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2018

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen was one of the best seller of 2018.

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

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Sorry by Justin Bieber. The Hateful Eight, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2016.

2015

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Famous people born on this day include Athena . In that special week people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. Bachelorette, directed by Leslye Headland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012. Jack Kennedy by Chris Matthews was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2012.

2011

I Saw the Devil directed by Jee-woon Kim was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Frozen directed by Adam Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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. Definitely, Maybe, directed by Adam Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Geography Of Bliss by Eric Weiner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2008.

2007

Brother Odd by Dean Koontz was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2007.

2006

Little Miss Sunshine directed by Jonathan Dayton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

Famous people born on this day include Baylee Fogelmanis. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. The Butterfly Effect, directed by Eric Bress, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Johnny Orlando. In that special week people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. Bend It Like Beckham, directed by Gurinder Chadha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Prey by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2003.

2002

The Count of Monte Cristo directed by Kevin Reynolds was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Brianna Nicole. In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Wet Hot American Summer, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. An Hour Before Daylight by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. The Boondock Saints, directed by Troy Duffy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Testament by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2000.

1999

Run Lola Run directed by Tom Tykwer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Jay Versace. In that special week people in US were listening to Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden. Spice World, directed by Bob Spiers, 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 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jonah Bobo. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. I'M Not Really Here by Tim Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1997.

1996

From Dusk Till Dawn directed by Robert Rodriguez was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

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

1995

Famous people born on this day include Callan McAuliffe. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Kiss The Girls by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Youngjae . In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. Clerks., directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Jade Stern. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyler Hagen. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Private Eyes by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1992.

1991

New Jack City directed by Mario Van Peebles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Mao Abe. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Samba Diakité. In that special week people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Gracie by George Burns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jade Ewen. In UK I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany was in the top 5 hits. Thriving On Chaos by Tom Peters was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1988.

1987

Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1987.

1986

London Match by Len Deighton was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Jenna King. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Moses The Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1985.

1984

The Saga Of Baby Divine by Bette Midler was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Craig Horner. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1983.

1982

Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Riya Sen. In that special week people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Marie Lenz. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1980.

1979

The Coup by John Updike was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Kristen Schaal. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Hunziker. In that special week people in US were listening to Car Wash by Rose Royce. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laure Belleville. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. The Age Of Napoleon by Will and Ariel Durant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1976.

1975

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ed Helms. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Best Of Life by David Scherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1974.

1973

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Allison Dubois. In that special week people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean. The Cowboys, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Beyond Freedom And Dignity by B. F. Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Kenya Moore. In UK My Sweet Lord by George Harrison was in the top 5 hits. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Matthew Lillard. In that special week people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. The Punch Bowl, directed by Helmut Weiss, 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: 24 January 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Romanov. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mary Lou Retton. In that special week people in US were listening to Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) by John Fred & His Playboy Band. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The President'S Plane Is Missing by Robert J. Serling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include John Myung. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Karine Viard. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1966.

1965

Sixpence In Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Carole Merle. In that special week people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton. The Incredible Mr. Limpet, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Muriel Moreno. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Right In by The Rooftop Singers. Sodom and Gomorrah, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. On TV people were watching The Dakotas.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1963.

1962

Before I Sleep by James Monahan was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Nastassja Kinski. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Dean'S Watch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mária Lukács. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1960.

1959

The Coming Of The New Deal by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1959.

1958

On The Beach by Nevil Shute was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1958.

1957

The Last Of The Wine by Mary Renault was one of the best seller of 1957.

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

1956

An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1956.

1955

Bad Day at Black Rock directed by John Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

1954

Famous people born on this day include Lorenzo Mattotti. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1954.

1953

Niagara directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Raymond Domenech. Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Closing The Ring by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1952.

1951

Halls of Montezuma directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Gun Crazy directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

A Canterbury Tale directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1948.

1947

Lady in the Lake directed by Robert Montgomery was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Harvey Girls directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Subhash Ghai. A Song to Remember, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1945.

1944

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Shadow of a Doubt directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1943.

1942

Woman of the Year directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

High Sierra directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Grapes of Wrath directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 January 1939.

1938

Tarzan's Revenge directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Sabotage directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1937.

1936

Professional Soldier directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1936.

1935

David Copperfield directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1935.

1934

The Lucky Texan directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Employees' Entrance directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

Taxi! directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

The Painted Desert directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1931.

1930

Anna Christie directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1930.

1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Réda. Queen Kelly, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. On TV people were watching British Movietone News.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1929.

1928

The Last Command directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1928.

1927

The Show directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1927.

1926

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1926.

1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

Lederstrumpf directed by Arthur Wellin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1923.

1922

Satanas directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1922.

1921

The Kid directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1921.

1920

Pollyanna directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1920.

1918

A Modern Musketeer directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

The Pride of the Clan directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1915

Alice in Wonderland directed by W.W. Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

The Goat directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1910

Anna Karenina directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

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1908

The Doctor's Experiment directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908.

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1907

Violante directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

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1906

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906.

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1905

Bohemios directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905.

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1904

Los políticos directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904.

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1903

The Divorce directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

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1902

Snow White directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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1901

Prison Bars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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