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2017

A Dog?s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2016

Sweet Tomorrows by Debbie Macomber was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 2016.

2015

Inside Out directed by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Divergent Series Complete Box Set by Veronica Roth was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2013

Despicable Me 2 directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2012

A Swedish Love Story directed by Roy Andersson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 2012.

2011

Horrible Bosses directed by Seth Gordon was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

The Last Airbender directed by M. Night Shyamalan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince directed by David Yates was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 2009.

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. Hancock, directed by Peter Berg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Faefever by Karen Marie Moning was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 2008.

2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix directed by David Yates was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

The Devil Wears Prada directed by David Frankel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 2006.

2005

Fantastic Four directed by Tim Story was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 2005.

2004

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy directed by Adam McKay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 2004.

2003

Bad Boys II directed by Michael Bay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Reign of Fire directed by Rob Bowman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Scary Movie 2 directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK The Real Slim Shady by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. Scary Movie, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Darwin Awards by Wendy Northcutt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Claire Corlett. In that special week people in US were listening to If You Had My Love by Jennifer Lopez. American Pie, directed by Paul Weitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Jack Zuckowsky. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Armageddon, directed by Michael Bay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1998.

1997

Men in Black directed by Barry Sonnenfeld was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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

1996

Famous people born on this day include Jenn McAllister. In that special week people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. Criss Cross, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A Reporter's Life by Walter Cronkite was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include John Grice. In UK Boom Boom Boom by The Outhere Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Judge Dredd, directed by Danny Cannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Disney's Pocahontas by ---- was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1995.

1994

Baby's Day Out directed by Patrick Read Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include JoJo Gomez. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. In the Line of Fire, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Waiting To Exhale by Terry McMillan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Douglas Booth. In UK Abba-esque (EP) by Erasure was in the top 5 hits. A League of Their Own, directed by Penny Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Stars Shine Down by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Spencer Elden. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Boyz n the Hood, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Darkness Visible by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Rafael Pereira da Silva. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Die Hard 2, directed by Renny Harlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Message From Nam by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1990.

1989

Lethal Weapon 2 directed by Richard Donner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Raul Rusescu. A Fish Called Wanda, directed by Charles Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Home Planet by Kevin W. Kelley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Knox. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Patriot Games by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Kiely Williams. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. The Great Mouse Detective, directed by Ron Clements, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Pawe? Korzeniowski. In that special week people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran. Red Sonja, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Jacob Hoggard. In that special week people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. The Gods Must Be Crazy, directed by Jamie Uys, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Auerbach Will by Stephen Birmingham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1984.

1983

Class directed by Lewis John Carlino was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Kerry Flanagan. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. TRON, directed by Steven Lisberger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Years Of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Emily West. In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits. Stripes, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kathia Rodriguez. In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Airplane!, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Suzanne Stokes. In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. The Wanderers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Quest For The Best by Stanley Marcus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1979.

1978

Heaven Can Wait directed by Warren Beatty was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

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

1977

Famous people born on this day include Jun Hori. In that special week people in US were listening to Undercover Angel by Alan O'Day. Sorcerer, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fred Aaron Savage in Illinois actor (Kevin - Wonder Years. In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. They Came from Within, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Myriam Lignot. In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits. Cooley High, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nikola Sarcevic. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Where the Red Fern Grows, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Eye Of The Storm by Patrick White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Katasha Artis. In that special week people in US were listening to Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston. 40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three by John Godey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Derek Mills. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Duck, You Sucker, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Anthony Fieldings. In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits. Two-Lane Blacktop, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Steve Dubinsky. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Catch-22, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Down All The Days by Christy Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jerry Drake. In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Death Rides a Horse, directed by Giulio Petroni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Shawn Harper. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Christy by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Gunnar Axen. In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits. The Dirty Dozen, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1967.

1966

Dr. Who and the Daleks directed by Gordon Flemyng was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Bob Hess Jr. In that special week people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones. The Great Race, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Sixpence In Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Grandison. In that special week people in US were listening to I Get Around by The Beach Boys. The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Battle Of The Villa Fiorita by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Bello. In that special week people in US were listening to Easier Said Than Done by The Essex. Summer Magic, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The American Way Of Death by Jessica Mitford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Jordan Belfort. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Tales of Terror, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. 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 July 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Robin Randall. In UK Runaway by Del Shannon was in the top 5 hits. Rocco and His Brothers, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Leopard by Guiseppe di Lampedusa was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christopher J "Gus" Loria. 13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Thomas Wolfe by Elizabeth Nowell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Clive Stafford Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. The Hound of the Baskervilles, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Bob Crudgington. In that special week people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. King Creole, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Kelly McGillis in Newport Beach. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Loving You, directed by Hal Kanter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. When The Bough Breaks by Otis Carney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1957.

1956

Somebody Up There Likes Me directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Sergei Vladimirovich Krichevsky. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. We're No Angels, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Debbie Sledge in Philadelphia. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Greatest Faith Ever Known by Fulton Oursler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Dave Camp. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Band Wagon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rod Boll. The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Greatest Book Ever Written by Fulton Oursler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1952.

1951

Strangers on a Train directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

The Flame and the Arrow directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

The Fountainhead directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Easter Parade directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Brute Force directed by Jules Dassin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

A Stolen Life directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The Silver Fleet directed by Vernon Campbell Sewell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

The Canterville Ghost directed by Jules Dassin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Stage Door Canteen directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Windswept Mary by Ellen Chase was one of the best seller of 1942.

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

1941

Sergeant York directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

All This, and Heaven Too directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Bachelor Mother directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Lord Jeff directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Easy Living directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Poor Little Rich Girl directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

The Raven directed by Louis Friedlander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

Of Human Bondage directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

His Private Secretary directed by Philip H. Whitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Paul Getty II. Million Dollar Legs, directed by Edward Cline, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1932.

1931

Maciste in Hell directed by Guido Brignone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1931.

1930

The Unholy Three directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

High Voltage directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Federico Bahamontes. The Love of Jeanne Ney, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Swan Song by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1928.

1927

The Joyless Street directed by G.W. Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

Faces of Children directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1925

Cyrano de Bergerac directed by Augusto Genina was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1925.

1924

Destiny directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1924.

1923

Where the North Begins directed by Chester M. Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1923.

1922

Eyes of the Mummy Ma directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1922.

1921

The Conquering Power directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1921.

1920

The Re-Creation of Brian Kent by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1920.

1919

The Lost Battalion directed by Burton King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1919.

1918

The Tree of Heaven by May Sinclair was one of the best seller of 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1918.

1917

Wild and Woolly directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1917.

1916

Flirting with Fate directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1916.

1915

Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best seller of 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1915.

1914

The King of the Beggars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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

1913

The Flying Circus directed by Alfred Lind was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1913.

1912

The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1912.

1911

Dante's Inferno directed by Francesco Bertolini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1911.

1910

The Wild Olive by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1910.

1909

The Inner Shrine by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1909.

1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1908.

1907

The Lady of the Decoration by Frances Little was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1907.

1906

The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1906.

1905

The Garden of Allah by Robert Hichens was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1905.

1904

Sir Mortimer by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1904.

1903

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1903.

1902

Old Mother Hubbard directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1902.

1901

The Crisis by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 July 1901.