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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to God's Plan by Drake. 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: 24 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. RoomHate by Penelope Ward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 February 2012.

2011

Room by Emma Donoghue was one of the best seller of 2011.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. 21, directed by Robert Luketic, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 February 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Bailey Sok. In that special week people in US were listening to Slow Jamz by Twista. See This Movie, directed by David M. Rosenthal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide by Phillip C. McGraw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 February 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Louis Tomeo. In that special week people in US were listening to Always On Time by Ja Rule. All About the Benjamins, directed by Kevin Bray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Tishomingo Blues by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Ramona Marquez. 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. A Painted House by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tanner Maloney. 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. Timeline by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Lívian Aragão. In UK When The Going Gets Tough by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Cruel Intentions, directed by Roger Kumble, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Michaela Sliney. In UK Doctor Jones by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. U.S. Marshals, directed by Stuart Baird, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Sharp Edges by Jayne Ann Krentz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jonah Bobo. In UK Where Do You Go by No Mercy was in the top 5 hits. Traveller, directed by Jack N. Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Total Control by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1997.

1996

Bloodsport 2 directed by Alan Mehrez was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

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

1995

Famous people born on this day include Brittany Raymond. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. When Night Is Falling, directed by Patricia Rozema, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. 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: 24 February 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Earl Sweatshirt. 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. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Alexys Fleming. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Swing Kids, directed by Thomas Carter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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. Vox by Nicholson Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Emily Didonato. In UK 3AM Eternal by The KLF featuring The Children Of The Revolution was in the top 5 hits. The Hard Way, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The New Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jaymi Hensley. In UK Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor was in the top 5 hits. The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Hollywood by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Trace Cyrus. In that special week people in US were listening to Straight Up by Paula Abdul. Scandal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Fortune by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Faverón. In that special week people in US were listening to Father Figure by George Michael. Slaughterhouse Rock, directed by Dimitri Logothetis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Stéphan Rizon. In that special week people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. Lethal Weapon, directed by Richard Donner, 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 February 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Rouault. 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: 24 February 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Jessica-Jane Clement. In that special week people in US were listening to Careless Whisper by Wham!. La vaquilla, directed by Luis García Berlanga, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Wilson Bethel. 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. While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Sophie Howard. 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. Goodbye, Mickey Mouse by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Amandine (IVF). 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: 24 February 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Lleyton Hewitt. 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. Manchu by Robert Elegant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anton Maiden. In that special week people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen. 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: 24 February 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Bosquet. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Norma Rae, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Second Generation by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Louise Woodward. 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. Bloodline by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1978.

1977

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

But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bradley McGee. 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. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Kristin dos Santos. In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits. Deep Red, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chad Hugo. 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. Beulah Land by Lonnie Coleman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Chris Fehn. In UK Blockbuster by The Sweet was in the top 5 hits. Themroc, directed by Claude Faraldo, 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: 24 February 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Zofia Borucka. 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. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Pedro de la Rosa. 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: 24 February 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Garcia. In that special week people in US were listening to Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) by Sly & the Family Stone. Loving, directed by Irvin Kershner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1970.

1969

The Brain directed by Gérard Oury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mitch Hedberg. 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: 24 February 1968.

1967

The Captain by Jan de Hartog was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Billy Zane. In that special week people in US were listening to These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra. The Group, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Kristin Davis. In UK It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. 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: 24 February 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Serge Hélan. In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Kissin' Cousins, directed by Gene Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laurent Ruquier. In UK Diamonds by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan was in the top 5 hits. 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: 24 February 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Teri Weigel. In that special week people in US were listening to Duke Of Earl by Duke Of Earl (Gene Chandler). Ring of Terror, directed by Clark L. Paylow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. My Saber Is Bent by Jack Paar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1962.

1961

The Waste Makers by Vance Packard was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrice L'Ecuyer. 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: 24 February 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Beth Broderick. 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. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1959.

1957

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

But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Paula Zahn. In that special week people in US were listening to The Great Pretender by The Platters. 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: 24 February 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Steve Jobs. In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits. The Prodigal, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Good Morning, Miss Dove by Frances Gray Patton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 February 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Plastic Bertrand. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Jungle, directed by Byron Haskin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 February 1953.

1952

Mutiny directed by Edward Dmytryk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

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

1950

Singing Guns directed by R.G. Springsteen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 February 1938.

1937

Bulldog Drummond at Bay directed by Norman Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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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: 24 February 1936.

1934

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

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 February 1917.