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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. Book Club, directed by Bill Holderman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. The Fallen by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2018.

2016

Cell directed by Tod Williams was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2016.

2015

San Andreas directed by Brad Peyton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Foxcatcher directed by Bennett Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Lawless directed by John Hillcoat was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2012.

2011

Melancholia directed by Lars von Trier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

The Reef directed by Andrew Traucki was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Whole Truth by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2008.

2007

Savage Grace directed by Tom Kalin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

The Da Vinci Code directed by Ron Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Gosselin Sextuplets. In that special week people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, directed by Danny Leiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2004.

2003

The Brown Bunny directed by Vincent Gallo was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

The Pianist directed by Roman Polanski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Mulholland Dr. directed by David Lynch 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. Billy Elliot, directed by Stephen Daldry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts 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 Straight Story, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1999.

1998

Godzilla directed by Roland Emmerich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

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

1997

The Lost World: Jurassic Park directed by Steven Spielberg 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. The Pillow Book, directed by Peter Greenaway, 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. The Passion of Darkly Noon, directed by Philip Ridley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Couplehood by Paul Reiser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Nam Tae-hyun. In UK Come On You Reds by Manchester United Football Squad was in the top 5 hits. Pulp Fiction, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. In the Kitchen With Rosie by Rosie Dale was one of the best selling books.
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. Sliver, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss 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. Far and Away, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton 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. Hudson Hawk, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Seventh Commandment by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Karmen Pedaru. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Bird on a Wire, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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. Road House, directed by Rowdy Herrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Night The Bear Ate Goombaw by Patrick F. McManus 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. Crocodile Dundee II, directed by John Cornell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon 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. Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Enigma Of Arrival by V. S. Naipaul 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. Cobra, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Blessings In Disguise by Alec Guinness 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. Re-Animator, directed by Stuart Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. No More Vietnams by Richard Nixon 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. Making the Grade, directed by Dorian Walker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley 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. WarGames, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Icebreaker by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Harris. In that special week people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. Annie, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
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. Escape from New York, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Masquerade by Kit Williams 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. The Final Countdown, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader 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. Quadrophenia, directed by Franc Roddam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall 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. Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, 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: 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. Stroszek, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer 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. Aces High, directed by Jack Gold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven 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. Lips of Blood, directed by Jean Rollin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan 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. Daisy Miller, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Partners by Louis Auchincloss 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. The Day of the Jackal, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer 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. Frenzy, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A World Beyond by Ruth Montgomery 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. The Panic in Needle Park, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw 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. The Landlord, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 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. Winning, directed by James Goldstone, 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: 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. Witchfinder General, directed by Michael Reeves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Kennedy And Johnson by Evelyn Lincoln 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. The Million Eyes of Sumuru, directed by Lindsay Shonteff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Madame Sarah by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1967.

1966

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best seller of 1966.

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. Repulsion, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman 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. The Brass Bottle, directed by Harry Keller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Martyred by Richard E. Kim 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. Violent Midnight, directed by Richard Hilliard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1963.

1962

The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault was one of the best seller of 1962.

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. Clear Skies, directed by Grigoriy Chukhray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell 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 Day They Robbed the Bank of England, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Meyer Berger'S New York by Meyer Berger 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. The Young Philadelphians, directed by Vincent Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1959.

1958

Time And The Hour by Howard Spring was one of the best seller of 1958.

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. China Gate, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever 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. The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson 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. The Dam Busters, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester 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. The High And The Mighty by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1954.

1953

Young Bess directed by George Sidney 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. Brandy for the Parson, directed by John Eldridge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Look Down In Mercy by Walter Baxter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1952.

1951

Along the Great Divide directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Caged directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1948

Raw Deal directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Dick Tracy's Dilemma directed by John Rawlins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Bad Bascomb directed by S. Sylvan Simon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Las abandonadas directed by Emilio Fernández was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Ossessione directed by Luchino Visconti was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Romance on the Range directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Blood and Sand directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Torrid Zone directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1938

Sinners in Paradise directed by James Whale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1936

The Golden Arrow directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1933

I Cover the Waterfront directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The Rich Are Always with Us directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

Svengali directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1926

The Boob directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1919

The Busher directed by Jerome Storm was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1919.

1917

A Romance of the Redwoods directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1917.