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2017

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2017.

2016

Jason Bourne directed by Paul Greengrass was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2016.

2015

Ant-Man directed by Peyton Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2015.

2014

Guardians of the Galaxy directed by James Gunn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2014.

2013

Grown Ups 2 directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2013.

2012

Total Recall directed by Len Wiseman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2012.

2011

Crazy, Stupid, Love. directed by Glenn Ficarra was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2011.

2010

The Expendables directed by Sylvester Stallone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2010.

2009

Julie & Julia directed by Nora Ephron was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2009.

2008

Step Brothers directed by Adam McKay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2008.

2007

The Bourne Ultimatum directed by Paul Greengrass was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2007.

2006

John Tucker Must Die directed by Betty Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2006.

2005

Wedding Crashers directed by David Dobkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2005.

2004

I, Robot directed by Alex Proyas was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2004.

2003

American Wedding directed by Jesse Dylan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2003.

2002

Signs directed by M. Night Shyamalan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2002.

2001

The Others directed by Alejandro Amenbar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Noah Riley. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Gonna Be Me by N'Sync. Hollow Man, directed by Paul Verhoeven, 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: 03 August 2000.

1999

The Sixth Sense directed by M. Night Shyamalan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Cozi Zuehlsdorff. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. Ever After: A Cinderella Story, directed by Andy Tennant, 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: 03 August 1998.

1997

Good Burger directed by Brian Robbins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1997.

1996

Matilda directed by Danny DeVito was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Victoria Kan. In UK Boom Boom Boom by The Outhere Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Waterworld, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. ?€œK?€? Is for Killer by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Esther Earl. In that special week people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. Clear and Present Danger, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. ?€œJ?€? Is for Judgment by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Jack Fowler. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood: Men in Tights, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karlie Kloss. In that special week people in US were listening to This Used To Be My Playground by Madonna. Unforgiven, directed by Clint Eastwood, 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: 03 August 1992.

1991

Return to the Blue Lagoon directed by William A. Graham was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jourdan Dunn. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Problem Child, directed by Dennis Dugan, 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: 03 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jules Bianchi. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Parenthood, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Geneva Azar. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Cocktail, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Kim Hyung Joon. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. The Lost Boys, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Casiraghi. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Howard the Duck, directed by Willard Huyck, 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: 03 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Sonny Bill Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. Fright Night, directed by Tom Holland, 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: 03 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Carah Faye Charnow. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Philadelphia Experiment, directed by Stewart Raffill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. ...And the Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Christophe Willem. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Vacation, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Hugo Horiot. In that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. Night Shift, directed by Ron Howard, 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: 03 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Travis Willingham. In that special week people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield. Heavy Metal, directed by Gerald Potterton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. On TV people were watching MTV Music Television.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hannah Simone. In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Final Countdown, directed by Don Taylor, 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: 03 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Evangeline Lilly. In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. More American Graffiti, directed by B.W.L. Norton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Joi Chua. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching Spearhead.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Tomas Lemarquis. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, 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: 03 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sarybel Velila. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. Obsession, directed by Brian De Palma, 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: 03 August 1976.

1975

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Blaine Wilson. In that special week people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. Flesh Gordon, directed by Michael Benveniste, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. On TV people were watching Autoverleih Pistulla.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Kari Litton. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Alain Bolduc. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Deliverance, directed by John Boorman, 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: 03 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Moira C Dunn. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. The Omega Man, directed by Boris Sagal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Darren Mickell. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Performance, directed by Donald Cammell, 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: 03 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Doug Overton. In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits. Spirits of the Dead, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Long Row Of Candles by C.L. Sulzberger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tom Long. Asterix le Gaulois, directed by Ray Goossens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Mass For The Dead by William Gibson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include John Femia in Brooklyn. In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits. In the Heat of the Night, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Christine Richters. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. This Property Is Condemned, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching The Informer.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Vincent Perrot. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Darling, directed by John Schlesinger, 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: 03 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Joan E Higginbotham. In that special week people in US were listening to A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles. Marnie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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: 03 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carlo Imperato. In that special week people in US were listening to So Much In Love by The Tymes. Siege of the Saxons, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Alberto Tous. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Shoot the Piano Player, directed by François Truffaut, 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: 03 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Lee Rocker [Leon Drucker]. In that special week people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. Mysterious Island, directed by Cy Endfield, 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: 03 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tim Mayotte. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee. Inherit the Wind, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Victoria Jackson in Miami. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Last Train from Gun Hill, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. A Fever In The Blood by William Pearson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1959.

1958

The Fly directed by Kurt Neumann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Bodo Rudwaleit. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. On TV people were watching The Jack Paar Tonight Show.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1957.

1956

Bigger Than Life directed by Nicholas Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Corey Burton. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. To Catch a Thief, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1955.

1954

Rear Window directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1954.

1953

The War of the Worlds directed by Byron Haskin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr A Volkov. Sudden Fear, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Creed For Free Enterprise by Clarence B. Randall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1952.

1951

Oliver Twist directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1951.

1950

Broken Arrow directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1950.

1949

In the Good Old Summertime directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1949.

1948

Key Largo directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1948.

1947

Possessed directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1947.

1946

Black Angel directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1946.

1945

Lady on a Train directed by Charles David was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1945.

1944

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best seller of 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1944.

1943

This Is the Army directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1943.

1942

The Pride of the Yankees directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1942.

1941

The Shepherd of the Hills directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1941.

1940

They Drive by Night directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1940.

1939

The Four Feathers directed by Zoltan Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1939.

1938

Love Finds Andy Hardy directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1938.

1937

San Quentin directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1937.

1936

Mary of Scotland directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1936.

1935

The 39 Steps directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1935.

1934

The Star Packer directed by R.N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1934.

1933

Baby Face directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elsa Martinelli. Doctor X, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1932.

1931

Night Nurse directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1931.

1930

For the Defense directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1930.

1929

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best seller of 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cecile Aubry. Lilac Time, directed by George Fitzmaurice, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1928.

1927

Tartuffe directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1927.

1926

So This Is Paris directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1926.

1925

Sally of the Sawdust directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1925.

1924

Manhandled directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1924.

1923

Little Old New York directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1923.

1922

Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best seller of 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1922.

1921

The Conquering Power directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maria Karnilova. The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, 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: 03 August 1920.

1919

Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1919.

1918

Mickey directed by F. Richard Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1918.

1917

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best seller of 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1917.

1916

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1916.

1915

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

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1915.

1914

The Avenging Conscience: or 'Thou Shalt Not Kill' directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1914.

1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1913.

1912

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

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1911.

1910

The White Slave Trade directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1910.

1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1909.

1908

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

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1906.

1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1905.

1904

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

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1904.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1903.

1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1902.

1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 August 1901.