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2017

The Bye Bye Man directed by Stacy Title was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2017.

2016

The Hateful Eight directed by Quentin Tarantino was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2016.

2015

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2015.

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2014.

2013

Rose Harbor In Bloom by Debbie Macomber was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2013.

2012

The Flowers of War directed by Yimou Zhang was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2012.

2011

The Rogue by Joe McGinniss was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2011.

2010

Sherlock Holmes directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2010.

2009

(500) Days of Summer directed by Marc Webb was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2009.

2008

In Bruges directed by Martin McDonagh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2008.

2007

Rocky Balboa directed by Sylvester Stallone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2007.

2006

Hostel directed by Eli Roth was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2006.

2005

Oldboy directed by Chan-wook Park was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2005.

2004

The Machinist directed by Brad Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2004.

2003

Bend It Like Beckham directed by Gurinder Chadha was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Samuel Joslin. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. Secretary, directed by Steven Shainberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Heaven and Earth by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2002.

2001

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Claire Engler. In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits. Traffic, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Woman Next Door by Barbara Delinsky was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2001.

2000

The Virgin Suicides directed by Sofia Coppola was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Karan Brar. In that special week people in US were listening to Have You Ever? by Brandy. Run Lola Run, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Dangerous Kiss by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1999.

1998

Cube directed by Vincenzo Natali was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1998.

1997

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt was one of the best seller of 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Gilman. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, directed by Paris Barclay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Hide & Seek by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Leonard Fournette. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. All That Glitters by V.C. Andrews was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Gong Min-ji. In that special week people in US were listening to All For Love by Bryan Adams. Clerks., directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1994.

1993

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Molly Hyde. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Private Parts by Howard Stern was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1993.

1992

Paths of Glory directed by Stanley Kubrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Diego Simoes. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Will Never Do (Without You) by Janet Jackson. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. If You Really Loved Me by Ann Rule was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Shawna Howson. In that special week people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. Internal Affairs, directed by Mike Figgis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Ruling Passion by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1990.

1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hannah Michalak. In that special week people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. Working Girl, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Lyre Of Orpheus by Robertson Davies was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1989.

1988

Famous people born on this day include G18 . In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Riding The Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1988.

1987

The Panic Of '89 by Paul Erdman was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1987.

1986

Enemy Mine directed by Wolfgang Petersen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Dale Begg-Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1985.

1984

In God'S Name by David A. Yallop was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Amir Blumenfeld. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1983.

1982

The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1982.

1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kimberly Gloudemans. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1981.

1980

Famous people born on this day include Estelle Swaray. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, 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: 18 January 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Jay Chou. In that special week people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. Every Which Way But Loose, directed by James Fargo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Shadow Of The Moon by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Bogdan Lobont. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard Wall. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Ceremony Of The Innocent by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1977.

1976

Ordinary People by Judith Guest was one of the best seller of 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1976.

1975

Black Christmas directed by Bob Clark was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shane Burton. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, 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: 18 January 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Edward Jasper. In that special week people in US were listening to You're So Vain by Carly Simon. Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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: 18 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Dwayne Carswell. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Cowboys, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Moon'S A Balloon by David Niven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Andre Coleman. In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1971.

1970

The Punch Bowl directed by Helmut Weiss was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Larry Webster. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1969.

1968

Famous people born on this day include Frank Quitely. In that special week people in US were listening to Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) by John Fred & His Playboy Band. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Incredible Victory by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Peter Cox Jr. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone, 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: 18 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Andre Ribeiro. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel. Our Man Flint, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Kremlin Letter by Noel Behn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Richard Dunwoody. In UK Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame was in the top 5 hits. Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Kennedy Years by Harold Faber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1965.

1964

The Incredible Mr. Limpet directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jane Horrocks. In that special week people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Steve Lawrence. Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Raise High The Roof Beam, Carpenters by J.D was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Al-Hilli Saad. In that special week people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. The Innocents, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Renoir, My Father by Jean Renoir was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1962.

1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark D Messier in Edmonton. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Lanterns And Lances by James Thurber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1961.

1960

The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail directed by Akira Kurosawa was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1960.

1959

Bell Book and Candle directed by Richard Quine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1959.

1958

The Enemy Below directed by Dick Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1958.

1957

The Wrong Man directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1957.

1956

All That Heaven Allows directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Johannes AM "Hans" van Tongeren. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1955.

1954

David and Bathsheba directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1954.

1953

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brett Hudson in Portland. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. The Little World of Don Camillo, directed by Julien Duvivier, 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: 18 January 1953.

1952

The Greatest Show on Earth directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1952.

1951

Halls of Montezuma directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1951.

1950

The Outlaw directed by Howard Hughes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1950.

1949

Golden Boy directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1949.

1948

I Walk Alone directed by Byron Haskin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1948.

1947

13 Rue Madeleine directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1947.

1946

The Harvey Girls directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jose Luis Perales. A Song to Remember, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1945.

1944

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1944.

1943

Shadow of a Doubt directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1943.

1942

A Date with the Falcon directed by Irving Reis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1942.

1941

The Reluctant Dragon directed by Alfred L. Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1941.

1940

The Blue Bird directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1940.

1939

Jesse James directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1939.

1938

The Buccaneer directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1938.

1937

Sabotage directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1937.

1936

Professional Soldier directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1936.

1935

David Copperfield directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1935.

1934

Design for Living directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1934.

1933

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vladimir Yevgrafovich Bugrov. Cavalcade, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933. As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1933.

1932

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1932.

1931

The Painted Desert directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1931.

1930

The Farmer's Wife directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1930.

1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierick Houdy. Queen Kelly, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1929.

1928

Sadie Thompson directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1928.

1927

The Kid Brother directed by Ted Wilde was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1927.

1926

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1926.

1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1925.

1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1924.

1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerrit Voorting. Lederstrumpf, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. His Children's Children by Arthur Train was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1923.

1922

Satanas directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1922.

1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bruce Woodcock. Outside the Law, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1921.

1920

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

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1920.

1919

The Heart of Humanity directed by Allen Holubar was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1919.

1918

A Modern Musketeer directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1918.

1917

The Pride of the Clan directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1917.

1916

When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1916.

1915

A Fool There Was directed by Frank Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1915.

1914

The Goat directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1914.

1913

The Amateur Gentleman by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1913.

1912

The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1912.

1911

The Broad Highway by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1911.

1910

Anna Karenina directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1910.

1909

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1909.

1908

The Doctor's Experiment directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1908.

1907

Violante directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1907.

1906

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1906.

1905

Bohemios directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1905.

1904

Los políticos directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1904.

1903

The Divorce directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1903.

1902

Shut Up! directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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1901

Prison Bars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1901.