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2016

Tom Clancy Duty and Honor by Grant Blackwood was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 2016.

2014

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2013

Man of Steel directed by Zack Snyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2012

Magic Mike directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 2012.

2010

Diary of a Lost Girl directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen directed by Michael Bay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2008

WALL·E directed by Andrew Stanton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 2008.

2006

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest directed by Gore Verbinski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 2006.

2005

War of the Worlds directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2004

White Chicks directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Miraya Gandhi. In that special week people in US were listening to Hot In Herre by Nelly. Minority Report, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Medal Of Honor by Allen Mikaelian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Mo'ne Davis. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. The Fast and the Furious, directed by Rob Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK The Real Slim Shady by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. Me, Myself & Irene, directed by Bobby Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Hannibal by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 2000.

1999

Tarzan directed by Chris Buck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Tana Mongeau. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. The X Files, directed by Rob Bowman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Last Full Measure by Jeff Shaara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1998.

1997

My Best Friend's Wedding directed by P.J. Hogan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Dylan Espinosa. In UK Killing Me Softly by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Phenomenon, directed by Jon Turteltaub, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Falling Up by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Derek Luh. In UK Boom Boom Boom by The Outhere Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Apollo 13, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Apocalypse Watch by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Erin Moriarty (actress). In that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. Wyatt Earp, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Piero Barone. In that special week people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. Last Action Hero, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Einstein'S Dreams by Alan Lightman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Alaba. In UK Abba-esque (EP) by Erasure was in the top 5 hits. Batman Returns, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Who Will Tell The People by William Greider was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Max Ehrich. In that special week people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. The Rocketeer, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Firm by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Michael Del Zotto. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. RoboCop 2, directed by Irvin Kershner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Parting With Illusions by Vladimir Pozner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Teklemariam Medhin. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Don't Forget My Number by Milli Vanilli. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Love And Marriage by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nichkhun . In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. Who Framed Roger Rabbit, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Moonwalk by Michael Jackson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Lionel Messi. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Solange Knowles. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. The Karate Kid, Part II, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Taj Gibson. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by The Crowd was in the top 5 hits. Lifeforce, directed by Tobe Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Family Album by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include J J Redick. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Karate Kid, directed by John G. Avildsen, 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: 24 June 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Cooke. In that special week people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. Twilight Zone: The Movie, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Heartburn by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Reka Ebergenyi. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. Firefox, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Ray. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. Superman II, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Nice Girls Do by Irene Kassorla was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Minka Kelly. In that special week people in US were listening to Coming Up by Paul McCartney. Brubaker, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. No Love Lost by Helen Van Slyke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Mindy Kaling. In that special week people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward. The Muppet Movie, directed by James Frawley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years by Howard J. Ruff was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Emppu Vuorinen. In that special week people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. Jaws 2, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Time For Truth by William E. Simon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Dimos Dikoudis. In that special week people in US were listening to Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky) by Bill Conti. Sorcerer, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Condominium by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Constantin Van Rijckevorsel. In that special week people in US were listening to Silly Love Songs by Wings. Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Agent In Place by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Marek Malík. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille. Jaws, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dan Byles. In that special week people in US were listening to Sundown by Gordon Lightfoot. Where the Red Fern Grows, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Management by Peter F. Drucker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Alexander Beyer. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Law And Order by Dorothy Uhnak was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Robbie McEwen. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Ben, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Ji Jin-hee. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. McCabe & Mrs. Miller, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Glenn Medeiros. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Up The Organization by Robert Townsend was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Sissel Kyrkjebø. In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Carry on Camping, directed by Gerald Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Joys Of Yiddish by Leo Rosten was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Boris Gelfand. In that special week people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert. The Thomas Crown Affair, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Richard Z Kruspe. In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits. The Dirty Dozen, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Tales Of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Hope Sandoval. In UK Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. Born Free, directed by James Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Shane Churla. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can't Help Myself by Four Tops. Cat Ballou, directed by Elliot Silverstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Pillar Of Iron by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Delarue. In that special week people in US were listening to A World Without Love by Peter and Gordon. The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Pouyanné. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. PT 109, directed by Leslie H. Martinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Gautam Adani. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles. Ride the High Country, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Iain Glen. In UK Runaway by Del Shannon was in the top 5 hits. The Guns of Navarone, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Fate Is The Hunter by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elish Angiolini. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. House of Usher, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Set This House On Fire by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Andy McCluskey. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. Porgy and Bess, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Jean Charest. In that special week people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. The Vikings, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Private World Of Pablo Picasso by David Douglas Duncan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Astro (UB40). In UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. Tammy and the Bachelor, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Joe Penny. In UK Why Do Fools Fall In Love by Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon was in the top 5 hits. The Great Locomotive Chase, directed by Francis Lyon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Ninth Wave by Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Chidvilasananda . In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Seven Little Foys, directed by Melville Shavelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Saussois. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Caine Mutiny, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Mr. Hobbs' Vacation by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Albert Emon. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Dream Wife, directed by Sidney Sheldon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dianna Melrose. Clash by Night, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1952.

1951

Ace in the Hole directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

The Gunfighter directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Edward, My Son directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Melody Time directed by Clyde Geronimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

L'Atalante directed by Jean Vigo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Anna and the King of Siam directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Story of G.I. Joe directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Went the Day Well? directed by Cavalcanti was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Stage Door Canteen directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1943.

1942

Mrs. Miniver directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1942.

1941

The Big Store directed by Charles Riesner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1941.

1940

The Mortal Storm directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1940.

1939

Five Came Back directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Lord Jeff directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1938.

1937

A Day at the Races directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1937.

1936

Secret Agent directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1936.

1935

The Dawn Rider directed by R.N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1935.

1934

Little Miss Marker directed by Alexander Hall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1934.

1933

His Private Secretary directed by Philip H. Whitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1933.

1931

The Skin Game directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1931.

1930

The Big House directed by George Hill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1930.

1929

The Hollywood Revue of 1929 directed by Charles F. Reisner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1929.

1928

Lonesome directed by Paul Fejos was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1928.

1927

Old San Francisco directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1927.

1925

Don Q Son of Zorro directed by Donald Crisp was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

The Sea Hawk directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

The Shock directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1923.

1921

The Golem directed by Carl Boese was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1921.

1919

True Heart Susie directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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1917

Wild and Woolly directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1915

Fantomas Against Fantomas directed by Louis Feuillade was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1915.

1914

Atlantis directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1914.

1901

Finishing Touches directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 June 1901.