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2018

Origin by Dan Brown 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. Playing for Pizza by John Grisham 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. A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks 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 UK Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps was in the top 5 hits. Blast from the Past, directed by Hugh Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Amsterdam by Ian McEwan 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 that special week people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden. Deep Rising, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Chachi Gonzales. 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. Intensity by Dean Koontz 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 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. Insomnia by Stephen King 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 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. 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. One False Move, directed by Carl Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Needful Things by Stephen King 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. All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum 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 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. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking 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 UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. Patriot Games by Tom Clancy 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 that special week people in US were listening to Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott. Dead of Winter, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Marilyn by Gloria Steinem 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 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. Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut 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. God Knows by Joseph Heller 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. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1984.

1983

Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw 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. Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith 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 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. Craig Claiborne'S Gourmet Diet by Craig Claiborne with Pierre Franey 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. Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins 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. Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee 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. The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski 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. Memoirs by Tennessee Williams 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 that special week people in US were listening to Mandy by Barry Manilow. Mr. Ricco, directed by Paul Bogart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan 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 UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Best Of Life by David Scherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1974.

1973

Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill 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. Honor Thy Father by Gay Talese 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 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. God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield 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 that special week people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. The Molly Maguires, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Collapse Of The Third Republic by William L. Shirer 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 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. On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody 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. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott 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. The Birds Fall Down by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1967.

1966

Those Who Love by Irving Stone 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. How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen 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 Three Sirens by Irving Wallace 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. Picasso'S Picassos by David Douglas Duncan 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 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. The Nylon Pirates by Nicholas Monsarrat 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 that special week people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels by Horace Knowles 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. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver 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. The Screaming Skull, directed by Alex Nicol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Reading For Pleasure by Bennett Cerf was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Princess of Hanover. In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Tomahawk Trail, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. King Of Paris by Guy Endore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1957.

1956

Helen of Troy directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 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

Famous people born on this day include Robin Zander. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin was one of the best selling books.
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. Si yo fuera diputado, directed by Miguel M. Delgado, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram 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

A Guide To Confident Living by Norman Vincent Peale 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

Odd Man Out directed by Carol Reed 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

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: 23 January 1943.

1941

Buck Privates directed by Arthur Lubin 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

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

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 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

Hard to Handle directed by Mervyn LeRoy 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

Seas Beneath directed by John Ford 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.

1914

Napoleon directed by Sasha Guitry was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 January 1914.