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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Perfect by Ed Sheeran. The Tale, directed by Jennifer Fox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. Wonder by R.J. Palacio was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2018.

2016

Deadpool directed by Tim Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2016.

2015

The Witch directed by Robert Eggers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2015.

2014

The Signal directed by William Eubank was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2014.

2012

Arbitrage directed by Nicholas Jarecki was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2012.

2011

Tyrannosaur directed by Paddy Considine was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2011.

2010

Famous people born on this day include Solal Sarkozy. In that special week people in US were listening to TiK ToK by Ke$ha. Legion, directed by Scott Stewart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2010.

2008

Definitely, Maybe directed by Adam Brooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2008.

2007

Teeth directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2007.

2006

Karla directed by Joel Bender was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2006.

2004

Saved! directed by Brian Dannelly was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Alice Pavarotti. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. The Recruit, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Journals by Kurt Cobain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Jalen Brooks. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. The Count of Monte Cristo, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2002 by ---- was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2002.

2001

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tayvion Power. In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. The Believer, directed by Henry Bean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. In Tuscany by Bob Krist was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2001.

2000

You Can Count on Me directed by Kenneth Lonergan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Kristine Sloth. In UK Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps was in the top 5 hits. Joe the King, directed by Frank Whaley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Sierra Sandeen. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Phantoms, directed by Joe Chappelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Natalia Dyer. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Prefontaine, directed by Steve James, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Third Twin by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Tyler Henry. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Hard Eight, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Lincoln by David Herbert Donald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Antoine. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. Murder in the First, directed by Marc Rocco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man by Tim Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1995.

1994

Four Weddings and a Funeral directed by Mike Newell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1994.

1993

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Max Whitlock. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Stalingrad, directed by Joseph Vilsmaier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1993.

1992

Famous people born on this day include Thibault Colard. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1992.

1991

The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best seller of 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Liam Hemsworth. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. House Party, directed by Reginald Hudlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1990.

1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Beau Mirchoff. In that special week people in US were listening to My Prerogative by Bobby Brown. The Terror Within, directed by Thierry Notz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Child Star by Shirley Temple Black was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1989.

1988

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Midol. In that special week people in US were listening to Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison. Tapeheads, directed by Bill Fishman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Lee Seung-gi. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. The Stepfather, directed by Joseph Ruben, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Joannie Rochette. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Desert Bloom, directed by Eugene Corr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Qi Hui. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Fandango, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. God Knows by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1985.

1984

While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Ronny Turiaf. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Independence Day, directed by Robert Mandel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Guillermo Coria. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Shoot the Moon, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1982.

1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ginger Zee. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror, directed by Andrea Bianchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1981.

1980

Famous people born on this day include Mirko Soltau. In that special week people in US were listening to Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes. Death Watch, directed by Bertrand Tavernier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1980.

1979

Julia Child & Company by Julia Child was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Nate Silver. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. Vishwanath, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Daniel Martin by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Orlando Bloom. In that special week people in US were listening to You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer. Bad, directed by Jed Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Blue Skies, No Candy by Gael Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1977.

1976

Angels by Billy Graham was one of the best seller of 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Rune Eriksen. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. The Great McGonagall, directed by Joseph McGrath, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Link Baker. In that special week people in US were listening to The Joker by Steve Miller Band. Willie Dynamite, directed by Gilbert Moses, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1974.

1973

The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1973.

1972

The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1972.

1971

God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Marco Pantani. In that special week people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. Pippi in the South Seas, directed by Olle Hellbom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. QB VII by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stefania Belmondo. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1969.

1968

Famous people born on this day include Traci Bingham. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. Blackbeard's Ghost, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Viktor Bout. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Hotel, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Dempsey. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1966.

1965

Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Penelope Ann Miller. In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits. Zulu, directed by Cy Endfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tim Patrick Kelly in Trenton. In that special week people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Steve Lawrence. Le Petit Soldat, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Elizabeth Appleton by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1963.

1962

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1962.

1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julia Louis-Dreyfus. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. The Nylon Pirates by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1961.

1960

Famous people born on this day include Eric Betzig. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. Cash McCall, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Ernie Irvan. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Room at the Top, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Three Edwards by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Francisco Buyo. In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Tamango, directed by John Berry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Eloise at Christmastime by Kay Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1958.

1957

Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1957.

1956

Charleys Tante directed by Hans Quest was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Paul Kelly (musician). In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. The Americano, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Bergeroo. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Highway Dragnet, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1954.

1953

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Silvana Gallardo. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. Jhansi Ki Rani, directed by Sohrab Modi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Battle Cry by Leon M. Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1953.

1952

Man Bait directed by Terence Fisher was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1952.

1951

Storm Warning directed by Stuart Heisler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1951.

1950

The Big Fisherman by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1950.

1949

Bad Men of Tombstone directed by Kurt Neumann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1949.

1948

Check Your Guns directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1948.

1946

My Reputation directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1946.

1942

Joan of Paris directed by Robert Stevenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1942.

1941

So Ends Our Night directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1941.

1940

The Fatal Hour directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1940.

1939

They Made Me a Criminal directed by Busby Berkeley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1939.

1938

Algiers directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1938.

1937

Bulldog Drummond Escapes directed by James P. Hogan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1937.

1935

Symphony of Living directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1935.

1931

Beau Ideal directed by Herbert Brenon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1931.

1930

Anna Christie directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1930.

1927

The Show directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1927.

1925

Smouldering Fires directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1925.

1924

Wild Oranges directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1924.

1915

Young Romance directed by George Melford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 January 1915.