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2017

The Fix by David Baldacci was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2017.

2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past directed by Bryan Singer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Man of Steel directed by Zack Snyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2013.

2012

Inseparable directed by Dayyan Eng was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2010

Toy Story 3 directed by Lee Unkrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Sissi directed by Ernst Marischka was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2009.

2008

The Happening directed by M. Night Shyamalan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

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

2006

Monster House directed by Gil Kenan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Famous people born on this day include Mallory Web. In UK Axel F by Crazy Frog was in the top 5 hits. Po zakonu, directed by Lev Kuleshov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Coach by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2005.

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. The Terminal, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Glorious Appearing by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Jake Goodman. In UK Without Me by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. Minority Report, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Wailing Wind by Tony Hillerman 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. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, directed by Simon West, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. A Common Life by Jan Karon 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 Be With You by Enrique Iglesias. Me, Myself & Irene, directed by Bobby Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Empty Chair by Jeffery Deaver 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. Big Daddy, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. We'Ll Meet Again by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1999.

1998

Can't Hardly Wait directed by Harry Elfont 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. Hercules, directed by Ron Clements, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Up Island by Anne Rivers Siddons 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. Eraser, directed by Charles Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Falling Up by Shel Silverstein 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. Pocahontas, directed by Mike Gabriel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Rainmaker by John Grisham 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. The Lion King, directed by Roger Allers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gra 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 that special week people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss 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. Batman Returns, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. All Around The Town by Mary Higgins Clark 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. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. If You Really Loved Me by Ann Rule 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. Gremlins 2: The New Batch, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Outlaws Of Mesquite by Louis L'Amour 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. Ghostbusters II, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam 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 Foolish Beat by Debbie Gibson. The Great Outdoors, directed by Howard Deutch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Show Time by Pat Riley 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 Head To Toe by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam. Full Metal Jacket, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr 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. Back to School, directed by Alan Metter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Marcos Baghdatis. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Heart Of The Dragon by Alasdair Clayre was one of the best selling books.
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. Top Secret!, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Lincoln by Gore Vidal 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. Fanny and Alexander, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Men Are Just Desserts by Sonya Friedman 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. Firefox, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Late Innings by Roger Angell 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 Medley by Stars On 45. Raiders of the Lost Ark, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Xpd by Len Deighton 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 Blues Brothers, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Will by G. Gordon Liddy 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. Rocky II, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Ss-Gb by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Isabelle Delobel. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Jaws 2, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Kalki by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Leigh Whannell. In UK Lucille by Kenny Rogers was in the top 5 hits. Exorcist II: The Heretic, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
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. Silent Movie, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson 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. Night Moves, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin 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. Uptown Saturday Night, directed by Sidney Poitier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre 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. Battle for the Planet of the Apes, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris 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. Deep Throat, directed by Jerry Gerard, 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. Death in Venice, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald 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. Two Mules for Sister Sara, directed by Don Siegel, 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: 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. True Grit, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Airport by Arthur Hailey 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. Faces, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. 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. The Dirty Dozen, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 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. Khartoum, directed by Basil Dearden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan 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 Collector, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Taken Care Of by Edith Sitwell 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. Zulu, directed by Cy Endfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy 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. The Terror, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna 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. That Touch of Mink, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Big Laugh by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Denis Lavant. In that special week people in US were listening to Moody River by Pat Boone. The Parent Trap, directed by David Swift, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
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. Psycho, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Mrs. 'Arris Goes To New York by Paul Gallico 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. The Horse Soldiers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King 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. The Vikings, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Best Of Dear Abby by Abigail Van Buren was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1958.

1957

Tammy and the Bachelor directed by Joseph Pevney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

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. The Great Locomotive Chase, directed by Francis Lyon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Quiet American by Graham Greene 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. Lady and the Tramp, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Bottoms Up! by Cornelia Otis Skinner 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. Them!, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Bless This House by Norah Lofts 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. Robot Monster, directed by Phil Tucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Rommel Papers by B.H. Liddell Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Fabienne Thibeault. Clash by Night, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Saracen Blade by Frank Yerby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1952.

1951

Ace in the Hole directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Father of the Bride directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Edward, My Son directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Melody Time directed by Clyde Geronimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Great Expectations directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Henry V directed by Laurence Olivier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1946.

1945

Conflict directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Days of Glory directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Spitfire directed by Leslie Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Mrs. Miniver directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1942.

1941

Out of the Fog directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Mortal Storm directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1940.

1939

Tarzan Finds a Son! directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Lord Jeff directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

A Day at the Races directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Secret Agent directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Becky Sharp directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1935.

1934

Little Miss Marker directed by Alexander Hall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

His Private Secretary directed by Philip H. Whitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1933.

1931

A Free Soul directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

The Big House directed by George Hill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1930.

1929

Nosferatu directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1928.

1927

The Unknown directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

It's the Old Army Game directed by A. Edward Sutherland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1926.

1925

Don Q Son of Zorro directed by Donald Crisp was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

The Sea Hawk directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1924.

1923

The Shock directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1923.

1922

Grandma's Boy directed by Fred Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1922.

1919

True Heart Susie directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1919.

1918

Old Wives for New directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1918.

1915

Fantomas Against Fantomas directed by Louis Feuillade was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1915.

1914

Atlantis directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1914.

1901

Finishing Touches directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 June 1901.