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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: 22 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: 22 July 2014.

2013

Famous people born on this day include Prince George of Cambridge. In that special week people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. The Smurfs 2, directed by Raja Gosnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 July 2009.

2008

Acolytes directed by Jon Hewitt was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 July 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Felix . 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. A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Alisha Newton. In that special week people in US were listening to U Remind Me by Usher. Millennium Actress, directed by Satoshi Kon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Napalm & Silly Putty by George Carlin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Bent by matchbox twenty. The Perfect Tenant, directed by Doug Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Before I Say Good-Bye by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include GenuisMe . 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. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Madison Pettis. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. The Negotiator, directed by F. Gary Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include HeyThereImShannon . In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Air Bud, directed by Charles Martin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Desperation by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1997.

1996

I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn was one of the best seller of 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Soargaming . 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. Rose Madder by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1995.

1994

In the Kitchen With Rosie by Rosie Dale was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Rising Sun, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Selena Gomez. 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. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Keenan Tracey. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Hot Shots!, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1991.

1990

Problem Child directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Keegan Allen. 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. My Secret History by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yuriko Yoshitaka. 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. Rock Star by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Tom Wallisch. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Love at Stake, directed by John Moffitt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1987.

1986

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Mariama Signate. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Weird Science, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Footfall by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Stewart Downing. 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. Past Imperfect by Joan Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jodi Albert. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Protectors of Universe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Godplayer by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Lind. 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. Princess by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Clive Standen. 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. Reflex by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kate Ryan. 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. No Love Lost by Helen Van Slyke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Juan Uribe. 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. Class Reunion by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include A J Cook. In that special week people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. Hooper, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Ezio Galon. 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. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nina Moric. 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: 22 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Aile Asszonyi. In that special week people in US were listening to Listen To What The Man Said by Wings. 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: 22 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Franka Potente. 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. Cashelmara by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Rufus Wainwright. 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. Serpico by Peter Maas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Colin Ferguson (actor). 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. The Terminal Man by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Kristine Lilly. 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 Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Zaccaï. 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. Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Despina Vandi. In that special week people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. The Gay Deceivers, directed by Bruce Kessler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sophie Le Saint. 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: 22 July 1968.

1967

Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Tim Brown (American football). In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. One of Our Spies Is Missing, directed by E. Darrell Hallenbeck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Shawn Micheals. 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. My Shadow Ran Fast by Bill Sands was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 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: 22 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rob Estes. 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. The Bedford Incident by Mark Rascovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Daisy d'Errata. 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. Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1962.

1961

The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barbara Cassani. 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 Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1960.

1959

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

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Tatsunori Hara. In that special week people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. Buchanan Rides Alone, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Ginger Man by J.P. Donleavy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Remedios Sanchez. 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 Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Mick Pointer. 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. A Thing Of Beauty by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Willem Dafoe. 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. My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Al di Meola. 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: 22 July 1954.

1953

Kingfishers Catch Fire by Rumer Godden was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1953.

1952

The Thurber Album by James Thurber was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 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: 22 July 1951.

1950

The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1950.

1949

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 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: 22 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: 22 July 1947.

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: 22 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: 22 July 1944.

1942

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

But much more happened, find out here: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 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: 22 July 1926.

1920

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

But much more happened, find out here: 22 July 1920.