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2018

Red Sparrow directed by Francis Lawrence 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

Almost Anything directed by Torre Catalano 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

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. John Carter, directed by Andrew Stanton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012. Coming Apart by Charles Murray was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2012.

2011

Fatal Error by J. A. Jance was one of the best seller of 2011.

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

2010

The Crazies directed by Breck Eisner 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. Spy School, directed by Mark Blutman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini 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. Saturn in Opposition, directed by Ferzan Ozpetek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. You Suck by Christopher Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2007.

2006

Lucky Number Slevin directed by Paul McGuigan 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. In Enemy Hands, directed by Tony Giglio, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Privilege Of Youth by Dave Pelzer 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 that special week people in US were listening to All I Have by Jennifer Lopez. Baberellas, directed by Chuck Cirino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The First Law by John Lescroart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2003.

2002

Abandon directed by Stephen Gaghan 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. Emil und die Detektive, directed by Franziska Buch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. An Hour Before Daylight by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2001.

2000

Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler was one of the best seller of 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 2000.

1999

Angel's Dance directed by David L. Corley 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. Dark City, directed by Alex Proyas, 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 that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Latin Boys Go to Hell, directed by Ela Troyano, 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. Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Behind The Lines by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1996.

1995

Original Sin by P.D. James was one of the best seller of 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Annika Beck. In UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Smilla'S Sense Of Snow by Peter Hoeg 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. Run and Kill, directed by Hin Sing 'Billy' Tang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Waiting To Exhale by Terry McMillan 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. Vacas, directed by Julio Medem, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle 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 that special week people in US were listening to Gonna Make You Sweat by C & C Music Factory. Khoon Ka Karz, directed by Mukul Anand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Battleground by W. E. B. Griffin 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. A Tale of Springtime, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum 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. The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing by Judith L. Rapoport 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 that special week people in US were listening to Seasons Change by Expose. Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann 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. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, directed by Chuck Russell, 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 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. The Seventh Secret by Irving Wallace 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 Shooting Party, directed by Alan Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Glitz by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Killelea. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Swann in Love, directed by Volker Schlöndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman 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 UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. Sheer Madness, directed by Margarethe von Trotta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1983.

1982

Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly by David Niven 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. Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey 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 Top Of The Hill by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1980.

1979

The Stories Of John Cheever by John Cheever 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 UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Bye Bye Monkey, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden 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. 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 that special week people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon. Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1976.

1975

The Bankers by Martin Mayer 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 UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. Don Juan (Or If Don Juan Were a Woman), directed by Roger Vadim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam 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. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown 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. 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. Dernier domicile connu, directed by José Giovanni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Ruffles And Flourishes by Liz Carpenter 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 UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Force 10 From Navarone by Alistair MacLean 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. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott 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. The Birds Fall Down by Rebecca West 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. Lord Love a Duck, directed by George Axelrod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Double Image by Helen MacInnes 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 UK I'll Never Find Another You by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. 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 Hat On The Bed by John O'Hara 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. Le vice et la vertu, directed by Roger Vadim, 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). Damn the Defiant!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, 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 February 1962.

1961

In A Summer Season by Elizabeth Taylor was one of the best seller of 1961.

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 UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. The Amazing Transparent Man, directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, 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. No Name on the Bullet, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Breakfast At Tiffany'S by Truman Capote 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 UK The Story Of My Life by Michael Holliday was in the top 5 hits. Paris Holiday, directed by Gerd Oswald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. To Live Again by Catherine Marshall 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 Delinquents, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Great Pretender by The Platters. Meet Me in Las Vegas, directed by Roy Rowland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Herblock'S Here And Now by Herbert Block 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. Three for the Show, directed by H.C. Potter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. My Several Worlds by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1955.

1954

The Lady Of Arlington by Harnett T. Kane was one of the best seller of 1954.

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. 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

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

No Man of Her Own directed by Mitchell Leisen 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

Panhandle directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Backlash directed by Eugene Forde 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

Too Many Women directed by Bernard B. Ray 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

Les nuits blanches de Saint-Pétersbourg directed by Jean Dréville 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

Murder at Glen Athol directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

While the Patient Slept directed by Ray Enright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

Dancing Man directed by Albert Ray 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

Kept Husbands directed by Lloyd Bacon 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.

1925

Lady of the Night directed by Monta Bell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

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.

1911

The Padre directed by Jonathan Sobol was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 February 1911.