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2018

Everybody, Always by Bob Goff was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2018.

2016

Hardcore Henry directed by Ilya Naishuller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 April 2015.

2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2014.

2012

The Lucky One directed by Scott Hicks was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2012.

2011

Insidious directed by James Wan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2011.

2010

Clash of the Titans directed by Louis Leterrier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. Let the Right One In, directed by Tomas Alfredson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Bonk by Mary Roach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2008.

2007

Fracture directed by Gregory Hoblit was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 April 2006.

2004

Man on Fire directed by Tony Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2004.

2003

Holes directed by Andrew Davis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Skylar Stecker. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Spirited Away, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Miles Butler-Hughton. In that special week people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. Shrek, directed by Andrew Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Death In Holy Orders by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2001.

2000

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling was one of the best seller of 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Madelaine Duchovny. In that special week people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. eXistenZ, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. A New Song by Jan Karon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Newman (actress). In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. City of Angels, directed by Brad Silberling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Autumn Wendel. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. Grosse Pointe Blank, directed by George Armitage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1997.

1996

Fear directed by James Foley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Kehlani . In UK Dreamer by Livin' Joy was in the top 5 hits. The Basketball Diaries, directed by Scott Kalvert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1995.

1994

Accident by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Timmy Rasmussen. In that special week people in US were listening to Freak Me by Silk. Benny & Joon, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Official And Confidential by Anthony Summers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack Quaid. In UK Deeply Dippy by Right Said Fred was in the top 5 hits. FernGully: The Last Rainforest, directed by Bill Kroyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. High Treason 2 by Harrison Edward Livingstone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Sigrid Agren. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Baby by Amy Grant. Drop Dead Fred, directed by Ate De Jong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Forgiving by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Kwabs . In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover, directed by Peter Greenaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Bright Star by Harold Coyle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Katherine Webb. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Pet Sematary, directed by Mary Lambert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Blooding by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexis Ford. In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits. Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Under The Eye Of The Clock by Christopher Nolan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jan Vertonghen. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Tahyna Tozzi. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Legend, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Greed And Glory On Wall Street by Ken Auletta was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Joséphine Jobert. In that special week people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. Ladyhawke, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Mexico Set by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Tyson Ritter. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Descent From Xanadu by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Alexis Ohanian. In that special week people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. Flashdance, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Kelly Clarkson. In that special week people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. The Long Good Friday, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Sasha Barrese. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Excalibur, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Nice Girls Do by Irene Kassorla was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Denise Milani. In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits. The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Devil'S Alternative by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Lynn Howard. In that special week people in US were listening to Heart Of Glass by Blondie. Dawn of the Dead, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Gerald McCra. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. F.I.S.T, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Eric Balfour. In that special week people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell. Annie Hall, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Changing by Liv Ullmann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juan Manuel Garate. In UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Stay Hungry, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Thad Luckinbill. 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: 24 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Derek Luke. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Cogan'S Trade by George Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Sachin Tendulkar. In that special week people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. High Plains Drifter, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Chipper Jones. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. Mark of the Devil, directed by Michael Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Alejandro Fernández. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Summer of '42, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Making Of A Surgeon by William A. Nolen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Dida Diafat. In that special week people in US were listening to ABC by The Jackson 5. A Man Called Horse, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Love And Will by Rollo May was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Melinda Clarke. In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits. Support Your Local Sheriff!, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Force 10 From Navarone by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aidan Gillen. In that special week people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. Yours, Mine and Ours, directed by Melville Shavelson, 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: 24 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Omar Vizquel. 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 Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include David Usher. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Lovin' by Young Rascals. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Frederick de Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Jackson. In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Journal Of A Soul by Pope John XXIII was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1965.

1964

The Life of Oharu directed by Kenji Mizoguchi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mano Solo. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Follow Him by Little Peggy March. Bye Bye Birdie, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Ordeal Of Power by Emmet John Hughes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Michael Scott Dill. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley. Jules and Jim, directed by François Truffaut, 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: 24 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include José Touré. In that special week people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon. La Dolce Vita, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paula Yates. In that special week people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. The Fugitive Kind, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Enemy Within by Robert F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Eren Keskin. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Imitation of Life, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Valery Lantratov. In UK Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater was in the top 5 hits. Touch of Evil, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Exile And The Kingdom by Albert Camus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Stanny Van Paesschen. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Spirit of St. Louis, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Richard Sambrook. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Swan, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1956.

1955

Marty directed by Delbert Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1955.

1954

Fire In The Ashes by Theodore Harold White was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Eric Bogosian. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Shane, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Prince Bart by Jay Richard Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Paul Gaultier. The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Under The Sea-Wind by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1952.

1951

The Thing from Another World directed by Christian Nyby was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1951.

1950

Wagon Master directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1950.

1949

Champion directed by Mark Robson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1949.

1948

Day of Wrath directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 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: 24 April 1947.

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: 24 April 1946.

1945

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1945.

1944

Double Indemnity directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1944.

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: 24 April 1943.

1942

Saboteur directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1942.

1941

Penny Serenade directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1941.

1940

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe directed by Ford Beebe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1940.

1939

Juarez directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

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

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1937

A Star Is Born directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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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: 24 April 1936.

1935

Bride of Frankenstein directed by James Whale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 April 1934.

1933

The Three Musketeers directed by Colbert Clark was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1933.

1932

Grand Hotel directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 April 1932.

1931

The Public Enemy directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

Paramount on Parade directed by Dorothy Arzner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

Alibi directed by Roland West was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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1928

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

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1927

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

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1926

Kiki directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

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

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1924

Sherlock Jr. directed by Buster Keaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

Safety Last! directed by Fred Neymeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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1922

The Man from Beyond directed by Burton L. King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

Anna Boleyn directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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1920

Terror Island directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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1918

The Blue Bird directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

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

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1916

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

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1914

The Battle of the Sexes directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

Quo Vadis? directed by Enrico Guazzoni was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

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1901

Springtime in the Park directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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