July 26

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2017

The Whistler 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 that special week people in US were listening to Hey There Delilah by Plain White T's. Hot Rod, directed by Akiva Schaffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. The Reagan Diaries by Douglas Brinkley 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. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells 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. Founding Brothers by Joseph J. Ellis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. The Brethren by John Grisham 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. Encore Provence by Peter Mayle 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 UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. How Stella Got Her Groove Back, directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Ship Of Gold In The Deep Blue Sea by Gary Kinder 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. Moonlight Becomes You by Mary Higgins Clark 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. New Passages by Gail Sheehy 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. Airheads, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt 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 UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. Gumrah, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. After All These Years by Susan Isaacs 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 that special week people in US were listening to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. Unforgiven, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. All Around The Town by Mary Higgins Clark 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. Darkness by John Saul 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 that special week people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. Young Guns II, directed by Geoff Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Message From Nam by Danielle Steel 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 that special week people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika. Parenthood, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. A Prayer For Owen Meany by John Irving 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 that special week people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. Tapestry by Belva Plain 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. Dirk Gently'S Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams 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 that special week people in US were listening to Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel. One Crazy Summer, directed by Savage Steve Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Q Clearance by Peter Benchley 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 UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy 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. Full Circle by Danielle Steel 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 UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, 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: 26 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include 2016 Normandy church attack. In that special week people in US were listening to The One That You Love by Air Supply. Carbon Copy, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). 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. Random Winds by Belva Plain 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 UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. North Dallas Forty, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Shibumi by Trevanian 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. Piranha, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Holcroft Covenant by Robert Ludlum 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. Watch Me When I Kill, directed by Antonio Bido, 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: 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. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1976.

1975

The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury 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 that special week people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas 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 that special week people in US were listening to Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce. American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort 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 UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. The Big Bird Cage, directed by Jack Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Terminal Man by Michael Crichton 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 Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer 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 UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. The McMasters, directed by Alf Kjellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Secret Woman by Victoria Holt 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 UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits. Night of Bloody Horror, directed by Joy N. Houck Jr., 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: 26 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Diefenthal. In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits. Frankenstein's Bloody Terror, directed by Enrique López Eguiluz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris 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. The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder 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 UK With A Girl Like You by Troggs was in the top 5 hits. Kaleidoscope, directed by Jack Smight, 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: 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 UK It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. The Thrill Killers, directed by Ray Dennis Steckler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Von Ryan'S Express by David Westheimer 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 (Democrat). 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. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman 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. Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller 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 that special week people in US were listening to Tossin' And Turnin' by Bobby Lewis. Chaudhvin Ka Chand, directed by M. Sadiq, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer 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 UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Beyond the Time Barrier, directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Mr. Citizen by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1960.

1959

Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart was one of the best seller of 1959.

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

1958

North From Rome by Helen MacInnes 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. Rascals In Paradise by James A. Michener and Grove Day was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1957.

1956

Fire Maidens of Outer Space directed by Cy Roth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Asif Zardari. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. It Came from Beneath the Sea, directed by Robert Gordon, 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: 26 July 1955.

1954

King Richard and the Crusaders directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1954.

1953

From Here to Eternity directed by Fred Zinnemann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). 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. Winston Churchill by Robert Lewis Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1952.

1951

The Secret of Convict Lake directed by Michael Gordon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

The Admiral Was a Lady directed by Albert S. Rogell 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

Give Us the Moon directed by Val Guest 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.

1942

Smart Alecks directed by Wallace Fox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1942.

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

Barefoot Boy directed by Karl Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Windjammer directed by Ewing Scott 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.

1930

Conspiracy directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 July 1930.

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

Don Juan directed by Alan Crosland 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 Human Soul directed by Duncan Valliant-Saunders was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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