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2018

Seven Seconds directed by Tim Coakley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2018.

2016

Pandemic directed by John Suits was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2016.

2015

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken directed by Daniel Alfredson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

The Bag Man directed by David Grovic was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Columbus Circle directed by George Gallo was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2012.

2011

Marrying Daisy Bellamy by Susan Wiggs was one of the best seller of 2011.

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

2010

Alice in Wonderland directed by Tim Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Taken, directed by Pierre Morel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Beverly Hills Dead by Stuart Woods was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2008.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Herms Twins. In that special week people in US were listening to Irreplaceable by Beyonce. Saturn in Opposition, directed by Ferzan Ozpetek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. Exile by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2007.

2006

After the Wedding directed by Susanne Bier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

Famous people born on this day include TeaLynn Adamson. In UK Take Me To The Clouds Above by LMC vs U2 was in the top 5 hits. Starsky & Hutch, directed by Todd Phillips, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Divided In Death by J. D. Robb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Ashlund Jade. In UK All The Things She Said by Tatu was in the top 5 hits. Cradle 2 the Grave, directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Light In Shadow by Jayne Ann Krentz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2003.

2002

40 Days and 40 Nights directed by Michael Lehmann was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Chloe East. In that special week people in US were listening to Ms. Jackson by OutKast. The Brothers, directed by Gary Hardwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The First Counsel by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Thank God I Found You by Mariah Carey. Wonder Boys, directed by Curtis Hanson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2000.

1999

The Other Sister directed by Garry Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Jack Reid. In UK Doctor Jones by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. Krippendorf's Tribe, directed by Todd Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Neil Ibata. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Alex Aiono. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Before and After, directed by Barbet Schroeder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A Simple Path by Lucinda Vardey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Carina Witthöft. In that special week people in US were listening to Creep by TLC. The Hunted, directed by J.F. Lawton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Eyes Of A Child by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Annika Beck. In that special week people in US were listening to The Power Of Love by Celine Dion. No Escape, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Mike Weinberg. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Falling Down, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Tatro. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. Howards End, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Alexandra of Luxembourg . In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits. Shattered, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The New Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include The Weeknd. In that special week people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. Spontaneous Combustion, directed by Tobe Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Counterattack by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Olsen. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Je suis le seigneur du château, directed by Régis Wargnier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Spy Hook by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Soo-hyun. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Bloodsport, directed by Newt Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Tenants Of Time by Thomas Flanagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Camilla Al-Fayed. In that special week people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. Some Kind of Wonderful, directed by Howard Deutch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Diego Godín. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. Caravaggio, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Comet by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Stacy Lewis. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. The Purple Rose of Cairo, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Killelea. In that special week people in US were listening to Karma Chameleon by Culture Club. Swann in Love, directed by Volker Schlöndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Story Of Henri Tod by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Alexia Palombo (Star Academy). In that special week people in US were listening to Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin. Sheer Madness, directed by Margarethe von Trotta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1983.

1982

Masquerade by Kit Williams was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Sergio Mitre. In that special week people in US were listening to Celebration by Kool & The Gang. Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen, directed by Clive Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Brain by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Géraldine Nakache. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Foxes, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1980.

1979

Nurse by Peggy Anderson was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Lyubov Tolkalina. In that special week people in US were listening to Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees. Bye Bye Monkey, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Black Marble by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Maxine Carr. In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kyo (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon. The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1976.

1975

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mahershala Ali. In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits. The House of Seven Corpses, directed by Paul Harrison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Cathy Freeman. In that special week people in US were listening to Crocodile Rock by Elton John. Walking Tall, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Clarke. In that special week people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson. Piya Ka Ghar, directed by Basu Chatterjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Beyond Freedom And Dignity by B. F. Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Holden. In that special week people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. One Brief Summer, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Crime In America by Ramsey Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Armand Van Helden. In that special week people in US were listening to Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) by Sly & the Family Stone. Hercules in New York, directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include David Heath. In that special week people in US were listening to Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone. The Milky Way, directed by Luis Buñuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alain Feutrier. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Hour of the Wolf, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Pavel Lychnikoff. In that special week people in US were listening to Kind Of A Drag by The Buckinghams. Master Stroke, directed by Michele Lupo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Waiting For Winter by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Eric Uptagrafft in Spokane. In that special week people in US were listening to Lightnin' Strikes by Lou Christie. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, 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: 16 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Valérie Trierweiler. In that special week people in US were listening to This Diamond Ring by Gary Lewis and the Playboys. Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, directed by Freddie Francis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Christopher Eccleston. In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Nightmare, directed by Freddie Francis, 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: 16 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dano Halsall. In UK Diamonds by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan was in the top 5 hits. Bay of Angels, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include John Balance. In that special week people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler). Walk on the Wild Side, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Andy Taylor. In that special week people in US were listening to Calcutta by Lawrence Welk. The Canadians, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Shadows On The Grass by Isak Dinesen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lucy Kaplansky. In that special week people in US were listening to Teen Angel by Mark Dinning. Carry on, Constable, directed by Gerald Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. This Is My God by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include John McEnroe. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. No Name on the Bullet, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Ice T. In that special week people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. Scampolo, directed by Alfred Weidenmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The White Witch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include LeVar Burton. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. The True Story of Jesse James, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Rina Mor. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Meet Me in Las Vegas, directed by Roy Rowland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1956.

1955

Marcelino pan y vino directed by Ladislao Vajda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Iain Banks. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Hell's Half Acre, directed by John H. Auer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Lady Of Arlington by Harnett T. Kane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1954.

1953

Kansas Pacific directed by Ray Nazarro was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James Ingram. At Sword's Point, directed by Lewis Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Spark Of Life by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1952.

1951

Fingerprints Don't Lie directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Three Came Home directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

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

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

1948

The Three Weird Sisters directed by Daniel Birt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Carnegie Hall directed by Edgar G. Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Breakfast in Hollywood directed by Harold D. Schuster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Leave It to Blondie directed by Abby Berlin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

The Navy Way directed by William Berke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

The Youngest Profession directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

The Mad Doctor of Market Street directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Shadows on the Stairs directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Charlie Chan in Panama directed by Norman Foster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Wife, Husband and Friend directed by Gregory Ratoff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

A Slight Case of Murder directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Paradise Express directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Wife vs. Secretary directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes directed by Leslie S. Hiscott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

Beggars in Ermine directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Liebelei directed by Max Ophüls was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

Texas Cyclone directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

The Skin Game directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1929

Arsenal directed by Aleksandr Dovzhenko was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

Stand and Deliver directed by Donald Crisp was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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

1927

White Gold directed by William K. Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1920

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari directed by Robert Wiene was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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