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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: 26 July 2017.

2015

The 33 directed by Patricia Riggen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2015.

2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles directed by Jonathan Liebesman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2014.

2013

Elysium directed by Neill Blomkamp was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2013.

2011

The Change-Up directed by David Dobkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2011.

2010

The Other Guys directed by Adam McKay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2010.

2009

A Perfect Getaway directed by David Twohy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2009.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Sasha Schreiber. In UK Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z was in the top 5 hits. Hot Rod, directed by Akiva Schaffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. Peony In Love by Lisa See was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2007.

2006

Barnyard directed by Steve Oedekerk was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2006.

2005

Red Eye directed by Wes Craven was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2005.

2003

Freaky Friday directed by Mark Waters was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Valentina Hidalgo. In UK The Logical Song by Scooter was in the top 5 hits. Blood Work, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Bend in the Road by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Carson Lueders. In that special week people in US were listening to U Remind Me by Usher. The Princess Diaries, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. How To Be Good by Nick Hornby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Fahim Mohammad. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Gonna Be Me by N'Sync. Luckytown, directed by Paul Nicholas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Lethal Seduction by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Steele. In UK If I Let You Go by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. I Like to Play Games Too, directed by Edward Holzman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Stella Rae. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. How Stella Got Her Groove Back, directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, 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: 26 July 1998.

1997

Cop Land directed by James Mangold was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Samantha Runnion. In that special week people in US were listening to You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton. Killer Condom, directed by Martin Walz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Holly Bodimeade. In that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. Babe, directed by Chris Noonan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Beach Music by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ella Leivo. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Airheads, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Momsen. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. Gumrah, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Fifties by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marika Koroibete. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Unforgiven, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Backlash by Susan Faludi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Tim Kretschmer. In that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. Pure Luck, directed by Nadia Tass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Fire In The Belly by Sam Keen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include ASAP Nast. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Young Guns II, directed by Geoff Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Mountain Laurel by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Ivian Sarcos. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Parenthood, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Talking God by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francia Raisa. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. Capote by Gerald Clarke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Celico. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone by Heart. Masters of the Universe, directed by Gary Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Cultural Literacy by E. D. Hirsch Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Monica Raymund. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. One Crazy Summer, directed by Savage Steve Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Audrey Kitching. In that special week people in US were listening to Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young. Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Leigh Lezark. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. The Company of Wolves, directed by Neil Jordan, 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: 26 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Hila Bronstein. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Risky Business, directed by Paul Brickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Working Out by Charles Hix was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Shaila Vaidya. In that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Celebrity by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include 2016 Normandy church attack. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Carbon Copy, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dave Baksh. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel. Cannibal Apocalypse, directed by Antonio Margheriti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Franck Nivard. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer. North Dallas Forty, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Pennelope Jimenez. In that special week people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. Interiors, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Human Factor by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Tanja Szewczenko. In UK I Feel Love by Donna Summer was in the top 5 hits. March or Die, directed by Dick Richards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alice Taglioni. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Violent Naples, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Sinatra by Earl Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1976.

1975

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Negreanu. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Kate Beckinsale. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Facing The Lions by Tom Wicker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Nathan Buckley. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. The Big Bird Cage, directed by Jack Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Bring Me A Unicorn by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Fortunato. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Got A Friend by James Taylor. Night of Dark Shadows, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Joan Wasser. In that special week people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. The McMasters, directed by Alf Kjellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Hubertus Regout. In that special week people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. Night of Bloody Horror, directed by Joy N. Houck Jr., 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: 26 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Diefenthal. In that special week people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela. Frankenstein's Bloody Terror, directed by Enrique López Eguiluz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Jason Statham. In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits. Our Mother's House, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Pascal Breuer. In that special week people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs. Kaleidoscope, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. I, The King by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Piven. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, directed by Russ Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Journal Of A Soul by Pope John XXIII was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Sandra Bullock. In that special week people in US were listening to Rag Doll by The 4 Seasons. The Thrill Killers, directed by Ray Dennis Steckler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Tribute To John F. Kennedy by Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Béatrice Ardisson. In that special week people in US were listening to Surf City by Jan & Dean. Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance, directed by Satsuo Yamamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. When The Legends Die by Hal Borland was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Uwe Raab. In that special week people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. Zotz!, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Sex And The Single Girl by Helen Gurley Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Améris. In UK Runaway by Del Shannon was in the top 5 hits. Chaudhvin Ka Chand, directed by M. Sadiq, 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: 26 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Vautrin. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee. Beyond the Time Barrier, directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Baseball Is A Funny Game by Joe Garagiola was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1960.

1959

Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1959.

1958

The Enemy Camp by Jerome Weidman was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Yuen Biao. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. The Abominable Snowman, directed by Val Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Life At Happy Knoll by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Dorothy Hamill. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Fire Maidens of Outer Space, directed by Cy Roth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Asif Zardari. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. It Came from Beneath the Sea, directed by Robert Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A. by Richard Stoddard Aldrich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Vitas Gerulaitis. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. King Richard and the Crusaders, directed by David Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Pictures From An Institution by Randall Jarrell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Edie Mirman. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. From Here to Eternity, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Call Me Lucky by Bing Crosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Reza Deghati. Sudden Fear, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1952.

1951

Cattle Drive directed by Kurt Neumann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1951.

1950

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion directed by Charles Lamont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1950.

1948

The Man from Colorado directed by Henry Levin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1948.

1947

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty directed by Norman Z. McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1947.

1946

The Inner Circle directed by Philip Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1946.

1945

The Southerner directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1945.

1944

Wilson directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1944.

1943

The Man in Grey directed by Leslie Arliss was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1943.

1941

Dressed to Kill directed by Eugene Forde was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1941.

1940

The Lady in Question directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1940.

1939

Mr. Wong in Chinatown directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1939.

1938

Letter of Introduction directed by John M. Stahl was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1938.

1937

Boothill Brigade directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1937.

1936

Ghost Patrol directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1936.

1935

China Seas directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1935.

1934

The Star Packer directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1934.

1932

White Zombie directed by Victor Halperin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1932.

1931

Sporting Blood directed by Charles Brabin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1931.

1929

Say It with Songs directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1929.

1926

Battling Butler directed by Buster Keaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1926.

1923

Little Old New York directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1923.

1914

The Patchwork Girl of Oz directed by J. Farrell MacDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1914.