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2018

Frat Pack directed by Michael Philip was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2018.

2016

Free State of Jones directed by Gary Ross was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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 that special week people in US were listening to Burn by Usher. Hellbent, directed by Paul Etheredge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Tampa Burn by Randy Wayne White 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 that special week people in US were listening to Foolish by Ashanti. The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest, directed by Mick Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Mortal Prey by John Sandford 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. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler 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. Cradle And All by James Patterson 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. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling 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. Without a Doubt by Marcia Clark with Teresa Carpenter 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 UK Three Lions by Baddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds was in the top 5 hits. Phenomenon, directed by Jon Turteltaub, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Drink With The Devil by Jack Higgins 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 that special week people in US were listening to Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? by Bryan Adams. Apollo 13, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Strange Highways by Dean Koontz 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. The Alienist by Caleb Carr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Darius Benson. In UK (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. Sleepless in Seattle, directed by Nora Ephron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Remembering Denny by Calvin Trillin was one of the best selling books.
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. Jewels by Danielle Steel 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 that special week people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. Fires Within, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Bully For Brontosaurus by Stephen Jay Gould 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 UK World In Motion by Englandneworder was in the top 5 hits. A Chinese Ghost Story II, directed by Siu-Tung Ching, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Loving You (Forever) by New Kids On The Block. Zombie 4: After Death, directed by Claudio Fragasso, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark 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. Crimson Joy by Robert B. Parker 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 UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. The Living Daylights, directed by John Glen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Communion by Whitley Strieber 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. Enter Talking by Joan Rivers with Richard Meryman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1986.

1985

The Heart Of The Dragon by Alasdair Clayre 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. Possessions by Judith Michael 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. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda 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 that special week people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. The Last American Virgin, directed by Boaz Davidson, 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: 17 June 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Rebekah Staton. In UK Being With You by Smokey Robinson was in the top 5 hits. Dragonslayer, directed by Matthew Robbins, 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: 17 June 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Venus Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.. The Stunt Man, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Portraits by Cynthia Freeman 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 UK Sunday Girl by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Escape from Alcatraz, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1979.

1978

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best seller of 1978.

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

1977

Condominium by John D. MacDonald 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 UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson, directed by Robert Altman, 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. Rollerball, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. A Month Of Sundays by John Updike 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 that special week people in US were listening to Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods. Emmanuelle, directed by Just Jaeckin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven 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 UK Can The Can by Suzi Quatro was in the top 5 hits. 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Candy Man by Sammy Davis Jr.. Ben, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Defense Never Rests by F. Lee Bailey 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 UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. Scandalous John, directed by Robert Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles. Catch-22, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Up The Organization by Robert Townsend 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 UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Chastity, directed by Alessio de Paola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Vines Of Yarrabee by Dorothy Eden 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 that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel. The Thomas Crown Affair, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Gipsy Moth Circles The World by Francis Chichester 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 UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits. Don't Make Waves, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Variety Of Men by C.P. Snow 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. Those Who Love by Irving Stone 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Can't Help Myself by Four Tops. The Sons of Katie Elder, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Flight Of The Falcon by Daphne Du Maurier 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. My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan 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 UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Day They Shook The Plum Tree by Arthur H. Lewis 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. Boys' Night Out, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1962.

1961

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser 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 that special week people in US were listening to Cathy's Clown by The Everly Brothers. Bells Are Ringing, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Thierry Brac de la Perrière. In that special week people in US were listening to The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton. Darby O'Gill and the Little People, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
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 Face Of Minnesota by John Szarkowski 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 UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. The Unearthly, directed by Boris Petroff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Faith On The March by A.H. Macmillan 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. The Cross Of Iron by Willi Heinrich 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 Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute 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 Mind Alive by Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet 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. The Great Sioux Uprising, directed by Lloyd Bacon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. This I Believe by Edward R. Murrow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1953.

1952

The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson 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

Kind Hearts and Coronets directed by Robert Hamer 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

Heartaches directed by Basil Wrangell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1945

Bells of Rosarita 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

Alaska Highway directed by Frank McDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1941

They Met in Bombay directed by Clarence Brown 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

San Francisco directed by W.S. Van Dyke 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.

1925

The Gold Rush directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1925.