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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: 04 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: 04 August 2016.

2015

Famous people born on this day include Arlo Brody. In that special week people in US were listening to Cheerleader by OMI. Hitman: Agent 47, directed by Aleksander Bach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2015.

2014

Let's Be Cops directed by Luke Greenfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2014.

2012

Freelancers directed by Jessy Terrero was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2012.

2011

Burnt Mountain by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 August 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Mirrors, directed by Alexandre Aja, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2008.

2007

Beneath directed by Dagen Merrill was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2007.

2006

The Black Dahlia directed by Brian De Palma was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Krischelle Delgado. In UK Burn by Usher was in the top 5 hits. Creep, directed by Christopher Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Drive Me Crazy by Eric Jerome Dickey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2004.

2003

Open Range directed by Kevin Costner was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2003.

2002

The Adventures of Pluto Nash directed by Ron Underwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2002.

2001

Leap Of Faith by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK 7 Days by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. The Replacements, directed by Howard Deutch, 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: 04 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Shiloh Pepin. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. Teaching Mrs. Tingle, directed by Kevin Williamson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Lil Skies. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. The Avengers, directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Ekaterina Ryabova. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Steel, directed by Kenneth Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1997.

1996

Jack directed by Francis Ford Coppola was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jessica Sanchez. In that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. Dangerous Minds, directed by John N. Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Josh Golden. In that special week people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. Eena Meena Deeka, directed by David Dhawan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Remember Me by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Boehm. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cole Sprouse. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include River Viiperi. In that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. The Doctor, directed by Randa Haines, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Rustlers Of West Fork by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Hikmet Balioğlu. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Air America, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. An Inconvenient Woman by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Wang Hao (chess player). In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Skinheads, directed by Greydon Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Romeo (Cinema Bizarre). In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Clean and Sober, directed by Glenn Gordon Caron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jang Geun-suk. In that special week people in US were listening to Shakedown by Bob Seger. North Shore, directed by William Phelps, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lily Costner. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Garden Of Eden by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Kina Grannis. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. American Flyers, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Terry Campese. 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. One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Greta Gerwig. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Hercules, directed by Luigi Cozzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Growing Up by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Rubinho . In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. Fast Times at Ridgemont High, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Fate Of The Earth by Jonathan Schell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Meghan Markle. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Deadly Blessing, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Iva Straková. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Random Winds by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Robin Peterson. 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. Broca'S Brain by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Emmanuelle Boidron. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Five Deadly Venoms, directed by Cheh Chang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Last Convertible by Anton Myrer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Laetitia Valdonado. 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. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Valérie Leclercq. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans. Futureworld, directed by Richard T. Heffron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Lyndon Johnson And The American Dream by Doris Kearns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Daniella van Graas. In that special week people in US were listening to One Of These Nights by Eagles. The Rocky Horror Picture Show, directed by Jim Sharman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Corinne Diacre. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Harry and Tonto, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Thierry Thulliez. In that special week people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern. White Lightning, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Stefan Brogren. In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits. The Case of the Bloody Iris, directed by Giuliano Carnimeo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Game Of The Foxes by Ladislas Farago was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Gordon. In that special week people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. Werewolves on Wheels, directed by Michel Levesque, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Ron Lester. In that special week people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. Lovers and Other Strangers, directed by Cy Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1970.

1969

The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcus Schenkenberg. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. With Six You Get Eggroll, directed by Howard Morris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1968.

1967

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Luc Leblanc. 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: 04 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Fredrik Reinfeldt. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Henry VIII, I Am by Herman's Hermits. That Funny Feeling, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Pillar Of Iron by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1965.

1964

Crisis In Black And White by Charles E. Silberman was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Lançon. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. 80,000 Suspects, directed by Val Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Roger Clemens. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. King Kong vs. Godzilla, directed by Ishirô Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Dearly Beloved by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Pascal Nègre. 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. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee. It Started in Naples, directed by Melville Shavelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Trustee From The Toolroom by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include René Manzor. 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. The House Of Intellect by Jacques Barzun was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Mary Decker. In that special week people in US were listening to Patricia by Perez Prado and His Orchestra. God's Little Acre, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Inside Russia Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include John Wark. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. Man of a Thousand Faces, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Alain Passard. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Canyon River, directed by Harmon Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Rosemary Tree by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Billy Bob Thornton. 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. The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1955.

1954

The Beachcomber directed by Muriel Box was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1954.

1953

Devil's Canyon directed by Alfred L. Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1953.

1952

The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1952.

1951

David and Bathsheba directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 August 1948.

1947

The Pretender directed by W. Lee Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1947.

1946

Notorious directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 August 1943.

1942

The Big Street directed by Irving Reis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1942.

1941

Parachute Battalion directed by Leslie Goodwins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 August 1940.

1938

Smashing the Rackets directed by Lew Landers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 August 1937.

1936

The Last of the Mohicans directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1936.

1935

Top Hat directed by Mark Sandrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1935.

1934

Housewife directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 August 1933.

1932

Bird of Paradise directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1932.

1930

Sweethearts on Parade directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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: 04 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: 04 August 1924.