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2016

Suicide Squad directed by David Ayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2016.

2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles directed by Jonathan Liebesman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2014.

2013

We're the Millers directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2013.

2012

Freelancers directed by Jessy Terrero was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2012.

2010

Step Up 3D directed by Jon M. Chu was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2010.

2009

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 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. Pineapple Express, directed by David Gordon Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2008.

2006

Step Up directed by Anne Fletcher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2006.

2005

The 40 Year Old Virgin directed by Judd Apatow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2005.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Mia Hays. In UK Baby Cakes by 3 Of A Kind was in the top 5 hits. Collateral, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Rule Of Four by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Jazzy Fuzz. In that special week people in US were listening to Hot In Herre by Nelly. xXx, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Shelters of Stone by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2002.

2001

American Pie 2 directed by J.B. Rogers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rocco Ritchie. In that special week people in US were listening to Incomplete by Sisqo. Hollow Man, directed by Paul Verhoeven, 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: 11 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Boomcruiser . In that special week people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. The Sixth Sense, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1999.

1998

Ever After: A Cinderella Story directed by Andy Tennant was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Savannah Chrisley. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. Cop Land, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Maze by Catherine Coulter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1997.

1996

Matilda directed by Danny DeVito was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jordan Atkinson. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Babe, directed by Chris Noonan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. On TV people were watching Toini ja Heikki Haaman Show.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Rand Saad. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, directed by Stephan Elliott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Disney'S The Lion King by Don Ferguson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Alyson Stoner. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. The Fugitive, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Streets Of Laredo by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tomi Lahren. In that special week people in US were listening to This Used To Be My Playground by Madonna. Unforgiven, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Happy Isles Of Oceania by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Cristian Tello. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Double Impact, directed by Sheldon Lettich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Darkness by John Saul was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Tania Bambaci. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Rebekah Kim. In that special week people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. The Abyss, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patty Mills. In that special week people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. Young Guns, directed by Christopher Cain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Libra by Don DeLillo was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jemima West. In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. Masters of the Universe, directed by Gary Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Jamie Isaac Conde. In that special week people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. Stand by Me, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include J-Boog . In that special week people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Melky Cabrera. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Red Dawn, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Witches Of Eastwick by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Chris Hemsworth. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Risky Business, directed by Paul Brickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Heartburn by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Grégoire Ludig. In that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. Pink Floyd The Wall, directed by Alan Parker, 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: 11 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Alan Mackin. In that special week people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield. Heavy Metal, directed by Gerald Potterton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Squillaci. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. Xanadu, directed by Robert Greenwald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Élise Chassaing. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer. More American Graffiti, directed by B.W.L. Norton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. To Set The Record Straight by John J. Sirica was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Amber Brkich. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching Spearhead.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Noémie de Lattre. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Suspiria, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Chancellor Manuscript by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Semir Zuzo. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. Obsession, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Russians by Hedrick Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Asma al-Assad. In that special week people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees. Farewell, My Lovely, directed by Dick Richards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Jeannie Millar. In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. The Way of the Dragon, directed by Bruce Lee, 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: 11 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carolyn Murphy. In that special week people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern. White Lightning, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Jonathon Prandi. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. Super Fly, directed by Gordon Parks Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Djamel Bouras. In that special week people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Daniela Perez. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Mario Crescenzo. In that special week people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. Spirits of the Dead, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lorenzo Bernardi. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. Asterix le Gaulois, directed by Ray Goossens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Heaven Help Us! by Herbert Tarr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Joe Rogan. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits. In the Heat of the Night, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Edgar Cayce by Jess Stearn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Nigel Martyn. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. This Property Is Condemned, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Viola Davis. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, directed by Russ Meyer, 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: 11 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Uwe Ampler. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. A Hard Day's Night, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Tribute To John F. Kennedy by Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Véronique Besse. In that special week people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder. Siege of the Saxons, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Great Hunger by Cecil Woodham-Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Ennis Whatley. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Conversation With Stalin by Milovan Djilas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Craig Ehlo. In that special week people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. Come September, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carlos Sobera. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Ocean's Eleven, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Gustavo Cerati. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. Last Train from Gun Hill, directed by John Sturges, 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: 11 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Valérie Stroh. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Inès de la Fressange. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Operation Sea Lion by Peter Fleming was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Louis Lions. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Bigger Than Life, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Marc Bureau. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. To Catch a Thief, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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: 11 August 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Joe Jackson (musician). In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Magnificent Obsession, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Time To Love And A Time To Die by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Hulk Hogan. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Cruel Sea, directed by Charles Frend, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Major Campaign Speeches by Adlai Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Jacques Dalmaz. Full House, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Journey To The Far Pacific by Thomas E. Dewey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1952.

1951

Oliver Twist directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1951.

1950

Sunset Blvd. directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1950.

1949

The Window directed by Ted Tetzlaff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1949.

1948

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid directed by Irving Pichel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1948.

1947

'I Know Where I'm Going!' directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1947.

1946

Black Angel directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1946.

1945

Lady on a Train directed by Charles David was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1945.

1943

Heaven Can Wait directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1943.

1942

Wake Island directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1942.

1941

Here Comes Mr. Jordan directed by Alexander Hall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1941.

1940

The Return of Frank James directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1940.

1939

The Four Feathers directed by Zoltan Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1939.

1938

Four Daughters directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1938.

1937

The Life of Emile Zola directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1937.

1936

Mary of Scotland directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1936.

1935

China Seas directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1935.

1934

Housewife directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1934.

1933

Baby Face directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1933.

1932

Horse Feathers directed by Norman McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1932.

1931

Night Nurse directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1931.

1930

For the Defense directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1930.

1928

The Mysterious Lady directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1928.

1927

Warning Shadows directed by Arthur Robison was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1927.

1926

Don Juan directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1926.

1925

Sally of the Sawdust directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1925.

1924

Monsieur Beaucaire directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1924.

1923

Little Old New York directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1923.

1922

Blood and Sand directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1922.

1920

The Penalty directed by Wallace Worsley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1920.

1918

Shifting Sands directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1918.

1916

Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1916.

1914

A Florida Enchantment directed by Sidney Drew was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1914.

1910

The White Slave Trade directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1910.