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2017

Wish Upon directed by John R. Leonetti was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2017.

2015

Trainwreck directed by Judd Apatow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2015.

2014

And So It Goes directed by Rob Reiner was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 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: 02 July 2013.

2011

Policeman directed by Nadav Lapid was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2011.

2010

The Sorcerer's Apprentice directed by Jon Turteltaub was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2010.

2009

The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best seller of 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2009.

2007

When Nietzsche Wept directed by Pinchas Perry was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2007.

2006

The Cold Moon by Jeffery Deaver was one of the best seller of 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2006.

2005

2001 Maniacs directed by Tim Sullivan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Olivia Kay. In UK Bring Me To Life by Evanescence was in the top 5 hits. Bad Boys II, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2003.

2002

Road to Perdition directed by Sam Mendes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Sophie Clough. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. Scary Movie 2, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Bitterroot by James Lee Burke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sulivan Gwed. In that special week people in US were listening to Be With You by Enrique Iglesias. Borstal Boy, directed by Peter Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Hannibal by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Presley Gerber. In UK 9pm (Till I Come) by ATB was in the top 5 hits. Drop Dead Gorgeous, directed by Michael Patrick Jann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Sailor Cook. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. Lethal Weapon 4, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Alex Brooks. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. Princess Mononoke, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Tenth Justice by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Julia Grabher. In that special week people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Where Truth Lies, directed by William H. Molina, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Fourth Estate by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Vince Espinoza. In UK Boom Boom Boom by The Outhere Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Clueless, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Sisters by Sharon J. Wohlmuth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1995.

1994

Staggered directed by Martin Clunes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Vince Staples. In that special week people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. Rookie of the Year, directed by Daniel Stern, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Race Matters by Cornel West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Freedman. In UK Abba-esque (EP) by Erasure was in the top 5 hits. Cool World, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Acquired Tastes by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Kim Go-eun. In UK I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd was in the top 5 hits. Regarding Henry, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Beast by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1991.

1990

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Alex Morgan. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Don't Forget My Number by Milli Vanilli. Lethal Weapon 2, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Red Phoenix by Larry Bond was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adrien Gallo. In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. The Charm School by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Ruslana Korshunova. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Blood Diner, directed by Jackie Kong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Lohan. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Club Paradise, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Barrier Island by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Tisdale. In that special week people in US were listening to Heaven by Bryan Adams. Pyari Behna, directed by Bapu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1985.

1984

Possessions by Judith Michael was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1984.

1983

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1983.

1982

O'Hara's Wife directed by William Bartman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Kayliah (singer). In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits. Victory, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Reflex by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Geir Skeie. In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Used Cars, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Sam Hornish Jr. In that special week people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward. Arabian Adventure, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Sophie's Choice by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1979.

1978

The Last Convertible by Anton Myrer was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Monica Ivancan. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. The Spy Who Loved Me, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Erin Burnett. In that special week people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. Cannonball!, directed by Paul Bartel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Lamine Diatta. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille. Smile, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Flavie Flament. In that special week people in US were listening to Sundown by Gordon Lightfoot. Cashelmara by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Sotto. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. Oklahoma Crude, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Sleeping Beauty by Ross MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Tina Ehlers. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Asylum, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Saive. In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits. Two-Lane Blacktop, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Yancy Butler. In that special week people in US were listening to The Love You Save by The Jackson 5. The Games, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jenni Rivera. In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Putney Swope, directed by Robert Downey Sr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Tewsksbury. In that special week people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert. Charly, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1968.

1967

Fathers by Herbert Gold was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1967.

1966

Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Kathryn Erbe. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can't Help Myself by Four Tops. The Glory Guys, directed by Arnold Laven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include José Canseco. In that special week people in US were listening to A World Without Love by Peter and Gordon. The Patsy, directed by Jerry Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Joubert. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Summer Magic, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Bedford Incident by Mark Rascovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Antonello Dose. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. The Three Stooges in Orbit, directed by Edward Bernds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1962.

1961

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nick Wooster. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Bellboy, directed by Jerry Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Wendy B Lawrence. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Tarzan's Greatest Adventure, directed by John Guillermin, 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: 02 July 1959.

1958

Strangers When We Meet by Evan Hunter was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Bret Hart. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone. The Flying Carpet, directed by Gennadiy Kazanskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1957.

1956

Frontier Gambler directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1956.

1955

My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1955.

1954

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Sharifah Aini. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Band Wagon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Kingfishers Catch Fire by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ahmed Ouyahia. A Date with Judy, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1952.

1951

The Thundering Trail directed by Ron Ormond was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1951.

1950

The Second Woman directed by James V. Kern was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1950.

1949

Calamity Jane and Sam Bass directed by George Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1949.

1947

So Well Remembered directed by Edward Dmytryk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1947.

1946

Sunset Pass directed by William Berke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1946.

1944

Double Indemnity directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1944.

1941

The Bride Came C.O.D. directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1941.

1940

Andy Hardy Meets Debutante directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1940.

1939

On Borrowed Time directed by Harold S. Bucquet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1939.

1937

On Again-Off Again directed by Edward F. Cline was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1937.

1936

High Tension directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1936.

1935

Front Page Woman directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1935.

1932

Dynamite Ranch directed by Forrest Sheldon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1932.

1926

The Son of the Sheik directed by George Fitzmaurice was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1926.

1925

The Lucky Devil directed by Frank Tuttle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1925.

1923

Where the North Begins directed by Chester M. Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 July 1923.