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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: 07 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: 07 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: 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.

2012

Freelancers directed by Jessy Terrero was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

Happy Birthday by Danielle Steel 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.

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. What Happened by Scott McClellan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 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.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Watson Quintuplets. In UK Burn by Usher was in the top 5 hits. Creep, directed by Christopher Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 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. Sunset In St. Tropez by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 2002.

2001

Rise To Rebellion by Jeff Shaara 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. It'S Not About The Bike by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins 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. Rising Tides by Nora Roberts 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. Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman 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. Let Me Call You Sweetheart by Mary Higgins Clark 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. The Chamber by John Grisham 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. The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, 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: 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. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss 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. The Commanders by Bob Woodward 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. 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: 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. A Woman Named Jackie by C. David Heymann 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. Almost Golden by Gwenda Blair 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. Pale Kings And Princes by Robert B. Parker 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. Barrier Island by John D. MacDonald 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. Fall From Grace by Larry Collins 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 Ramon (Nouvelle Star). In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Red Dawn, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Him With His Foot In His Mouth And Other Stories by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
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 World Is Made Of Glass by Morris West 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. Princess by Robert Lacey 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. Xpd by Len Deighton 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 Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong 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. The Bronx Zoo by Sparky Lyle and Peter Golenbock 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. All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot 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 Ivory Coast. 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. Full Disclosure by William Safire 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. The West End Horror by Nicholas Meyer 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 Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski 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. If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin 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 Mikhail Gorsheniov. In that special week people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern. Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart 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 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 Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt 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. Up The Organization by Robert Townsend was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1970.

1969

Norma Jean by Fred Lawrence Guiles 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. Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1968.

1967

The Autobiography Of Bertrand Russell, 1872-1914 by Bertrand Russell 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. I, The King by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1966.

1965

Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best seller of 1965.

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

1964

The Group by Mary McCarthy 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. Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell 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 (Spider-Man). In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. King Kong vs. Godzilla, directed by Ishirô Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger 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 Brian Conley. 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. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene 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. It Started in Naples, directed by Melville Shavelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Good Years by Walter Lord 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. My Brother Was An Only Child by Jack Douglas 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. Death Of A Nation by Clifford Dowdey 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. Man of a Thousand Faces, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv by John Steinbeck 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 Game Of Hearts by Lesley Blanch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1955.

1954

The Beachcomber directed by Muriel Box 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 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. In The Wet by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1953.

1952

The Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1952.

1951

David and Bathsheba directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Seeds Of Treason by Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky 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.

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: 07 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: 07 August 1944.

1943

Phantom of the Opera directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 August 1943.

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

Parachute Battalion directed by Leslie Goodwins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 August 1940.

1938

Smashing the Rackets directed by Lew Landers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1914

A Florida Enchantment directed by Sidney Drew was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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