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2017

One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2017.

2015

The Skull Throne by Peter V. Brett was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2015.

2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2014.

2013

G.I. Joe: Retaliation directed by Jon M. Chu was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2013.

2011

Insidious directed by James Wan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2011.

2010

Clash of the Titans directed by Louis Leterrier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2010.

2009

17 Again directed by Burr Steers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2009.

2007

Fracture directed by Gregory Hoblit was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2007.

2006

Scary Movie 4 directed by David Zucker was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2006.

2005

Mughal-E-Azam directed by K. Asif was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Alina Foley. In that special week people in US were listening to In Da Club by 50 Cent. Holes, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Dating Game by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Dayana Kirillova. In that special week people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. The Sweetest Thing, directed by Roger Kumble, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Mind At A Time by Mel Levine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2002.

2001

Joe Dirt directed by Dennie Gordon was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Romeo Must Die, directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Daughter Of Fortune by Isabel Allende was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Mason Rivara. In that special week people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. Never Been Kissed, directed by Raja Gosnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. River's End by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Lyzy Adler. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. City of Angels, directed by Brad Silberling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Mark Of The Assassin by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Tayler Brayden. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Grosse Pointe Blank, directed by George Armitage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Ranch by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Anya Taylor-Joy. In that special week people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. James and the Giant Peach, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Egg Monsters From Mars by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Poppy Friar. In that special week people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. Bad Boys, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Chamber by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Liliana Mumy. In UK The Most Beautiful Girl In The World by Prince was in the top 5 hits. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. 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: 16 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Chance the Rapper. In UK Young At Heart by The Bluebells was in the top 5 hits. Benny & Joon, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A World Waiting To Be Born by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Valentina Bellè. In UK Deeply Dippy by Right Said Fred was in the top 5 hits. FernGully: The Last Rainforest, directed by Bill Kroyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Probe by Margaret Wander Bonanno was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Mick Jenkins. In that special week people in US were listening to You're In Love by Wilson Phillips. Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Eagle Has Flown by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jules Sitruk. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover, directed by Peter Greenaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Shay Johnson. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Say Anything..., directed by Cameron Crowe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alisa Durbrow. In that special week people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston. Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Power Game by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Lennon. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Boone by T. Boone Pickens Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Paul di Resta. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. The Money Pit, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Benjamín Rojas. In that special week people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. Ladyhawke, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Blood Of Abraham by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Claire Foy. In that special week people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Bérengère Krief. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Lone Wolf McQuade, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Mists Of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Gina Carano. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. The Long Good Friday, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Celebrity by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Olivier Sorin. In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Excalibur, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Isabelle Funaro. In that special week people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. When Time Ran Out..., directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Ordeal by Linda Lovelace and Mike McGrady was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Christijan Albers. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Phantasm, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Evergreen by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Lara Dutta. In UK Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs by Brian & Michael was in the top 5 hits. F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Freddie Ljungberg. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston. Jabberwocky, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Raise The Titanic! by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Qi Shu. In that special week people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Sean Maher. In that special week people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John. Capone, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mathias Malzieu. In that special week people in US were listening to TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB. The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Secret Life Of Plants by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Akon . In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. Scarecrow, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Conchita Martinez. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. Mark of the Devil, directed by Michael Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Friends Of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Selena (singer). In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. Summer of '42, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Stilwell And The American Experience In China, 1911-1945 by Barbara Wertheim Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Walt Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to Let It Be by The Beatles. Colossus: The Forbin Project, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Olivia Del Rio. In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits. Support Your Local Sheriff!, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Lost Queen by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vickie Guerrero. In that special week people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. The Young Girls of Rochefort, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Grooverider . In that special week people in US were listening to Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra. Double Trouble, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Inside South America by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Laurent Bourgnon. In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Frederick de Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Up the Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Martin Lawrence. In that special week people in US were listening to Game Of Love by Wayne Fontana. Girl Happy, directed by Boris Sagal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Legend Of The Seventh Virgin by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Dave Pirner. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. From Russia with Love, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Osmond. In that special week people in US were listening to He's So Fine by The Chiffons. Bye Bye Birdie, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Ian MacKaye. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Prologue To Love by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Doris Dragović. In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rafael Benítez. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Fugitive Kind, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Ourselves To Know by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Marc Madiot. In that special week people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. Gidget, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth MacGregor. In that special week people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs. The Long, Hot Summer, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Mark Cueto Caballero. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. 12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Catherine Colonna. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Sawdust and Tinsel, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Henri Grand Duke of Luxembourg. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Bill Hayes. Marty, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Healer by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1955.

1954

Seven Years In Tibet by Heinrich Harrer was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Geoffrey Oryema. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Titanic, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michel Blanc. The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1952.

1951

The Thing from Another World directed by Christian Nyby was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1951.

1950

The Rules of the Game directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1950.

1949

Champion directed by Mark Robson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1949.

1948

Paisan directed by Roberto Rossellini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1948.

1947

This Happy Breed directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1947.

1946

Dragonwyck directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1946.

1945

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1945.

1944

Buffalo Bill directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1944.

1943

Edge of Darkness directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1943.

1942

Jungle Book directed by Zoltan Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1942.

1941

The Devil and Miss Jones directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1941.

1940

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe directed by Ford Beebe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1940.

1939

Buck Rogers directed by Ford Beebe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1939.

1938

Test Pilot directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1938.

1937

Way Out West directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1937.

1936

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1936.

1935

Strauss' Great Waltz directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1935.

1934

Tarzan and His Mate directed by Cedric Gibbons was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1934.

1933

The Three Musketeers directed by Colbert Clark was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1933.

1932

Grand Hotel directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1932.

1931

The Bad Sister directed by Hobart Henley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1931.

1930

Free and Easy directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1930.

1929

Alibi directed by Roland West was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1929.

1928

Street Angel directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1928.

1927

Long Pants directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1927.

1926

Kiki directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1926.

1925

The Wizard of Oz directed by Larry Semon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1925.

1924

Beau Brummel directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

Safety Last! directed by Fred Neymeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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1922

The Man from Beyond directed by Burton L. King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1922.

1921

Dream Street directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1921.

1920

Terror Island directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1920.

1918

The Blue Bird directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1918.

1916

The End of the World directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1916.

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: 16 April 1914.

1901

Springtime in the Park directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 April 1901.