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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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 July 2010.

2009

Famous people born on this day include Charlene and Myla Twins Federer. In that special week people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. Julie & Julia, directed by Nora Ephron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009. A Plague Of Secrets by John Lescroart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daxton McKnight. 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. The Beach House by Jane Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 July 2004.

2002

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells was one of the best seller of 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 2002.

2001

Rush Hour directed by Brett Ratner was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kaelyn Olivia. 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. In A Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Payton Justice. 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. A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Santo August. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. Air Bud, directed by Charles Martin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Brain Droppings by George Carlin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1997.

1996

The Choice by Bob Woodward was one of the best seller of 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Faryl Smith. In UK Boom Boom Boom by The Outhere Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Waterworld, directed by Kevin Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1995.

1994

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Lili Simmons. 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. Gai-Jin by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Ings. 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. Give War A Chance by P. J. O'Rourke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Bibi Jones. 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. The Commanders by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Neil Perry. 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. Dragon by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Radcliffe. In that special week people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika. Kiki's Delivery Service, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Great Plains by Ian Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cheikh M'Bengue. 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. The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Luiz Gustavo. 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. Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Ayaka Komatsu. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Flight of the Navigator, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Luis Landín. 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. Jubal Sackett by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Brandon Roy. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Purple Rain, directed by Albert Magnoli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Gremlins Storybook by Mary Carey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Peirsol. 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. Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Paul Wesley. 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. Cinnamon Skin by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Jade Hsu. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Ticket to Heaven, directed by Ralph L. Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Eagle'S Gift by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michelle Williams (singer). 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. The Bleeding Heart by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Richard Sims. 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. The Island by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Sheila Mello. 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. Final Payments by Mary Gordon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Silvia Colloca. 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. Illusions by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Judit Polgár. In that special week people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band. Squirm, directed by Jeff Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. A Stranger In The Mirror by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Allison Pierce (singer). 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. Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stephanie March. 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. Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Monica Lewinsky. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. The Last American Hero, directed by Lamont Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Marlon Wayans. 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 Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Alison Krauss. 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. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Charisma Carpenter. 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. Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Armelle (comedian). 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. New Moon Rising by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Seymour. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1968.

1967

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Henon. 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. The Double Image by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Slash (Guns N' Roses). 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. Sixpence In Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1965.

1964

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Slobodan Zivojinovic. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Doctor in Distress, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Eriq La Salle. 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 Big Laugh by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1962.

1961

A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Susan Graham. 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. Mr. Citizen by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Nancy Savoca. 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. Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Chuck Jeffreys. 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 Time Of The Dragons by Alice Ekert-Rotholz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Theo van Gogh (film director). 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 Turn Of The Tide by Arthur Bryant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1957.

1956

Run for the Sun directed by Roy Boulting was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Claude Fior. 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. Officers And Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1955.

1954

Broken Lance directed by Edward Dmytryk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1954.

1953

Major Campaign Speeches by Adlai Stevenson was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Hibbert. The Duel at Silver Creek, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Thurber Album by James Thurber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 July 1951.

1950

Roosevelt In Retrospect by John Gunther was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 July 1947.

1946

Black Angel directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 July 1942.

1941

Bowery Blitzkrieg directed by Wallace Fox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 July 1936.

1935

Woman Wanted directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 July 1920.

1918

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

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1918.