July 24

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2019

Madness in the Method directed by Jason Mewes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2019.

2015

Bite directed by Chad Archibald was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2015.

2014

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

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2014.

2013

These Final Hours directed by Zak Hilditch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2013.

2011

Cowboys & Aliens directed by Jon Favreau was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2011.

2010

Sh*T My Dad Says by Justin Halpern was one of the best seller of 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 July 2009.

2007

The Deaths of Ian Stone directed by Dario Piana was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Skylander Girl. In UK Hips Don't Lie by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean was in the top 5 hits. The Ant Bully, directed by John A. Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2006.

2005

Pride & Prejudice directed by Joe Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2005.

2003

Hungama directed by Priyadarshan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2003.

2002

Full Frontal directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Bastian Eichenberger. In UK The Real Slim Shady by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. Gawi, directed by Byeong-ki Ahn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The House On Hope Street by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Nick Horton. In that special week people in US were listening to Wild Wild West by Will Smith. Two Hands, directed by Gregor Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. A New Song by Jan Karon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Bindi Irwin. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. Snake Eyes, directed by Brian De Palma, 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: 24 July 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Hannah Renee. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. One Eight Seven, directed by Kevin Reynolds, 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: 24 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include TheHeatedMo . In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Joe's Apartment, directed by John Payson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Zahwa Arafat. In that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. The Adventurers, directed by Ringo Lam, 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: 24 July 1995.

1994

Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up by Dave Barry was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Seth Cook. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. Rising Sun, directed by Philip Kaufman, 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: 24 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mitch Grassi. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, directed by Fran Rubel Kuzui, 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: 24 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Emily Bett Rickards. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Doc Hollywood, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, 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: 24 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Daveigh Chase. In that special week people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. Presumed Innocent, directed by Alan J. Pakula, 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: 24 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Kim Tae-Hwan. 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: 24 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Han Seung-yeon. In that special week people in US were listening to Hold On To The Nights by Richard Marx. The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Mara Wilson. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Lust for Freedom, directed by Eric Louzil, 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: 24 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Megan Park. 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. 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: 24 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Huppenkothen. In that special week people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran. Fright Night, directed by Tom Holland, 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: 24 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Christelle Dubuisson. In that special week people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. Meatballs Part II, directed by Ken Wiederhorn, 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: 24 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Daniele De Rossi. 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 Summer Of Katya by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Anna Paquin. In that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. Tex, directed by Tim Hunter, 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: 24 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Summer Glau. 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 Alpha Strategy by John A. Pugsley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Aissat. In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Be-Reham, directed by Raghunath Jhalani, 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: 24 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rose Byrne. 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. Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Andy Irons. 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 Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Danny Dyer. 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. The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tiago Monteiro. In that special week people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band. Little Girl... Big Tease, directed by Roberto Mitrotti, 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: 24 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Eric Szmanda. 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. How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stephen Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae. The Mirror, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, 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: 24 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Ana Cristina de Oliveira. 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: 24 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Kaio Hiroyuki. 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. A Happy Death by Albert Camus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Loïc Guinoiseau. 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: 24 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Axelle Laffont. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Move, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, 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: 24 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Lopez. In that special week people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. Career Bed, directed by Joel M. Reed, 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: 24 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Kristin Chenoweth. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. 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: 24 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: 24 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Mo-Do . 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: 24 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Kadeem Hardison. In that special week people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones. 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: 24 July 1965.

1964

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

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Karl Malone. 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: 24 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Cleo Rocos. 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: 24 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: 24 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Destivelle. 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 Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Brian Fogt. 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. Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Markus Jehle. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Defiant Ones, directed by Stanley Kramer, 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: 24 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Pam Tillis. 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: 24 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Alima Boumediene-Thiery. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Run for the Sun, directed by Roy Boulting, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Brad Watson. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Pearl of the South Pacific, directed by Allan Dwan, 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: 24 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Jorge Jesus. 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. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Guy Savoy. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Quand tu liras cette lettre, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, 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: 24 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Gus Van Sant. 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 July 1950.

1949

Conspirator directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 July 1946.

1945

Guest Wife directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 July 1939.

1937

Murder at the Baskervilles directed by Thomas Bentley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 July 1918.