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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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 May 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Bluebell Halliwell. 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. Cobra Ii by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Apple Martin. In that special week people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. Somersault, directed by Cate Shortland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 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: 14 May 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Noah Levi. In that special week people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. Mulholland Dr., directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Villa by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Antonio Fernandez. In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. The Straight Story, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Julia Goodwin. In UK Under The Bridge / Lady Marmalade by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Godzilla, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Riley Griffiths. In UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Martin Garrix. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Heaven's Prisoners, directed by Phil Joanou, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1996.

1995

The Passion of Darkly Noon directed by Philip Ridley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Marcos Corrêa. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base. Pulp Fiction, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Old Songs In A New Cafe by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Miranda Cosgrove. In that special week people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. Sliver, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. I'll Be Seeing You by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include AJ Saudin. 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. Maus Ii by Art Spiegelman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1992.

1991

Backdraft directed by Ron Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Sasha Spielberg. In that special week people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. Bird on a Wire, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Rob Gronkowski. 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. While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tara Thompson. In that special week people in US were listening to Anything For You by Gloria Estefan. 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: 14 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Zarine Khan. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1987.

1986

A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Thibault Lacroix. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Brewster's Millions, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Glitz by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Mark Zuckerberg. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Amber Tamblyn. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. WarGames, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Icebreaker by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Beardyman . In UK Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Annie, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Steinberg. In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits. Escape from New York, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Nice Girls Do by Irene Kassorla was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Florent Peyre. 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. Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Mickaël Landreau. 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. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Matthieu Millien. 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 Final Conclave by Malachi Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Isabelle Moreau. 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. Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Martine McCutcheon. 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. A Stranger In The Mirror by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Chris Kramer. 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 Bankers by Martin Mayer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ginie Line. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. Daisy Miller, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet. In that special week people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. Day for Night, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Gabriel Mann (actor). 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. Report From Engine Co. 82 by Dennis Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Sofia Coppola. In that special week people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. The Panic in Needle Park, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Neil Rayment. In that special week people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who. The Landlord, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Cate Blanchett. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Winning, directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alain Bouzigues. 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 Tower Of Babel by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Valeria Marini. 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. Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Marianne Denicourt. 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. The Proud Tower by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Farid Melouk. 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. Journal Of A Soul by Pope John XXIII was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include James M Kelly. In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The Brass Bottle, directed by Harry Keller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Night Of The Generals by Hans Kirst was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kiara . In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Violent Midnight, directed by Richard Hilliard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1963.

1962

Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Tim Roth. In that special week people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon. Clear Skies, directed by Grigoriy Chukhray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Nobilo. In that special week people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. It Takes a Thief, directed by John Gilling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Bruel. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Young Philadelphians, directed by Vincent Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1959.

1958

The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Israeli Declaration of Independence. 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 Last Angry Man by Gerald Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Hazel Blears. 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. Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Alasdair Fraser. In that special week people in US were listening to Unchained Melody by Les Baxter & His Orchestra. The Dam Busters, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. My Several Worlds by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 May 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Norodom Sihamoni. 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. Angel Unaware by Dale Evans Rogers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Zemeckis. Brandy for the Parson, directed by John Eldridge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 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: 14 May 1950.

1948

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

But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 May 1943.

1942

Grand Central Murder directed by S. Sylvan Simon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 May 1916.