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2017

Glass Houses by Louise Penny was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2016

Green Room directed by Jeremy Saulnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

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. Going Clear by Lawrence Wright was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2013.

2012

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel directed by John Madden was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

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.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2008.

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 that special week people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. Mission: Impossible III, directed by J.J. Abrams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. The Jesus Papers by Michael Baigent 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.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Gosselin Sextuplets. In that special week people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. Juve Against Fantomas, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Glorious Appearing by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 2004.

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

Insomnia directed by Christopher Nolan 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. Cradle and All by James Patterson 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. Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts 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 that special week people in US were listening to Always Be My Baby by Mariah Carey. Dead Man, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Passage To Dawn by R. A. Salvatore 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 Gabriella Papadakis. 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. Until Forever by Johanna Lindse was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1995.

1994

Couplehood by Paul Reiser 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 Meghan Marie. In that special week people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. My Neighbor Totoro, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Days Of Grace by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1993.

1992

Double Deuce by Robert B. Parker was one of the best seller of 1992.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Marlon Webb. In that special week people in US were listening to Joyride by Roxette. Switch, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Sleeping Beauty by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1991.

1990

Peril And Promise by John Chancellor 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be There For You by Bon Jovi. Pet Sematary, directed by Mary Lambert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Stranger In Savannah by Eugenia Price 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 that special week people in US were listening to Anything For You by Gloria Estefan. Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Emperor Of The Air by Ethan Canin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1988.

1987

La Bamba directed by Luis Valdez was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Emilio Izaguirre. 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. The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman 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 Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Ladyhawke, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey 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 Kristyna Myles. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello by Lionel Richie. The Bounty, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Journeyer by Gary Jennings 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 Natalia Zabala. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. The Hunger, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Ellis Island by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1983.

1982

And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney 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 UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits. The Burning, directed by Tony Maylam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Sirens by Eric Van Lustbader 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 Namitha Kapoor. Friday the 13th, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Second Coming by Walker Percy 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 UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Winner'S Circle by Charles Paul Conn 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 Bruno Cheyrou. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Second Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders 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. The White Buffalo, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Full Disclosure by William Safire 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 Rob Malda. 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. Looking For Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner 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 Adam Deadmarsh in Trail. 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. 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 Grant Williams. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. The Lord's of Flatbush, directed by Martin Davidson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman 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 Jerome Williams. In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Salamander by Morris L. West 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 Emma Ridley. 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 Game Of The Foxes by Ladislas Farago 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 Eric Stock. 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 European Discovery Of America by Samuel Eliot Morison 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 Andre Stolz in Brisbane. 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. Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson 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 Judson Mills in Purcellville. In that special week people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension. Mackenna's Gold, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy 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 Julie Smith. 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 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 Scott Brison. In UK Silence Is Golden by The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. For a Few Dollars More, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson 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 Mikael Andersson in Malmo. 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. On TV people were watching Förster Horn.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Mike Butcher. In that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits. The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1965.

1964

Black Sabbath directed by Mario Bava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

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 M Nowak in Washington. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Dr. No, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Francis Bacon by Catherine Drinker Bowen 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. Why Not Victory? by Barry M. Goldwater 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 Blyth Tait. 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. Music Of The Spheres by Guy Murchie 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 Victoria Rowell in Portland. 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. Where The Boys Are by Glendon Swarthout was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1960.

1959

Imitation of Life directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1959.

1958

Thunder Road directed by Arthur Ripley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Phil Mahre in Yakima. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Crisis Of The Old Order by Arthur Schlesinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1957.

1956

Godzilla, King of the Monsters! directed by Ishir Honda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1956.

1955

Daddy Long Legs directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

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 Sly Dunbar in Kingston. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Distant Shore by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1952.

1951

The Peace Can Be Won by Paul G. Hoffman 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

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kathy Farrer. Going My Way, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. The Green Years by A. J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
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

In This Our Life directed by John Huston 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

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Earl of. Grand Hotel, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Sons by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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 US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arnold Ruutel. The Man Who Laughs, directed by Paul Leni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Swan Song by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
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.

1923

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim was one of the best seller of 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1923.

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 US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Cooper. The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. The River's End by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1920.

1919

The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad was one of the best seller of 1919.

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

1918

Dere Mable by Edward Streeter was one of the best seller of 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1918.

1917

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

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

1916

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

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

1915

Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best seller of 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1915.

1914

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

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1914.

1913

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

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1912.

1911

The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1911.

1910

The Wild Olive by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1910.

1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1909.

1908

The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1908.

1907

The Lady of the Decoration by Frances Little was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1907.

1906

Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1906.

1905

The Clansman by Thomas Dixon, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1904.

1903

Lady Rose's Daughter by Mary Augusta Ward was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1903.

1902

The Virginian by Owen Wister was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

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

But much more happened, find out here: 10 May 1901.