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2018

Fall From Grace by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Sorry by Justin Bieber. The Revenant, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. On TV people were watching The White Slave.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2016.

2015

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2014.

2012

Bachelorette directed by Leslye Headland was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

I Saw the Devil directed by Jee-woon Kim was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Frozen directed by Adam Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2008.

2007

I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron was one of the best seller of 2007.

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

2006

Alpha Dog directed by Nick Cassavetes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2006.

2004

The Butterfly Effect directed by Eric Bress was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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

2003

Famous people born on this day include Jakob Davies. In that special week people in US were listening to Bump, Bump, Bump by B2K. The Recruit, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2003.

2002

A Walk to Remember directed by Adam Shankman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2002.

2001

Wet Hot American Summer directed by David Wain was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brooke Adee. In that special week people in US were listening to I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. American Psycho, directed by Mary Harron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. When Pride Still Mattered by David Maraniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Nicole Choo. In that special week people in US were listening to ..Baby One More Time by Britney Spears. She's All That, directed by Robert Iscove, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1999.

1998

Spice World directed by Bob Spiers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Amelia Mandeville. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Juho Lammikko. In UK Spaceman by Babylon Zoo was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Rainmaker by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1996.

1995

Before Sunrise directed by Richard Linklater was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Lucas Hufnagel. In UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. Clerks., directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Book Of Guys by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Larcher de Brito. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Close Combat by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Spencer. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Line Of Fire by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Hugh Grosvenor. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Patrimony by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include MacKenzie Porter. In that special week people in US were listening to How Am I Supposed To Live Without You by Michael Bolton. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Counterattack by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include François Civil. In that special week people in US were listening to When I'm With You by Sheriff. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tatyana Chernova. In that special week people in US were listening to Could've Been by Tiffany. The Tenants Of Time by Thomas Flanagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1988.

1987

Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1987.

1986

Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Athina Onassis Roussel. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1985.

1984

While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Nedzad Sinanovic. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1983.

1982

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best seller of 1982.

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

1981

Famous people born on this day include Jonny Lang. In that special week people in US were listening to The Tide Is High by Blondie. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Katie Lohmann. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1980.

1979

Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Debora Lamm. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Justin Hartley. In that special week people in US were listening to Torn Between Two Lovers by Mary MacGregor. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Belle Perez. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Rollercoaster by Ohio Players. Angels by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1976.

1975

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrea Kelly. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Best Of Life by David Scherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1974.

1973

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Armelle Gysen. In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits. Fritz the Cat, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Jennie, Volume Two by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Matthias Pintscher. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Heather Graham. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. MASH, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Sam Trammell. In that special week people in US were listening to Crimson And Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edward Burns. In that special week people in US were listening to Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers. Incredible Victory by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Stacey King. In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits. A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Romário . In UK These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Laurent Violet. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Brothers. How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, 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: 29 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Roddy Frame. In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hardcore Holly. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. On TV people were watching The Dakotas.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1963.

1962

The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Jackson (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to Will You Love Me Tomorrow? by The Shirelles. 101 Dalmatians, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Presidential Power by Richard E. Neustadt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gia Carangi. In that special week people in US were listening to Running Bear by Johnny Preston. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Darkness And The Dawn by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Volker Herold. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Sleeping Beauty, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Women And Thomas Harrow by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1959.

1958

The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1958.

1957

Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Éric Woerth. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Court Jester, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Night To Remember by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1956.

1955

Bad Day at Black Rock directed by John Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

1954

David and Bathsheba directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Dalila Di Lazzaro. In UK You Belong To Me by Jo Stafford was in the top 5 hits. Niagara, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tim Healy. Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Winds Of Morning by Harold Lenoir Davis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1952.

1951

Operation Pacific directed by George Waggner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Gun Crazy directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

A Canterbury Tale directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Lady in the Lake directed by Robert Montgomery was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Three Strangers directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tom Selleck. Objective, Burma!, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. On TV people were watching On Stage, Everybody.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1945.

1944

Phantom Lady directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Shadow of a Doubt directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Woman of the Year directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

High Sierra directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Fighting 69th directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Gunga Din directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

The Dybbuk directed by Michal Waszynski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

You Only Live Once directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Rose-Marie directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

David Copperfield directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Lucky Texan directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

She Done Him Wrong directed by Lowell Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

Taxi! directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

The Painted Desert directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1931.

1930

Anna Christie directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1930.

1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elio Petri. Queen Kelly, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. On TV people were watching British Movietone News.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1929.

1928

The Last Command directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1928.

1927

The Red Mill directed by William Goodrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1925.

1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1924.

1923

Lederstrumpf directed by Arthur Wellin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1923.

1922

Satanas directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1922.

1921

The Kid directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1921.

1920

Pollyanna directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1920.

1919

Don't Change Your Husband directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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

1918

Tarzan of the Apes directed by Scott Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1918.

1917

Blind Justice directed by Benjamin Christensen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1917.

1915

Alice in Wonderland directed by W.W. Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 January 1915.

1914

The Goat directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1910

Anna Karenina directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

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1908

The Doctor's Experiment directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908.

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1907

Tom Sawyer directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

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1906

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906.

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1905

Bohemios directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905.

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1904

Los políticos directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904.

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1903

Alibaba and the Forty Thieves directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

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1902

Shut Up! directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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1901

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

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