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2015

Inside Out directed by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2015.

2013

Famous people born on this day include Theo Horan. In that special week people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. Grown Ups 2, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013. The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2013.

2012

The Dark Knight Rises directed by Christopher Nolan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2012.

2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 directed by David Yates was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2011.

2009

The Ugly Truth directed by Robert Luketic was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 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. The Dark Knight, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2008.

2007

Hairspray directed by Adam Shankman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2007.

2005

Wedding Crashers directed by David Dobkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2005.

2004

I, Robot directed by Alex Proyas was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2004.

2003

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen directed by Stephen Norrington was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2003.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Cade Holt. In that special week people in US were listening to U Remind Me by Usher. Jurassic Park III, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK The Real Slim Shady by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. X-Men, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Flags Of Our Fathers by James Bradley with Ron Powers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2000.

1999

Eyes Wide Shut directed by Stanley Kubrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include ObeyDario . In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. There's Something About Mary, directed by Bobby Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Low Country by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Caito Potatoe. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Contact, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Luke Hemmings. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Criss Cross, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Steven Diaz. In UK Boom Boom Boom by The Outhere Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Judge Dredd, directed by Danny Cannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Dave Barry'S Complete Guide To Guys by Dave Barry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Mark Indelicato. In that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. Angels in the Outfield, directed by William Dear, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Lucie Bourdeu. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. I'll Be Seeing You by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anaïs Pessey. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. Universal Soldier, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Shipp. In that special week people in US were listening to Unbelievable by EMF. Point Break, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Under The Influence by Peter Hernon and Terry Ganey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include James Maslow. In that special week people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. Ghost, directed by Jerry Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. September by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Gareth Bale. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. When Harry Met Sally..., directed by Rob Reiner, 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: 16 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sergio Busquets. In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. Die Hard, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Thief Of Time by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include AnnaLynne McCord. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Calum Gittins. In that special week people in US were listening to Invisible Touch by Genesis. Big Trouble in Little China, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Heather Blumberg. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Explorers, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Nutcracker by Shana Alexander was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Teni Panosian. In that special week people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. Cloak & Dagger, directed by Richard Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Possessions by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Katrina Kaif. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Zelig, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Seduction Of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Aamna Sharif. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, directed by Woody Allen, 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: 16 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Zach Randolph. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. Victory, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Creation by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chris 'CT' Tamburello. In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. My Bodyguard, directed by Tony Bill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Devil'S Alternative by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Jayma Mays. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer. Dracula, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The White Album by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Brian Bianchini. In that special week people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. Foul Play, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Bryan Budd. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. Orca, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anna Smashnova. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. They Came from Within, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Crowned Heads by Thomas Tryon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Ana Paula Arosio. In that special week people in US were listening to Listen To What The Man Said by Wings. Rollerball, directed by Norman Jewison, 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: 16 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Pontius. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae. Where the Red Fern Grows, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Schelim Hannan. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce. 40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Beaton. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Joe Kidd, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Corey Feldman. In that special week people in US were listening to Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders. The Panic in Needle Park, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, 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: 16 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Will Vanlandingham. In that special week people in US were listening to Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night. Catch-22, directed by Mike Nichols, 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: 16 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Eduardo Videgaray. In that special week people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. Easy Rider, directed by Dennis Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Barry Sanders. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1968.

1967

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Mike Horn. In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. Torn Curtain, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Michel Desjoyeaux. In UK I'm Alive by The Hollies was in the top 5 hits. Kwaidan, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Journal Of A Soul by Pope John XXIII was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Levrone. In that special week people in US were listening to Rag Doll by The 4 Seasons. The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Phoebe Cates. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. This Sporting Life, directed by Lindsay Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Yves Féraud. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Tales of Terror, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Fabrice Brégier. In that special week people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, directed by Irwin Allen, 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: 16 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leila Kenzle. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. 13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Enemy Within by Robert F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Sylvie Gracia. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. A Hole in the Head, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Day Before Yesterday by Eleanor Butler Roosevelt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michael Flatley. 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 Ginger Man by J.P. Donleavy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Clio Goldsmith. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. The Pride and the Passion, directed by Stanley Kramer, 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: 16 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Tony Kushner. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. La Strada, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Zohar Argov. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. The Dam Busters, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Riitta Väisänen. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Malta Story, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Taft Story by William S. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1954.

1953

The Band Wagon directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stewart Copeland. We're Not Married!, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Scalpel by Horace McCoy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1952.

1951

Strangers on a Train directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1951.

1950

Winchester '73 directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1950.

1949

The Great Gatsby directed by Elliott Nugent was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1949.

1948

Key Largo directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1948.

1947

Brute Force directed by Jules Dassin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1947.

1946

A Stolen Life directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 July 1945.

1944

The Canterville Ghost directed by Jules Dassin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1944.

1943

Batman directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1943.

1942

The Pride of the Yankees directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1942.

1941

Sergeant York directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1941.

1940

All This, and Heaven Too directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1940.

1939

Bachelor Mother directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1939.

1938

Algiers directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1938.

1937

Easy Living directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1937.

1936

Poor Little Rich Girl directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1936.

1935

Mad Love directed by Karl Freund was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1935.

1934

Of Human Bondage directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 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: 16 July 1933.

1932

Million Dollar Legs directed by Edward Cline was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 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: 16 July 1931.

1930

The Unholy Three directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1930.

1929

High Voltage directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1929.

1928

The Love of Jeanne Ney directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1928.

1927

The Joyless Street directed by G.W. Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1927.

1926

Faces of Children directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1926.

1925

Cyrano de Bergerac directed by Augusto Genina was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1925.

1924

Destiny directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1924.

1923

Merry-Go-Round directed by Rupert Julian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1923.

1922

Eyes of the Mummy Ma directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1922.

1921

The Conquering Power directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1921.

1920

Himmelskibet directed by Holger-Madsen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1920.

1919

The Lost Battalion directed by Burton King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1919.

1917

Wild and Woolly directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1917.

1916

Flirting with Fate directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1916.

1914

The King of the Beggars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1914.

1913

The Flying Circus directed by Alfred Lind was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1913.

1911

Dante's Inferno directed by Francesco Bertolini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1911.

1902

Snow White directed by N/A was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1902.