle Miller 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. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort 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 that special week people in US were listening to Let's Stay Together by Al Green. Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Bear Island by Alistair MacLean 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. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1971.

1970

Present At The Creation by Dean Acheson was one of the best seller of 1970.

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

1969

The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg 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 (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Gary Coleman. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Inspector Clouseau, directed by Bud Yorkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Report From Iron Mountain by Leonard C. Lewin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1968.

1967

The Captain by Jan de Hartog 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 UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. 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

Funeral In Berlin by Len Deighton 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. Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy 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 (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Mohammad Azharuddin. In UK Diamonds by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan was in the top 5 hits. 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

My Saber Is Bent by Jack Paar 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 UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Gold of the Seven Saints, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The American Heritage Picture History Of The Civil War by Bruce Catton 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. The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan 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. The New Testament In Modern English by J.B. Phillips 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. Please Don'T Eat The Daisies by Jean Kerr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1958.

1957

The Incredible Shrinking Man directed by Jack Arnold was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1957.

1956

Carousel directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include John Grisham. In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits. The Big Combo, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
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

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best seller of 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Carolyn Pickles. The Belle of New York, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The End Of The Affair by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
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

The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet was one of the best seller of 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

Passage to Marseille directed by Michael Curtiz 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

To Be or Not to Be directed by Ernst Lubitsch 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.

1933

Forgotten directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1933.

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

Lonely Wives directed by Russell Mack 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.

1928

Four Sons directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1928.

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.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1924.

1922

Nosferatu directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1922.