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2019

State of the Union directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2019.

2017

All I Wish directed by Susan Walter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2017.

2016

Sniper: Special Ops directed by Fred Olen Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 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: 29 April 2015.

2013

Last Passenger directed by Omid Nooshin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2013.

2012

Piggy directed by Kieron Hawkes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2012.

2011

Mayor Cupcake directed by Alex Pires was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2011.

2009

Angels & Demons directed by Ron Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, directed by Andrew Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2008.

2007

Illegal Aliens directed by David Giancola was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2007.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Dipangkorn Rasmijoti. In that special week people in US were listening to Candy Shop by 50 Cent. Kingdom of Heaven, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Saturday by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2005.

2004

Dear Frankie directed by Shona Auerbach was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Brianna Leah. In UK Make Luv by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham was in the top 5 hits. Written in Blood, directed by John Terlesky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Children Of The Storm by Elizabeth Peters was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Grace Kaufman. In that special week people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. Roger Dodger, directed by Dylan Kidd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Summons by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2002.

2001

Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts was one of the best seller of 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Chal Mere Bhai, directed by David Dhawan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Sofia Olivera. In that special week people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. Error in Judgment, directed by Scott P. Levy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Kimberly Birrell. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Matter of Trust, directed by Joey Travolta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Amazing Grace by Kathleen Norris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Lucas Tousart. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. Lost Paradise, directed by Yoshimitsu Morita, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Mcnally'S Gamble by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Katherine Langford. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. The Great White Hype, directed by Reginald Hudlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include François Chazal Poivre d'Arvor. In that special week people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. Carrington, directed by Christopher Hampton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. In Retrospect by Robert S. McNamara, Brian VanDeMark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ken Roczen. In that special week people in US were listening to Bump N' Grind by R. Kelly. Shrunken Heads, directed by Richard Elfman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Zlata'S Diary by Zlata Filipovic was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Lemieux. In that special week people in US were listening to Freak Me by Silk. Full Contact, directed by Rick Jacobson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Eddy. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Kris Kross. Map of the Human Heart, directed by Vincent Ward, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Reinventing Government by David Osborne and Ted Gaebler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Oviya . In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. F/X2, directed by Richard Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Druid Of Shannara by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include iMAV3RIQ . In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Class of 1999, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Casey Aldridge. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The Unbelievable Truth, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Killshot by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Toews. In UK With A Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home by Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With Cara Tivey was in the top 5 hits. Waaris, directed by Ravindra Peepat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Alicia Morton. In UK La Isla Bonita by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Hot Pursuit, directed by Steven Lisberger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Crystal Harris. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Killer Party, directed by William Fruet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Bar Paly. In that special week people in US were listening to We Are The World by USA for Africa. Aar Paar, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Glitz by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Cole. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Breakin', directed by Joel Silberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Haj by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jay Cutler (football américain). In that special week people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. Doctor Detroit, directed by Michael Pressman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Lonesome Gods by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1983.

1982

Twice Shy by Dick Francis was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Allen. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss On My List by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Pixote, directed by Hector Babenco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Maria Callas by Arianna Stassinopoulos was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kian Egan. In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits. On the Nickel, directed by Ralph Waite, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Mikaël Picon. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. The Tin Drum, directed by Volker Schlöndorff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. How To Get Whatever You Want Out Of Life by Dr. Joyce Brothers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Bob Bryan. In that special week people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. Trishul, directed by Yash Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Titus O'Neil. In UK I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Picture Show Man, directed by John Power, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include God Shammgod. In that special week people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. Montana Trap, directed by Peter Schamoni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Mateusz Kusznierewicz. In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits. The Day of the Locust, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anggun (singer). In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. The Fan Club by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include David Belle. In that special week people in US were listening to Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree by Dawn. O Lucky Man!, directed by Lindsay Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Anne-Sophie Lapix. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack. We Won't Grow Old Together, directed by Maurice Pialat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1972.

1971

The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Uma Thurman. In that special week people in US were listening to ABC by The Jackson 5. Taste the Blood of Dracula, directed by Peter Sasdy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Paul Adelstein. In UK The Israelites by Desmond Dekker & The Aces was in the top 5 hits. Hell Commandos, directed by José Luis Merino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carnie Wilson. In that special week people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro. The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Gipsy Moth Circles The World by Francis Chichester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Rachel Williams. In UK Puppet On A String by Sandie Shaw was in the top 5 hits. Five Golden Dragons, directed by Jeremy Summers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1967.

1966

Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Vincent Ventresca. In UK Ticket To Ride by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Synanon, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Stagestruck by Maurice Zolotow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Federico Castelluccio. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. The Evil of Frankenstein, directed by Freddie Francis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Night Of The Generals by Hans Kirst was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Rotenberg. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. The Ordeal Of Power by Emmet John Hughes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Bruce Driver. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley. Maid for Murder, directed by Robert Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. In The Clearing by Robert Frost was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Fumihiko Tachiki. In UK Blue Moon by The Marcels was in the top 5 hits. The Beast of Yucca Flats, directed by Coleman Francis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Waste Makers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bill Glasson. In UK Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Christophe Mourthé. In UK Side Saddle by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The 400 Blows, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Elizabeth The Great by Elizabeth Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Pfeiffer. In UK Whole Lotta Woman by Marvin Rainwater was in the top 5 hits. The Sheepman, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The White Witch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Day-Lewis. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Saint Joan, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Bridge At Andau by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1957.

1956

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1956.

1955

A Kid for Two Farthings directed by Carol Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Jerry Seinfeld. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Men of the Fighting Lady, directed by Andrew Marton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Bless This House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1954.

1953

Cry of the Hunted directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Icke. The Overcoat, directed by Alberto Lattuada, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Son Of Adam Wyngate by Mary O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1952.

1951

Francis Goes to the Races directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1951.

1950

The King'S Cavalier by Samuel Shellabarger was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1950.

1949

The Barkleys of Broadway directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1949.

1948

On an Island with You directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1948.

1947

Hi De Ho directed by Josh Binney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1947.

1946

The Dark Corner directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1946.

1945

The Phantom of 42nd Street directed by Albert Herman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1945.

1944

Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1944.

1943

The Ox-Bow Incident directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1943.

1942

In This Our Life directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1942.

1941

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

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1941.

1940

Saps at Sea directed by Gordon Douglas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1940.

1939

The Face at the Window directed by George King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1939.

1938

Joy of Living directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1938.

1937

Whistling Bullets directed by John English was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1937.

1936

Speed directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1936.

1935

Air Hawks directed by Albert S. Rogell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1935.

1934

Twentieth Century directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1934.

1933

The Eagle and the Hawk directed by Stuart Walker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1933.

1932

State's Attorney directed by George Archainbaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1932.

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: 29 April 1929.

1927

His First Flame directed by Harry Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1927.

1926

Brown of Harvard directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1926.

1919

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

But much more happened, find out here: 29 April 1919.