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2018

Social Animals directed by Theresa Bennett was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

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

Famous people born on this day include Jewish shooting. In that special week people in US were listening to All Of Me by John Legend. Jersey Boys, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014. Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris was one of the best selling books.
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

The A-Team directed by Joe Carnahan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Rihanna. The Incredible Hulk, directed by Louis Leterrier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. A Remarkable Mother by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books.
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. Promise Me by Harlan Coben 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 UK Ignition Remix by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. 2 Fast 2 Furious, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 2003.

2002

A Thousand Country Roads by Robert James Waller was one of the best seller of 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. An Album Of Memories by Tom Brokaw 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 UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. Sånger från andra våningen, directed by Roy Andersson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. No Such Thing As A Bad Day by Hamilton Jordan 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. Bittersweet by Danielle Steel 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 UK Lovefool by The Cardigans was in the top 5 hits. Con Air, directed by Simon West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Gospel According To The Son by Norman Mailer 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. DragonHeart, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. It Takes A Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton 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 that special week people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. Fluke, directed by Carlo Carlei, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. From Beginning To End by Robert Fulghum 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. The Cowboy Way, directed by Gregg Champion, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Night Prey by John Sandford 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. Thinking Out Loud by Anna Quindlen 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 UK Please Don't Go by KWS was in the top 5 hits. Patriot Games, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Disuniting Of America by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr 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. City Slickers, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Bright Captivity by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1991.

1990

In The Arena by Richard Nixon 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 Night The Bear Ate Goombaw by Patrick F. McManus 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. The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
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. Boone by T. Boone Pickens Jr 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. The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Bojana Panic. In that special week people in US were listening to Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham!. The Goonies, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Cider House Rules by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include James Parker. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams. Streets of Fire, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Heretics Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books.
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. Psycho II, directed by Richard Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas 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. The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum 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 UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits. Green Ice, directed by Ernest Day, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Xpd by Len Deighton 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 UK What's Another Year by Johnny Logan was in the top 5 hits. Urban Cowboy, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Portraits by Cynthia Freeman 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. Overload by Arthur Hailey 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 that special week people in US were listening to With A Little Luck by Wings. Fedora, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Coming Into The Country by John McPhee 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 that special week people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder. Cinderella, directed by Michael Pataki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Passages by Gail Sheehy 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 UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Revenge of the Cheerleaders, directed by Richard Lerner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson 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. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry 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. Watership Down by Richard Adams 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 UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. Jeremy, directed by Arthur Barron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. An Untold Story by Elliot Roosevelt and James Brough 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 that special week people in US were listening to Oh Girl by The Chi-Lites. Sitting Target, directed by Douglas Hickox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Terminal Man by Michael Crichton 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 that special week people in US were listening to Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones. One More Train to Rob, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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 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. Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell 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 that special week people in US were listening to Get Back by The Beatles. Satan's Sadists, directed by Al Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Joys Of Yiddish by Leo Rosten 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 that special week people in US were listening to Tighten Up by Archie Bell & The Drells. Villa Rides, directed by Buzz Kulik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1968.

1967

The Death Of A President by William Manchester 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. Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Menfreya In The Morning by Victoria Holt 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 that special week people in US were listening to My Guy by Mary Wells. 633 Squadron, directed by Walter Grauman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Night Of The Generals by Hans Kirst 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 Nutty Professor, directed by Jerry Lewis, 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 that special week people in US were listening to Stranger On The Shore by Mr. Acker Bilk. Carnival of Souls, directed by Herk Harvey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone 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. A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Daniel Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Journey To Matecumbe by Robert Lewis Taylor 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. The Trials of Oscar Wilde, directed by Ken Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. My Brother Michael by Mary Stewart 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 that special week people in US were listening to Kansas City by Wilbert Harrison. The Gunfight at Dodge City, directed by Joseph M. Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden 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 UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. The Law and Jake Wade, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Land Without Justice by Milovan Djilas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1958.

1957

This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton was one of the best seller of 1957.

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

1956

D-Day the Sixth of June directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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. The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by Anthony Asquith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1952.

1951

Sirocco directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 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

Colorado Territory directed by Raoul Walsh 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.

1947

That's My Man directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

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

Ghost Catchers directed by Edward F. Cline was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

Bataan directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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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.

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

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 39 Steps directed by Alfred Hitchcock 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

New Morals for Old directed by Charles Brabin 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.

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

1929

She Goes to War directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 May 1929.

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.