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2017

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 2017.

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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 May 2013.

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: 28 May 2011.

2010

Famous people born on this day include Prince Louis of Bourbon. In that special week people in US were listening to OMG by Usher. Robin Hood, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 2010.

2009

Up directed by Pete Docter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 2009.

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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 May 2005.

2003

Bruce Almighty directed by Tom Shadyac was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Adam Pearl. In UK One Step Closer by S Club Juniors was in the top 5 hits. Das Experiment, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Medal Of Honor by Allen Mikaelian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Izabela Vidovic. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady Marmalade by Christina Aguilera. Pearl Harbor, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Emily Goldberg. In UK It Feels So Good by Sonique was in the top 5 hits. Mission: Impossible II, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Cameron Boyce (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin. The Thirteenth Floor, directed by Josef Rusnak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Yesterday, I Cried by Iyanla Vanzant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Riho Sayashi. In that special week people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. Kiki's Delivery Service, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. You Belong to Me by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Dustin McNeer. In that special week people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Tenth Justice by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Sean O'Donnell. In that special week people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Mission: Impossible, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Sudden Prey by John Sandford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jacob Kogan. In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Mnemonic, directed by Robert Longo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. In Retrospect by Robert S. McNamara with Brian VanDeMark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Son Yeon-jae. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. The Flintstones, directed by Brian Levant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Alienist by Caleb Carr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Bárbara Luz. In that special week people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. Super Mario Bros., directed by Annabel Jankel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Mama Makes Up Her Mind by Bailey White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tommy Mallet. 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. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Lacazette. In that special week people in US were listening to I Don't Wanna Cry by Mariah Carey. Hudson Hawk, directed by Michael Lehmann, 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: 28 May 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Eyedress . In that special week people in US were listening to Vogue by Madonna. Back to the Future Part III, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Barbarians At The Gate by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Denisa Dvorakova. In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Star by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Meisa Kuroki. In that special week people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael. Killer Klowns from Outer Space, directed by Stephen Chiodo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Prelude To Foundation by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Yoann Kowal. In UK Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship was in the top 5 hits. Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Eyes Of The Dragon by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Seth Rollins. In that special week people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston. Cobra, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Carey Mulligan. In that special week people in US were listening to Everything She Wants (Remix) by Wham!. Brewster's Millions, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Breaking With Moscow by Arkady N. Shevchenko was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Beth Allen. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! 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. Warday by Whitley Strieber and James W. Kunetka was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Megalyn Echikunwoke. In that special week people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, directed by Richard Marquand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Alexa Davalos. In that special week people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. Rocky III, directed by Sylvester Stallone, 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: 28 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Laura Bailey (voice actress). 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. License Renewed by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mickael Bourgain. 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. Back Bay by William Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Monica Keena. In UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Alien, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Shibumi by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1979.

1978

Illusions by Richard Bach was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Elisabeth Hasselbeck. In that special week people in US were listening to Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder. Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Haywire by Brooke Hayward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jordyn Blum. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Hangover by Diana Ross. The Man Who Fell to Earth, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The R Document by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Gaël Leforestier. In that special week people in US were listening to Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender. The Wind and the Lion, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. A Month Of Sundays by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Romain Duris. In that special week people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens. Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Working by Studs Terkel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Lionel Letizi. In UK Can The Can by Suzi Quatro was in the top 5 hits. Sacrifice!, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Chiara Mastroianni. In UK Vincent by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Play It Again, Sam, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Bring Me A Unicorn by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Marco Rubio. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Big Jake, directed by George Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Glenn Quinn. In that special week people in US were listening to Everything Is Beautiful by Ray Stevens. The Out of Towners, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Up The Organization by Robert Townsend was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Rob Ford. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Once Upon a Time in the West, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kylie Minogue. 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. Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Glen Rice. In that special week people in US were listening to Respect by Aretha Franklin. The War Wagon, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Autobiography Of Bertrand Russell, 1872-1914 by Bertrand Russell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Roger Kumble. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra 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. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Peri Cochin. 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. The Flight Of The Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Christa Miller. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Me Do by The Beatles. Le Trou, directed by Jacques Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eugene Robinson. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Hud, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Final Verdict by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include François-Henri Pinault. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. Lonely Are the Brave, directed by David Miller, 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: 28 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Roland Gift. In that special week people in US were listening to Travelin' Man by Ricky Nelson. The Young Savages, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Fate Is The Hunter by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Raoul Meyer. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. Pollyanna, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Return To Japan by Elizabeth Gray Vining was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1960.

1959

Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include František Straka. 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. Inside Russia Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Mona Riegger-Marquardt. In that special week people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. A Face in the Crowd, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Francis Joyon. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Mark Howe. In that special week people in US were listening to Unchained Melody by Les Baxter & His Orchestra. Love Me or Leave Me, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Onions In The Stew by Betty MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include John Tory. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Dial M for Murder, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Pierre Gauthier. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. It Came from Outer Space, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roger Briggs. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 May 1945.

1944

Mr. Skeffington directed by Vincent Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 May 1941.

1940

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

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1939

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

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1938

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

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1937

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

But much more happened, find out here: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 May 1933.

1931

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

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1930

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

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1929

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

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1927

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

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1926

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

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1923

The White Rose directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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1922

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

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1921

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

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1920

The Flapper directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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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.

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1918

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

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1917

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

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1916

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

But much more happened, find out here: 28 May 1916.

1914

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

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1913

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

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1911

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

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1909

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

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1901

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

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