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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 2017.

2015

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 2013.

2011

The Change-Up directed by David Dobkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 2009.

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: 05 August 2007.

2006

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan directed by Larry Charles was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 August 2005.

2003

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 August 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Maddox Jolie Pitt. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. The Others, directed by Alejandro Amenbar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. 1st to Die by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Augie Isaac. 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: 05 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Jarmo de Rek. In UK If I Let You Go by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. The Sixth Sense, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Mimi Keene. 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: 05 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Olivia Holt. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Good Burger, directed by Brian Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Matthew Paquette. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Kylian Hazard. In that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. Babe, directed by Chris Noonan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Amymarie Gaertner. In that special week people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. The Little Rascals, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Louis Delort. 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 Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kit Tanton. 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: 05 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Chris Gaskell. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Return to the Blue Lagoon, directed by William A. Graham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include James White. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme 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: 05 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Grégory Sertic. In that special week people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince. Lock Up, directed by John Flynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Federica Pellegrini. 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. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Genelia D'Souza. In that special week people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2. The Lost Boys, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Britney Arianna. In that special week people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. 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: 05 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Salomon Kalou. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. 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: 05 August 1985.

1984

The Philadelphia Experiment directed by Stewart Raffill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Kara Tointon. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Risky Business, directed by Paul Brickman, 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: 05 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Lolo Jones. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. 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: 05 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Jesse Williams (actor). 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. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kaylani Lei. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. 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: 05 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include David Healy. In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats 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. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1979.

1978

Piranha directed by Joe Dante was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Mark Mulder. 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: 05 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marlene Favela. 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: 05 August 1976.

1975

Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kajol . In that special week people in US were listening to Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack. Flesh Gordon, directed by Michael Benveniste, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Mohamed Dia. In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1973.

1972

Super Fly directed by Gordon Parks Jr. was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include DJ Ajax. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include James Gunn (filmmaker). In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, 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: 05 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jackie Doyle-Price. 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. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marine Le Pen. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello, I Love You by The Doors. Asterix le Gaulois, directed by Ray Goossens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Airport by Arthur Haile was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1968.

1967

In the Heat of the Night directed by Norman Jewison was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Silverman. 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. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marc Morandini. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Henry VIII, I Am by Herman's Hermits. 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: 05 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Adam Yauch. 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: 05 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Strong. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Siege of the Saxons, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Isabel Otero. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield 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: 05 August 1962.

1961

Mysterious Island directed by Cy Endfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gérard Onesta. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Last Woman on Earth, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Pete Burns. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Tingler, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Advise and Consent by Allen Drur was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Terri Clark. In that special week people in US were listening to Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson. The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include David Gill. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Maureen McCormick. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Bigger Than Life, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Ojeda. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. 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: 05 August 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Richard Preston. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Raid, directed by Hugo Fregonese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1954.

1953

From Here to Eternity directed by Fred Zinnemann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Claude Girard. Sudden Fear, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 August 1951.

1950

The Furies directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 1948.

1947

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty directed by Norman Z. McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 1943.

1942

Holiday Inn directed by Mark Sandrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 1939.

1938

Letter of Introduction directed by John M. Stahl was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1938.

1937

Stella Dallas directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Bertorelle. White Zombie, directed by Victor Halperin, 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vittorio Chiusano. The Mysterious Lady, directed by Fred Niblo, 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marin Preda. Blood and Sand, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 August 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Tooker. 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: 05 August 1920.

1919

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1919.

1918

Shifting Sands directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 August 1917.

1916

Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1916.

1915

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 August 1913.

1912

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1912.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 August 1910.

1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 August 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1907.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1906.

1905

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 August 1904.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1903.

1902

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

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1901

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 August 1901.