January 27

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2018

Black Panther directed by Ryan Coogler was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

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

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week people in US were listening to Sorry by Justin Bieber. The Choice, directed by Ross Katz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. The Baller: A Down and Dirty Football Novel by Vi Keeland was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2016.

2015

Home Sweet Hell directed by Anthony Burns was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Barefoot directed by Andrew Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Famous people born on this day include Logan Moreau. In that special week people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. The Samaritan, directed by David Weaver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2012.

2011

Autobiography Of Mark Twain, Vol. 1 by Mark Twain was one of the best seller of 2011.

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

2010

Valentine's Day directed by Garry Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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. Jumper, directed by Doug Liman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2008.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Isabella Tena. In UK A Moment Like This by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Prey, directed by Darrell Roodt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. Exile by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2007.

2006

Firewall directed by Richard Loncraine was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

Famous people born on this day include Xyriel Manabat. In UK Mad World by Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules was in the top 5 hits. 50 First Dates, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2004.

2003

I'm Not Scared directed by Gabriele Salvatores was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Collateral Damage directed by Andrew Davis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2002.

2001

Valentine directed by Jamie Blanks was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Anais Gallagher. In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Boiler Room, directed by Ben Younger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Danielle Renaee. In that special week people in US were listening to ..Baby One More Time by Britney Spears. Payback, directed by Brian Helgeland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Death Of Outrage by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Devin Druid. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. The Man in the Iron Mask, directed by William Richert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Tamera Foster. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Absolute Power, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Squeezie . In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. White Squall, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Raz Fresco. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. Project: Metalbeast, directed by Alessandro De Gaetano, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Hot Zone by Richard Preston was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ryan McLoughlin. In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. Sirens, directed by John Duigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Smilla'S Sense Of Snow by Peter Hoeg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Roxane Duran. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. The Vanishing, directed by George Sluizer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anna Russett. In that special week people in US were listening to All 4 Love by Color Me Badd. Medicine Man, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Lila by Robert M. Pirsig was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Christian Bickel. In UK Sadness Part 1 by Enigma was in the top 5 hits. Operation Condor, directed by Jackie Chan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Iron John by Robert Bly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Diamond White. In that special week people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. Grand Slam, directed by Giuliano Montaldo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Daisy Lowe. In UK Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney was in the top 5 hits. True Love, directed by Nancy Savoca, 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: 27 January 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wen Liu. In UK I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany was in the top 5 hits. She's Having a Baby, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Winter by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Lily Donaldson. In that special week people in US were listening to At This Moment (Live) by Billy Vera. Beyond Therapy, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe by Jane Wagner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Matt Sanchez. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Lady Jane, directed by Trevor Nunn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Gerard Aafjes. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Mischief, directed by Mel Damski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Brain by Richard M. Restak was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Davetta Sherwood. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Reckless, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Late Night Thoughts On Listening To Mahler'S Ninth Symphony by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Deon Anderson. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Videodrome, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1983.

1982

Personal Best directed by Robert Towne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

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

1981

Peter The Great by Robert K. Massie was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Marat Safin. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. Hero at Large, directed by Martin Davidson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. With No Apologies by Barry M. Goldwater was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rosamund Pike. In UK YMCA by The Village People was in the top 5 hits. The Warriors, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jake Pavelka. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. The One and Only, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1978.

1977

Suspiria directed by Dario Argento was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Renaud Capuçon. In that special week people in US were listening to Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To) by Diana Ross. Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Vigneaux. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Report to the Commissioner, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ole Einar Bjorndalen. In that special week people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Valyantsin Byalkevich. In UK Long Haired Lover From Liverpool by Little Jimmy Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Steelyard Blues, directed by Alan Myerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Two From Galilee by Marjorie Holmes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1973.

1972

Beyond Freedom And Dignity by B. F. Skinner was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Lil Jon. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Heather Nauert. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. Start the Revolution Without Me, directed by Bud Yorkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1970.

1969

A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Mike Patton. In that special week people in US were listening to Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) by John Fred & His Playboy Band. Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter, directed by Saul Swimmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Bobby Deol. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Spy in the Green Hat, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Tamlyn Tomita. In that special week people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. The Ugly Dachshund, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1966.

1965

Gumnaam directed by Raja Nawathe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1965.

1964

The Quiet Crisis by Stewart L. Udall was one of the best seller of 1964.

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

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Arpad Busson. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Right In by The Rooftop Singers. Ophélia, directed by Claude Chabrol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Roberto Paci Dalo. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Crosstrap, directed by Robert Hartford-Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Judas Tree by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1962.

1961

The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phil Cunningham. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Visit to a Small Planet, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1960.

1959

The Rainbow And The Rose by Nevil Shute was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Susanna Thompson. In that special week people in US were listening to At The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. A Tale of Two Cities, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Scent Of Cloves by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1958.

1957

These Thousand Hills by A.B. Guthrie Jr was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Mimi Rogers. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Gamma People, directed by John Gilling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Secret Of The Hittites by C.W. Ceram was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include John G Roberts. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Many Rivers to Cross, directed by Roy Rowland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Treadmill To Oblivion by Fred Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1955.

1954

Beachhead directed by Stuart Heisler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1954.

1953

Treasure of the Golden Condor directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Nikonoff. The Big Trees, directed by Felix E. Feist, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The President'S Lady by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1952.

1951

Cause for Alarm! directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Key to the City directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Tarzan's Magic Fountain directed by Lee Sholem was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Albuquerque directed by Ray Enright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Angel and the Badman directed by James Edward Grant was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Spiral Staircase directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Roughly Speaking directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Raiders of the Border directed by John P. McCarthy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Flight for Freedom directed by Lothar Mendes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1941

Western Union directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

British Intelligence directed by Terry O. Morse was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Honolulu directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Of Human Hearts directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1936

Modern Times directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Devil Dogs of the Air directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Ninth Guest directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Perfect Understanding directed by Cyril Gardner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1931

Millie directed by John Francis Dillon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1931.

1930

City Girl directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1930.

1928

The Garden of Eden directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1928.

1927

The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1925

The Salvation Hunters directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1923

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1923.

1917

A Man There Was directed by Victor Sjöström was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1917.

1916

The Price of Power directed by Tonino Valerii was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1916.

1915

The Italian directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1915.