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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. The Tale, directed by Jennifer Fox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. Wonder by R.J. Palacio was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 2018.

2016

Deadpool directed by Tim Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2015

The Witch directed by Robert Eggers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

The Signal directed by William Eubank was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Arbitrage directed by Nicholas Jarecki was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

Tyrannosaur directed by Paddy Considine was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

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

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

2008

Definitely, Maybe directed by Adam Brooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 2008.

2007

Teeth directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Karla directed by Joel Bender was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

Saved! directed by Brian Dannelly was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 2004.

2003

The Recruit directed by Roger Donaldson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 2003.

2002

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

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

2001

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. The Believer, directed by Henry Bean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. In Tuscany by Bob Krist was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 2001.

2000

Famous people born on this day include Joe Bellis. In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. You Can Count on Me, directed by Kenneth Lonergan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Saving Faith by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Ellisor. In UK Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps was in the top 5 hits. Joe the King, directed by Frank Whaley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Angels Flight by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Gabi Butler. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Phantoms, directed by Joe Chappelle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Winner by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include MrMitch361 . In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Prefontaine, directed by Steve James, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Jennie Kim. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Hard Eight, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Mmiisas . In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. Murder in the First, directed by Marc Rocco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. James Herriot'S Cat Stories by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Caitlin Fladager. In that special week people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey. Four Weddings and a Funeral, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1994.

1993

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Alatorre. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Stalingrad, directed by Joseph Vilsmaier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1993.

1992

Famous people born on this day include David Alvarez. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1992.

1991

The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clanc was one of the best seller of 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include JeLaminah Lanier. In that special week people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. House Party, directed by Reginald Hudlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Swan Lake by Mark Helprin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1990.

1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yvonne Zima. In that special week people in US were listening to My Prerogative by Bobby Brown. The Terror Within, directed by Thierry Notz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Child Star by Shirley Temple Black was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1989.

1988

Famous people born on this day include FKA twigs. In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. Tapeheads, directed by Bill Fishman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Heaven And Hell by John Jakes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jake Epstein. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. The Stepfather, directed by Joseph Ruben, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Mason Gamble. In that special week people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. Desert Bloom, directed by Eugene Corr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Storyteller by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Marc Reardon. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Fandango, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1985.

1984

The Wicked Day by Mary Stewart was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Frier. In that special week people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. Independence Day, directed by Robert Mandel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Growing Up by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Birgitte Hjort Sørensen. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Shoot the Moon, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1982.

1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jamie Lundmark. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror, directed by Andrea Bianchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Answer As A Man by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1981.

1980

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Wild. In that special week people in US were listening to Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes. Death Watch, directed by Bertrand Tavernier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1980.

1979

Julia Child & Company by Julia Child was one of the best seller of 1979.

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

1978

Famous people born on this day include Maik Petzold. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. Vishwanath, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. In The National Interest by Marvin Kalb and Ted Koppel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cristina Brondo. In that special week people in US were listening to You Make Me Feel Like Dancing by Leo Sayer. Bad, directed by Jed Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Hite Report On Male Sexuality by Shere Hite was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1977.

1976

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best seller of 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Khalid Lachheb. In that special week people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. The Great McGonagall, directed by Joseph McGrath, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kate Moss. In that special week people in US were listening to The Joker by Steve Miller Band. Willie Dynamite, directed by Gilbert Moses, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1974.

1973

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

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1973.

1972

The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1972.

1971

Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Don MacLean. In that special week people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. Pippi in the South Seas, directed by Olle Hellbom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roy Jones Jr. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1969.

1968

Famous people born on this day include Danni Ashe. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Blackbeard's Ghost, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Branson in Waynesboro. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. Hotel, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Anthony Washington. In that special week people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, 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 January 1966.

1965

The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Mark O'Toole. In that special week people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton. Zulu, directed by Cy Endfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Herzog by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include James May. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Le Petit Soldat, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Elizabeth Appleton by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1963.

1962

Daughter Of Silence by Morris L. West was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1962.

1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Raven (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1961.

1960

Famous people born on this day include Marco Furlan. In that special week people in US were listening to El Paso by Marty Robbins. Cash McCall, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Ape In Me by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Sade Adu. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Room at the Top, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Three Edwards by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Andriy Bal. In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Tamango, directed by John Berry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1958.

1957

Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter by Edward Streeter was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Martin Jol. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Charleys Tante, directed by Hans Quest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Jerry Linenger. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. The Americano, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1955.

1954

Killers from Space directed by W. Lee Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Scott Klug. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. Niagara, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Wonderful Country by Tom Lea was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1953.

1952

Man Bait directed by Terence Fisher was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 January 1952.

1951

Storm Warning directed by Stuart Heisler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

The Way West by A.B. Guthrie Jr was one of the best seller of 1950.

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

1949

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

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

1948

Check Your Guns directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

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

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

1946

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

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

1942

Joan of Paris directed by Robert Stevenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

So Ends Our Night directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Fatal Hour directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

They Made Me a Criminal directed by Busby Berkeley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Algiers directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Bulldog Drummond Escapes directed by James P. Hogan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1935

Symphony of Living directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1931

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

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

1930

Anna Christie directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1927

The Show directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1925

Smouldering Fires directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

Wild Oranges directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1921

The Kid directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1915

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

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