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2018

Affairs of State directed by Eric Bross was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 2018.

2016

Flock of Dudes directed by Bob Castrone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2015

Southpaw directed by Antoine Fuqua was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction directed by Michael Bay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

The Amazing Spider-Man directed by Marc Webb was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

Bernie directed by Richard Linklater was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Knight and Day directed by James Mangold was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria was one of the best seller of 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 2008.

2007

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah was one of the best seller of 2007.

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

2006

Click directed by Frank Coraci was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

Famous people born on this day include Francesca Capaldi. In UK F**k It (I Don't Want You Back) by Eamon was in the top 5 hits. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Secrets Of The Code by Dan Burstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 2004.

2003

Alex & Emma directed by Rob Reiner was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Famous people born on this day include Hattie Gotobed. In UK Without Me by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. Juwanna Mann, directed by Jesse Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. City Of Bones by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 2002.

2001

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider directed by Simon West was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hayes Grier. In that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Spiders, directed by Gary Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Millie Thrasher. In UK Sweet Like Chocolate by Shanks & Bigfoot was in the top 5 hits. Big Daddy, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Ethan Almond. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Postmortem, directed by Albert Pyun, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Summer Sisters by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jelena Ostapenko. In that special week people in US were listening to MMMbop by Hanson. Face/Off, directed by John Woo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Locked In The Cabinet by Robert B. Reich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Doğanay Kılıç. In that special week people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Eraser, directed by Chuck Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Hitler'S Willing Executioners by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Alec Holden. In that special week people in US were listening to Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? by Bryan Adams. Sex & the Other Man, directed by Karl Slovin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Ladder Of Years by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Tesslynn O'Cull. In that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. Wolf, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1994.

1993

Last Action Hero directed by John McTiernan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Skizzy Mars. In UK Abba-esque (EP) by Erasure was in the top 5 hits. Batman Returns, directed by Tim Burton, 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 June 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Emily Ratajkowski. In UK I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd was in the top 5 hits. The Rocketeer, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Seeress Of Kell by David Eddings was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jesse Polock. In UK World In Motion by Englandneworder was in the top 5 hits. Gremlins 2: The New Batch, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. September by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Amaury Vassili. In that special week people in US were listening to Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler. Ghostbusters II, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mario J Lucero. In that special week people in US were listening to One More Try by George Michael. Red Heat, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Moonwalk by Michael Jackson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jeanne-Marie Martin. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Full Metal Jacket, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Glory Days by Dave Marsh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Kaleta. In that special week people in US were listening to Live To Tell by Madonna. Legal Eagles, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Garden Of Eden by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Despatie. In that special week people in US were listening to Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears. Cocoon, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Hold The Dream by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1985.

1984

The Walking Drum by Louis L'Amour was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Kim Clijsters. In that special week people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. Superman III, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Icebreaker by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Claudia Lynx. In that special week people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. Firefox, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Celebrity by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Alex Band. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne, directed by Walerian Borowczyk, 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: 08 June 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sonia Bompastor. In that special week people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.. The Blues Brothers, directed by John Landis, 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 June 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Toifilou Maoulida. In that special week people in US were listening to Love You Inside Out by Bee Gees. Rocky II, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Maria Menounos. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Go Tell the Spartans, directed by Ted Post, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Whistle by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Kanye West. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Your Boogie Man by KC and the Sunshine Band. The Deep, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. How To Save Your Own Life by Erica Jong was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Davenport. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Hangover by Diana Ross. Midway, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The R Document by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1976.

1975

The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan was one of the best seller of 1975.

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

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Glodjo. In UK The Streak by Ray Stevens was in the top 5 hits. Uptown Saturday Night, directed by Sidney Poitier, 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: 08 June 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Lexa Doig. In UK Can The Can by Suzi Quatro was in the top 5 hits. Battle for the Planet of the Apes, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Summer Before The Dark by Doris Lessing was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Christian Mayrleb. In UK Vincent by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Boxcar Bertha, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Mark Feuerstein. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. The Anderson Tapes, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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 June 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Kelli Williams. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, directed by Russ Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Abra Moore. In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Wild Bunch, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Bullet Park by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rob Ray. In that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel. The Center by Stewart Alsop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Dan Futterman. In that special week people in US were listening to Respect by Aretha Franklin. The Dirty Dozen, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Tales Of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Julianna Margulies. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. This Property Is Condemned, directed by Sydney Pollack, 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 June 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Rob Pilatus. In UK Crying In The Chapel by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Convict Stage, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Pillar Of Iron by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1965.

1964

Convention by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best seller of 1964.

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

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Grillo. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Jason and the Argonauts, directed by Don Chaffey, 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: 08 June 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Nick Rhodes. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. Lolita, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Last Plantagenets by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Mary King. In UK Surrender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Colossus of Rhodes, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mick Hucknall. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. Psycho, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Perle by Perle Mesta with Robert Cahn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Bex. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Nun's Story, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Lady Chatterly'S Lover by D.H. Lawrence was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1959.

1958

How To Do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By Yourself by Robert Paul Smith was one of the best seller of 1958.

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

1957

Famous people born on this day include Dimple Kapadia. In that special week people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. Johnny Tremain, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Fbi Story by Don Whitehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1957.

1956

The Quiet American by Graham Greene was one of the best seller of 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Tim Berners-Lee. In UK Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. King Dinosaur, directed by Bert I. Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1955.

1954

Them! directed by Gordon Douglas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Jack Kucek. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Tarzan and the She-Devil, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dave Jennings. I Dream of Jeanie, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1952.

1951

Wall of Death directed by Lewis Gilbert was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Bright Leaf directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

The Daring Caballero directed by Wallace Fox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1949.

1948

The Tioga Kid directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1946

Wanted for Murder directed by Lawrence Huntington was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The Woman in Green directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1943

Song of Texas directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Lady in a Jam directed by Gregory La Cava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Hands Across the Rockies directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

On the Spot directed by Howard Bretherton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Down the Wyoming Trail directed by Albert Herman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Held for Ransom directed by Clarence Bricker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1935

Stranded directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

Green Eyes directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1932

Is My Face Red? directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1932.

1920

The Mollycoddle directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1920.

1915

My Best Girl directed by John TerEick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 June 1915.