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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to None by None. Social Animals, directed by Theresa Bennett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 2018.

2016

Now You See Me 2 directed by Jon M. Chu was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 2016.

2015

Dil Dhadakne Do directed by Zoya Akhtar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Jersey Boys directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Rowdy Rathore directed by Prabhu Deva was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

Ready directed by Anees Bazmee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Are We There Yet? directed by Brian Levant was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The Incredible Hulk directed by Louis Leterrier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 2008.

2007

I Really Hate My Job directed by Oliver Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Famous people born on this day include Bailey Brown. In UK Crazy by Gnarls Barkley was in the top 5 hits. Relative Strangers, directed by Greg Glienna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Everyman by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 2006.

2004

The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler was one of the best seller of 2004.

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

2003

Famous people born on this day include Jadon Sand. In that special week people in US were listening to Get Busy by Sean Paul. 2 Fast 2 Furious, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Engaging the Enemy by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 2003.

2002

The Bourne Identity directed by Doug Liman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Famous people born on this day include Darren Espanto. In that special week people in US were listening to All For You by Janet. No Such Thing, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Hollywood Moms by Joyce Ostin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Sånger från andra våningen, directed by Roy Andersson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Lohanthony . In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Human Traffic, directed by Justin Kerrigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Majors by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1999.

1998

The Truman Show directed by Peter Weir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kenniasbeautychannel . In that special week people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. Con Air, directed by Simon West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Matthew Eappen. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Eddie, directed by Steve Rash, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Her Own Rules by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Kiiara . In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. Fluke, directed by Carlo Carlei, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Sisters by Sharon J. Wohlmuth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Cayden Boyd. In UK Come On You Reds by Manchester United Football Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Cowboy Way, directed by Gregg Champion, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Christian DelGrosso. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Ticks, directed by Tony Randel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Stonie. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Kris Kross. Class Act, directed by Randall Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Jazz by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Lou Lesage. In that special week people in US were listening to I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Commanders by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1991.

1990

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include G-Eazy . In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Andy Warhol Diaries by Pat Hackett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniella Álvarez. In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits. Vampire's Kiss, directed by Robert Bierman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Déborah François. In that special week people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2. La Bamba, directed by Luis Valdez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Heiress by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Ludovic Baal. In that special week people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston. Aakhree Raasta, directed by Bhagyaraj, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1986.

1985

Queenie by Michael Korda was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1985.

1984

Knock Wood by Candice Bergen was one of the best seller of 1984.

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

1983

Famous people born on this day include Custódio Castro. In that special week people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. Heartbreaker, directed by Frank Zuniga, 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 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Issah Ahmed. In that special week people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Deceptions by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include David Fray. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. Green Ice, directed by Ernest Day, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Danse Macabre by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cecilia Cheung. In that special week people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. Urban Cowboy, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. No Love Lost by Helen Van Slyke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Lukas (Star Academy). In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. My Brilliant Career, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Bryan Greenberg. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Fedora, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Whistle by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Anne-Sophie Le Nalio. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Cinderella, directed by Michael Pataki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alessandro Cortini. In that special week people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. Revenge of the Cheerleaders, directed by Richard Lerner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Will Sasso. In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits. Posse, directed by Kirk Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thorbjørn Harr. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. Bootleggers, directed by Charles B. Pierce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Fan Club by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Karim Alami. In that special week people in US were listening to Frankenstein by Edgar Winter. Jeremy, directed by Arthur Barron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Sleeping Beauty by Ross MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Laure Sainclair. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Sitting Target, directed by Douglas Hickox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Kris Draper. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. One More Train to Rob, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Mr. Cub by Ernie Banks and Jim Enright was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Cristiano Caratti. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Strawberry Statement, directed by Stuart Hagmann, 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 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Garett Maggart. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Satan's Sadists, directed by Al Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charles De'Ath. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. Villa Rides, directed by Buzz Kulik, 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 May 1968.

1967

Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung by Mao Tse-Tung was one of the best seller of 1967.

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

1966

Famous people born on this day include Eric Cantona. In that special week people in US were listening to When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge. The Shooting, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include John C Reilly. In UK Long Live Love by Sandie Shaw was in the top 5 hits. Orgy of the Dead, directed by Stephen C. Apostolof, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Patrice Martin. In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. 633 Squadron, directed by Walter Grauman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ivan Capelli. In that special week people in US were listening to If You Wanna Be Happy by Jimmy Soul. The Blancheville Monster, directed by Alberto De Martino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Bedford Incident by Mark Rascovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Luiza Brunet. In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits. Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Mark Bedford. In that special week people in US were listening to Mother-In-Law by Ernie K-Doe. Atlas, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kristin Scott Thomas. In that special week people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. The Trials of Oscar Wilde, directed by Ken Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Drake Sather. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Gunfight at Dodge City, directed by Joseph M. Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Raymond Buckey. In that special week people in US were listening to All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers. The Law and Jake Wade, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1958.

1957

Far, Far The Mountain Peak by John Masters was one of the best seller of 1957.

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

1956

Famous people born on this day include Sean Kelly. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Proud Ones, directed by Robert D. Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1956.

1955

The Seven Little Foys directed by Melville Shavelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

1954

Devil Girl from Mars directed by David MacDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Alfred Molina. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Moon Is Blue, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marc Cerrone. California Conquest, directed by Lew Landers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1952.

1951

Joy Street by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best seller of 1951.

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

1950

The Torch directed by Emilio Fernández was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

The Huggetts Abroad directed by Ken Annakin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

The Dude Goes West directed by Kurt Neumann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1946

Ghost of Hidden Valley directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Flame of Barbary Coast directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Mystery Man directed by George Archainbaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Above Suspicion directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

In Old California directed by William C. McGann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1940

Lightning Strikes West directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1938

Three Comrades directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1936

Revolt of the Zombies directed by Victor Halperin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

The Clairvoyant directed by Maurice Elvey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

Fog Over Frisco directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Tomorrow at Seven directed by Ray Enright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

Unholy Love directed by Albert Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

A Free Soul directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1924

The Sea Hawk directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1919

True Heart Susie directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1919.