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2018

Blood Fury by J.R. Ward was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2018.

2016

The Land directed by Steven Caple Jr. was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2015

Brooklyn directed by John Crowley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Non-Stop directed by Jaume Collet-Serra was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Bachelorette directed by Leslye Headland was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

Gnomeo & Juliet directed by Kelly Asbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

When in Rome directed by Mark Steven Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The Spiderwick Chronicles directed by Mark Waters was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

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

2007

Chapter 27 directed by J.P. Schaefer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

The Illusionist directed by Neil Burger was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

The Perfect Score directed by Brian Robbins was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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

2003

Final Destination 2 directed by David R. Ellis 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 that special week people in US were listening to U Got It Bad by Usher. Big Fat Liar, directed by Shawn Levy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris 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. Sugar & Spice, directed by Francine McDougall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 2001.

2000

The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy directed by Greg Berlanti 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. Blast from the Past, directed by Hugh Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Simple Truth by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1999.

1998

Deep Rising directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

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

1997

Dogbert'S Top Secret Management Handbook by Scott Adams 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 UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. The Spitfire Grill, directed by Lee David Zlotoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Five Days In Paris by Danielle Steel 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 that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. Before Sunrise, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield 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 Minzy . In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. Woman of Desire, directed by Robert Ginty, 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 Ella Cole. Matinee, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Mexico by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1993.

1992

Famous people born on this day include Kieran Tscherniawsky. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. One False Move, directed by Carl Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Britt McKillip. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. Mediterraneo, directed by Gabriele Salvatores, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Stand by Stephen King 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. Love at Large, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder 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. The Siege of Firebase Gloria, directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Wilderness by Jim Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1989.

1988

The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best seller of 1988.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Koren Yal. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Street Trash, directed by James M. Muro, 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: 18 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Becca Tobin. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. World'S Fair by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Minissha Lamba. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Phenomena, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Love And War by John Jakes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Cho Seung Hui. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Broadway Danny Rose, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1984.

1983

Space by James A. Michener was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Joanna Newsom. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. The Border, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Miss Piggy'S Guide To Life by Miss Piggy as told to Henry Beard was one of the best selling books.
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 Dong-Won Kang. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Night School, directed by Ken Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Peter The Great by Robert K. Massie 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 Jason Segel. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Fatso, directed by Anne Bancroft, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years by Howard J. Ruff 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. Love on the Run, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1979.

1978

The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson was one of the best seller of 1978.

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 Didier Dinart. In that special week people in US were listening to I Wish by Stevie Wonder. Cross of Iron, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1977.

1976

Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best seller of 1976.

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

1975

Famous people born on this day include Jamey Fulton. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Ricco, directed by Paul Bogart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Harlequin by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
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 Princess Claire of Belgium. In that special week people in US were listening to Show And Tell by Al Wilson. The Best Of Life by David Scherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1974.

1973

The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Jason Gray. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Amar Prem, directed by Shakti Samanta, 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: 18 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Davis. In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits. The Last Valley, directed by James Clavell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Peter Van Petegem. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. The Molly Maguires, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen was one of the best selling books.
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 Batista (wrestler). In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. The Swimming Pool, directed by Jacques Deray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1969.

1968

Famous people born on this day include Antonio de la Torre (actor). In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Danger: Diabolik, directed by Mario Bava, 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: 18 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Dean Bailey. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. Hot Rods to Hell, directed by John Brahm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1967.

1966

Airs Above The Ground by Mary Stewart was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Valérie Damidot. In UK Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame was in the top 5 hits. How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Sixpence In Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Brady Anderson. In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1964.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Alison Arngrim. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Three Stooges Meet Hercules, directed by Edward Bernds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Chairman Of The Bored by Edward Streeter 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 Messier. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. La notte, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Silhouette In Diamonds by Ishbel Ross was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1961.

1960

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best seller of 1960.

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

1959

Famous people born on this day include Lydia Kay Bree. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. The Last Blitzkrieg, directed by Arthur Dreifuss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Proud Possessors by Aline B. Saarinen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Jeffrey Williams (astronaut). In UK Great Balls Of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis was in the top 5 hits. The Screaming Skull, directed by Alex Nicol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1958.

1957

Tomahawk Trail directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

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

1956

Famous people born on this day include Elli Medeiros. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Helen of Troy, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Island In The Sun by Alec Waugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1956.

1955

Diabolique directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Fabio Guttuso. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. The Black Glove, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
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 Xavier Cantat. The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1953.

1952

Si yo fuera diputado directed by Miguel M. Delgado was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

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

1950

The Parasites by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1950.

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

1949

The Sun Comes Up directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

This Was a Woman directed by Tim Whelan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Odd Man Out directed by Carol Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Terror by Night directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The Jade Mask directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1945.

1944

The Fighting Seabees directed by Edward Ludwig was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

A Night for Crime directed by Alexis Thurn-Taxis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1941

White Eagle directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Fighting 69th directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Gunga Din directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Sailing Along directed by Sonnie Hale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Dark Journey directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

The Petrified Forest directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Texas Terror directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

Four Frightened People directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 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: 18 January 1933.

1932

Hell's House directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

Seas Beneath directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1929

The Broadway Melody directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 January 1929.

1925

Miss Bluebeard directed by Frank Tuttle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

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: 18 January 1918.