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2017

Victor Crowley directed by Adam Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2017.

2015

The Sand directed by Isaac Gabaeff was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2015.

2014

She's Funny That Way directed by Peter Bogdanovich was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2014.

2013

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2013.

2011

Abduction directed by John Singleton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2011.

2010

Private Vegas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2010.

2009

The Descent: Part 2 directed by Jon Harris was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2009.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Emmi Butler. In that special week people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston. War, directed by Philip G. Atwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2007.

2006

Sandwich directed by Anees Bazmee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2006.

2005

Serenity directed by Joss Whedon was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Harvey Bautista. In UK Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was in the top 5 hits. Love Me If You Dare, directed by Yann Samuell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Brighton Sharbino. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. Frida, directed by Julie Taymor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2002.

2001

Bubble Boy directed by Blair Hayes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Incomplete by Sisqo. The Art of War, directed by Christian Duguay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Day John Died by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Ethan Cutkosky. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. The Astronaut's Wife, directed by Rand Ravich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The First World War by John Keegan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Ella Guevara. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Rounders, directed by John Dahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1998.

1997

The Third Twin by Ken Follett was one of the best seller of 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Katja Glieson. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Carpool, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Exclusive by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1996.

1995

Lord of Illusions directed by Clive Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Alexis Raynaud. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Heaven Help Us, directed by Michael Dinner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Dominic DeAngelis. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. The Thing Called Love, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Secret Ceremonies by Deborah Laake was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vektroid . In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! was in the top 5 hits. The Last of the Mohicans, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Brock O'Hurn. In that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. Dead Again, directed by Kenneth Branagh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Beast by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Joshua Tan. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. After Dark, My Sweet, directed by James Foley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Dark Angel by Sally Beauman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Lil Romeo. In UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. The Package, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Negotiator by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cristina Scuccia. In that special week people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. Hero and the Terror, directed by William Tannen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Shining Through by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Manny Jacinto. In that special week people in US were listening to I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2. End of the Line, directed by Jay Russell, 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: 19 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Christina Perri. In that special week people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna. River's Edge, directed by Tim Hunter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Lindsey Jacobellis. In that special week people in US were listening to Shout by Tears For Fears. American Ninja, directed by Sam Firstenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Micah Alberti. In that special week people in US were listening to Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.. Old Enough, directed by Marisa Silver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Past Imperfect by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Reeva Steenkamp. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Revenge of the Dead, directed by Pupi Avati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. August by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Erika Christensen. In that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. Superstition, directed by James W. Roberson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Friday by Robert A. Heinlein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Nick Kennedy. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. Body Heat, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Houcine (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. He Knows You're Alone, directed by Armand Mastroianni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Real War by Richard Nixon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Katia Corriveau. In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. Kaala Patthar, directed by Yash Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Class Reunion by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1979.

1978

Power Play directed by Martyn Burke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Callum Blue. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu, directed by Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lillo Brancato Jr. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. J.D.'s Revenge, directed by Arthur Marks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Tracie Thoms. In that special week people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees. Strip Nude for Your Killer, directed by Andrea Bianchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Tim Kasher. In that special week people in US were listening to The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace. Amazing Grace, directed by Stan Lathan, 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: 19 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marco Materazzi. In that special week people in US were listening to Touch Me In The Morning by Diana Ross. The Lonely Woman, directed by Francisco Rovira Beleta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Sammi Cheng. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. Blacula, directed by William Crain, 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: 19 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Grégory Wimbée. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. A Gunfight, directed by Lamont Johnson, 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: 19 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Gérald Véniard. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. House of Dark Shadows, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Such Good Friends by Lois Gould was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Matthew Perry. In UK Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Porcile, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, 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: 19 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nikolaos Kaklamanakis. In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits. How Sweet It Is!, directed by Jerry Paris, 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: 19 August 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Agnès Dhaussy. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits. The Trip, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Lee Ann Womack. In UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. Follow Me, Boys!, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Kyra Sedgwick. In that special week people in US were listening to I Got You Babe by Sonny & Cher. Spare a Copper, directed by John Paddy Carstairs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1965.

1964

Convention by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Stamos. In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The Gun Hawk, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Valérie Kaprisky. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. The Slave, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1962.

1961

The Counterfeiters of Paris directed by Gilles Grangier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Satterfield. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. Mr. Citizen by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1960.

1959

The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include John F Egan. In that special week people in US were listening to Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson. The Hunters, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Martin Donovan. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. The Long Haul, directed by Ken Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1957.

1956

The Ninth Wave by Eugene Burdick was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1956.

1955

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1955.

1954

The Black Knight directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Nanni Moretti. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Plunder of the Sun, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Kingfishers Catch Fire by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aric Seidel. Penny Princess, directed by Val Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1952.

1951

My Outlaw Brother directed by Elliott Nugent was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1951.

1950

The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1950.

1949

Madame Bovary directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1949.

1948

Rope directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1948.

1947

Song of the Thin Man directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1947.

1946

London Town directed by Wesley Ruggles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1946.

1945

Love Letters directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1945.

1944

Casanova Brown directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1944.

1942

The Palm Beach Story directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1942.

1941

Peer Gynt directed by David Bradley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1941.

1940

Young People directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1940.

1939

Range War directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1939.

1938

Spawn of the North directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1938.

1937

Dead End directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1937.

1936

East Meets West directed by Herbert Mason was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1936.

1935

Chandu on the Magic Island directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1935.

1934

The Moonstone directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1934.

1933

Man of the Forest directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1933.

1932

Ride Him, Cowboy directed by Fred Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1932.

1931

Street Scene directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1931.

1924

The Iron Horse directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1924.

1922

Just Tony directed by Lynn Reynolds was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1922.