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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. Social Animals, directed by Theresa Bennett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 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: 27 May 2015.

2014

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

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

2010

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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. The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 May 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt. In that special week people in US were listening to SOS by Rihanna. Relative Strangers, directed by Greg Glienna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Everyman by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2006.

2004

Bergdorf Blondes by Plum Sykes was one of the best seller of 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2004.

2003

2 Fast 2 Furious directed by John Singleton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Famous people born on this day include Harvey Yorke. In that special week people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. The Bourne Identity, directed by Doug Liman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Zach Herron. In UK Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was in the top 5 hits. No Such Thing, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kierra. 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. Before I Say Good-Bye by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Lily-Rose Depp. In that special week people in US were listening to Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin. Human Traffic, directed by Justin Kerrigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 May 1998.

1997

Con Air directed by Simon West was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Kim Jae-hwan (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Eddie, directed by Steve Rash, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Timepiece by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include CurriePlays . In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. Fluke, directed by Carlo Carlei, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Aymeric Laporte. 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. In the Kitchen With Rosie by Rosie Dale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1994.

1993

Ticks directed by Tony Randel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ginger Lavender. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Kris Kross. Class Act, directed by Randall Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. For Love Alone by Ivana Trump was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Solweig Rediger-Lizlow. In that special week people in US were listening to I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. My Favorite Summer 1956 by Mickey Mantle and Phil Pepe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1991.

1990

The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Afgan Syahreza. In that special week people in US were listening to Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul. Dead Poets Society, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Blind Faith by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vahinerii Requillart. 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. Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Gervinho . 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. This 'N That by Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include AbdallahSmash . In that special week people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston. Aakhree Raasta, directed by Bhagyaraj, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1986.

1985

No More Vietnams by Richard Nixon was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1985.

1984

Democracy by Joan Didion was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jictzad Viña. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Heartbreaker, directed by Frank Zuniga, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Salvador by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Nattie Neidhart. In UK Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Johan Elmander. 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. The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ben Feldman (actor). 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. The Bleeding Heart by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Brazier. In that special week people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb. My Brilliant Career, directed by Gillian Armstrong, 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 May 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Michonne Bourriague. 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. Metropolitan Life by Fran Lebowitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Shanola Hampton. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Cinderella, directed by Michael Pataki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcel Fässler (racing driver). In that special week people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. Revenge of the Cheerleaders, directed by Richard Lerner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Jamie Oliver. In that special week people in US were listening to Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire. Posse, directed by Kirk Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Medea Marinescu. In that special week people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens. Bootleggers, directed by Charles B. Pierce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Fan Club by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Tana Umaga. In that special week people in US were listening to Frankenstein by Edgar Winter. Jeremy, directed by Arthur Barron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Sleeping Beauty by Ross MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Ivete Sangalo. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Sitting Target, directed by Douglas Hickox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Lopes. 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. Mr. Cub by Ernie Banks and Jim Enright was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Joseph Fiennes. In that special week people in US were listening to American Woman by The Guess Who. The Strawberry Statement, directed by Stuart Hagmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Mayfield. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Satan's Sadists, directed by Al Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rebekah Brooks. 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. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1968.

1967

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Eric Leckner. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Shooting, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Todd Bridges. In that special week people in US were listening to Help Me, Rhonda by The Beach Boys. 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: 27 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Marie Bunel. 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 Naked Society by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Shantanu Narayen. In that special week people in US were listening to If You Wanna Be Happy by Jimmy Soul. The Blancheville Monster, directed by Alberto De Martino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Bedford Incident by Mark Rascovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Marcelino Bernal. In that special week people in US were listening to Stranger On The Shore by Mr. Acker Bilk. Big Red, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Peri Gilpin. In that special week people in US were listening to Mother-In-Law by Ernie K-Doe. Atlas, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Frog Pond by Joyce MacIver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gaston Therrien. In that special week people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. The Trials of Oscar Wilde, directed by Ken Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Croteau. 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. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Wayne Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers. The Law and Jake Wade, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1958.

1957

The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop was one of the best seller of 1957.

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

1956

The Proud Ones directed by Robert D. Webb was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Richard Schiff. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. The Seven Little Foys, directed by Melville Shavelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Scotswoman by Inglis Clark Fletcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Pauline Hanson. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. The Yellow Tomahawk, directed by Lesley Selander, 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 May 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Greg Hicks. 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: 27 May 1953.

1952

California Conquest directed by Lew Landers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1952.

1951

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

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

1949

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

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

1946

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

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

1944

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

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

1943

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

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

1942

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

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

1938

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

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

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: 27 May 1936.

1935

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

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

1932

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

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

1924

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1924.

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: 27 May 1919.