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2017

Ghost in the Shell directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2017.

2015

The Imitation Game directed by Morten Tyldum was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2015.

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2014.

2013

Famous people born on this day include Elijah Furnish-John. In that special week people in US were listening to Locked Out Of Heaven by Bruno Mars. The Millionaire Tour, directed by Inon Shampanier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013. 12th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2013.

2011

TRON: Legacy directed by Joseph Kosinski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2011.

2010

Sherlock Holmes directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2010.

2009

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2009.

2007

Rocky Balboa directed by Sylvester Stallone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2007.

2006

Hostel directed by Eli Roth was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2006.

2005

Hard Candy directed by David Slade was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2005.

2003

28 Days Later... directed by Danny Boyle was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2003.

2002

Secretary directed by Steven Shainberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2002.

2001

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. Traffic, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. 1st to Die by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2001.

2000

Famous people born on this day include Jamie Bick. In that special week people in US were listening to What A Girl Wants by Christina Aguilera. The Virgin Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Sigh Mike. In UK Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps was in the top 5 hits. Run Lola Run, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1999.

1998

Angel directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1998.

1997

Scream directed by Wes Craven was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1997.

1996

Dead Man Walking directed by Tim Robbins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Cara Cuomo. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Bones . In that special week people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey. Clerks., directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1994.

1993

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lil Twist. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Chaplin, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1993.

1992

Paths of Glory directed by Stanley Kubrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Bertolacci. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Lionheart, directed by Sheldon Lettich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Griffin. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Always, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1990.

1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sammy Carlson. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Working Girl, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1989.

1988

Famous people born on this day include Kiro (Cinema Bizarre). In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1988.

1987

Platoon directed by Oliver Stone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Rachel Riley. In that special week people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Rie fu. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Juliana Didone. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include André Myhrer. In that special week people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Ye-Jin Son. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1982.

1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jamelia (singer). Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez, directed by Jean Girault, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1981.

1980

Famous people born on this day include Lovieanne Jung. In that special week people in US were listening to Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes. Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Siti Nurhaliza. In that special week people in US were listening to Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees. Every Which Way But Loose, directed by James Fargo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Holly Brisley. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jérôme Kerviel. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1977.

1976

Barry Lyndon directed by Stanley Kubrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1976.

1975

Black Christmas directed by Bob Clark was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Yerdon. In that special week people in US were listening to The Joker by Steve Miller Band. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Rockmond Dunbar. In that special week people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon. Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Peet. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Straw Dogs, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Mary J Blige. In that special week people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. Sometimes a Great Notion, directed by Paul Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Mustafa Sandal. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. The Punch Bowl, directed by Helmut Weiss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kyle Richards. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1969.

1968

Famous people born on this day include Aglaia Szyszkowitz. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Airport by Arthur Haile was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Richmond Webb. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Franck Brinsolaro. In that special week people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Robert New. In that special week people in US were listening to Come See About Me by The Supremes. Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1965.

1964

Love with the Proper Stranger directed by Robert Mulligan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jason Connery. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include David Benson. In that special week people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. The Innocents, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1962.

1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Albert Dupontel. In that special week people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1961.

1960

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Charrier-Bardot. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1960.

1959

Bell Book and Candle directed by Richard Quine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1959.

1958

The Enemy Below directed by Dick Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1958.

1957

The Wrong Man directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Roger Auque. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. All That Heaven Allows, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1956.

1955

Bad Day at Black Rock directed by John Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1955.

1954

David and Bathsheba directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1954.

1953

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Sessions. The Bad and the Beautiful, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1953.

1952

Room for One More directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1952.

1951

Halls of Montezuma directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1951.

1950

The Outlaw directed by Howard Hughes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1950.

1949

Golden Boy directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1949.

1948

Buck Privates directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1948.

1947

Dead Reckoning directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1947.

1946

Shock directed by Alfred Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christine Kaufmann. Tonight and Every Night, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1945.

1944

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1944.

1943

Commandos Strike at Dawn directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1943.

1942

They Died with Their Boots On directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1942.

1941

The Reluctant Dragon directed by Alfred L. Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1941.

1940

His Girl Friday directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1940.

1939

The Dawn Patrol directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1939.

1938

Tarzan's Revenge directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1938.

1937

Sabotage directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1937.

1936

Professional Soldier directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1936.

1935

The Lives of a Bengal Lancer directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1935.

1934

Design for Living directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1934.

1933

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adèle Bloemendaal. Cavalcade, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933. Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1933.

1932

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1932.

1931

Little Caesar directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1931.

1930

The Farmer's Wife directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1930.

1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dmitri Bruns. Queen Kelly, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1929.

1928

Sadie Thompson directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1928.

1927

Flesh and the Devil directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1927.

1926

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1926.

1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1925.

1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1924.

1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jacqueline Maillan. Lederstrumpf, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1923.

1922

Foolish Wives directed by Erich Von Stroheim was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1922.

1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Juanita Kreps. Outside the Law, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1921.

1920

The Greatest Question directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1920.

1919

The Heart of Humanity directed by Allen Holubar was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1919.

1918

A Modern Musketeer directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1918.

1917

The Pride of the Clan directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1917.

1916

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1916.

1915

Cinderella directed by James Kirkwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1915.

1914

The Goat directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 January 1913.

1912

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

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1911

Little Snow White directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

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1910

Anna Karenina directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

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1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

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1908

The Doctor's Experiment directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908.

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1907

Violante directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

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1906

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906.

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1905

Bohemios directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905.

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1904

Los políticos directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904.

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1903

Alibaba and the Forty Thieves directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

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1902

Snow White directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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1901

Prison Bars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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