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2017

Camp Cool Kids directed by Lisa Arnold was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2017.

2015

Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List directed by Kristin Hanggi was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2015.

2014

Sex Tape directed by Jake Kasdan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2014.

2013

R.I.P.D. directed by Robert Schwentke was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2013.

2011

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara directed by Zoya Akhtar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2011.

2010

The Secret World of Arrietty directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2010.

2009

Dark Blue directed by Ron Shelton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2009.

2007

The Rage directed by Robert Kurtzman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2007.

2006

Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds directed by Phillip J. Bartell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2006.

2005

Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya directed by David Dhawan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2005.

2003

Spy Kids 3: Game Over directed by Robert Rodriguez was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2003.

2002

Neko no ongaeshi directed by Hiroyuki Morita was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Riele Downs. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. The Score, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Final Target by Iris Johansen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Stockham. In that special week people in US were listening to Be With You by Enrique Iglesias. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2000.

1999

Eyes Wide Shut directed by Stanley Kubrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Jaden Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. Kareeb, directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1998.

1997

The Butcher Boy directed by Neil Jordan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Tish Simmonds. In that special week people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Courage Under Fire, directed by Edward Zwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Chance by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1996.

1995

The Indian in the Cupboard directed by Frank Oz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Giulia Pasini. In that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. Chungking Express, directed by Kar-Wai Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up by Dave Barry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Luis Flores. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Einstein'S Dreams by Alan Lightman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sky Ferreira. In UK Abba-esque (EP) by Erasure was in the top 5 hits. Bitter Moon, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jamie Blackley. In that special week people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. My Own Private Idaho, directed by Gus Van Sant, 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: 08 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Trapp. In that special week people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. Ghost, directed by Jerry Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Ashly Perez. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Thing by Fine Young Cannibals. Batwara, directed by J.P. Dutta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Love And Marriage by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fanny Agostini. In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Ôtomo, 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: 08 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Vlada Roslyakova. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Sien nui yau wan, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Kenza Farah. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Momo, directed by Johannes Schaaf, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1986.

1985

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Daniella Sarahyba. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Splatter University, directed by Richard W. Haines, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Descent From Xanadu by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Navarro. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Zelig, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Banker by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Sophia Bush. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. Summer Lovers, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Romain (Star Academy). In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. Arthur, directed by Steve Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Goodbye, Janette by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kate Groombridge. In that special week people in US were listening to Coming Up by Paul McCartney. Honeysuckle Rose, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Doctor Fischer Of Geneva Or The Bomb Party by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Alejandro Moreno. In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. Dracula, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Eve Myles. In that special week people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. Foul Play, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Milo Ventimiglia. In that special week people in US were listening to Undercover Angel by Alan O'Day. Shock Waves, directed by Ken Wiederhorn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Falconer by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ellen MacArthur. In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. The Canfield Decision by Spiro T. Agnew was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1976.

1975

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Crowder. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock The Boat by The Hues Corporation. Gone in 60 Seconds, directed by H.B. Halicki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Kathleen Robertson. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. Lady Ice, directed by Tom Gries, 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: 08 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Gulnora Karimova. In that special week people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Bill Withers. Love Me Deadly, directed by Jacques Lacerte, 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: 08 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include John Juanda. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. Vampyros Lesbos, directed by Jesús Franco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Beck (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to The Love You Save by The Jackson 5. Cromwell, directed by Ken Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include George Fisher. In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Alfred the Great, directed by Clive Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Weatherly. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Snake Woman's Curse, directed by Nobuo Nakagawa, 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: 08 July 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Marcus Chong. In that special week people in US were listening to Windy by The Association. The Gnome-Mobile, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Suzanne Krull. In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. Mister Buddwing, directed by Delbert Mann, 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: 08 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Thierry Demonfort. In that special week people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones. Darling, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1965.

1964

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ulrike Grote. In UK I Like It by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Beach Party, directed by William Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Day They Shook The Plum Tree by Arthur H. Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Joan Osborne. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Tiara Tahiti, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Sex And The Single Girl by Helen Gurley Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Andy Fletcher (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to Quarter To Three by Gary U.S. Bonds. The Honeymoon Machine, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. These Ruins Are Inhabited by Muriel Beadle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Valarie Pettiford. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. From the Terrace, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Robert Knepper. In that special week people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. A Hole in the Head, directed by Frank Capra, 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: 08 July 1959.

1958

Strangers When We Meet by Evan Hunter was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Mimie Mathy. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Silk Stockings, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, 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: 08 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Jean-René Bernaudeau. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. The Baby and the Battleship, directed by Jay Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Ninth Wave by Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Monty Don. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. Wichita, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Onions In The Stew by Betty MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1955.

1954

Susan Slept Here directed by Frank Tashlin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1954.

1953

Ride, Vaquero! directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marianne Williamson. Son of Paleface, directed by Frank Tashlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Adventures In Two Worlds by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1952.

1951

Rich, Young and Pretty directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1951.

1950

Three Little Words directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1950.

1949

The Girl from Jones Beach directed by Peter Godfrey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 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: 08 July 1948.

1947

Kilroy Was Here directed by Phil Karlson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1947.

1946

Canyon Passage directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1946.

1945

The White Gorilla directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1945.

1944

Summer Storm directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1944.

1943

The Sky's the Limit directed by Edward H. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1943.

1942

The Pride of the Yankees directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1942.

1941

Arizona Bound directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1941.

1940

Maryland directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1940.

1939

Bulldog Drummond's Bride directed by James P. Hogan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1939.

1938

Prison Break directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1938.

1937

They Won't Forget directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1937.

1936

Prison Shadows directed by Robert F. Hill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1936.

1935

The Black Room directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1935.

1934

Midnight Alibi directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1934.

1933

The Man from Monterey directed by Mack V. Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1933.

1931

The Miracle Woman directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 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: 08 July 1930.

1918

A Pair of Silk Stockings directed by Walter Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1918.

1914

Held for Ransom directed by Clarence Bricker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1914.