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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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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. The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 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: 06 August 2006.

2004

Creep directed by Christopher Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 August 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Bailey May. In that special week people in US were listening to Hot In Herre by Nelly. The Adventures of Pluto Nash, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Grave Secrets by Kathy Reichs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2002.

2001

Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best seller of 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to It's Gonna Be Me by N'Sync. The Replacements, directed by Howard Deutch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Lethal Seduction by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2000.

1999

Teaching Mrs. Tingle directed by Kevin Williamson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Destiny Odom. 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. The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Julia Raleigh. 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. Fat Tuesday by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Veronica Merrell. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Jack, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Exclusive by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Peterson. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Dangerous Minds, directed by John N. Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. To Renew America by Newt Gingrich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include George Benson. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Eena Meena Deeka, directed by David Dhawan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. In the Kitchen With Rosie by Rosie Dale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte McKinney. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday, directed by Adam Marcus, 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: 06 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Semir Vurgun. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Scruples Two by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Irina Kulikova (model). 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 Commanders by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include JonBenet Ramsey. 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. The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Wenxia Yu. In that special week people in US were listening to Batdance by Prince. Skinheads, directed by Greydon Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Blessings by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mai Phuong Thuy. 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. Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Rémy Riou. 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. Sphere by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Watson. 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. Kate Vaiden by Reynolds Price was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Bafétimbi Gomis. 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. If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1985.

1984

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Robin van Persie. 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. The Warlord by Malcolm Bosse was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Adrianne Curry. 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. Friday by Robert A. Heinlein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Travis McCoy. In that special week people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield. Deadly Blessing, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Monique Ganderton. 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. The Spike by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Megumi Okina. 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. Class Reunion by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Marisa Miller. 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: 06 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Atomic bombing of Hiroshima. 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. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Soleil Moon Frye. 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. The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Giorgio Rocca. 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 Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ever Carradine. 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. The Fan Club by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1974.

1973

White Lightning directed by Joseph Sargent was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Geri Halliwell. 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. O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Merrin Dungey. 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: 06 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include M Night Shyamalan. 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. 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: 06 August 1970.

1969

The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack de Gier. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello, I Love You by The Doors. 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: 06 August 1968.

1967

Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Billy Mayfair. 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. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1966.

1965

My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1965.

1964

The Naked Society by Vance Packard was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eros Poli. 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. The Bedford Incident by Mark Rascovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Marc Lavoine. In that special week people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. King Kong vs. Godzilla, directed by Ishirô Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Golden Rendezvous by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Karl Zéro. In that special week people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. 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: 06 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Roussel. 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. The Inspector by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Rajendra Singh. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag, directed by Helmut Weiss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Jeannol. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. God's Little Acre, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Mister Music Maker, Lawrence Welk by Mary Lewis Coakley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include James McGreevey. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Operation Mad Ball, directed by Richard Quine, 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: 06 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: 06 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Rusty Magee. 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. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1955.

1954

Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 August 1953.

1952

The Thurber Album by James Thurber was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1952.

1951

Best of the Badmen directed by William D. Russell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1951.

1950

Sleep Till Noon by Max Shulman was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 August 1946.

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: 06 August 1944.

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: 06 August 1942.

1941

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1941.

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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 August 1924.