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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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 May 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Johnny Backus. In that special week people in US were listening to Ridin' by Chamillionaire. X-Men: The Last Stand, directed by Brett Ratner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. 6 Rainier Drive by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 May 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Octopimp . In that special week people in US were listening to 21 Questions by 50 Cent. Bruce Almighty, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. 2nd Chance by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Isabel Clifton. 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: 29 May 2002.

2001

Pearl Harbor directed by Michael Bay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maggie Atcheson. In UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. 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: 29 May 2000.

1999

The Thirteenth Floor directed by Josef Rusnak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Oliver Stokes. 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. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include FaZe Rain. In UK Fastlove by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Mission: Impossible, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1996.

1995

Casper directed by Brad Silberling was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

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

1994

The Flintstones directed by Brian Levant was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1994.

1993

Super Mario Bros. directed by Annabel Jankel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gregg Sulkin. In UK Please Don't Go by KWS was in the top 5 hits. Sister Act, directed by Emile Ardolino, 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: 29 May 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Kristen Alderson. In UK The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Hudson Hawk, directed by Michael Lehmann, 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: 29 May 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Thibaut Pinot. 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. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Riley Keough. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock On by Michael Damian. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simran Kaur. 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: 29 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Torresani. 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: 29 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Hornswoggle . 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: 29 May 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Blake Foster. In UK 19 by Paul Hardcastle was in the top 5 hits. Brewster's Millions, directed by Walter Hill, 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: 29 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Carmelo Anthony. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Hear It For The Boy by Deniece Williams. 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: 29 May 1984.

1983

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi directed by Richard Marquand was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Ana Beatriz Barros. 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: 29 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Laura Sánchez (model). In UK Stand And Deliver by Adam & The Ants was in the top 5 hits. The Haunting of Julia, directed by Richard Loncraine, 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: 29 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Petek Dinçöz. 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: 29 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Brian Kendrick. In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Alien, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 May 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Massimo Ambrosini. 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: 29 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yusuke Iseya. 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. 1876 by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Melanie Brown. 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. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aaron McGruder. 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. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Trever Miller. In that special week people in US were listening to My Love by Paul McCartney. 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: 29 May 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Stanislas Renoult. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Play It Again, Sam, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1972.

1971

Big Jake directed by George Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

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

1970

Famous people born on this day include Melissa Harrington. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Out of Towners, directed by Arthur Hiller, 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: 29 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jean Pons. In that special week people in US were listening to Get Back by The Beatles. Once Upon a Time in the West, directed by Sergio Leone, 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: 29 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Torquhil Campbell. In that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel. The Devil's Brigade, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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: 29 May 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Noel Gallagher. 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. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Natalie Nougayrède. 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: 29 May 1966.

1965

Mirage directed by Edward Dmytryk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Christina Rosenvinge. 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. 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: 29 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tracey E Bregman. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. 55 Days at Peking, directed by Nicholas Ray, 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: 29 May 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Chloé Sainte-Marie. 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. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Melissa Etheridge. In that special week people in US were listening to Travelin' Man by Ricky Nelson. A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Daniel Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thierry Frémaux. 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: 29 May 1960.

1959

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

But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Annette Bening. In that special week people in US were listening to All I Have To Do Is Dream by The Everly Brothers. No Time for Sergeants, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, 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: 29 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Ted Levine. In that special week people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, directed by John Sturges, 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: 29 May 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include La Toya Jackson. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1956.

1955

Love Me or Leave Me directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

1954

Dial M for Murder directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Danny Elfman. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Pickup on South Street, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hilton Ruiz. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 May 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Helmut Berger. 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: 29 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: 29 May 1943.

1942

The Falcon Takes Over directed by Irving Reis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1936

Fury directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1934

Mother directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1932

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

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 May 1929.

1928

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

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

1925

Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington was one of the best seller of 1925.

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

1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bernard Clavel. 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 May 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Long. 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: 29 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: 29 May 1919.

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: 29 May 1916.

1915

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

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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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1912

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

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1911

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

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1910

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

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1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 29 May 1909.

1908

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

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1907

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

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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.

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1904

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

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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.

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