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2017

The Hitman's Bodyguard directed by Patrick Hughes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

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

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: 07 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: 07 August 2014.

2013

Famous people born on this day include Maria Marin. In that special week people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. 10 Rules for Sleeping Around, directed by Leslie Greif, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013. The English Girl by Daniel Silva was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2013.

2011

Bossypants by Tina Fey was one of the best seller of 2011.

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

2009

District 9 directed by Neill Blomkamp was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

Beneath directed by Dagen Merrill was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 2006.

2005

The Great Raid directed by John Dahl was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2005.

2003

Open Range directed by Kevin Costner 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 BlueEyedJackson . 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. John Adams by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 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 It's Gonna Be Me by N'Sync. The Replacements, directed by Howard Deutch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Day John Died by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Chandler Wilson. 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 Best Laid Plans by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1998.

1997

Steel directed by Kenneth Johnson 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 Liam James. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Jack, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark 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. Dangerous Minds, directed by John N. Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Witness by Sandra Brown 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 Sarah White. In that special week people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. Eena Meena Deeka, directed by David Dhawan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Downtown by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Francesca Fisher-Eastwood. 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. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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 that special week people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. Acquired Tastes by Peter Mayle 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 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. Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz 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 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. Hammerheads by Dale Brown 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 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. The Good Times by Russell Baker 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 Anikka Albrite. In that special week people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. 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: 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. North Shore, directed by William Phelps, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark 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 Altair Jarabo. 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. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby 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 Sophie Ward (model). 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. Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1985.

1984

First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Christian Chávez. 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 One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Abbie Cornish. 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. For Special Services by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
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. Deadly Blessing, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Tar Baby by Toni Morrison 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 Aurélie Claudel. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. 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: 07 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Dominique Fidanza. 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. Sophie's Choice by William Styron 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 Alexandre Aja. In that special week people in US were listening to Miss You by The Rolling Stones. Five Deadly Venoms, directed by Cheh Chang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Scruples by Judith Krantz 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 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: 07 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Brusque. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Futureworld, directed by Richard T. Heffron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Charlize Theron. 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 Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
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 Michael Shannon (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. Harry and Tonto, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Winter Kills by Richard Condon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Alexis Glick. 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. My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok 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 Sydney Penny. 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 Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer 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 Melanie Sykes. 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: 07 August 1970.

1969

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

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 Sophie Lee. 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: 07 August 1968.

1967

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Wales. In that special week people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs. Johnny Yuma, directed by Romolo Guerrieri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1966.

1965

Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best seller of 1965.

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

1964

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

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 Harold Perrineau Jr. In that special week people in US were listening to So Much In Love by The Tymes. 80,000 Suspects, directed by Val Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Bedford Incident by Mark Rascovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1963.

1962

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1962.

1961

The Frightened City directed by John Lemont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

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. 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: 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. Alle Tage ist kein Sonntag, directed by Helmut Weiss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Third Choice by Elizabeth Janeway 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 Bruce Dickinson. 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: 07 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Aaron. 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: 07 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: 07 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Wayne Knight. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Arkadin, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Scotswoman by Inglis Clark Fletcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1955.

1954

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Guy de Kérimel. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Devil's Canyon, directed by Alfred L. Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1953.

1952

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 1951.

1950

The Marx Brothers by Kyle Samuel Crichton was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 August 1924.