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2018

Still Me by Jojo Moyes was one of the best seller of 2018.

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

2016

Regression directed by Alejandro Amenábar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

First Love by James Patterson and Emily Raymond was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2012

Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Stoner. In that special week people in US were listening to Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson. Safe House, directed by Daniel Espinosa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012. Death Of Kings by Bernard Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2012.

2011

Just Go with It directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief directed by Chris Columbus 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 that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. Jumper, directed by Doug Liman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Appeal by John Grisham 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 UK Grace Kelly by Mika was in the top 5 hits. Bridge to Terabithia, directed by Gabor Csupo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. For One More Day by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2007.

2006

Alpha Dog directed by Nick Cassavetes 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. 50 First Dates, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Down And Dirty Pictures by Peter Biskind 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. Old School, directed by Todd Phillips, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 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: 16 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Chloe East. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Sweet November, directed by Pat O'Connor, 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. The Beach, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Galileo'S Daughter by Dava Sobel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2000.

1999

Payback directed by Brian Helgeland 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 that special week people in US were listening to Nice & Slow by Usher. The Wedding Singer, directed by Frank Coraci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Then Came Heaven by LaVyrle Spencer 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. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Deep Waters by Jayne Ann Krentz 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 UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. Happy Gilmore, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Longitude by Dava Sobel 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. Billy Madison, directed by Tamra Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett 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. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. On TV people were watching The Ferguson Theory.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Mike Weinberg. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Groundhog Day, directed by Harold Ramis, 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. Wayne's World, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Needful Things by Stephen King 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. Nothing But Trouble, directed by Dan Aykroyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Old Contemptibles by Martha Grimes 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 UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. Revenge, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Devices And Desires by P. D. James 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 that special week people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes by Lewis Grizzard 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. Hairspray, directed by John Waters, 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 UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits. Mannequin, directed by Michael Gottlieb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. It by Stephen King 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 that special week people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston. The Delta Force, directed by Menahem Golan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Lucky by Jackie Collins 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. Witness, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Dr. Burns' Prescription For Happiness by George Burns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1985.

1984

Berlin Game by Len Deighton was one of the best seller of 1984.

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. The President, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, 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 February 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Lupe Fiasco. In that special week people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. Quest for Fire, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Remembrance by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1982.

1981

Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best seller of 1981.

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 that special week people in US were listening to Do That To Me One More Time by Captain and Tennille. Mad Max, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Windsor Story by J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Valentino Rossi. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Lyubov Tolkalina. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin 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 that special week people in US were listening to Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band. Wizards, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Sleeping Murder by Agatha Christie 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 UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Vanina Ickx. In that special week people in US were listening to You're No Good by Linda Ronstadt. The Stepford Wives, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
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 that special week people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders 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 UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. The Harder They Come, directed by Perry Henzell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Fire In The Lake by Frances Fitzgerald 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. Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk 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. Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, 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: 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. The Party at Kitty and Stud's, directed by Morton Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene 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. Sweet Charity, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Bitter Woods by John S. D. Eisenhower 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 that special week people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. Five Million Years to Earth, directed by Roy Ward Baker, 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: 16 February 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Pavel Lychnikoff. In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits. The War Game, directed by Peter Watkins, 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. Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians', directed by George Pollock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery 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. The Greatest Story Ever Told, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. Seven Days in May, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. On Her Majesty'S Secret Service by Ian Fleming 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. The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, 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 UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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. Black Sunday, directed by Mario Bava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase 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. Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Fuel For The Flame by Alec Waugh 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 that special week people in US were listening to Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The New Testament In Modern English by J.B. Phillips was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1959.

1958

The White Witch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include LeVar Burton. In that special week people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. Funny Face, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Bible As History by Werner Keller 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. Carousel, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Secret Of The Hittites by C.W. Ceram was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Margaux Hemingway. In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits. The Wages of Fear, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Treadmill To Oblivion by Fred Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1955.

1954

The Glenn Miller Story directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Thierry Roussel. In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Man'S Search For Himself by Rollo May was one of the best selling books.
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. Viva Zapata!, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1952.

1951

Operation Pacific directed by George Waggner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Cinderella directed by Clyde Geronimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

A Canterbury Tale directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Call Northside 777 directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Angel and the Badman directed by James Edward Grant was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Gilda directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The Three Caballeros directed by Norman Ferguson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Passage to Marseille directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Journey Into Fear directed by Norman Foster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

To Be or Not to Be directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

The Strawberry Blonde directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

A Chump at Oxford directed by Alfred Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Stagecoach directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Bringing Up Baby directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

You Only Live Once directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

The Prisoner of Shark Island directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

The Scarlet Pimpernel directed by Harold Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Lost Patrol directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

She Done Him Wrong directed by Lowell Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

Shanghai Express directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

Illicit directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

City Girl directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

The Canary Murder Case directed by Malcolm St. Clair was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

Four Sons directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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

1927

The General directed by Clyde Bruckman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1925

The Lost World directed by Harry O. Hoyt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

The Marriage Circle directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1924.

1923

Salome directed by Charles Bryant was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1923.

1922

Moran of the Lady Letty directed by George Melford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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

1921

Seven Years Bad Luck directed by Max Linder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1920

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

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

1919

Don't Change Your Husband directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1919.

1918

Tarzan of the Apes directed by Scott Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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

1917

Blind Justice directed by Benjamin Christensen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1917.

1915

The Birth of a Nation directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1915.