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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. Incoming, directed by Eric Zaragoza, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 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

Piku directed by Shoojit Sircar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Frog Music by Emma Donoghue 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 Clique Summer Collection #1: Massie by Lisi Harrison 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

Marriage Most Scandalous by Johanna Lindse 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 UK Yeah! by Usher featuring Lil' Jon & Ludacris was in the top 5 hits. Satan's Little Helper, directed by Jeff Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes 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. The Summons by John Grisham 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. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 2000.

1999

Kartoos directed by Mahesh Bhatt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Dytto . In that special week people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. 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 UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Evening Class by Maeve Binchy 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. In Contempt by Christopher Darden with Jess Walter 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. The Chamber by John Grisham 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 Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller 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 that special week people in US were listening to Freak Me by Silk. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Assembling California by John McPhee 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 UK Deeply Dippy by Right Said Fred was in the top 5 hits. Map of the Human Heart, directed by Vincent Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Barcelona by Robert Hughes 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. Forgiving by LaVyrle Spencer 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 that special week people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, directed by John Harrison, 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: 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. The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth 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. Beloved by Toni Morrison 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. This 'N That by Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz 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 UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Short Circuit, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez 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 that special week people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. Rustlers' Rhapsody, directed by Hugh Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Queenie by Michael Korda 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 UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Hardbodies, directed by Mark Griffiths, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Mafia Princess by Antoinette Giancana and Thomas C. Renner 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. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1983.

1982

A Green Desire by Anton Myrer 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 UK Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Pixote, directed by Hector Babenco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Reflex by Dick Francis 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. Sophie's Choice by William Styron 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 that special week people in US were listening to Heart Of Glass by Blondie. The Shape of Things to Come, directed by George McCowan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Good As Gold by Joseph Heller 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 UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Sunset Cove, directed by Al Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Daniel Martin by John Fowles 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 that special week people in US were listening to Southern Nights by Glen Campbell. The Picture Show Man, directed by John Power, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Trinity by Leon Uris 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 UK Save Your Kisses For Me by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Montana Trap, directed by Peter Schamoni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976.
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. Something Happened by Joseph Heller 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. The Partners by Louis Auchincloss 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 that special week people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. O Lucky Man!, directed by Lindsay Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer 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 UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Liza, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1972.

1971

Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw 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 that special week people in US were listening to ABC by The Jackson 5. Taste the Blood of Dracula, directed by Peter Sasdy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Inheritors by Harold Robbins 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 UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits. 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 Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron 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 that special week people in US were listening to Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra. Five Golden Dragons, directed by Jeremy Summers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Captain by Jan de Hartog 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. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann 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. My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1965.

1964

The Pumpkin Eater directed by Jack Clayton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1964.

1962

Famous people born on this day include James Legros. In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Maid for Murder, directed by Robert Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Captain Newman, M.D. by Leo Calvin Rosten 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 that special week people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon. Parrish, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Waste Makers by Vance Packard 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 UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Status Seekers by Vance Packard 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 that special week people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. The Hound of the Baskervilles, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Pioneer, Go Home! by Richard Powell 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 UK Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater was in the top 5 hits. Thunder Road, directed by Arthur Ripley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver 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. As France Goes by David Schoenbrun was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1957.

1956

The Harder They Fall directed by Mark Robson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Pierrick Hiard. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. A Kid for Two Farthings, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Day Lincoln Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
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 Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Arielle Dombasle. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Desert Rats, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Second Happiest Day by John Phillips was one of the best selling books.
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. The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1952.

1951

Francis Goes to the Races directed by Arthur Lubin 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.

1949

Red Stallion in the Rockies directed by Ralph Murphy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1949.

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

Heartbeat directed by Sam Wood 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

The Return of Daniel Boone directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

My Favorite Wife directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Lucky Night directed by Norman Taurog 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

Speed directed by Edwin L. Marin 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

No Man's Law directed by Fred Jackman 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.

1919

The Red Lantern directed by Albert Capellani was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 April 1919.