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2017

Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2017.

2016

Suicide Squad directed by David Ayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2016.

2015

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 2014.

2013

We're the Millers directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2013.

2012

The Campaign directed by Jay Roach was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2012.

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: 07 August 2011.

2010

Step Up 3D directed by Jon M. Chu was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2010.

2009

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2009.

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. Pineapple Express, directed by David Gordon Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2008.

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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 August 2005.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Watson Quintuplets. In that special week people in US were listening to Slow Motion by Juvenile. Collateral, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Games Do Count by Brian Kilmeade was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2004.

2003

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Josh Koppell. In that special week people in US were listening to Hot In Herre by Nelly. Signs, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2002.

2001

American Pie 2 directed by J.B. Rogers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nic Wallace. In that special week people in US were listening to Incomplete by Sisqo. Hollow Man, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2000.

1999

The Sixth Sense directed by M. Night Shyamalan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Chandler Wilson. 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. The Letter by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1998.

1997

Cop Land directed by James Mangold was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Tion Phipps. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include NotYourAverageFlight . 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. From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Jack Antonio. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Airheads, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. See, I Told You So by Rush Limbaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1994.

1993

The Fugitive directed by Andrew Davis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jayk Purdy. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Unforgiven, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Childhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Mike Trout. 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. The Rustlers Of West Fork by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Julian Savea. 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. The Book Of J by Harold Bloom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include DeMar DeRozan. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Lock Up, directed by John Flynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Mutation by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris "Beanie". 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. The India Fan by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Sidney Crosby. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Masters of the Universe, directed by Gary Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Blues by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Nancy Sumari. 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. An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Darren Black. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. After The Reunion by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Stratos Perperoglou. In that special week people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. The Philadelphia Experiment, directed by Stewart Raffill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1984.

1983

Risky Business directed by Paul Brickman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1983.

1982

The Pirate Movie directed by Ken Annakin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Randy Wayne. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Heavy Metal, directed by Gerald Potterton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anomie Belle. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. Father Sergius, directed by Yakov Protazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Random Winds by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Eric Johnson. 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. Portraits by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Gregory Allaria. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Kg 200 by J.D. Gilman and John Clive was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Samantha Ronson. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Possible Dream by Charles Paul Conn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Brusque. 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. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1976.

1975

The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Buckey. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. The Way of the Dragon, directed by Bruce Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Bo Hanson. 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. Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Oscar Gray. In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits. Super Fly, directed by Gordon Parks Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Moon'S A Balloon by David Niven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Chris T Jones. In that special week people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Bear Island by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Joe Cocozzo. In that special week people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Down All The Days by Christy Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Dave Smits. 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. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Leslie Lyness. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello, I Love You by The Doors. Hang 'Em High, directed by Ted Post, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Lewis. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits. In the Heat of the Night, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Plot by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1967.

1966

This Property Is Condemned directed by Sydney Pollack was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1966.

1965

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! directed by Russ Meyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Patti Liscio. In UK It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. The Night of the Iguana, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Lost City by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Newman. 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. The Margaret Rudkin Pepperidge Farm Cookbook by Margaret Rudkin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Alain Robert. 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. Ishi In Two Worlds by Theodora Kroeber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Walter Swimburn. In that special week people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. Mysterious Island, directed by Cy Endfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The White Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Duchovny. 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. The Uncertain Trumpet by General Maxwell D. Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Koenraad Elst. In that special week people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. The Tingler, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Middle Age Of Mrs. Eliot by Angus Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Larisa Karlova. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Ditiatin. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Far, Far The Mountain Peak by John Masters was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1957.

1956

Bigger Than Life directed by Nicholas Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Diane Downs. 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. The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1955.

1954

Magnificent Obsession directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Guy Kerimel. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. From Here to Eternity, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richard Joswick. Full House, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 August 1950.

1949

The Window directed by Ted Tetzlaff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 1948.

1947

The Son of Rusty directed by Lew Landers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 August 1945.

1944

The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham was one of the best seller of 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 August 1942.

1941

Hold That Ghost directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 August 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ann Harding. White Zombie, directed by Victor Halperin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 August 1930.

1929

Dark Hester by Anne Douglas Sedgwick was one of the best seller of 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Abebe Bikila. The Mysterious Lady, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Wintersmoon by Hugh Alpole was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1928.

1927

Barbed Wire directed by Rowland V. Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1927.

1926

Don Juan directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 August 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Trabaud. Blood and Sand, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1922.

1921

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best seller of 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jan Walravens. The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1920.

1919

The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse by Vicente Blasco Ibanez was one of the best seller of 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 1918.

1917

The Red Planet by William J. Locke was one of the best seller of 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 1916.

1915

Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best seller of 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1915.

1914

The Patchwork Girl of Oz directed by J. Farrell MacDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1914.

1913

V.V.'s Eyes by Henry Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1913.

1912

The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1912.

1911

The Broad Highway by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 1910.

1909

The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1909.

1908

The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1908.

1907

The Port of Missing Men by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1907.

1906

The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1906.

1905

The Clansman by Thomas Dixon, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1905.

1904

The Maquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1904.

1903

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1903.

1902

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

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1901

Eben Holden by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1901.