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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: 13 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: 13 August 2015.

2014

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 August 2009.

2007

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 August 2006.

2005

Supercross directed by Steve Boyum was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Stella Belmondo. In that special week people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. Marci X, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Gone Too Far by Suzanne Brockmann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 August 2002.

2001

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include ItsMeLexie1 . In that special week people in US were listening to Incomplete by Sisqo. Sunset Strip, directed by Adam Collis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Corey Fogelmanis. 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 Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Reece Bibby. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Vale Genta. 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. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Carrie Wampler. 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. A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1996.

1995

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Filip Forsberg. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Andre, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. In the Kitchen With Rosie by Rosie Dale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Freya Mavor. 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. Honor Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jordan Sweeto. 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: 13 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Andre Schiebler. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, directed by Simon Wincer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Outer Banks by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1991.

1990

Message From Nam by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Olympe (singer). In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Night The Bear Ate Goombaw by Patrick F. McManus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include MØ (singer). In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Crossing Delancey, directed by Joan Micklin Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Crimson Joy by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1988.

1987

Blues by John Hersey was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Ruben Flam. 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. Barrier Island by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Grega Bole. In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. My Beautiful Laundrette, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Fall From Grace by Larry Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include James Morrison (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. The Woman in Red, directed by Gene Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Heretics Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Tatiana Pauhofova. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Easy Money, directed by James Signorelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Sebastian Stan. 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. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Jonathon Dutton. In that special week people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield. An American Werewolf in London, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. License Renewed by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Álex González. In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Battle Creek Brawl, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Kasia Smutniak. In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. Life of Brian, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Ghost Story by Peter Straub was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Miho Konishi. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. That Obscure Object of Desire, directed by Luis Buñuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grégory Fitoussi. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. Balika Badhu, directed by Tarun Majumdar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1976.

1975

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Bo Keister. In that special week people in US were listening to Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack. The Longest Yard, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Winter Kills by Richard Condon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brittany Andrews. In that special week people in US were listening to The Morning After by Maureen McGovern. Westworld, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Summer Before The Dark by Doris Lessing was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Anthony Backman. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. Pulp, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Summer Game by Roger Angell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Sacramento (California). 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 Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Wendy Whoppers. In that special week people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. WUSA, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Midori Ito. 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: 13 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tal Bachman. 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. Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1968.

1967

Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Pascal Lino. In that special week people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. Juan Colorado, directed by Miguel Zacarías, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Embezzler by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Deborah Falconer. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Sergeant Dead Head, directed by Norman Taurog, 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: 13 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Debi Mazar. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Gorgon, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Spire by William Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sridevi . 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. Portrait Of Myself by Margaret Bourke-White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Manuel Valls. In that special week people in US were listening to Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka. Two Weeks in Another Town, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Sex And The Single Girl by Helen Gurley Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Pascal Rabaté. In that special week people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. Twenty Plus Two, directed by Joseph M. Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phil Taylor. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. G.I. Blues, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Danny Bonaduce. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. They Came to Cordura, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Domenico Dolce. 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. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Kathleen Gati. 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. Operation Sea Lion by Peter Fleming was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Koffi Olomidé. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Away All Boats, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Afternoon Of An Autocrat by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Paul Greengrass. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. To Hell and Back, directed by Jesse Hibbs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Tale For Midnight by Frederic Prokosch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1955.

1954

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1954.

1953

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Herb Ritts. The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima, directed by John Brahm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Shining Tides by Win Brooks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 August 1951.

1950

No Way Out directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 August 1947.

1946

The Big Sleep directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 August 1935.

1934

Treasure Island directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1934.

1933

Morning Glory directed by Lowell Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 August 1926.

1919

The Mother and the Law directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1919.

1914

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 August 1914.