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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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 July 2010.

2009

Julie & Julia directed by Nora Ephron was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 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. Someday Soon by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 July 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Omar Rasheed. 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. In This Mountain by Jan Karon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 2002.

2001

Planet of the Apes directed by Tim Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dalton Cyr. 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. Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 2000.

1999

The Iron Giant directed by Brad Bird was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Maggie Lindemann. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. The Negotiator, directed by F. Gary Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Pirate Looks At Fifty by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 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: 21 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: 21 July 1996.

1995

Waterworld directed by Kevin Reynolds was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1995.

1994

Saved By The Light by Dannion Brinkley with Paul Perry was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Durley. 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. The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dash (rapper). In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Dead Alive, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Sara Sampaio. 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. Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Fabrice N'Sakala. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Problem Child, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Peril And Promise by John Chancellor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Juno Temple. In that special week people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika. Turner & Hooch, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Talking God by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include DeAndre Jordan. In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. Cocktail, directed by Roger Donaldson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Rich Froning Jr. 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. Heiress by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Ferguson. 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. Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Ancilla Tilia. 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. Breaking With Moscow by Arkady N. Shevchenko was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Gary Zebrowski. 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. Hooligans by William Diehl was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Vinessa Antoine. 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. The Warlord by Malcolm Bosse was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Jason Cram. 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. For Special Services by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Romeo Santos. 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. The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sandra Laoura. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel. The Hunter, directed by Buzz Kulik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Sins Of The Fathers by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Ithurbide. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer. Pacific Inferno, directed by Rolf Bayer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Josh Hartnett. 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. Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Biasini. In that special week people in US were listening to Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow. The Worm Eaters, directed by Herb Robins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. It Didn'T Start With Watergate by Victor Lasky was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jaime Murray. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Swashbuckler, directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Augustin Legrand. 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. Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bharath . In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Cockfighter, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Ali Landry. 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 Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Korey Cooper. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Ek Nazar, directed by B.R. Ishara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Gainsbourg. In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits. Angels Hard as They Come, directed by Joe Viola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Love In The Ruins by Walker Percy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Alysia Reiner. In that special week people in US were listening to Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night. The Mind of Mr. Soames, directed by Alan Cooke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Godfrey . 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 Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Racquel Darrian. In that special week people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela. The French Chef Cookbook by Julia Child was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1968.

1967

Tales Of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Arija Bareikis. In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. 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: 21 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Partition of Vietnam. In UK I'm Alive by The Hollies was in the top 5 hits. Cup Fever, directed by David Bracknell, 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: 21 July 1965.

1964

The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Greg Behrendt. In that special week people in US were listening to Surf City by Jan & Dean. Doctor in Distress, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. You Are Not The Target by Laura Archera Huxley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Victor Adebowale. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. The Lion, directed by Jack Cardiff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1962.

1961

The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yves Guillemot (entrepreneur). 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. How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Tresca. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Return of the Fly, directed by Edward Bernds, 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: 21 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Arnaud Delbarre. 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. How To Do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By Yourself by Robert Paul Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Jon Lovitz. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. Outlaw's Son, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Rascals In Paradise by James A. Michener and Grove Day was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1957.

1956

The Ambassador's Daughter directed by Norman Krasna was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Béla Tarr. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. The Scarlet Coat, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Scotswoman by Inglis Clark Fletcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Fabienne Égal. 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. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1954.

1953

In The Wet by Nevil Shute was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Camilia Veroni. The Duel at Silver Creek, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 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: 21 July 1951.

1950

The Grand Alliance by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 July 1945.

1944

The Seventh Cross directed by Fred Zinnemann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 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: 21 July 1920.