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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. World Without End by Ken Follett 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. Down And Dirty Pictures by Peter Biskind 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. We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates 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. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw 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 that special week people in US were listening to Together Again by Janet. Dangerous Beauty, directed by Marshall Herskovitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Winner by David Baldacci 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 UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Rosewood, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton 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. The Web by Jonathan Kellerman 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 that special week people in US were listening to Creep by TLC. The Brady Bunch Movie, directed by Betty Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. 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: 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 Client by John Grisham 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. 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 UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. 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. By Way Of Deception by Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy 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. Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar 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. The 'Burbs, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Mutation by Robin Cook 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. Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters 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. Death Quest by L. Ron Hubbard 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 UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. Born to Defense, directed by Jet Li, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Contact by Carl Sagan 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. Glitz by Elmore Leonard 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. Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller 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. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1983.

1982

Barbarosa directed by Fred Schepisi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

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. How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1980.

1979

Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet 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 that special week people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees. Nero veneziano, directed by Ugo Liberatore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Second Ring Of Power by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1978.

1977

October Light by John Gardner 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. Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow 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. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry 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. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke 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 UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. Jory, directed by Jorge Fons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot 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. 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 UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. Percy, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1971.

1970

The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull was one of the best seller of 1970.

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

1969

Force 10 From Navarone by Alistair MacLean 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. The President'S Plane Is Missing by Robert J. Serling 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. A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 February 1966.

1965

The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris 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 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

I Should Have Kissed Her More by Alexander King 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. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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 that special week people in US were listening to Teen Angel by Mark Dinning. The Last Voyage, directed by Andrew L. Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Poor No More by Robert Ruark 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 Three Edwards by Thomas B. Costain 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 UK The Story Of My Life by Michael Holliday was in the top 5 hits. The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Eloise In Paris by Kay Thompson 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 Last Of The Wine by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
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

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

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 (Democratic). 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. Wait For The Wagon by Mary Lasswell 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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.