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2018

The Tale directed by Jennifer Fox was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 January 2011.

2010

Legion directed by Scott Stewart was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 January 2004.

2003

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best seller of 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 2003.

2002

The Count of Monte Cristo directed by Kevin Reynolds was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 2002.

2001

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Uhitsbrianna . In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits. Donnie Darko, directed by Richard Kelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Roses Are Red by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 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: 15 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Evan Hufferd. 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. Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1999.

1998

Phantoms directed by Joe Chappelle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1998.

1997

Prefontaine directed by Steve James was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Dove Cameron. 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. The Lost World by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Robert Villanueva. 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. The Bell Curve by Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Monika Jagaciak. In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. Four Weddings and a Funeral, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Book Of Guys by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1994.

1993

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paulina Vega. Stalingrad, directed by Joseph Vilsmaier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1993.

1992

Famous people born on this day include Sheldry Sáez. 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. Childhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1992.

1991

Heartbeat by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Sophie Sumner. 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. Swan Lake by Mark Helprin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1990.

1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Flux Pavilion. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1989.

1988

Famous people born on this day include Skrillex . In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. Tapeheads, directed by Bill Fishman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Kelly Kelly. 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. His Way by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Jessy Schram. 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. Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Rene Adler. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Fandango, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Love And War by John Jakes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1985.

1984

Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jermaine Pennant. 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. And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Emina Jahovic. 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. The Best Of Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1982.

1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sean Lamont. In that special week people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror, directed by Andrea Bianchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1981.

1980

Famous people born on this day include Matt Holliday. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Death Watch, directed by Bertrand Tavernier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1980.

1979

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Cahill. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. Vishwanath, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Down The Seine And Up The Potomac With Art Buchwald by Art Buchwald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Giorgia Meloni. 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. The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1977.

1976

Memoirs by Tennessee Williams was one of the best seller of 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Mary Pierce. 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 Moneychangers by Arthur Haile was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tim Shaw. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Willie Dynamite, directed by Gilbert Moses, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1974.

1973

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1973.

1972

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1972.

1971

Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Shane McMahon. 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. The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Meret Becker. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. The Godfather by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1969.

1968

Famous people born on this day include Chad Lowe. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Blackbeard's Ghost, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Lisa (musician). 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. Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Rommel Fernández. 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. Mrs. Jack by Louise Hall Tharp was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 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: 15 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Janet Lim-Napoles. In that special week people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton. Zulu, directed by Cy Endfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Azdine Berkane. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Le Petit Soldat, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Shoes of the Fisherman by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1963.

1962

The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1962.

1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Serhiy Morozov. In that special week people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1961.

1960

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Martin (criminal). In that special week people in US were listening to El Paso by Marty Robbins. Cash McCall, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1960.

1959

Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Boris Tadic. In that special week people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. Tamango, directed by John Berry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Not By Bread Alone by Vladimir Dudintsev was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1958.

1957

King Of Paris by Guy Endore was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Mayawati . In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Charleys Tante, directed by Hans Quest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Thierry Breton. 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. The Saturday Evening Post Treasury by Roger Butterfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Georges Ghosn. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Killers from Space, directed by W. Lee Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1954.

1953

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chris D. Niagara, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1953.

1952

Sailor Beware directed by Hal Walker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 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: 15 January 1951.

1950

Gun Crazy directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 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: 15 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: 15 January 1948.

1947

Vacation Days directed by Arthur Dreifuss was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1947.

1946

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

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1946.

1945

Under Western Skies directed by Jean Yarbrough was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1945.

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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 January 1937.

1936

The Invisible Ray directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1936.

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: 15 January 1935.

1933

The Vampire Bat directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1933.

1931

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

But much more happened, find out here: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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: 15 January 1924.

1920

Pollyanna directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1920.

1919

Nerves directed by Robert Reinert was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1919.

1918

Stella Maris directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1918.

1915

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

But much more happened, find out here: 15 January 1915.