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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. Frat Pack, directed by Michael Philip, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to One Dance by Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla. Free State of Jones, directed by Gary Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2016.

2015

Scottish Mussel directed by Talulah Riley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2015.

2014

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus directed by Spike Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2014.

2012

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter directed by Timur Bekmambetov was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2012.

2011

Transformers: Dark of the Moon directed by Michael Bay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2011.

2010

Grown Ups directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2010.

2008

Hellboy II: The Golden Army directed by Guillermo del Toro was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2008.

2007

Evan Almighty directed by Tom Shadyac was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2007.

2006

Krrish directed by Rakesh Roshan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Fuku Suzuki. In UK I Don't Wanna Know by Mario Winans featuring Enya & P Diddy was in the top 5 hits. Hellbent, directed by Paul Etheredge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2004.

2003

The Room directed by Tommy Wiseau was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Jake Goodman. In UK Without Me by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest, directed by Mick Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. In This Mountain by Jan Karon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Deyjah Harris. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady Marmalade by Christina Aguilera. Intimate Affairs, directed by Alan Rudolph, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. A Short Guide to a Happy Life by Anna Quindlen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Try Again by Aaliyah. Relative Values, directed by Eric Styles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Clara Channel. In that special week people in US were listening to If You Had My Love by Jennifer Lopez. Shapeshifter, directed by Philippe Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Bag of Bones by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1999.

1998

Out of Sight directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Sadie Robertson. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. Stag, directed by Gavin Wilding, 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: 17 June 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Taveeta Szymanowicz. In that special week people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Phenomenon, directed by Jon Turteltaub, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Houriet. In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. Apollo 13, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Let Me Call You Sweetheart by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Julia Kelly. In that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. Forrest Gump, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Beyond Peace by Richard Nixon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1994.

1993

Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow was one of the best seller of 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Allsop. In UK Abba-esque (EP) by Erasure was in the top 5 hits. Unlawful Entry, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Cedric Seabrooks. In UK I Wanna Sex You Up by Color Me Badd was in the top 5 hits. Fires Within, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Possession by A. S. Byatt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jordan Henderson. In that special week people in US were listening to It Must Have Been Love by Roxette. A Chinese Ghost Story II, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Gold Coast by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Simone Battle. In UK Sealed With A Kiss by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Zombie 4: After Death, directed by Claudio Fragasso, 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: 17 June 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ruben Sole. In that special week people in US were listening to Together Forever (Remix) by Rick Astley. Who Framed Roger Rabbit, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Kendrick Lamar. In that special week people in US were listening to Always by Atlantic Starr. Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare, directed by John Fasano, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Destiny by Sally Beauman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Marie Avgeropoulos. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Running Scared, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Nobody Lives Forever by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1986.

1985

The Cider House Rules by John Irving was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include John Gallagher Jr. In UK Wake Me Up Before You Go Go by Wham! was in the top 5 hits. The Pope of Greenwich Village, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Balls by Graig Nettles and Peter Golenbock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Lee Ryan. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Yellowbeard, directed by Mel Damski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Warlord by Malcolm Bosse was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Arthur Darvill. In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits. The Thing, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. For Special Services by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Rebekah Staton. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. For Your Eyes Only, directed by John Glen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Century by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Venus Williams. In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. The Stunt Man, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Tyler Webb. In that special week people in US were listening to Hot Stuff by Donna Summer. The Main Event, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Beyond Reason by Margaret Trudeau was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1979.

1978

The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1978.

1977

Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scott Adkins. In that special week people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. The Omen, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Boys From Brazil by Ira Levin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Irwin. In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits. Race with the Devil, directed by Jack Starrett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Krayzie Bone. In UK The Streak by Ray Stevens was in the top 5 hits. For Pete's Sake, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Cashelmara by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Aurélie Filippetti. In that special week people in US were listening to My Love by Paul McCartney. Dillinger, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Sleeping Beauty by Ross MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Michal Zebrowski. In UK Vincent by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Ben, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Paulina Rubio. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. Scandalous John, directed by Robert Butler, 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: 17 June 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Popeye Jones. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Catch-22, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Paul Tergat. In that special week people in US were listening to Get Back by The Beatles. Chastity, directed by Alessio de Paola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dianne Patrice Durham. In UK Young Girl by Union Gap was in the top 5 hits. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Keith Sims. In that special week people in US were listening to Groovin' by The Young Rascals. Don't Make Waves, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jason Patric. In UK Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Hold On!, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Unsafe At Any Speed by Ralph Nader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Arabian Prince. In UK Crying In The Chapel by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Sons of Katie Elder, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Michael Gross. In that special week people in US were listening to Chapel Of Love by The Dixie Cups. Hercules Against the Moon Men, directed by Giacomo Gentilomo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Greg Kinnear. In that special week people in US were listening to Sukiyaki by Kyu Sakamoto. Tomorrow at Ten, directed by Lance Comfort, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Bedford Incident by Mark Rascovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Lio . In UK Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Boys' Night Out, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Last Plantagenets by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1962.

1961

The Frog Pond by Joyce MacIver was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Haden Church. In UK Three Steps To Heaven by Eddie Cochran was in the top 5 hits. Inherit the Wind, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1960.

1959

The Third Choice by Elizabeth Janeway was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Jello Biafra. In that special week people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. Kings Go Forth, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Mountain Road by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Grace de Capitani. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone. The Unearthly, directed by Boris Petroff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Kelly Lee Curtis. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Safari, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Mati Laur. In UK Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. Land of the Pharaohs, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Mark Linn-Baker. In UK Secret Love by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. The Caine Mutiny, directed by Edward Dmytryk, 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: 17 June 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Vernon Coaker. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Melba, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Postcards From Delaplane by Stanton Delaplane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1953.

1952

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1952.

1951

He Ran All the Way directed by John Berry was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1951.

1950

Tarzan and the Slave Girl directed by Lee Sholem was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1950.

1949

The Fountainhead directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1949.

1948

The Street with No Name directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1948.

1947

Pioneer Justice directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1947.

1945

Scared Stiff directed by Frank McDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1945.

1944

The Yellow Rose of Texas directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1944.

1943

Stage Door Canteen directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1943.

1941

Double Cross directed by Albert H. Kelley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1941.

1939

Maisie directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1939.

1938

Bar 20 Justice directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1938.

1937

Wee Willie Winkie directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1937.

1936

Ticket to Paradise directed by Aubrey Scotto was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1936.

1934

Randy Rides Alone directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1934.

1932

What Price Hollywood? directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1932.

1931

Gold Dust Gertie directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1931.

1929

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1929.

1927

Old San Francisco directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1927.