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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. Battle Drone, directed by Mitch Gould, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Love Yourself by Justin Bieber. London Has Fallen, directed by Babak Najafi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. The Choice by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2016.

2015

Landmine Goes Click directed by Levan Bakhia was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2015.

2014

Creep directed by Patrick Brice was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2014.

2012

About Cherry directed by Stephen Elliott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2012.

2011

The Confession by John Grisham was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2011.

2010

Remember Me directed by Allen Coulter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Twins. In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. 21, directed by Robert Luketic, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Charm! by Kendall Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2008.

2007

Wild Hogs directed by Walt Becker was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2007.

2006

American Dreamz directed by Paul Weitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2006.

2004

See This Movie directed by David M. Rosenthal was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2004.

2003

Paradise Found directed by Mario Andreacchio was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2003.

2002

All About the Benjamins directed by Kevin Bray was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Brett Fisher. In that special week people in US were listening to Stutter by Joe. The Mexican, directed by Gore Verbinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The First Counsel by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Devin Corwin. In UK Rise by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. A Place in the Sun, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 2000.

1999

Cruel Intentions directed by Roger Kumble was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Siena Mirabella. In that special week people in US were listening to Nice & Slow by Usher. U.S. Marshals, directed by Stuart Baird, 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: 22 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Juanisha Johnson. In that special week people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. Traveller, directed by Jack N. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Cole Pendery. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Bloodsport 2, directed by Alan Mehrez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Contagion by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1996.

1995

When Night Is Falling directed by Patricia Rozema was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ellen Marlow. In UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. The Last Seduction, directed by John Dahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Fatal Cure by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1994.

1993

Swing Kids directed by Thomas Carter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexander Merkel. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Too Sexy by Right Said Fred. Diên Biên Phú, directed by Pierre Schoendoerffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Jordan Rules by Sam Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Katherine Collison. In that special week people in US were listening to All The Man That I Need by Whitney Houston. The Hard Way, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Cold Fire by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Luca Profeta. In that special week people in US were listening to Opposites Attract by Paula Abdul. The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. White Ninja by Eric V. Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Bohain. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Rivals by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jimena Navarrete. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Slaughterhouse Rock, directed by Dimitri Logothetis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellmann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Ekat Kiseleva. In UK I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by George Michael & Aretha Franklin was in the top 5 hits. Lethal Weapon, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Counterlife by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Rajon Rondo. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation, directed by Dale Schott, 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: 22 February 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Larissa Riquelme. In UK I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson was in the top 5 hits. La vaquilla, directed by Luis García Berlanga, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Branislav Ivanovic. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. This Is Spinal Tap, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Iliza Shlesinger. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin. Tender Mercies, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Jenna Haze. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Diner, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Elvis by Albert Goldman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Elodie Yung. In UK Vienna by Ultravox was in the top 5 hits. All Night Long, directed by Jean-Claude Tramont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeanette Biedermann. In UK Too Much Too Young (The Special AKA Live! EP) by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Death Ship, directed by Alvin Rakoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. White House Years by Henry Kissinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Débora Falabella. In that special week people in US were listening to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? by Rod Stewart. Norma Rae, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jenny Frost. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, directed by Woo-Ping Yuen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Beggarman, Thief by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1978.

1977

October Light by John Gardner was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tamara Mello. In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. Black Shampoo, directed by Greydon Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Drew Barrymore. In that special week people in US were listening to Pick Up The Pieces by AWB. Deep Red, directed by Dario Argento, 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: 22 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Blunt. In that special week people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. Billy Two Hats, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Cosell by Howard Cosell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Olivier Girault. In that special week people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. Themroc, directed by Claude Faraldo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Rolando Villazón. In that special week people in US were listening to Without You by Nilsson. Brother Sun, Sister Moon, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Honor Thy Father by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Lea Salonga. In that special week people in US were listening to One Bad Apple by The Osmonds. How to Frame a Figg, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Adam Keefe (basketball). In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits. Loving, directed by Irvin Kershner, 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: 22 February 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Jane. In UK (If Paradise Is) Half As Nice by Amen Corner was in the top 5 hits. The Brain, directed by Gérard Oury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeri Ryan. In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Day of the Evil Gun, directed by Jerry Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Economics Of Crisis by Eliot Janeway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1968.

1967

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Rachel Dratch. In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. The Group, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Proud Tower by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include John Leslie (television presenter). In that special week people in US were listening to This Diamond Ring by Gary Lewis and the Playboys. The Sound of Music, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Hotel by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Marion Clignet. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. Kissin' Cousins, directed by Gene Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vijay Singh. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Paula by Paul and Paula. The Courtship of Eddie's Father, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Steve Irwin. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Ring of Terror, directed by Clark L. Paylow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Last Plantagenets by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1962.

1961

The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karin Kienzer. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Home from the Hill, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Where The Boys Are by Glendon Swarthout was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Kyle MacLachlan. In that special week people in US were listening to Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price. The Hangman, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1959.

1958

Be My Guest by Conrad Hilton was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1958.

1957

Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Pedro Tornaghi. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Backlash, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Aspects Of Love by David Garnett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1956.

1955

The Prodigal directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1955.

1954

The Naked Jungle directed by Byron Haskin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1954.

1953

Battle Circus directed by Richard Brooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Martine Lignières-Cassou. Mutiny, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1952.

1951

Three Guys Named Mike directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1951.

1950

Borderline directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1950.

1949

Edward, My Son directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1949.

1948

The Bride Goes Wild directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1948.

1947

Pursued directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1947.

1946

Sentimental Journey directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1946.

1945

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn directed by Elia Kazan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1945.

1944

Frontier Outlaws directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1944.

1943

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1943.

1942

Black Dragons directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1942.

1941

The Ghost Train directed by Walter Forde was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1941.

1940

The House of the Seven Gables directed by Joe May was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1940.

1939

Murder in the Night directed by Norman Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1939.

1938

Merrily We Live directed by Norman Z. McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1938.

1937

Trouble in Texas directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1937.

1936

Little Lord Fauntleroy directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1936.

1935

The Wedding Night directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1935.

1934

Heat Lightning directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1934.

1933

Oliver Twist directed by William J. Cowen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1933.

1931

Gentleman's Fate directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1931.

1928

A Girl in Every Port directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1928.

1926

Dancing Mothers directed by Herbert Brenon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1926.

1919

Yankee Doodle in Berlin directed by F. Richard Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1919.

1917

The Vicar of Wakefield directed by Ernest C. Warde was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 February 1917.