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2017

Get Shorty directed by Barry Sonnenfeld was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2017.

2015

American Ultra directed by Nima Nourizadeh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2015.

2014

Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2014.

2013

Banshee Chapter directed by Blair Erickson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2013.

2011

Fright Night directed by Craig Gillespie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2011.

2010

Burning Bright directed by Carlos Brooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2010.

2009

Famous people born on this day include Isaiah Hasselbeck. In that special week people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. 9, directed by Shane Acker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009. Liberty And Tyranny by Mark R. Levin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2009.

2007

Elite Squad directed by José Padilha was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Hunter In The Gym. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. Snakes on a Plane, directed by David R. Ellis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. The Expected One by Kathleen McGowan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Caylee Anthony. In that special week people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. Supercross, directed by Steve Boyum, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2005.

2003

Marci X directed by Richard Benjamin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2003.

2002

Swimfan directed by John Polson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2002.

2001

Choke directed by John Sjogren was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jazzy Le. In that special week people in US were listening to Incomplete by Sisqo. Sunset Strip, directed by Adam Collis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Liar'S Game by Eric Jerome Dickey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Manny Musu. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. Private Property, directed by Leslie Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Shawn Mendes. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Unspeakable by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1998.

1997

Leave It to Beaver directed by Andy Cadiff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Diego Navarrette. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. The Fan, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. How to Kill a Monster by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1996.

1995

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best seller of 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Raphaëlle Dupire. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Andre, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Rydel Lynch. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. Manhattan Murder Mystery, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Young Thug. In that special week people in US were listening to This Used To Be My Playground by Madonna. Husbands and Wives, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Scruples Two by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Hansika Motwani. In that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, directed by Simon Wincer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Pastime by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1991.

1990

Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Samuel Koisser. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. It'S Always Something by Gilda Radner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Willian (footballer). In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Crossing Delancey, directed by Joan Micklin Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1988.

1987

The Haunted Mesa by Louis L'Amour was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Rafaela Zanella. In that special week people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. Extremities, directed by Robert M. Young, 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: 09 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Anna Kendrick. In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. My Beautiful Laundrette, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Class by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Pierre Perrier (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. The Woman in Red, directed by Gene Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Past Imperfect by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Johnson. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Easy Money, directed by James Signorelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Tyson Gay. In that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, 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: 09 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Jarvis Hayes. In that special week people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield. Prince of the City, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lolita Séchan. In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Battle Creek Brawl, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Michael Kingma. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer. Life of Brian, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Powers That Be by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1979.

1978

Force 10 from Navarone directed by Guy Hamilton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Cameron McGill. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. That Obscure Object of Desire, directed by Luis Buñuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Audrey Tautou. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. Balika Badhu, directed by Tarun Majumdar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Crowned Heads by Thomas Tryon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1976.

1975

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Raphaël Poirée. In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. The Longest Yard, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Plain Speaking by Merle Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Filippo Inzaghi. In UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Westworld, directed by Michael Crichton, 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: 09 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Juanes (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. Pulp, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Terminal Man by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Nikki Ziering. In that special week people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave, directed by Emilio Miraglia, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Stacy Valentine. In that special week people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. WUSA, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, 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: 09 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Tapie. In that special week people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. Take the Money and Run, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gillian Anderson. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. Stolen Kisses, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1968.

1967

A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Vinny Del Negro. In that special week people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. Juan Colorado, directed by Miguel Zacarías, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Chris Miller. In that special week people in US were listening to I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher. Sergeant Dead Head, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Looking Glass War by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Hoda Kotb. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Gorgon, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Whitney Houston. In that special week people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder. The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze, directed by Norman Maurer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include John Williams (basketball). In that special week people in US were listening to Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka. Two Weeks in Another Town, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 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: 09 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Josée Deschênes. In UK You Don't Know by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Twenty Plus Two, directed by Joseph M. Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Tropic Of Cancer by Henry Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Escoffier. In that special week people in US were listening to Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini by Brian Hyland. G.I. Blues, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Before You Go by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Idrissa Seck. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. They Came to Cordura, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Bearse. In that special week people in US were listening to Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson. Imitation General, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The King Must Die by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Melanie Griffith. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Sun Also Rises, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1957.

1956

Child in the House directed by Cy Endfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include John Sweeney. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. To Hell and Back, directed by Jesse Hibbs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Great American Heritage by Bela Kornitzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1955.

1954

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1954.

1953

Roman Holiday directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lina Accurso. The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima, directed by John Brahm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Devil'S Advocate by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1952.

1951

Lost Continent directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1951.

1950

The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1950.

1949

I Was a Male War Bride directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1949.

1948

Night Has a Thousand Eyes directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1948.

1947

La casa colorada directed by Miguel Morayta was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1947.

1946

Swamp Fire directed by William H. Pine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1946.

1945

Tell It to a Star directed by Frank McDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1945.

1944

They Came to a City directed by Basil Dearden was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1944.

1943

A Lady Takes a Chance directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1943.

1942

The Talk of the Town directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1942.

1941

The Little Foxes directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1941.

1940

Foreign Correspondent directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1940.

1939

The Man They Could Not Hang directed by Nick Grinde was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1939.

1938

Block-Heads directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1938.

1937

Command Performance directed by Sinclair Hill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1937.

1936

The Texas Rangers directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1936.

1935

Bonnie Scotland directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1935.

1934

Jane Eyre directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1934.

1933

Skyway directed by Lewis D. Collins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1933.

1932

Mr. Robinson Crusoe directed by A. Edward Sutherland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1932.

1930

Danger Lights directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1930.

1927

The Cat and the Canary directed by Paul Leni was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1927.

1926

The Belle of Broadway directed by Harry O. Hoyt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1926.

1914

Aftermath directed by Elliot Lester was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 August 1914.