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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2017.

2016

Green Room directed by Jeremy Saulnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past directed by Bryan Singer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Star Trek Into Darkness directed by J.J. Abrams was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2013.

2012

Moonrise Kingdom directed by Wes Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

X-Men: First Class directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Robin Hood directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Famous people born on this day include Bandit Way. In that special week people in US were listening to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas. Up, directed by Pete Docter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009. 92 Pacific Boulevard: A Cedar Cove Novel by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2009.

2008

Sex and the City directed by Michael Patrick King was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2008.

2007

Mr. Brooks directed by Bruce A. Evans was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

X-Men: The Last Stand directed by Brett Ratner was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Madagascar directed by Eric Darnell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 2005.

2004

The Day After Tomorrow directed by Roland Emmerich was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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

2003

Bruce Almighty directed by Tom Shadyac 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. Das Experiment, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar 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. Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. 1st to Die by James Patterson 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 that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Mission: Impossible II, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice 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. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1999.

1998

Kiki's Delivery Service directed by Hayao Miyazaki was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1998.

1997

The Lost World: Jurassic Park directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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

1996

Mission: Impossible directed by Brian De Palma was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1996.

1995

Johnny Mnemonic directed by Robert Longo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Cierra Frye. In that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. The Flintstones, directed by Brian Levant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1994.

1993

Cliffhanger directed by Renny Harlin 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 UK Please Don't Go by KWS was in the top 5 hits. Alien³, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman 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 Ksenia Pervak. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Thelma & Louise, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Ekaterina Zaikina. In UK Killer by Adamski was in the top 5 hits. Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1990.

1989

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

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 Nicola Payne. In UK Perfect by Fairground Attraction was in the top 5 hits. Killer Klowns from Outer Space, directed by Stephen Chiodo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan 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. Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins 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 UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. Cobra, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Roberto Soldado. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Rambo: First Blood Part II, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Adam Davenport. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Bobby Convey. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, directed by Richard Marquand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin 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 that special week people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, directed by George Miller, 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 Ozgur Cevik. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. Outland, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone 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 Jessica Deglau in Vancouver. In that special week people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.. The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1980.

1979

Alien directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1979.

1978

A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Tommie van der Leegte. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion 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 Richard Park. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Hangover by Diana Ross. The Missouri Breaks, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal 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 Jadakiss . In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits. The Wind and the Lion, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller 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 Vanessa Blue. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan 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 Emanuela Aureli. In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. Sacrifice!, directed by Umberto Lenzi, 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 May 1973.

1972

Play It Again, Sam directed by Herbert Ross was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

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

1971

Famous people born on this day include Scott Szeredy. In that special week people in US were listening to Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones. Big Jake, directed by George Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen 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 Liz Earley in Saint Catharines. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. Beneath the Planet of the Apes, directed by Ted Post, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel 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 Francois Letourneau. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Midnight Cowboy, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov 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 Cedric Smith NFL running back (Washington Redskins. In that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel. The Swimmer, directed by Frank Perry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Airport by Arthur Haile was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1968.

1967

The War Wagon directed by Burt Kennedy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

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

1966

Famous people born on this day include John Jaha. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis 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 Jacob Brumfield in Bogalusa. In that special week people in US were listening to Help Me, Rhonda by The Beach Boys. Mirage, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker 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 Adam Carolla. In UK Don't Throw Your Love Away by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Le Trou, directed by Jacques Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop 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 Gonzalo Rubalcaba. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Pickpocket, directed by Robert Bresson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt 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 Meg Parsont. In UK Nut Rocker by B Bumble & The Stingers was in the top 5 hits. Lonely Are the Brave, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1962.

1961

The Young Savages directed by John Frankenheimer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

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 Ray Armsetad. Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1960.

1959

Advise and Consent by Allen Drur was one of the best seller of 1959.

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

1958

Famous people born on this day include Linnea Quigley in Davenport. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Indiscreet, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Bruce Furniss. In UK Butterfly by Andy Williams was in the top 5 hits. Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1957.

1956

The Killing directed by Stanley Kubrick 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 Bill Malley in Oakland. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. Love Me or Leave Me, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1955.

1954

The High and the Mighty directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

It Came from Outer Space directed by Jack Arnold was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

Scaramouche directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

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

1951

The Prowler directed by Joseph Losey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

The Asphalt Jungle directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Batman and Robin directed by Spencer Bennet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Melody Time directed by Clyde Geronimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Great Expectations directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Stranger directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The Body Snatcher directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christopher J Dodd American politician (Governor/Senator-Democrat-Connecticut. Mr. Skeffington, directed by Vincent Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1944.

1943

Action in the North Atlantic directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

This Gun for Hire directed by Frank Tuttle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Blood and Sand directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Our Town directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

It's a Wonderful World directed by W.S. Van Dyke II was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Kidnapped directed by Alfred L. Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Kid Galahad directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Show Boat directed by James Whale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes directed by Leslie S. Hiscott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Thin Man directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Gold Diggers of 1933 directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best seller of 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1932.

1931

Svengali directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

Hell's Angels directed by Howard Hughes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

The Black Watch directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best seller of 1928.

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

1927

Wings directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

It's the Old Army Game directed by A. Edward Sutherland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1925

Strike directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best seller of 1924.

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

1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lord Freyberg. The White Rose, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1923.

1922

Grandma's Boy directed by Fred Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1922.

1921

Carmen directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William Crawshay. The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1920.

1919

Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl 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.

1918

Old Wives for New directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1918.

1917

A Romance of the Redwoods directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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

1916

Sherlock Holmes directed by Arthur Berthelet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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

1915

A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1915.

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

1914

Home, Sweet Home directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1914.

1913

Raja Harishchandra directed by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1912.

1911

The Lost Chord directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1911.

1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1910.

1909

Sherlock Holmes IV directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1909.

1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1908.

1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1904.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

Fulton Market directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 May 1901.