July 23

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2019

Four Weddings and a Funeral directed by Mike Newell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 2019.

2014

The Drownsman directed by Chad Archibald was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 2014.

2013

Assault on Wall Street directed by Uwe Boll 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

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore directed by Brad Peyton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 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. My Stroke Of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 2008.

2006

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby directed by Adam McKay 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

A Mind At A Time by Mel Levine was one of the best seller of 2002.

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

2001

Jackpot directed by Michael Polish 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 (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Kaelyn Olivia. In UK The Real Slim Shady by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. The House On Hope Street by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 2000.

1999

Two Hands directed by Gregor Jordan 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. Unnatural Exposure by Patricia Cornwell 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 UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Perfect Blue, directed by Satoshi Kon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Last Heroes by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1997.

1996

The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams 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 that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. Saajan Ki Baahon Mein, directed by Jay Prakash, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1995.

1994

Hard Vice directed by Joey Travolta was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

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

1993

Famous people born on this day include Lili Simmons. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood: Men in Tights, directed by Mel Brooks, 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: 23 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny Ings. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Bekhudi, directed by Rahul Rawail, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem 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. Body Parts, directed by Eric Red, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. As The Crow Flies by Jeffrey Archer 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 that special week people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. Mo' Better Blues, directed by Spike Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Sullivan'S Sting by Lawrence Sanders 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. Night Game, directed by Peter Masterson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Temple Of My Familiar by Alice Walker 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. Deadly Stranger, directed by Max Kleven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham 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 that special week people in US were listening to Invisible Touch by Genesis. Flight of the Navigator, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough by Harold S. Kushner 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. Nutcracker by Shana Alexander 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 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. Wired by Bob Woodward 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 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 Summer Of Katya by Trevanian 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 that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. An Officer and a Gentleman, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Late Innings by Roger Angell 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 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 Alpha Strategy by John A. Pugsley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). 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. Hangar 18, directed by James L. Conway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Devil'S Alternative by Frederick Forsyth 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 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. Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall 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. Circle of Iron, directed by Richard Moore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx 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. Cathy's Curse, directed by Eddy Matalon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan 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. The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins 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. Dersu Uzala, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin 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. Bank Shot, directed by Gower Champion, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth 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 Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer 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 UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Raampur Ka Lakshman, directed by Manmohan Desai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus 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 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. The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer 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 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 Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick 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. Slogan, directed by Pierre Grimblat, 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: 23 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Seymour. In that special week people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela. Tell Me How Long The Train'S Been Gone by James Baldwin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1968.

1967

Go To The Widow-Maker by James Jones 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 Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan 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. Herzog by Saul Bellow 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 (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Slobodan Zivojinovic. 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. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman 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 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. The Bull From The Sea by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Susan Graham. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. Make Mine Mink, directed by Robert Asher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase 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. Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. Tarzan's Fight for Life, directed by H. Bruce Humberstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Northern Light by A.J. Cronin 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 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. Take My Life by Eddie Cantor 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 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 View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso 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

Famous people born on this day include Claude Barzotti. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Stranger Wore a Gun, directed by André De Toth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Angel Unaware by Dale Evans Rogers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). 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. Windom'S Way by James Ramsey Ullman 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

The Stubborn Heart by Frank G. Slaughter 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

The Babe Ruth Story directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1948.

1947

Killer Dill directed by Lewis D. Collins 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

Over 21 directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1945.

1944

Step Lively directed by Tim Whelan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1944.

1943

Ghosts on the Loose directed by William Beaudine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1943.

1942

Holiday Inn directed by Mark Sandrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Fugitive Valley directed by S. Roy Luby was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1941.

1940

Blondie Has Servant Trouble directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1940.

1939

Renegade Trail directed by Lesley Selander 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

Rainbow Ranch directed by Harry L. Fraser 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

The Matrimonial Bed directed by Michael Curtiz 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.

1919

Wagon Tracks directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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