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2017

Camino Island by John Grisham was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2017.

2015

Ant-Man directed by Peyton Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2013

Famous people born on this day include Santiago Train derailment. In that special week people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. Grown Ups 2, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013. William Shakespeare'S Star Wars by Ian Doescher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2013.

2011

Friends with Benefits directed by Will Gluck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Inception directed by Christopher Nolan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2010.

2009

Orphan directed by Jaume Collet-Serra was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by Charles Tait 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 that special week people in US were listening to Promiscuous by Nelly Furtado. The Merry Jail, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Marley & Me by John Grogan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2006.

2005

Wedding Crashers directed by David Dobkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2003

American Wedding directed by Jesse Dylan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Austin Powers in Goldmember directed by Jay Roach was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 2002.

2001

Jurassic Park III directed by Joe Johnston 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bastian Eichenberger. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Gonna Be Me by N'Sync. What Lies Beneath, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Riptide by Catherine Coulter 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 UK If I Let You Go by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. The Haunting, directed by Jan de Bont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Lake News by Barbara Delinsky 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 UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. Saving Private Ryan, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding 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 UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Air Force One, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris 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. A Time to Kill, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose 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. Clueless, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Sleeping At The Starlite Motel by Bailey White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Alejandra Álvarez. In that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. The Client, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Seth Cook. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega, 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. Universal Soldier, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons 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. Point Break, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Sky Masters by Dale Brown 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. Arachnophobia, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Megatrends 2000 by John Naisbitt and Patricia Aburdene 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 UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. When Harry Met Sally..., directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan 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 Roll With It by Steve Winwood. Die Hard, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher 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 that special week people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Everything To Gain by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter 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 that special week people in US were listening to Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel. Aliens, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour 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 UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. The Black Cauldron, directed by Ted Berman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia 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. The NeverEnding Story, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene 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 that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Mr. Mom, directed by Stan Dragoti, 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: 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. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett 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 that special week people in US were listening to The One That You Love by Air Supply. Blow Out, directed by Brian De Palma, 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: 24 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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. Zombie, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Men In Love by Nancy Friday 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. The Villain, directed by Hal Needham, 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: 24 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Andy Irons. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett 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 UK I Feel Love by Donna Summer was in the top 5 hits. The Hills Have Eyes, directed by Wes Craven, 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: 24 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tiago Monteiro. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Lifeguard, directed by Daniel Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Passages by Gail Sheehy 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Hustle by Van McCoy. Rollerball, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West 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 Annie's Song by John Denver. Death Wish, directed by Michael Winner, 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: 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. 40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam 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 Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. Trinity Is STILL My Name!, directed by E.B. Clucher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Optimist'S Daughter by Eudora Welty 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 UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. The Panic in Needle Park, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1971.

1970

Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Lopez. In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits. Spirits of the Dead, directed by Federico Fellini, 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: 24 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kristin Chenoweth. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Heaven Help Us! by Herbert Tarr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1968.

1967

Madame Sarah by Cornelia Otis Skinner 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 that special week people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs. Torn Curtain, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Embezzler by Louis Auchincloss 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. Kwaidan, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Making Of The President 1964 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Barry Bonds. In UK It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Marnie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Karl Malone. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. The Thrill of It All, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Day They Shook The Plum Tree by Arthur H. Lewis 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 that special week people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. Shoot the Piano Player, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Dearly Beloved by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Gerard Lebourg. In that special week people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, directed by Irwin Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Russia And The West Under Lenin And Stalin by George F. Kennan was one of the best selling books.
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. Inherit the Wind, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King 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 that special week people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. Plan 9 from Outer Space, directed by Edward D. Wood Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden 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 that special week people in US were listening to Yakety Yak by The Coasters. The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Ordeal Of Woodrow Wilson by Herbert Hoover 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 UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Night Passage, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1957.

1956

High Society directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Brad Watson. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. The Kentuckian, directed by Burt Lancaster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1955.

1954

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers directed by Stanley Donen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1954.

1953

The Band Wagon directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gus Van Sant. High Noon, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Adventures In Two Worlds by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1952.

1951

Show Boat directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1951.

1950

The Furies directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1950.

1949

The Great Gatsby directed by Elliott Nugent was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1949.

1948

Key Largo directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1948.

1947

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer directed by Irving Reis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1947.

1946

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Christmas in Connecticut directed by Peter Godfrey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1945.

1944

The Canterville Ghost directed by Jules Dassin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 July 1944.

1943

Stormy Weather directed by Andrew Stone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

The Pride of the Yankees directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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1941

The Shepherd of the Hills directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

All This, and Heaven Too directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Beau Geste directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Love Finds Andy Hardy directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

Saratoga directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

Satan Met a Lady directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

Mad Love directed by Karl Freund was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

Of Human Bondage directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

Baby Face directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

Jewel Robbery directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1931

Night Nurse directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

For the Defense directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

High Voltage directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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1928

The Love of Jeanne Ney directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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1927

Tartuffe directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

Mantrap directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

Cyrano de Bergerac directed by Augusto Genina was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

Manhandled directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

Where the North Begins directed by Chester M. Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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1922

Eyes of the Mummy Ma directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

The Conquering Power directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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1920

Himmelskibet directed by Holger-Madsen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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1919

The Lost Battalion directed by Burton King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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1916

Flirting with Fate directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1914

The King of the Beggars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

The Flying Circus directed by Alfred Lind was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

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1911

Dante's Inferno directed by Francesco Bertolini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

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1902

Snow White directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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