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2018

Supercon directed by Zak Knutson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2018.

2016

The Obsession by Nora Roberts was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2016.

2015

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2015.

2014

Nypd Red 2 by James Patterson and Marshall Karp was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2014.

2012

Think Like a Man directed by Tim Story was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2012.

2011

The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2011.

2010

The Big Short by Michael Lewis was one of the best seller of 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2010.

2008

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best seller of 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2008.

2007

Step On A Crack by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2007.

2006

Silent Hill directed by Christophe Gans was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2006.

2004

The Punisher directed by Jonathan Hensleigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2004.

2003

Leap Of Faith by Queen Noor was one of the best seller of 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2003.

2002

Spirited Away directed by Hayao Miyazaki was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Talia Seitel. In UK It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok was in the top 5 hits. Shrek, directed by Andrew Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Slightly Shady by Amanda Quick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include LpsAce . In UK Fill Me In by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. The Wedding by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 2000.

1999

eXistenZ directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1999.

1998

The Mark Of The Assassin by Daniel Silva was one of the best seller of 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1998.

1997

Naked by David Sedaris was one of the best seller of 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1997.

1996

It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton was one of the best seller of 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Gigi Hadid. In that special week people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. The Basketball Diaries, directed by Scott Kalvert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Juror by George Dawes Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1995.

1994

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1994.

1993

Assembling California by John McPhee was one of the best seller of 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Syd Kyd. In UK Deeply Dippy by Right Said Fred was in the top 5 hits. Acts Of Faith by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1992.

1991

The Prize by Daniel Yergin was one of the best seller of 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1991.

1990

Men At Work by George F. Will was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Nicole Vaidišová. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Pet Sematary, directed by Mary Lambert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alistair Brownlee. In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Citizen Cohn by Nicholas von Hoffman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1988.

1987

The Thanatos Syndrome by Walker Percy was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Jessica Stam. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. Legend, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1986.

1985

The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1985.

1984

Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1984.

1983

The Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1983.

1982

North And South by John Jakes was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1982.

1981

Paper Money by Adam Smith was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Griffon Ramsey. In that special week people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Lauri Ylönen. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Dawn of the Dead, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Coup by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1979.

1978

Adrien Arpel'S Three-Week Crash Makeover, Shapeover Beauty Program by Adrien Arpel was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include John Cena. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Annie Hall, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brendan Cole. In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Damien Touya. In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits. Capone, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Bankers by Martin Mayer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Virginie Desarnauts. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Cem Yilmaz. In that special week people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. Soylent Green, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1973.

1972

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1972.

1971

The Making Of A Surgeon by William A. Nolen was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1971.

1970

Points Of Rebellion by William O. Douglas was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1970.

1969

Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Timothy McVeigh. In that special week people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Melina Kanakaredes. In that special week people in US were listening to Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra. Casino Royale, directed by Val Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1967.

1966

Up the Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Tommy DeCarlo. In UK Concrete And Clay by Unit 4+2 was in the top 5 hits. The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Legend Of The Seventh Virgin by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1965.

1964

The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Belmondo. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, and Seymour-An Introduction by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include John Hannah. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley. Whistle Down the Wind, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Prologue To Love by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1962.

1961

Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Valerie Bertinelli. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Ourselves To Know by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Terri Luckhurst. In that special week people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. Imitation of Life, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1959.

1958

The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Michel Blaton. In that special week people in US were listening to Round And Round by Perry Como. The Spirit of St. Louis, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1957.

1956

The Swan directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1956.

1955

The Healer by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1955.

1954

Seven Years In Tibet by Heinrich Harrer was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1954.

1953

Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1953.

1952

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1952.

1951

The Left Hand Of God by William E. Barrett was one of the best seller of 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1951.

1950

A Ticket to Tomahawk directed by Richard Sale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1950.

1946

Make Mine Music directed by Bob Cormack was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1946.

1943

I Walked with a Zombie directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1943.

1939

Dark Victory directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1939.

1938

International Crime directed by Charles Lamont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1938.

1936

Things to Come directed by William Cameron Menzies was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1936.

1935

'G' Men directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1935.

1934

Tarzan and His Mate directed by Cedric Gibbons was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1934.

1931

City Streets directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1931.

1930

King of Jazz directed by John Murray Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1930.

1928

The Patsy directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1928.

1927

The King of Kings directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1927.

1925

The Wizard of Oz directed by Larry Semon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1925.

1924

Girl Shy directed by Fred Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1924.

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: 23 April 1917.

1916

Civilization directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 April 1916.