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2018

Incoming directed by Eric Zaragoza was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2018.

2016

Sniper: Special Ops directed by Fred Olen Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2016.

2015

Mad Max: Fury Road directed by George Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2015.

2014

Big Tent by Mallory Factor and Elizabeth Factor was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2014.

2012

Piggy directed by Kieron Hawkes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2012.

2011

Mayor Cupcake directed by Alex Pires was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2011.

2010

Just Wright directed by Sanaa Hamri was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, directed by Andrew Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2008.

2007

Charlie Bartlett directed by Jon Poll was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2007.

2006

Game of Shadows by Mark Fainaru-Wada, Lance Williams was one of the best seller of 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Shaniah Jones. In that special week people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. Satan's Little Helper, directed by Jeff Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Spiral Staircase by Karen Armstrong was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2004.

2003

Daddy Day Care directed by Steve Carr was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Avery Rose. In UK Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Unfaithful, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Kiss Remembered by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2002.

2001

The Mummy Returns directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mario Novembre. In UK Oops!... I Did It Again by Britney Spears was in the top 5 hits. Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Wicked Widow by Amanda Quick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Wyatt Lackey. In that special week people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. Kartoos, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Soul Of The Fire by Terry Goodkind was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Dytto . In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Little Men, directed by Rodney Gibbons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Homeport by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jonan Perrea. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Ulliel. In that special week people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. Downhill Willie, directed by David Mitchell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Nick Kyrgios. In that special week people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. Carrington, directed by Christopher Hampton, 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: 27 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Aziatomik . In that special week people in US were listening to Bump N' Grind by R. Kelly. Clean Slate, directed by Mick Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Dylan Clark. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Allison Iraheta. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Kris Kross. Map of the Human Heart, directed by Vincent Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Give War A Chance by P. J. O'Rourke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Lara Gut. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Baby by Amy Grant. Yôkai hantâ: Hiruko, directed by Shin'ya Tsukamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Eyes Of Prey by John Sandford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Lou de Laâge. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Short Time, directed by Gregg Champion, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Tales From Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Martha Hunt. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The Unbelievable Truth, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Goldwyn by A. Scott Berg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joeri Dequevy. 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. Salome's Last Dance, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Washington Goes To War by David Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include William Moseley. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Hot Pursuit, directed by Steven Lisberger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Destiny by Sally Beauman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Dinara Safina. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. Short Circuit, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include José de Miranda da Silva Júnior. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Rustlers' Rhapsody, directed by Hugh Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Stump. In that special week people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. Hardbodies, directed by Mark Griffiths, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Ari Graynor. In that special week people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. Doctor Detroit, directed by Michael Pressman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Lonesome Gods by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1983.

1982

North And South by John Jakes was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Sandy Mölling. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Pixote, directed by Hector Babenco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Delta Decision by Wilbur Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sybille Bammer. In that special week people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. Friday the 13th, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Charles Peuf. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. The Shape of Things to Come, directed by George McCowan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Pigeon Project by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jim James. In that special week people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. Sunset Cove, directed by Al Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Khalid Zoubaa. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Picture Show Man, directed by John Power, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sally Hawkins. In that special week people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. Montana Trap, directed by Peter Schamoni, 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: 27 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Pedro Feliz. In that special week people in US were listening to (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song by B.J. Thomas. Mandingo, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Catalanotto. In that special week people in US were listening to TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB. Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Stefano Savorani. In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. O Lucky Man!, directed by Lindsay Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Nigel Barker. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. Liza, directed by Marco Ferreri, 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: 27 April 1972.

1971

Khrushchev Remembers by Nikita Khrushchev was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Gianfranco Contri. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Taste the Blood of Dracula, directed by Peter Sasdy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Cory Booker. In that special week people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension. Pippi Longstocking, directed by Olle Hellbom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paulino Nunes. In that special week people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, 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: 27 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. In UK Puppet On A String by Sandie Shaw was in the top 5 hits. Five Golden Dragons, directed by Jeremy Summers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Due To Circumstances Beyond Our Control by Fred W. Friendly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Luc de Larochelliere. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Modesty Blaise, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Anna Chancellor. In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Brainstorm, directed by William Conrad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Stagestruck by Maurice Zolotow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Alison Etheridge. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. The Naked Kiss, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Von Ryan'S Express by David Westheimer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include René Rindlisbacher. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. The Ordeal Of Power by Emmet John Hughes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include James Legros. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley. Maid for Murder, directed by Robert Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Before I Sleep by James Monahan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Moana Pozzi. In UK Blue Moon by The Marcels was in the top 5 hits. The Beast of Yucca Flats, directed by Coleman Francis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Last Of The Just by Andre Schwarz-Bart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Krushelnyski. In that special week people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Sheena Easton. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The 400 Blows, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Fabien Onteniente. In that special week people in US were listening to Twilight Time by The Platters. Thunder Road, directed by Arthur Ripley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Private World Of Pablo Picasso by David Douglas Duncan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Anthony Lawrence. In that special week people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. Untamed Youth, directed by Howard W. Koch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Kevin McNally. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Harder They Fall, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Harry Of Monmouth by A.M. Maughan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1956.

1955

The Day Lincoln Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Frank Bainimarama. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Guitar, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1954.

1953

The Desert Rats directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ari Vatanen. Forbidden Games, directed by René Clément, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1952.

1951

Apache Drums directed by Hugo Fregonese was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1951.

1950

Colt .45 directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1950.

1948

On an Island with You directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1948.

1947

Hi De Ho directed by Josh Binney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1947.

1946

Rainbow Over Texas directed by Frank McDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1946.

1945

Tarzan and the Amazons directed by Kurt Neumann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1945.

1944

Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1944.

1943

Death Rides the Plains directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1943.

1942

The Spoilers directed by Ray Enright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1942.

1941

Sheriff of Tombstone directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1941.

1940

Saps at Sea directed by Gordon Douglas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1940.

1939

Rose of Washington Square directed by Gregory Ratoff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1939.

1938

Joy of Living directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1938.

1937

Gunsmoke Ranch directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1937.

1936

It's Love Again directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1936.

1935

Air Hawks directed by Albert S. Rogell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1935.

1934

Twentieth Century directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1934.

1933

The Eagle and the Hawk directed by Stuart Walker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1933.

1929

The Squall directed by Alexander Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1929.

1927

His First Flame directed by Harry Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1927.

1926

Brown of Harvard directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1926.

1925

The Crackerjack directed by Charles Hines was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1925.