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2018

The Escape of Prisoner 614 directed by Zach Golden was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Work by Rihanna Featuring Drake. Sacrifice, directed by Peter A. Dowling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Stuck-Up Suit by Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2016.

2015

Convergence directed by Drew Hall was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2015.

2014

Plastic directed by Julian Gilbey was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2014.

2012

Deadfall directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2012.

2011

Priest directed by Scott Stewart was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2011.

2010

A River In The Sky by Elizabeth Peters was one of the best seller of 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Touch My Body by Mariah Carey. War, Inc., directed by Joshua Seftel, 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: 19 April 2008.

2007

28 Weeks Later directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2007.

2006

Another Gay Movie directed by Todd Stephens was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Nadia Turner. In that special week people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. Raising Helen, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Flashpoint by Suzanne Brockmann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Carissa Adee. In that special week people in US were listening to In Da Club by 50 Cent. Memories of Murder, directed by Joon-ho Bong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Bush at War by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Loren Beech. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Deuces Wild, directed by Scott Kalvert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Blinded By The Right by David Brock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2002.

2001

The Skies Of Pern by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best seller of 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Frequency, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Back Roads by Tawni O'Dell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 2000.

1999

A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Michael Hoffman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1999.

1998

Black Dog directed by Kevin Hooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include David Rosenberg. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Acts Of Love by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include London Freeman. In that special week people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. The Craft, directed by Andrew Fleming, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. First King Of Shannara by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Akira Saitō. In that special week people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. Friday, directed by F. Gary Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Moises Arias. In that special week people in US were listening to Bump N' Grind by R. Kelly. The Favor, directed by Donald Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Old Songs In A New Cafe by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Matteo Manassero. In that special week people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. Damini, directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Children Of Men by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ashlynn Arias. In UK Deeply Dippy by Right Said Fred was in the top 5 hits. Folks!, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Texas Connection by Craig I. Zirbel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Mehazabien . In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. One Good Cop, directed by Heywood Gould, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Druid Of Shannara by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1991.

1990

What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy Noonan was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Janae Bradford. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. Collision Course, directed by Lewis Teague, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luka Karabatic. In that special week people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston. Two Moon Junction, directed by Zalman King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Hot Money by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Maria Sharapova. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Allnighter, directed by Tamar Simon Hoffs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Fine Things by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Candace Parker. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Blue City, directed by Michelle Manning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Cyclops by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Lacrim . In that special week people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. Gymkata, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Lee Da-hae. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Lady Libertine, directed by Gérard Kikoïne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Further Up The Organization by Robert Townsend was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Joe Mauer. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. The Ballad of Narayama, directed by Shôhei Imamura, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Aurore Mongel. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Namak Halaal, directed by Prakash Mehra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Hayden Christensen. In UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Hard Country, directed by David Greene, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alexis Thorpe. In that special week people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. Die Laughing, directed by Jeff Werner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. My Many Years by Arthur Rubinstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Kate Hudson. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock On Wood by Amii Stewart. A Little Romance, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1979.

1978

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Dennys Reyes. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Come Play with Me, directed by George Harrison Marks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Majesty by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wyatt Cenac. In that special week people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. Jackson County Jail, directed by Michael Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Jason Gillespie. In that special week people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John. Death Race 2000, directed by Paul Bartel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christelle Reboul. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Plain Speaking by Merle Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1974.

1973

All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Marcelo Elizaga. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Gad Elmaleh. In that special week people in US were listening to Joy To The World by Three Dog Night. Bananas, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Luis Miguel. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Hi, Mom!, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Marlène Mourreau. In that special week people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension. Guns of the Magnificent Seven, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Grant Takes Command by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ashley Judd. In that special week people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. The Tower Of Babel by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Saint-André. In that special week people in US were listening to Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra. Two for the Road, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Under The Eye Of The Storm by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Véronique Gens. In that special week people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers. Secrets of a Windmill Girl, directed by Arnold L. Miller, 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: 19 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Natalie Dessay. In that special week people in US were listening to Game Of Love by Wayne Fontana. Merveilleuse Angélique, directed by Bernard Borderie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Catherine The Great by Zoe Oldenbourg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1965.

1964

Woman of Straw directed by Basil Dearden was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Conan O'Brien. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Final Verdict by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Al Unser. In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Hands of a Stranger, directed by Newt Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Kirkland Revels by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Albert Martinez. In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Guns of Navarone, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Dr. Tom Dooley'S Three Great Books by Dr. Tom Dooley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicoletta Braschi. In that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. Circus of Horrors, directed by Sidney Hayers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Poor No More by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Beth Rosato. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The World of Apu, directed by Satyajit Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Devil In Bucks County by Edmund Schiddel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Louis Calderon. In that special week people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs. Showdown at Boot Hill, directed by Gene Fowler Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Peter Freuchen'S Book Of The Seven Seas by Peter Freuchen and David Loth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Mukesh Ambani. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Kronos, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Sue Barker. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Our Miss Brooks, directed by Al Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Janis Lasden. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Jump Into Hell, directed by David Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Trevor Francis. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Arrow in the Dust, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Lady Of Arlington by Harnett T. Kane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1954.

1953

Glen or Glenda directed by Edward D. Wood Jr. was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alexis Argüello. Private Information, directed by Fergus McDonell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Stone For Danny Fisher by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1952.

1951

The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best seller of 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1951.

1950

The Sea Eagles by John Jennings was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1950.

1949

The Window directed by Ted Tetzlaff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1949.

1948

Berlin Express directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1948.

1947

Born to Kill directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1947.

1946

Two Sisters from Boston directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1946.

1945

Hollywood and Vine directed by Alexis Thurn-Taxis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1945.

1944

Pin Up Girl directed by H. Bruce Humberstone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1944.

1943

Lady of Burlesque directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1943.

1941

Citizen Kane directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1941.

1940

Ein Robinson directed by Arnold Fanck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1940.

1939

Confessions of a Nazi Spy directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1939.

1938

Sex Madness directed by Dwain Esper was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1938.

1937

Shall We Dance directed by Mark Sandrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1937.

1935

One Frightened Night directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1935.

1934

Beyond Bengal directed by Harry Schenck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1934.

1933

Night of Terror directed by Benjamin Stoloff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1933.

1932

When a Feller Needs a Friend directed by Harry A. Pollard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1932.

1931

Daybreak directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1931.

1929

Where East Is East directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1929.

1922

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1922.

1917

A Mormon Maid directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 April 1917.