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2017

Against All Odds by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2017.

2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron directed by Joss Whedon was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2015.

2014

Neighbors directed by Nicholas Stoller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2014.

2013

Famous people born on this day include Taufaʻahau Manumataongo. In that special week people in US were listening to Just Give Me A Reason by P!nk. The Great Gatsby, directed by Baz Luhrmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013. The Hit by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2013.

2011

Thor directed by Kenneth Branagh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2011.

2010

Iron Man 2 directed by Jon Favreau was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2010.

2009

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past directed by Mark Waters was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2009.

2007

Spider-Man 3 directed by Sam Raimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Aidan Xiong. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Mission: Impossible III, directed by J.J. Abrams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2006.

2005

Kingdom of Heaven directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2005.

2003

X2 directed by Bryan Singer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2003.

2002

Spider-Man directed by Sam Raimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2002.

2001

The Mummy Returns directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Shyann McClure. In that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Soul Stories by Gary Zukav was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Angel Gibbs. In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. The Mummy, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1999.

1998

Deep Impact directed by Mimi Leder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1998.

1997

The Fifth Element directed by Luc Besson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Tyus Jones. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Dead Man, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Rants by Dennis Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Missy Franklin. In that special week people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. Friday, directed by F. Gary Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Beauty From Ashes by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1995.

1994

Diplomacy by Henry Kissinger was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Halston Sage. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. My Neighbor Totoro, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Season In Purgatory by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charice . In UK Please Don't Go by KWS was in the top 5 hits. The Disuniting Of America by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Ali Stephens. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Switch, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. As The Crow Flies by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1991.

1990

Bright Star by Harold Coyle was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Lindsey Shaw. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Pet Sematary, directed by Mary Lambert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Lallana. In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits. Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Hot Money by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Anej Lovrecic. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. La Bamba, directed by Luis Valdez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Pentala Harikrishna. In that special week people in US were listening to West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys. Short Circuit, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Greed And Glory On Wall Street by Ken Auletta was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Odette Yustman. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Ladyhawke, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Proof by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Flavie Péan. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie. Sixteen Candles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. People Of The Lie by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Pavel Eljanov. In that special week people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. Valley Girl, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Working Out by Charles Hix was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1983.

1982

The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Samuel Dalembert. In that special week people in US were listening to Morning Train (Nine To Five) by Sheena Easton. The Burning, directed by Tony Maylam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Zaho . In that special week people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. Friday the 13th, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Lee Hyori. In that special week people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb. Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Kenan Thompson. In that special week people in US were listening to If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman. F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Nick Heidfeld. In that special week people in US were listening to When I Need You by Leo Sayer. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rhona Bennett. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Watch Out, We're Mad, directed by Marcello Fondato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Anders. In that special week people in US were listening to He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn. Mandingo, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Doc Gynéco. In that special week people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk. The Lord's of Flatbush, directed by Martin Davidson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Élodie Hesme. In that special week people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Linde. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Play It Again, Sam, directed by Herbert Ross, 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: 10 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Leslie Stefanson. In that special week people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. Billy Jack, directed by T.C. Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Gina Philips. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Love And Will by Rollo May was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Dennis Bergkamp. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Mackenna's Gold, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Regal. In that special week people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Tower Of Babel by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Bob Sinclar. In that special week people in US were listening to The Happening by The Supremes. For a Few Dollars More, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Imelda Chiappa. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Arabesque, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Linda Evangelista. In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. An American Dream by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Emmanuelle Devos. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong. Black Sabbath, directed by Mario Bava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Night Of The Generals by Hans Kirst was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Nowak. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March. Dr. No, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Joey Meyer. In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits. Mothra, directed by Inoshiro Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Bruno Wolkowitch. In that special week people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon. Two Women, directed by Vittorio De Sica, 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: 10 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bono (U2). In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Fugitive Kind, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Victoria Rowell. In that special week people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. Imitation of Life, directed by Douglas Sirk, 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: 10 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Rick Santorum. In that special week people in US were listening to Witch Doctor by David Seville. Thunder Road, directed by Arthur Ripley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. A Summer Place by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Sid Vicious. In UK Butterfly by Andy Williams 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: 10 May 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Bruno Madinier. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. Godzilla, directed by Ishir Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Mark David Chapman. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. Daddy Long Legs, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Petra Niehaus. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Three Coins in the Fountain, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. But We Were Born Free by Elmer Holmes Davis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1954.

1953

The Desert Rats directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Wanderley Luxemburgo. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Spark Of Life by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1952.

1951

My Six Convicts by Donald Powell Wilson was one of the best seller of 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1951.

1950

D.O.A. directed by Rudolph Mat was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1950.

1949

The Barkleys of Broadway directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1949.

1948

State of the Union directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1948.

1947

Born to Kill directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1947.

1946

The Postman Always Rings Twice directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1946.

1945

Blood on the Sun directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1945.

1944

Going My Way directed by Leo McCarey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1944.

1943

The Ox-Bow Incident directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1943.

1942

The Spoilers directed by Ray Enright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1942.

1941

Citizen Kane directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1941.

1940

My Favorite Wife directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1940.

1939

Union Pacific directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1939.

1938

Vivacious Lady directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1938.

1937

Shall We Dance directed by Mark Sandrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1937.

1936

Things to Come directed by William Cameron Menzies was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1936.

1935

The Devil Is a Woman directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1935.

1934

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

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1934.

1933

The Devil's Brother directed by Hal Roach was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1933.

1932

Grand Hotel directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1932.

1931

The Public Enemy directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1931.

1930

Asphalt directed by Joe May was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1930.

1929

The Black Watch directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1929.

1928

The Man Who Laughs directed by Paul Leni was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1928.

1927

7th Heaven directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1927.

1926

She directed by Leander De Cordova was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1926.

1925

Strike directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1925.

1924

Sherlock Jr. directed by Buster Keaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1924.

1922

The Trap directed by Robert Thornby was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1922.

1921

Carmen directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1921.

1920

The Flapper directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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1917

A Mormon Maid directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Civilization directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1914

The Battle of the Sexes directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

Raja Harishchandra directed by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

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1909

Sherlock Holmes IV directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

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1901

Fulton Market directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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