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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: 10 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: 10 August 2015.

2014

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 August 2010.

2009

9 directed by Shane Acker was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 2009.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Beau Jones. In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits. Elite Squad, directed by José Padilha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. Outrage by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 2007.

2006

Snakes on a Plane directed by David R. Ellis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Asia Ray. In UK You're Beautiful by James Blunt was in the top 5 hits. Supercross, directed by Steve Boyum, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Lifeguard by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 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: 10 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: 10 August 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Karma Bridges. In that special week people in US were listening to Bootylicious by Destiny's Child. Choke, directed by John Sjogren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Supreme Injustice by Alan M. Dershowitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK 7 Days by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. Sunset Strip, directed by Adam Collis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Summer Waikiki. In that special week people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. Private Property, directed by Leslie Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Majors by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Diptayan Ghosh. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. Run Lola Run, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kylie Jenner. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. Leave It to Beaver, directed by Andy Cadiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Fat Tuesday by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Jacob Latimore. 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. The Last Don by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1996.

1995

Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice was one of the best seller of 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Bernardo Silva. In that special week people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. Andre, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Without Remorse by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Andre Drummond. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. Manhattan Murder Mystery, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryn Weaver. In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! was in the top 5 hits. Husbands and Wives, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Olivier Dion. 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. The Day America Told The Truth by James Patterson and Peter Kim was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1991.

1990

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Brenton Thwaites. In that special week people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Russia House by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francesco Acerbi. In that special week people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. Crossing Delancey, directed by Joan Micklin Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1988.

1987

Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Hlaváčková. 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. A Matter Of Honor by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Melissa Barrera. In that special week people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. My Beautiful Laundrette, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Mokomichi Hayami. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Woman in Red, directed by Gene Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Spencer Redford. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Easy Money, directed by James Signorelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Guido Massri. 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. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Natsumi Abe. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. An American Werewolf in London, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Jane Brody'S Nutrition Book by Jane Brody was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Wade Barrett. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. Battle Creek Brawl, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rémy Martin. 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. Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1979.

1978

Cananea directed by Marcela Fernández Violante was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Kamin. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. Journey Among Women, directed by Tom Cowan, 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: 10 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Ringley. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Balika Badhu, directed by Tarun Majumdar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1976.

1975

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1975.

1974

The Fan Club by Irving Wallace was one of the best seller of 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fabrice Abraham. 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. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Angie Harmon. In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits. Pulp, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Justin Theroux. 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 Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Dergan. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. WUSA, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Jensen. In UK Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Take the Money and Run, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. New Moon Rising by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rickey Smiley. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello, I Love You by The Doors. Stolen Kisses, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1968.

1967

The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Hansi Kürsch. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. 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: 10 August 1966.

1965

Sergeant Dead Head directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Nicole Bass. In that special week people in US were listening to A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles. The Gorgon, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Naked Society by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Phoolan Devi. 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. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Suzanne Collins (author). In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Two Weeks in Another Town, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Golden Rendezvous by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Berggruen. 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. A Nation Of Sheep by William J. Lederer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Antonio Banderas. 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. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Rosanna Arquette. In that special week people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. They Came to Cordura, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Art Of Llewellyn Jones by Paul Hyde Bonner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michael Dokes. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Imitation General, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Image Makers by Bernard Dryer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Fred Ho. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Omar Khayyam, directed by William Dieterle, 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: 10 August 1957.

1956

Away All Boats directed by Joseph Pevney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Campbell. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. To Hell and Back, directed by Jesse Hibbs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1955.

1954

Animals, Men And Myths by Richard Lewinsohn was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Mark Doty. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Roman Holiday, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Diane Venora. The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima, directed by John Brahm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 10 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: 10 August 1951.

1950

The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 August 1945.

1944

Black Magic directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 August 1941.

1940

Doomed to Die directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 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: 10 August 1939.

1937

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

But much more happened, find out here: 10 August 1937.

1936

Song of Freedom directed by J. Elder Wills was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 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: 10 August 1914.