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2018

Book Club directed by Bill Holderman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

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

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

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

Famous people born on this day include Aidan Xiong. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Oakdale Confidential by Anonymous was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2006.

2004

Somersault directed by Cate Shortland was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2004.

2003

Dogville directed by Lars von Trier 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 UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. Billy Elliot, directed by Stephen Daldry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Wedding by Danielle Steel 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 that special week people in US were listening to Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin. The Straight Story, directed by David Lynch, 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

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 that special week people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. Heaven's Prisoners, directed by Phil Joanou, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans 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 UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. The Passion of Darkly Noon, directed by Philip Ridley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Chamber by John Grisham 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. Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes 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. Remembering Denny by Calvin Trillin 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. Backdraft, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Seeress Of Kell by David Eddings 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. Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene 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. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking 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. Inheritance by Judith Michael 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 that special week people in US were listening to (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew. Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Fitzgeralds And The Kennedys by Doris Kearns Goodwin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1987.

1986

The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Odette Yustman. In that special week people in US were listening to Crazy For You by Madonna. Brewster's Millions, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Family Album by Danielle Steel 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. Paris, Texas, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Smart Women by Judy Blume 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. Christine by Stephen King 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. A Green Desire by Anton Myrer 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. God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert 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. 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: 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. Apocalypse Now, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Evergreen by Belva Plain 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 Women'S Room by Marilyn French 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 UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. 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 that special week people in US were listening to Welcome Back by John Sebastian. Aces High, directed by Jack Gold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Trinity by Leon Uris 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 Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz 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. Working by Studs Terkel 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 UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. Day for Night, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut 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 that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. Frenzy, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach 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 UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. The Panic in Needle Park, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown 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. Love & 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 that special week people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension. Winning, directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre 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. The Triumph by John Kenneth Galbraith 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 UK Silence Is Golden by The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. The Million Eyes of Sumuru, directed by Lindsay Shonteff, 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. Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman 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 that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits. Repulsion, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Flight Of The Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier 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. My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan 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 UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The List of Adrian Messenger, directed by John Huston, 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

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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 UK Blue Moon by The Marcels was in the top 5 hits. Clear Skies, directed by Grigoriy Chukhray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser 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 that special week people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. The Day They Robbed the Bank of England, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Advise And Consent by Allen Drury 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. Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1959.

1958

Peter Freuchen'S Book Of The Seven Seas by Peter Freuchen and David Loth 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 Searchers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor 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. 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

Three Coins in the Fountain directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Tito Santana. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Young Bess, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Golden Admiral by Francis Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books.
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. The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby 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

Another Part of the Forest directed by Michael Gordon 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

The Leopard Man directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Meet the Stewarts directed by Alfred E. Green 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.

1939

It's a Wonderful World directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

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

Dancing Pirate directed by Lloyd Corrigan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1934

The Man from Utah directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

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.

1922

Grandma's Boy directed by Fred C. Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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

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.

1916

Sherlock Holmes directed by Arthur Berthelet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1916.