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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

Brothers directed by Karan Malhotra was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2015.

2014

The Giver directed by Phillip Noyce was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2014.

2012

The Dinosaur Project directed by Sid Bennett was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2012.

2011

Then Came You by Jennifer Weiner 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

Wild Child directed by Nick Moore was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2008.

2007

Daddy Day Camp directed by Fred Savage was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2007.

2006

Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna directed by Karan Johar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2006.

2004

Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss was one of the best seller of 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2004.

2003

Grind directed by Casey La Scala 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. Possession, directed by Neil LaBute, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Sunset In St. Tropez by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Ty Simpkins. In that special week people in US were listening to Bootylicious by Destiny's Child. American Pie 2, directed by J.B. Rogers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). In that special week people in US were listening to It's Gonna Be Me by N'Sync. The Low Down, directed by Jamie Thraves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 2000.

1999

Bowfinger directed by Frank Oz 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. Extramarital, directed by Yael Russcol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Summer Sisters by Judy Blume 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 UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. The Peacekeeper, directed by Frédéric Forestier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons 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. Brilliant Lies, directed by Richard Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Runaway Jury by John Grisham 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 that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. East Meets West, directed by Kihachi Okamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Beach Music by Pat Conro 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. Inca Gold by Clive Cussler 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. Searching for Bobby Fischer, directed by Steven Zaillian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Saving Grace by Julie Garwood 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 that special week people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. Deedar, directed by Pramod Chakravorty, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Happy Isles Of Oceania by Paul Theroux 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. Talkin' Dirty After Dark, directed by Topper Carew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Pastime by Robert B. Parker 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 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: 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. All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum 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. The Last Temptation of Christ, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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 UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. The Monster Squad, directed by Fred Dekker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. And A Voice To Sing With by Joan Baez 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. Half Moon Street, directed by Bob Swaim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Wanderlust by Danielle Steel 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 that special week people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. American Flyers, directed by John Badham, 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: 06 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Sofia Essaïdi. 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. Heretics Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books.
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. Cujo, directed by Lewis Teague, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson 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 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. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein 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 UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Silsila, directed by Yash Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Free Fall In Crimson by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Monique Ganderton. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. Motel Hell, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. No Love Lost by Helen Van Slyke 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 Lincoln (Nebraska). 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. Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1979.

1978

The Human Factor by Graham Greene was one of the best seller of 1978.

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. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer 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 UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. The Ritz, directed by Richard Lester, 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: 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. Syndicate Sadists, directed by Umberto Lenzi, 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 UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. The Black Godfather, directed by John Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Vera Farmiga. In that special week people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern. Battle of the Amazons, directed by Alfonso Brescia, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar was one of the best selling books.
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. The Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn 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. Die Screaming Marianne, directed by Pete Walker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone 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. Civilisation by Kenneth Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1970.

1969

Except For Me And Thee by Jessamyn West 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 (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jack de Gier. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1968.

1967

The Death Of A President by William Manchester 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. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Luc Alphand. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. That Funny Feeling, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1965.

1964

The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss 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 (Democrat). 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. Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell 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 UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault 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 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. Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser 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. Goliath and the Dragon, directed by Vittorio Cottafavi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Set This House On Fire by William Styron 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. My Brother Was An Only Child by Jack Douglas 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 that special week people in US were listening to Patricia by Perez Prado and His Orchestra. The Big Country, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Masters Of Deceit by J. Edgar Hoover 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 Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Stepfanie Kramer. 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. Afternoon Of An Autocrat by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
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. Gentlemen, Start Your Engines by Wilbur Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1955.

1954

Of Whales And Men by R.B. Robertson was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1954.

1953

Latin Lovers directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best seller of 1952.

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

1951

The Man in the White Suit directed by Alexander Mackendrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 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

Life with Father directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1947.

1946

The Time of Their Lives directed by Charles Barton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 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: 06 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: 06 August 1943.

1942

Wake Island directed by John Farrow 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.

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: 06 August 1940.

1938

Four Daughters directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 August 1937.

1936

I'd Give My Life directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1936.

1935

Alice Adams directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1935.

1934

Cuesta abajo directed by Louis J. Gasnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 August 1933.

1932

Speak Easily directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1932.

1931

Law of the Rio Grande directed by Forrest Sheldon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 August 1931.

1930

Moby Dick directed by Lloyd Bacon 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.

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.