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2018

Wonder by R.J. Palacio was one of the best seller of 2018.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. The Spiderwick Chronicles, directed by Mark Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. I Am Legend by Richard Matheson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 January 2003.

2002

Big Fat Liar directed by Shawn Levy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Sugar & Spice directed by Francine McDougall was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to What A Girl Wants by Christina Aguilera. The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy, directed by Greg Berlanti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Jaron Furches. 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. Bag of Bones by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include XXXTentacion . In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Deep Rising, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1998.

1997

Falling Up by Shel Silverstein was one of the best seller of 1997.

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

1996

Famous people born on this day include Chachi Gonzales. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. The Spitfire Grill, directed by Lee David Zlotoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gra was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Hugh Murrell. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. Before Sunrise, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Taltos by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Addison Russell. In that special week people in US were listening to All For Love by Bryan Adams. Woman of Desire, directed by Robert Ginty, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1994.

1993

Matinee directed by Joe Dante was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

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

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack Reynor. 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. When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1992.

1991

Mediterraneo directed by Gabriele Salvatores was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

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

1990

Famous people born on this day include Greg Cleveland. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. 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: 23 January 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Yani Tseng. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Ram Lakhan, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mariana Coldebella. In that special week people in US were listening to The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson. Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Cyril Cinélu. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Dead of Winter, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Pablo Andújar. In that special week people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Doutzen Kroes. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Phenomena, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Arjen Robben. 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. Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1984.

1983

Second Heaven by Judith Guest was one of the best seller of 1983.

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

1982

Famous people born on this day include Erika Moulet. 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. The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Julia Jones. In that special week people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. Night School, directed by Ken Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Manchu by Robert Elegant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Theresa Kulikowski in Tacoma. 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. The Windsor Story by J. Bryan III and Charles J.V. Murphy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Dawn Porter. In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits. Love on the Run, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1979.

1978

Daniel Martin by John Fowles was one of the best seller of 1978.

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

1977

Famous people born on this day include Joséphine de Meaux. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Cross of Iron, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brandon Duckworth. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Tito Ortiz. 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. The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tiffani-Amber Thiessen. In that special week people in US were listening to Show And Tell by Al Wilson. Around the World with Fanny Hill, directed by Mac Ahlberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1974.

1973

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Léa Drucker. In that special week people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean. Amar Prem, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Snowdon. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. The Last Valley, directed by James Clavell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Don'T Fall Off The Mountain by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Mark Wohlers. 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. Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Ariadna Gil. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. Samurai Banners, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, 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: 23 January 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Petr Korda. 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 Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Naim Suleymanoglu. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Hot Rods to Hell, directed by John Brahm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 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 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jackie Oakley. In that special week people in US were listening to Downtown by Petula Clark. Those Calloways, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Mariska Hargitay. In that special week people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton. 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. The Battle Of The Villa Fiorita by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1964.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Richard Roxburgh. In that special week people in US were listening to The Twist by Chubby Checker. The Three Stooges Meet Hercules, directed by Edward Bernds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Daughter Of Silence by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Mas bin Kastari. In that special week people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra. La notte, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Decision At Delphi by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marie-Caroline Le Pen. In UK What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? by Emile Ford & The Checkmates was in the top 5 hits. The Ape In Me by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Didier Bourdon. In that special week people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. The Last Blitzkrieg, directed by Arthur Dreifuss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Nautilus 90 North by William R. Anderson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Christophe Dechavanne. In that special week people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. Elevator to the Gallows, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1958.

1957

Gun for a Coward directed by Abner Biberman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Dukakis. 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. The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1956.

1955

Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best seller of 1955.

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

1954

World for Ransom directed by Robert Aldrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

The Naked Spur directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mequinho Meching. The Las Vegas Story, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Venture To The Interior by Laurens Van Der Post was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 January 1951.

1950

The King'S Cavalier by Samuel Shellabarger was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 January 1948.

1947

The Unfaithful directed by Vincent Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 January 1944.

1943

Keeper of the Flame directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1941

Come Live with Me directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1937

Blake of Scotland Yard directed by Robert F. Hill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1937.

1936

I'll Name the Murderer directed by Bernard B. Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

A Shot in the Dark directed by Charles Lamont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 January 1932.

1931

City Lights directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 January 1918.