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2019

Batman: Hush directed by Justin Copeland was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2019.

2016

Good Kids directed by Chris McCoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2016.

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

Anatomy of a Love Seen directed by Marina Rice Bader was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn was one of the best seller of 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2012.

2011

Coming & Going directed by Edoardo Ponti was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Standing Ovation directed by Stewart Raffill was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 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. The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Beach House by Jane Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2008.

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

The Gravedancers directed by Mike Mendez was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

Matando Cabos directed by Alejandro Lozano was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2004.

2003

This Thing of Ours directed by Danny Provenzano 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. Der Schuh des Manitu, directed by Michael Herbig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. On the Street Where You Live by Mary Higgins Clark 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 UK The Real Slim Shady by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. Thomas and the Magic Railroad, directed by Britt Allcroft, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. In The Heart Of The Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 2000.

1999

The Wood directed by Rick Famuyiwa 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. Sugar Busters! by H. Leighton Steward, Sam S. Andrews, Morrison C. Bethea, Luis A. Balart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Carl Riemer. In UK Mmm Bop by Hanson was in the top 5 hits. The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Tish Simmonds. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Village of Dreams, directed by Yôichi Higashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Beach Music by Pat Conro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1996.

1995

Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon directed by Mitsuo Hashimoto 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 UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. True Lies, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Night Prey by John Sandford 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. Mama Makes Up Her Mind by Bailey White 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 that special week people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. Nishchaiy, directed by Esmayeel Shroff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn was one of the best selling books.
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. Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, directed by Peter Hewitt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Paradise by Judith McNaught 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 UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Ghost, directed by Jerry Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Golden Orange by Joseph Wambaugh 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. Cruising Bar, directed by Robert Ménard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Flame by Cheap Trick. Midnight Run, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe 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. A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein 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 that special week people in US were listening to There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) by Billy Ocean. Momo, directed by Johannes Schaaf, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Taming A Sea-Horse by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1986.

1985

My Mother'S Keeper by B.D. Hyman 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 that special week people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. Desperate Teenage Lovedolls, directed by David Markey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The March Of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman 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. The Last Lion by William Manchester 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. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. North And South by John Jakes 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. Endless Love, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, 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. Will by G. Gordon Liddy 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. Unidentified Flying Oddball, directed by Russ Mayberry, 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. The Swarm, directed by Irwin Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett 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. Orca, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck 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 Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1976.

1975

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz 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. Mr. Majestyk, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Management by Peter F. Drucker 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. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach 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. The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk 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. The Light at the Edge of the World, directed by Kevin Billington, 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: 08 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Beck (musician). In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Joe, directed by John G. Avildsen, 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: 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. The Double Helix by James Watson 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. Up the Down Staircase, directed by Robert Mulligan, 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. How to Steal a Million, directed by William Wyler, 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: 08 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Thierry Demonfort. In UK I'm Alive by The Hollies was in the top 5 hits. Darling, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Journal Of A Soul by Pope John XXIII was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1965.

1964

A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop 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. Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Stripper by David Rose and His Orchestra. Tiara Tahiti, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller 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. Francis of Assisi, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Life With Women And How To Survive It by Joseph H. Peck 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. The Rat Race, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Enemy Within by Robert F. Kennedy 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. The Alligator People, directed by Roy Del Ruth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. What We Must Know About Communism by Harry and Bonaro Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1959.

1958

A Summer Place by Sloan Wilson 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. The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1957.

1956

Santiago directed by Gordon Douglas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Monty Don. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Wichita, directed by Jacques Tourneur, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Sunshine And Shadow by Mary Pickford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1955.

1954

The Song Of Ruth by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best seller of 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Judy Chu. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Let's Do It Again, directed by Alexander Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Kiss Me Again, Stranger by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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. The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1952.

1951

My Six Convicts by Donald Powell Wilson was one of the best seller of 1951.

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

1950

Duchess of Idaho directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

The Great Gatsby directed by Elliott Nugent 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

Springtime in the Sierras directed by William Witney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Prairie Badmen directed by Sam Newfield 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

The Shepherd of the Hills directed by Henry Hathaway 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

Bad Boy directed by Herbert Meyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Delinquent Parents directed by Nick Grinde 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

Paradise Canyon directed by Carl Pierson 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

Our Blushing Brides directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

The Wrecker directed by Géza von Bolváry was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 July 1929.

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.