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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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 July 2014.

2013

Famous people born on this day include Oliver Lanning. 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 July 2009.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Alyvia Lind. In UK Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z was in the top 5 hits. The Bourne Ultimatum, directed by Paul Greengrass, 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: 27 July 2007.

2006

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby directed by Adam McKay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 July 2002.

2001

Planet of the Apes directed by Tim Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Troy Glass. In UK Rock DJ by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. 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: 27 July 2000.

1999

The Thomas Crown Affair directed by John McTiernan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Myles Erlick. In that special week people in US were listening to The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica. 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: 27 July 1998.

1997

Good Burger directed by Brian Robbins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Ashlyn Sanchez. In that special week people in US were listening to You're Makin' Me High by Toni Braxton. 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: 27 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Arapp Jeylanii. 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: 27 July 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Winnie Harlow. 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: 27 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Jordan Spieth. 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: 27 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tory Lanez. 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: 27 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Faryal Makhdoom. In that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. Mobsters, directed by Michael Karbelnikoff, 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: 27 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Indiana Evans. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Problem Child, directed by Dennis Dugan, 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: 27 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Arnold. In that special week people in US were listening to Toy Soldiers by Martika. 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: 27 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Longo. In UK The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. 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: 27 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Parsons. 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: 27 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Courtney Kupets. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Heartburn, directed by Mike Nichols, 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: 27 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Lou Taylor Pucci. In that special week people in US were listening to Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young. Pee-wee's Big Adventure, directed by Tim Burton, 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: 27 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Schilling. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Purple Rain, directed by Albert Magnoli, 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: 27 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Lorik Cana. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Jaws 3-D, directed by Joe Alves, 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: 27 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Gévrise Émane. In that special week people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. The World According to Garp, directed by George Roy Hill, 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: 27 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Casey Butler. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. 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: 27 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nick Nemeth. In UK Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Arabian Nights, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, 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: 27 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Sidney Govou. In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. The Amityville Horror, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, 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: 27 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Tim Sander. In that special week people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. Animal House, directed by John Landis, 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: 27 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Rhys Meyers. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Want To Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. 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: 27 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seamus Dever. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans. 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: 27 July 1976.

1975

The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eason Chan. 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: 27 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Moochie Norris. 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: 27 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Maya Rudolph. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Fat City, directed by John Huston, 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: 27 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Monica Sabolo. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Got A Friend by James Taylor. 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: 27 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: 27 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Triple H. 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: 27 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julian McMahon. In that special week people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela. 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: 27 July 1968.

1967

Madame Sarah by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Steve Tilson. 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: 27 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include José Luis Chilavert. In UK Help! by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. 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: 27 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Rex Brown. 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: 27 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Donnie Yen. In that special week people in US were listening to Surf City by Jan & Dean. 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: 27 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Karl Mueller. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. 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: 27 July 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Claudio Vandelli. In UK Runaway by Del Shannon was in the top 5 hits. 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: 27 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jo Durie. 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: 27 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Siobhan Redmond. In UK Dream Lover by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. 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: 27 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Christopher Dean. 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: 27 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Bill Engvall. 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: 27 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Carol Leifer. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. High Society, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Thierry Jean-Pierre. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. The Night of the Hunter, directed by Charles Laughton, 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carol Vaness. 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: 27 July 1952.

1951

Alice in Wonderland directed by Clyde Geronimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1951.

1950

Broken Arrow directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1950.

1949

Mighty Joe Young directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 July 1948.

1947

Possessed directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 July 1944.

1943

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1943.

1942

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1942.

1941

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1941.

1940

They Drive by Night directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1940.

1939

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1939.

1938

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1938.

1937

Slaves in Bondage directed by Elmer Clifton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1937.

1936

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1936.

1935

Curly Top directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1935.

1934

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1934.

1933

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1933.

1932

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1932.

1931

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1931.

1930

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1930.

1929

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1929.

1928

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1928.

1927

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1927.

1926

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1926.

1925

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1925.

1924

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1924.

1923

Merry-Go-Round directed by Rupert Julian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1923.

1921

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1921.

1920

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1920.

1919

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1919.

1914

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1914.

1913

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1913.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1911.

1902

Old Mother Hubbard directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 July 1902.