July 15

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2017

Girls Trip directed by Malcolm D. Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2017.

2015

The Vatican Tapes directed by Mark Neveldine was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2015.

2014

Famous people born on this day include Moscow derailment. In that special week people in US were listening to Fancy by Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX. Guardians of the Galaxy, directed by James Gunn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2014.

2013

Blue Jasmine directed by Woody Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2013.

2011

Retreat directed by Carl Tibbetts was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2011.

2010

Ramona and Beezus directed by Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2010.

2009

Orphan directed by Jaume Collet-Serra was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2009.

2007

Postal directed by Uwe Boll was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2007.

2006

My Super Ex-Girlfriend directed by Ivan Reitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2006.

2005

Stealth directed by Rob Cohen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2005.

2003

What Women Want directed by Nancy Meyers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2003.

2002

Austin Powers in Goldmember directed by Jay Roach was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2002.

2001

Jurassic Park III directed by Joe Johnston was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Justen Beer. In that special week people in US were listening to Everything You Want by Vertical Horizon. What Lies Beneath, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Vineyard by Barbara Delinsky was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 2000.

1999

Inspector Gadget directed by David Kellogg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Camille Grimaldi. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1998.

1997

Prince Valiant directed by Anthony Hickox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Raging House. In that special week people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. Kazaam, directed by Paul Michael Glaser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include TJ Carragher. In UK Boom Boom Boom by The Outhere Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, directed by Dwight H. Little, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Apocalypse Watch by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1995.

1994

North directed by Rob Reiner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Moore. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Another Stakeout, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Pigs In Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Porter Robinson. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Mo' Money, directed by Peter MacDonald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Eleanor Roosevelt by Blanche Wiesen Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Derrick Favors. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Mobsters, directed by Michael Karbelnikoff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Immortality by Milan Kundera was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Damian Lillard. In that special week people in US were listening to Step By Step by New Kids On The Block. Navy Seals, directed by Lewis Teague, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Golden Orange by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Alisa Kleybanova. In that special week people in US were listening to If You Don't Know Me By Now by Simply Red. Khoj, directed by Keshu Ramsay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Éloyse Lesueur. In that special week people in US were listening to The Flame by Cheap Trick. Saturday Night Out, directed by Robert Hartford-Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Carlina White. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. More Die Of Heartbreak by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Mishael Morgan. In that special week people in US were listening to Holding Back The Years by Simply Red. Maximum Overdrive, directed by Stephen King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Ivette Blanche. In that special week people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran. Pee-wee's Big Adventure, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Alex Boyd. In that special week people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. Revenge of the Nerds, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Haj by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Olga Graf. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Barefoot Gen, directed by Mori Masaki, 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: 15 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Aida Yespica. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. Vigilante, directed by William Lustig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Kinney. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Car Crash, directed by Antonio Margheriti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Reggie Abercrombie. In that special week people in US were listening to Coming Up by Paul McCartney. Dressed to Kill, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Heartsounds by Martha Weinman Lear was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1980.

1979

A Time To Heal by Gerald R. Ford was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Sébastien Lavoie. In that special week people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. International Velvet, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1978.

1977

The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Diane Kruger. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Lifeguard, directed by Daniel Petrie, 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: 15 July 1976.

1975

Far Tortuga by Peter Matthiessen was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marilita Lambropoulou. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae. Death Wish, directed by Michael Winner, 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: 15 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Brian Austin Green. In that special week people in US were listening to Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston. A Brief Vacation, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Facing The Lions by Tom Wicker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Scott Foley. In that special week people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Bill Withers. Joe Kidd, directed by John Sturges, 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: 15 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Danijela Martinović. In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits. Reshma Aur Shera, directed by Sunil Dutt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The European Discovery Of America by Samuel Eliot Morison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1971.

1970

Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Stéphanie Lagarde. In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits. Castle Keep, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Eddie Griffin. In that special week people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert. Yellow Submarine, directed by George Dunning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Or I'Ll Dress You In Mourning by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Adam Savage. In that special week people in US were listening to Windy by The Association. Theatre of Death, directed by Samuel Gallu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Irène Jacob. In that special week people in US were listening to Hanky Panky by Tommy James and the Shondells. The Wild Angels, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include David Miliband. In UK I'm Alive by The Hollies was in the top 5 hits. The Sex Perils of Paulette, directed by Doris Wishman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1965.

1964

A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Brigitte Nielsen. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. 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: 15 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Nikos Filippou. In that special week people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. I Thank a Fool, directed by Robert Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. In The Clearing by Robert Frost was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1962.

1961

A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Willie Aames. In that special week people in US were listening to Alley-Oop by Hollywood Argyles. The Entertainer, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Law And The Profits by C. Northcote Parkinson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Vincent Lindon. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Holiday for Lovers, directed by Henry Levin, 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: 15 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Dan Forsman. In that special week people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. The Matchmaker, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Time Of The Dragons by Alice Ekert-Rotholz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Maryvonne Micale. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Run of the Arrow, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Take My Life by Eddie Cantor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1957.

1956

La escondida directed by Roberto Gavaldón was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Ko Hashiguchi. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Kentuckian, directed by Burt Lancaster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1955.

1954

The Far Country directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Michel Jacquemin Raffestin. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Gun Belt, directed by Ray Nazarro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Poor Man'S Guide To Europe by David Dodge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Terry O'Quinn. Untamed Frontier, directed by Hugo Fregonese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Under The Sea-Wind by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1952.

1951

Show Boat directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1951.

1950

The Men directed by Fred Zinnemann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1950.

1949

Too Late for Tears directed by Byron Haskin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1949.

1948

Blonde Ice directed by Jack Bernhard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1948.

1947

Something in the Wind directed by Irving Pichel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1947.

1946

Courage of Lassie directed by Fred M. Wilcox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1946.

1945

Anchors Aweigh directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1945.

1944

Mr. Winkle Goes to War directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1944.

1943

Submarine Base directed by Albert H. Kelley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1943.

1942

Crossroads directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1942.

1940

Boys of the City directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1940.

1939

Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1939.

1938

Little Miss Broadway directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1938.

1937

High, Wide and Handsome directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1937.

1936

Satan Met a Lady directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1936.

1934

Here Comes the Navy directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1934.

1933

Secret of the Blue Room directed by Kurt Neumann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1933.

1932

The Purchase Price directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1932.

1930

Dixiana directed by Luther Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 1930.

1926

Devil's Island directed by Frank O'Connor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 15 July 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: 15 July 1925.