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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

The Smurfs 2 directed by Raja Gosnell 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

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. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris 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

Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Flores. 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 Summons by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 2002.

2001

Millennium Actress directed by Satoshi Kon 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. Cradle and All by James Patterson 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. Low Country by Anne Rivers Siddons 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. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1997.

1996

Falling Up by Shel Silverstein 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. Rose Madder by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1995.

1994

The Homing by John Saul 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 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: 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. Acquired Tastes by Peter Mayle 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 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. The Piranhas by Harold Robbins 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. The Stand by Stephen King 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 UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Turner & Hooch, directed by Roger Spottiswoode, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Red Phoenix by Larry Bond 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. Zoya by Danielle Steel 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 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. This 'N That by Bette Davis with Michael Herskowitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1987.

1986

Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best seller of 1986.

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. The Dangerous Summer by Ernest Hemingway 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. Possessions by Judith Michael 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. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson 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. 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 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. Goodbye, Janette by Harold Robbins 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. Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill 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 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. Stained Glass by William F. Buckley Jr 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. Falconer by John Cheever 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. Swashbuckler, directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Trinity by Leon Uris 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. Judy by Gerold Frank 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. If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin 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 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: 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. Ek Nazar, directed by B.R. Ishara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok 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. 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. Such Good Friends by Lois Gould 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 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 Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann 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 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: 23 July 1968.

1967

Everything But Money by Sam Levenson 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. The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1965.

1964

The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross 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 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 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: 23 July 1962.

1961

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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. The Chapman Report by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1960.

1959

Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King was one of the best seller of 1959.

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. Buchanan Rides Alone, directed by Budd Boetticher, 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: 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 Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 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 Scotswoman by Inglis Clark Fletcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Annie Sprinkle. 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 Taft Story by William S. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 July 1954.

1953

The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas 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

The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best seller of 1950.

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

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

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

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 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

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: 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.