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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to None by None. Incoming, directed by Eric Zaragoza, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. After Anna by Lisa Scottoline was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2018.

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: 30 April 2016.

2015

Piku directed by Shoojit Sircar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2015.

2014

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2014.

2012

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

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2012.

2011

Famous people born on this day include Cannon Twins. In that special week people in US were listening to S&M by Rihanna. Mayor Cupcake, directed by Alex Pires, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011. Bossypants by Tina Fe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2011.

2010

Just Wright directed by Sanaa Hamri was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bella Blu. In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, directed by Andrew Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2008.

2007

Charlie Bartlett directed by Jon Poll was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2007.

2006

Oakdale Confidential by Anonymous was one of the best seller of 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2006.

2004

Satan's Little Helper directed by Jeff Lieberman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Emily Carey. In UK Make Luv by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham was in the top 5 hits. Daddy Day Care, directed by Steve Carr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Birthright by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2003.

2002

Unfaithful directed by Adrian Lyne was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2002.

2001

The Mummy Returns directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Case Against Hillary Clinton by Peggy Noonan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Anthony Gargiula. In that special week people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. Kartoos, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Katharine Ward. In UK It's Like That by Run-DMC vs Jason Nevins was in the top 5 hits. Little Men, directed by Rodney Gibbons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Ian Thomas. In UK I Believe I Can Fly by R Kelly was in the top 5 hits. The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Dillyn Troy. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Downhill Willie, directed by David Mitchell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1996.

1995

Carrington directed by Christopher Hampton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include James Daniel McVey. In UK Come On You Reds by Manchester United Football Squad was in the top 5 hits. Clean Slate, directed by Mick Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Day After Tomorrow by Allan Folsom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Henry Zaga. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Travis Scott. 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. Rising Sun by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Barbara Morel. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Yôkai hantâ: Hiruko, directed by Shin'ya Tsukamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Forgiving by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Mac DeMarco. In that special week people in US were listening to Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O'Connor. Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, directed by John Harrison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Bitter Sweet by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Wooyoung . In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Prayer by Madonna. The Unbelievable Truth, directed by Hal Hartley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ana de Armas. 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. Salome's Last Dance, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Inheritance by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Nikki Webster. 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. Boone by T. Boone Pickens Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Dianna Agron. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. Short Circuit, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Gal Gadot. In UK Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears was in the top 5 hits. Rustlers' Rhapsody, directed by Hugh Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. See You Later Alligator by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Sophie Turner. In that special week people in US were listening to Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) by Phil Collins. Hardbodies, directed by Mark Griffiths, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. One More Sunday by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Kristian Matsson. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Doctor Detroit, directed by Michael Pressman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Salvador by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1983.

1982

Public Smiles, Private Tears by Helen Van Slyke with James Elward was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Justin Vernon. 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. Tar Baby by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sam Heughan. In UK Working My Way Back To You / Forgive Me Girl by The Detroit Spinners was in the top 5 hits. Friday the 13th, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Sophie's Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Gerardo Torrado. In that special week people in US were listening to Heart Of Glass by Blondie. The Shape of Things to Come, directed by George McCowan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Sandra Hüller. In UK Rivers Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Sunset Cove, directed by Al Adamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Daniel Martin by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Holden. 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. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amanda Palmer. 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 Boys From Brazil by Ira Levin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Johnny Galecki. In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits. Mandingo, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Agnès Bihl. 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: 30 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Leigh Francis. 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. The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include J Richards. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Liza, directed by Marco Ferreri, 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: 30 April 1972.

1971

The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Halit Ergenç. In UK Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Taste the Blood of Dracula, directed by Peter Sasdy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Warren Defever. In that special week people in US were listening to Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) by The 5th Dimension. Pippi Longstocking, directed by Olle Hellbom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Trouble With Lawyers by Murray Teigh Bloom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Verona Pooth. 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. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Steven Mackintosh. In that special week people in US were listening to Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra. Five Golden Dragons, directed by Jeremy Summers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Inside South America by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Cristina Lanzoni. In UK Pretty Flamingo by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Modesty Blaise, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Adrian Pasdar. In that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits. Brainstorm, directed by William Conrad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1965.

1964

The Pumpkin Eater directed by Jack Clayton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1964.

1962

Maid for Murder directed by Robert Asher was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Isiah Thomas. In that special week people in US were listening to Runaway by Del Shannon. Parrish, directed by Delmer Daves, 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: 30 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Miscavige. In that special week people in US were listening to Stuck On You by Elvis Presley. Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Stephen Harper. In that special week people in US were listening to Come Softly To Me by The Fleetwoods. The Hound of the Baskervilles, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Charles Berling. In that special week people in US were listening to Twilight Time by The Platters. Thunder Road, directed by Arthur Ripley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Wonder Mike (rapper). In that special week people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. Untamed Youth, directed by Howard W. Koch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1957.

1956

The Harder They Fall directed by Mark Robson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Hulot. In UK Stranger In Paradise by Tony Bennett was in the top 5 hits. A Kid for Two Farthings, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Venture Into Darkness by Alice Tisdale Hobart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Jane Campion. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Guitar, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Taft Story by William S. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1954.

1953

The Desert Rats directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Audiard. Forbidden Games, directed by René Clément, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 April 1951.

1950

Colt .45 directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1950.

1949

Red Stallion in the Rockies directed by Ralph Murphy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 April 1947.

1946

Heartbeat directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1946.

1945

Tarzan and the Amazons directed by Kurt Neumann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 April 1944.

1943

Death Rides the Plains directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1943.

1942

The Spoilers directed by Ray Enright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 April 1941.

1940

My Favorite Wife directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1940.

1939

Lucky Night directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 April 1938.

1937

Gunsmoke Ranch directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1937.

1936

It's Love Again directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 April 1933.

1929

The Squall directed by Alexander Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 April 1926.

1925

The Crackerjack directed by Charles Hines was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 April 1925.

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: 30 April 1919.