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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: 14 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: 14 August 2015.

2014

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

But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 August 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Briana Roy. In that special week people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. Supercross, directed by Steve Boyum, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 August 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Eliot Carrington. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. Swimfan, directed by John Polson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J. Fox was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Juju Beatz. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Choke, directed by John Sjogren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Fourth Hand by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bryce Hall. 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. American Rhapsody by Joe Eszterhas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Garrett Ryan. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. Private Property, directed by Leslie Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. I Ain'T Got Time To Bleed by Jesse Ventura was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1999.

1998

Blade directed by Stephen Norrington was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Austin Porter. 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. Special Delivery by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Brianna Hildebrand. 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. Outrage by Vincent Bugliosi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1996.

1995

To Renew America by Newt Gingrich was one of the best seller of 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1995.

1994

Andre directed by George Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Gongchan (singer). 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. Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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. Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Natalia Gantimurova. 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. Beast by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1991.

1990

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

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Ander Herrera. 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. Red Phoenix by Larry Bond was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Miranda Rae Mayo. 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. Libra by Don DeLillo was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1988.

1987

Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Terin Humphrey. 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. Table Money by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Ashlynn Brooke. 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. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Giorgio Chiellini. 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. Deep Six by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Mila Kunis. 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 Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Huckabee Sanders. 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: 14 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Kofi Kingston. In that special week people in US were listening to Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield. Prince of the City, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicola Giuliani. 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. The Cradle Will Fall by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Tony Meilhon. 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. The Bronx Zoo by Sparky Lyle and Peter Golenbock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1979.

1978

Force 10 from Navarone directed by Guy Hamilton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Al Shearer. 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. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Caren Lyn Tackett. 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. The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1976.

1975

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Tomer Sisley. In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. The Longest Yard, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Romane Bohringer. 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: 14 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Jay Manuel. 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 Terminal Man by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Raoul Bova. 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 Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Slava Dosedel. 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 French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Preston Lacy. 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. The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Bell. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. 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: 14 August 1968.

1967

A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Halle Berry. 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. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Marcelino García Toral. In that special week people in US were listening to I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher. Sergeant Dead Head, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Looking Glass War by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Jason Dunstall. 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. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Emmanuelle Béart. In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze, directed by Norman Maurer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. 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: 14 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Mark Gubicza. 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. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Susan Olsen. 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. Tropic Of Cancer by Henry Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sarah Brightman. 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. Before You Go by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Magic Johnson. 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. Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Cecilia Roth. 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 King Must Die by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Courtney Conrad. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. The Sun Also Rises, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Rusty Wallace. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Child in the House, directed by Cy Endfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Antonello Grimaldi. 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. The Great American Heritage by Bela Kornitzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1955.

1954

I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Picard. The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima, directed by John Brahm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Devil'S Advocate by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 August 1951.

1950

The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 August 1945.

1944

They Came to a City directed by Basil Dearden was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 August 1941.

1940

Foreign Correspondent directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 August 1939.

1938

Block-Heads directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1938.

1937

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

But much more happened, find out here: 14 August 1937.

1936

Romeo and Juliet directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 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: 14 August 1914.