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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2017.

2015

Ant-Man directed by Peyton Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2015.

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.

2011

The Help directed by Tate Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2011.

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.

2007

Stardust directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2007.

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.

2003

S.W.A.T. directed by Clark Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Jazzy Fuzz. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. xXx, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar 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.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Boomcruiser . In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. The Sixth Sense, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris 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 UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Cop Land, directed by James Mangold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1997.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jordan Atkinson. In that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. Babe, directed by Chris Noonan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Rand Saad. In that special week people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, directed by Stephan Elliott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton 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. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1993.

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. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani 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 Morgan Westbrooks. In that special week people in US were listening to Vision Of Love by Mariah Carey. Flatliners, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck 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. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1989.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Adam Thomas. 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. Across China by Peter Jenkins 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 Pablo Sandoval. In that special week people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna. The Transformers: The Movie, directed by Nelson Shin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick 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 Grace Adams-Short. In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1985.

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. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin 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 Alan Halsall. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney 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 UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. Heavy Metal, directed by Gerald Potterton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1981.

1979

More American Graffiti directed by B.W.L. Norton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Amber Mariano. 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. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Denio. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. Suspiria, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1977.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Chris Kelly [Mack Daddy]. In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. Farewell, My Lovely, directed by Dick Richards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller 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 Hadiqa Kiyani. 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. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan 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 Edgardo Alfonzo. 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. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1973.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Miller. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. 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 Daniella 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. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel 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 Dave Pashko. 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.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Brad Dalgarno. In that special week people in US were listening to Light My Fire by The Doors. In the Heat of the Night, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor 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 Antonio Goss. In that special week people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. This Property Is Condemned, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis 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 Duane Martin. In that special week people in US were listening to I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher. Help!, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1965.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Huff. Siege of the Saxons, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1963.

1962

Kid Galahad directed by Phil Karlson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Frederick W Sturckow. 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. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1961.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Linda Rhys Vaughn. In that special week people in US were listening to A Big Hunk O' Love by Elvis Presley. Last Train from Gun Hill, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Advise and Consent by Allen Drur 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 Cordelia Gonzalez. In that special week people in US were listening to Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson. The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1958.

1957

Band of Angels directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1957.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Norio Honaga. 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. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy 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 Lina Polito. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Raid, directed by Hugo Fregonese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1954.

1953

The Cruel Sea directed by Charles Frend was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1953.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

1929

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best seller of 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1929.

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.

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

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include . Blood and Sand, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1922.

1921

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best seller of 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1921.

1919

Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1919.

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.

1917

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best seller of 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1917.

1915

A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1915.

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.

1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1913.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1911.

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.

1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1909.

1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1906.

1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1905.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1903.

1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1902.

1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 August 1901.