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2018

Black Wake directed by Jeremiah Kipp was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2018.

2016

Kubo and the Two Strings directed by Travis Knight was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2016.

2015

Brothers directed by Karan Malhotra was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2015.

2014

The Giver directed by Phillip Noyce was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2014.

2012

The Dinosaur Project directed by Sid Bennett was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2012.

2011

State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2011.

2010

Eat Pray Love directed by Ryan Murphy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2010.

2008

Wild Child directed by Nick Moore was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2008.

2007

Daddy Day Camp directed by Fred Savage was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Bailey Rath. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, directed by Karan Johar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Wisdom of Our Fathers by Tim Russert was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2006.

2004

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best seller of 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Raina Harten. In that special week people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. Grind, directed by Casey La Scala, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Joshua Rafter. In UK The Logical Song by Scooter was in the top 5 hits. Possession, directed by Neil LaBute, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Dive From Clausen'S Pier by Ann Packer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Anderson Webb. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. American Pie 2, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Botany Of Desire by Michael Pollan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jaden Bojsen. In UK 7 Days by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. The Low Down, directed by Jamie Thraves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Anna Graceman. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. Bowfinger, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The First World War by John Keegan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Khamani Griffin. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. Extramarital, directed by Yael Russcol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Pirate Looks At Fifty by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Phil Coenen. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. The Peacekeeper, directed by Frédéric Forestier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Gift Of Fear by Gavin de Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Cymphonique Miller. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Brilliant Lies, directed by Richard Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Lily White by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Derrick Monasterio. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. East Meets West, directed by Kihachi Okamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Hendrickson. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Eena Meena Deeka, directed by David Dhawan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Chamber by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Leon Thomas. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. Searching for Bobby Fischer, directed by Steven Zaillian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Healing And The Mind by Bill Moyers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Van McCann. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. Deedar, directed by Pramod Chakravorty, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. All Around The Town by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Marco Puntoriere. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Talkin' Dirty After Dark, directed by Topper Carew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Fire In The Belly by Sam Keen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jack O'Connell (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. Air America, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Mountain Laurel by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Tiffany (South Korean singer). In that special week people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince. Skinheads, directed by Greydon Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Talking God by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sasha Jackson. In that special week people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. The Last Temptation of Christ, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Rumi Hîragi. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. The Monster Squad, directed by Fred Dekker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Empire by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Elijah Kelley. In that special week people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. Half Moon Street, directed by Bob Swaim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Sara Giraudeau. In that special week people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. American Flyers, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Bastian Schweinsteiger. In that special week people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. Red Dawn, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Walking Drum by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Julien Faubert. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Cujo, directed by Lewis Teague, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Out On A Limb by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Orelsan . In that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. Fast Times at Ridgemont High, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Parker Angel. In that special week people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield. Silsila, directed by Yash Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Jane Brody'S Nutrition Book by Jane Brody was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Mouloud Achour. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. Motel Hell, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Jason Momoa. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer. Doing Time, directed by Dick Clement, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years by Howard J. Ruff was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1979.

1978

Mortal Friends by James Carroll was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Damien Saez. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. The Psychic, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nwankwo Kanu. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans. The Ritz, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Crowned Heads by Thomas Tryon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Antonella Mosetti. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. Syndicate Sadists, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leonardo Jardim. In that special week people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. The Black Godfather, directed by John Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Eduardo Noriega. In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Battle of the Amazons, directed by Alfonso Brescia, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Facing The Lions by Tom Wicker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Devon Hughes. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. The Case of the Bloody Iris, directed by Giuliano Carnimeo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Brennan Swain. In that special week people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. Die Screaming Marianne, directed by Pete Walker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Gareis. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Lovers and Other Strangers, directed by Cy Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Civilisation by Kenneth Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1970.

1969

Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Stacey Augmon. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello, I Love You by The Doors. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1968.

1967

The Death Of A President by William Manchester was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Mark Pitman. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Yuma, directed by Romolo Guerrieri, 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: 01 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Sam Mendes. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. That Funny Feeling, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1965.

1964

The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Coolio . In that special week people in US were listening to So Much In Love by The Tymes. 80,000 Suspects, directed by Val Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Jesse Garon. In that special week people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Brad Faxon. In UK You Don't Know by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. The Frightened City, directed by John Lemont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chuck D. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Goliath and the Dragon, directed by Vittorio Cottafavi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Set This House On Fire by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Joe Elliot. In that special week people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag, directed by Helmut Weiss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. My Brother Was An Only Child by Jack Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Kiki Vandeweghe. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Big Country, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Masters Of Deceit by J. Edgar Hoover was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Georges Tron. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. Operation Mad Ball, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1957.

1956

Canyon River directed by Harmon Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Marie Le Gall. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. Mr. Arkadin, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Gentlemen, Start Your Engines by Wilbur Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1955.

1954

Of Whales And Men by R.B. Robertson was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1954.

1953

Latin Lovers directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1953.

1952

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1952.

1951

The Man in the White Suit directed by Alexander Mackendrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1951.

1950

Alina directed by Giorgio Pastina was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1950.

1949

Jolson Sings Again directed by Henry Levin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1949.

1948

Julia Misbehaves directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1948.

1947

Life with Father directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1947.

1946

The Time of Their Lives directed by Charles Barton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1946.

1945

West of the Pecos directed by Edward Killy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1945.

1944

Hail the Conquering Hero directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1944.

1943

Silver Spurs directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1943.

1942

Wake Island directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1942.

1941

Dive Bomber directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1941.

1940

The Return of Frank James directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1940.

1938

Four Daughters directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1938.

1937

Souls at Sea directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1937.

1936

I'd Give My Life directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1936.

1935

Alice Adams directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1935.

1934

Cuesta abajo directed by Louis J. Gasnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1934.

1933

The Ghoul directed by T. Hayes Hunter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1933.

1932

Speak Easily directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1932.

1931

Law of the Rio Grande directed by Forrest Sheldon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1931.

1930

Moby Dick directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1930.

1927

Mockery directed by Benjamin Christensen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1927.

1925

Wild Horse Mesa directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1925.

1924

Monsieur Beaucaire directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 August 1924.