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2017

The Only Living Boy in New York directed by Marc Webb was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2017.

2014

Sins of Our Youth directed by Gary Entin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2014.

2013

We're the Millers directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2013.

2012

Fred 3: Camp Fred directed by Jonathan Judge was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2012.

2010

Dinner for Schmucks directed by Jay Roach was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2010.

2009

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra directed by Stephen Sommers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to I Kissed A Girl by Katy Perry. Acolytes, directed by Jon Hewitt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Tailspin by Catherine Coulter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2008.

2006

The Replacements directed by Howard Deutch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2006.

2005

Lady Vengeance directed by Chan-wook Park was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2005.

2004

The Village directed by M. Night Shyamalan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Logan Guleff. In that special week people in US were listening to Hot In Herre by Nelly. Yossi & Jagger, directed by Eytan Fox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Shelters Of Stone by Jean M.Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Colton Glenn. In that special week people in US were listening to U Remind Me by Usher. Planet of the Apes, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Between Lovers by Eric Jerome Dickey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alexis Simone. In UK The Real Slim Shady by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. The Perfect Tenant, directed by Doug Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Easy Prey by John Sandford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Princess Alexandra of Hanover. In UK 9pm (Till I Come) by ATB was in the top 5 hits. The Iron Giant, directed by Brad Bird, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1999.

1998

The Negotiator directed by F. Gary Gray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1998.

1997

Air Bud directed by Charles Martin Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1997.

1996

How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan was one of the best seller of 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Denzel Harris. In that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. Waterworld, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. From Beginning To End by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1995.

1994

The Chamber by John Grisham was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Lucas Digne. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. The Fugitive, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paige Hurd. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. Dead Alive, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Acquired Tastes by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Scout LaRue Willis. In that special week people in US were listening to Unbelievable by EMF. Hot Shots!, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Darkness by John Saul was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Steven Joseph-Monrose. In that special week people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. Problem Child, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Mountain Laurel by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Brooke Candy. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Kiki's Delivery Service, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Garden Of Lies by Eileen Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julianne Hough. In that special week people in US were listening to Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx. Cocktail, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Zoya by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Roza Gough. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. Love at Stake, directed by John Moffitt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Grace by James Spada was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Stasiulis. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Castle in the Sky, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Underground Empire by James Mills was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include John Francis Daley. In that special week people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran. Weird Science, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Fourth Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Konsta Hietanen. In that special week people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. Purple Rain, directed by Albert Magnoli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Wheel Of Fortune by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Barbara Goenaga. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Protectors of Universe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Voice Of The Heart by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Percy Daggs III. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. Night Shift, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Eden Burning by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Dayang Nurfaizah. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. Ticket to Heaven, directed by Ralph L. Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Miss Piggy'S Guide To Life by Miss Piggy as told to Henry Beard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gisele Bündchen. In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Hunter, directed by Buzz Kulik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Doctor Fischer Of Geneva Or The Bomb Party by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Anaïs Baydemir. In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. Pacific Inferno, directed by Rolf Bayer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Good As Gold by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Cédric Heymans. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Hooper, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Susana Werner. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. The Worm Eaters, directed by Herb Robins, 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: 20 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alex Yoong. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Squirm, directed by Jeff Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Lyndon Johnson And The American Dream by Doris Kearns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Ray Allen. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. The Devil's Rain, directed by Robert Fuest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Judy by Gerold Frank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simon Rex. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae. Cockfighter, directed by Monte Hellman, 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: 20 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Haakon Crown Prince of Norway. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce. The Last American Hero, directed by Lamont Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Jozef Stümpel. In that special week people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Bill Withers. Ek Nazar, directed by B.R. Ishara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Sandra Oh. In that special week people in US were listening to Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) by The Raiders. Angels Hard as They Come, directed by Joe Viola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Nicola Sturgeon. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. The Mind of Mr. Soames, directed by Alan Cooke, 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: 20 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Josh Holloway. In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits. The Gay Deceivers, directed by Bruce Kessler, 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: 20 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julian Rhind-Tutt. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Testimony of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1968.

1967

Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Stone Gossard. In that special week people in US were listening to Hanky Panky by Tommy James and the Shondells. Batman, directed by Leslie H. Martinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Marc Trévidic. In that special week people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones. Cup Fever, directed by David Bracknell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Oxford History Of The American People by Samuel Eliot Morison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1965.

1964

My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank Whaley. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Grandmother and the Priests by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Rochelle Redfield. In that special week people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. The Lion, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Thousand Springs by Anna Chennault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1962.

1961

Fate Is The Hunter by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Federico Echave. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee. Make Mine Mink, directed by Robert Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Leopard by Guiseppe di Lampedusa was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Radney Foster. In that special week people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. Return of the Fly, directed by Edward Bernds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The House Of Intellect by Jacques Barzun was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Bas (politician). In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Tarzan's Fight for Life, directed by H. Bruce Humberstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Enemy Camp by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Donna Dixon. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Outlaw's Son, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Flower Drum Song by C.Y. Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Mima Jaušovec. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. The Ambassador's Daughter, directed by Norman Krasna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Desmond Douglas. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Scarlet Coat, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Dominique Samiel. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Broken Lance, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1954.

1953

The Echoing Grove by Rosamond Lehmann was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Corrado Tedeschi. The Big Sky, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1952.

1951

On Moonlight Bay directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1951.

1950

John Adams And The American Revolution by Catherine Drinker Bowen was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1950.

1949

Come to the Stable directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1949.

1948

A Date with Judy directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1948.

1947

Under the Tonto Rim directed by Lew Landers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1947.

1946

Mr. Ace directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1946.

1945

Midnight Manhunt directed by William C. Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1945.

1944

Seven Doors to Death directed by Elmer Clifton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1944.

1943

This Is the Army directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1943.

1942

Footlight Serenade directed by Gregory Ratoff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1942.

1941

Charley's Aunt directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1941.

1940

When the Daltons Rode directed by George Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1940.

1939

Beau Geste directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1939.

1937

Slaves in Bondage directed by Elmer Clifton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1937.

1936

The Amazing Adventure directed by Alfred Zeisler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1936.

1935

Boys Will Be Boys directed by William Beaudine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1935.

1933

Another Language directed by Edward H. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1933.

1931

East of Borneo directed by George Melford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1931.

1930

Murder! directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1930.

1929

Blackmail directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1929.

1926

The Bells directed by James Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1926.

1925

Parisian Love directed by Louis J. Gasnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1925.

1920

The Penalty directed by Wallace Worsley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 July 1920.