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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2015

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles directed by Jonathan Liebesman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Kick-Ass 2 directed by Jeff Wadlow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

The Help directed by Tate Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World directed by Edgar Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

District 9 directed by Neill Blomkamp 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 UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits. Superbad, directed by Greg Mottola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. 74 Seaside Avenue by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2007.

2006

Accepted directed by Steve Pink was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Four Brothers directed by John Singleton 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 that special week people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. S.W.A.T., directed by Clark Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. 2nd Chance by James Patterson, Andrew Gross 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 that special week people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. xXx, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2002.

2001

American Pie 2 directed by J.B. Rogers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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

2000

The Cell directed by Tarsem Singh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Ethan Cutkosky. In that special week people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. The Sixth Sense, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. Blade, directed by Stephen Norrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Tayler Holder. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Katja Glieson. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. The Fan, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1996.

1995

Mortal Kombat directed by Paul Anderson 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 that special week people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, directed by Stephan Elliott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton 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 UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett 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 that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Single White Female, directed by Barbet Schroeder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman 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 UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Double Impact, directed by Sheldon Lettich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1991.

1990

Wild at Heart directed by David Lynch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Lil Romeo. In that special week people in US were listening to Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman 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 UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. The Last Temptation of Christ, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan 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 UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. Dirty Dancing, directed by Emile Ardolino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins 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 UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. The Fly, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick 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 UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Return of the Living Dead, directed by Dan O'Bannon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker 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 UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, directed by W.D. Richter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs 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 that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Cujo, directed by Lewis Teague, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin 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 UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, 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: 19 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Nick Kennedy. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. Heavy Metal, directed by Gerald Potterton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone 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 UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1980.

1979

Life of Brian directed by Terry Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1979.

1978

Piranha directed by Joe Dante 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 that special week people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. Suspiria, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion 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 that special week people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. Futureworld, directed by Richard T. Heffron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal 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 UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller 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 UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan 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 UK I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Enter the Dragon, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1973.

1972

Super Fly directed by Gordon Parks Jr. was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Grégory Wimbée. In that special week people in US were listening to How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Bee Gees. Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen 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 that special week people in US were listening to Make It With You by Bread. Soldier Blue, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel 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 that special week people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones. Take the Money and Run, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov 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 that special week people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. Asterix le Gaulois, directed by Ray Goossens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Airport by Arthur Haile 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 that special week people in US were listening to All You Need Is Love by The Beatles. Bonnie and Clyde, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor 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 that special week people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. This Property Is Condemned, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis 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 UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, directed by Russ Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1965.

1964

A Hard Day's Night directed by Richard Lester was one of the most viewed movies released in 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 that special week people in US were listening to Fingertips - Pt 2 by Little Stevie Wonder. Lord of the Flies, directed by Peter Brook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1963.

1962

Kid Galahad directed by Phil Karlson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1962.

1961

Pit and the Pendulum directed by Roger Corman 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 UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. G.I. Blues, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Ricky Pierce. In that special week people in US were listening to A Big Hunk O' Love by Elvis Presley. The Tingler, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Advise and Consent by Allen Drur was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1959.

1958

Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Martin Donovan. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1957.

1956

Bigger Than Life directed by Nicholas Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Peter Gallagher. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Oscar Larrauri. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Raid, directed by Hugo Fregonese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1954.

1953

The Cruel Sea directed by Charles Frend was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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. Casque d'Or, directed by Jacques Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1952.

1951

A Place in the Sun directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

No Way Out directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

I Was a Male War Bride directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid directed by Irving Pichel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Life with Father directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Notorious directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best seller of 1944.

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

1943

Phantom of the Opera directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1943.

1942

Bambi directed by James Algar was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Foreign Correspondent directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

The Wizard of Oz directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Block-Heads directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

The Life of Emile Zola directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

The Last of the Mohicans directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Alice Adams directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

Treasure Island directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Morning Glory directed by Lowell Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thomas P Salmon. Love Me Tonight, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1932.

1931

Bad Girl directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

Cimarron by Edna Ferber was one of the best seller of 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1930.

1929

Lucky Star directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kitzi Greene. The Mysterious Lady, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1928.

1927

Warning Shadows directed by Arthur Robison was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1927.

1926

Don Juan directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1926.

1925

The Unholy Three directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1925.

1924

Monsieur Beaucaire directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1923

Hollywood directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leopold Anoul. Blood and Sand, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1922.

1921

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best seller of 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Patterson. The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1920.

1919

The Mother and the Law directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1919.

1918

Shifting Sands directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1918.

1917

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best seller of 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1917.

1916

The Devil's Needle directed by Chester Withey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1916.

1915

A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1915.

1914

A Florida Enchantment directed by Sidney Drew was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1914.

1913

The Last Days of Pompeii directed by Mario Caserini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1911.

1910

The White Slave Trade directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1910.

1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1909.

1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1908.

1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1906.

1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1904.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1903.

1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1902.

1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 19 August 1901.