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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

Hitman: Agent 47 directed by Aleksander Bach was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

Ghost Story: A Novel of the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher 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

Mirrors directed by Alexandre Aja was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

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

Step Up directed by Anne Fletcher 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

John Adams by David McCullough 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. Liar'S Game by Eric Jerome Dickey 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 Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King 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 UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. The Avengers, directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Rising Tides by Nora Roberts 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. Steel, directed by Kenneth Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Finding the Dream by Nora Roberts 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. Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes by R.L. Stine 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. Inca Gold by Clive Cussler 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 that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller 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. Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn 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 UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The Doctor, directed by Randa Haines, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Paradise by Judith McNaught 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 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. Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis 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. Love And Marriage by Bill Cosby 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 India Fan by Victoria Holt 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 UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. North Shore, directed by William Phelps, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams 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 that special week people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia 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. Thinner by Richard Bachman 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 UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Red Dawn, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer 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. Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley 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 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: 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. License Renewed by John Gardner 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 UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon 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. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx 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 that special week people in US were listening to Miss You by The Rolling Stones. Five Deadly Venoms, directed by Cheh Chang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Final Payments by Mary Gordon 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 UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. 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. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman 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. The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury 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 that special week people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. Harry and Tonto, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Winter Kills by Richard Condon 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 UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam 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 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. What Every Child Would Like His Parents To Know by Lee Salk 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 UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Werewolves on Wheels, directed by Michel Levesque, 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: 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

My Turn At Bat by Ted Williams 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 French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1968.

1967

The King Of The Castle by Victoria Holt 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 that special week people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs. Johnny Yuma, directed by Romolo Guerrieri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1966.

1965

Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1965.

1964

The Group by Mary McCarthy 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 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. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman 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. Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller 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. Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell 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 UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. It Started in Naples, directed by Melville Shavelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas 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 Years With Ross by James Thurber 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. The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith 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

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

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Billy Bob Thornton. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Arkadin, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Onions In The Stew by Betty MacDonald 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 Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull 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

Chicago Confidential by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer was one of the best seller of 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

Phantom of the Opera directed by Arthur Lubin 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.

1932

Love Me Tonight directed by Rouben Mamoulian 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.

1926

The Duchess of Buffalo directed by Sidney Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1926.

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.

1914

A Florida Enchantment directed by Sidney Drew was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 August 1914.