August 28

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2017

Lady Bird directed by Greta Gerwig was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2017.

2015

Famous people born on this day include Sophia Cordalis. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Feel My Face by The Weeknd. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, directed by Wes Ball, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015. Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2015.

2014

Nightcrawler directed by Dan Gilroy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2014.

2013

Begin Again directed by John Carney was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2013.

2011

A Dangerous Method directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2011.

2010

Never Let Me Go directed by Mark Romanek was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2010.

2009

All About Steve directed by Phil Traill was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2009.

2007

Famous people born on this day include August Maturo. In that special week people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston. Michael Clayton, directed by Tony Gilroy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2007.

2006

The Queen directed by Stephen Frears was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Alana Thompson. In that special week people in US were listening to We Belong Together by Mariah Carey. Capote, directed by Bennett Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Quvenzhane Wallis. In that special week people in US were listening to Crazy In Love by Beyonce. The Dreamers, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Charlie Wilson'S War by George Crile was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2003.

2002

White Oleander directed by Peter Kosminsky was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Anna Trincher. In UK Eternal Flame by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Lovely & Amazing, directed by Nicole Holofcener, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Woman Next Door by Barbara Delinsky was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2001.

2000

Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best seller of 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Nikolai . In that special week people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. The Bone Collector, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Assassins by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1999.

1998

Quite A Year For Plums by Bailey White was one of the best seller of 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Johnnie Guilbert. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. The Game, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Executive Orders by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Josiah Duggar. In UK Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, 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: 28 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Dyer. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Mighty Aphrodite, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Malanda. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Milk Money, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Until You by Judith McNaught was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Jakub Sokolík. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. Three Colors: Blue, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, 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: 28 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Max Collins. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. The Crying Game, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Andrej Pejic. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, directed by Rachel Talalay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Texas! Sage by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Bojan Krkic. In UK Turtle Power by Partners In Kryme was in the top 5 hits. The Hot Spot, directed by Dennis Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Liar'S Poker by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1990.

1989

A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best seller of 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rosie Maclennan. In that special week people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael. Eight Men Out, directed by John Sayles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Ragman'S Son by Kirk Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Katie Green. In UK La Bamba by Los Lobos was in the top 5 hits. The Dead, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Spycatcher by Peter Wright was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1987.

1986

Slaves Of New York by Tama Janowitz was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include James Leroy Augustine Jagger. In that special week people in US were listening to Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News. Jagged Edge, directed by Richard Marquand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Roemer. In UK Careless Whisper by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Bolero, directed by John Derek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Miko by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Alfonso Herrera. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Deathstalker, directed by James Sbardellati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include LeAnn Rimes. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. Querelle, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Clarisa Fernández. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. They All Laughed, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Matthias Pohl. In that special week people in US were listening to Magic by Olivia Newton-John. Resurrection, directed by Daniel Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Ruth Riley. In UK I Don't Like Mondays by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. Home Movies, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1979.

1978

Fairy Tales directed by Harry Hurwitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Adam Rayner. In that special week people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. September 30, 1955, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elias Abuelazam. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Agent In Place by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Vera Jordanova. In that special week people in US were listening to Fallin' In Love by Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds. Framed, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1975.

1974

The Cia And The Cult Of Intelligence by Victor Marchetti and John D. Marks was one of the best seller of 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matthew Jones Armstrong. In that special week people in US were listening to Brother Louie by Stories. Detroit 9000, directed by Arthur Marks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Sovereign State Of Itt by Anthony Sampson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Franck Boidin. In that special week people in US were listening to Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) by Looking Glass. Chloe in the Afternoon, directed by Éric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Captains And The Kings by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Goddard. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. The Nightcomers, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Drifters by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Loïc Leferme. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Stray Cat Rock: Sex Hunter, directed by Yasuharu Hasebe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1970.

1969

Marlowe directed by Paul Bogart was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Billy Boyd. In that special week people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. Rachel, Rachel, directed by Paul Newman, 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: 28 August 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Stéphanie Janicot. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits. The Gruesome Twosome, directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Delphine Forest. In that special week people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. Texas, Adios, directed by Ferdinando Baldi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Kremlin Letter by Noel Behn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1966.

1965

Billie directed by Don Weis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Genevieve Gazon. In that special week people in US were listening to Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes. King & Country, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Regina Jacobs. In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The V.I.P.s, directed by Anthony Asquith, 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: 28 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include David Fincher. In that special week people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Little Eva. The 300 Spartans, directed by Rudolph Maté, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. In The Clearing by Robert Frost was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Coolidge. In UK You Don't Know by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Last Year at Marienbad, directed by Alain Resnais, 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: 28 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emma Samms. In UK Please Don't Tease by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Conscience Of A Conservative by Barry Goldwater was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include John Allen Nelson. In that special week people in US were listening to A Big Hunk O' Love by Elvis Presley. General Della Rovere, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Tents Of Wickedness by Peter De Vries was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Scott Hamilton. In that special week people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno. Night of the Blood Beast, directed by Bernard L. Kowalski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. How To Do Nothing With Nobody All Alone By Yourself by Robert Paul Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Ai Weiwei. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. Pawnee, directed by George Waggner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Take My Life by Eddie Cantor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1957.

1956

Bus Stop directed by Joshua Logan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Beres Hammond. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. The Left Hand of God, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Why Johnny Can'T Read by Rudolf Franz Flesch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1955.

1954

Private Hell 36 directed by Don Siegel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1954.

1953

Cat-Women of the Moon directed by Arthur Hilton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Chagnon. One Minute to Zero, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1952.

1951

People Will Talk directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1951.

1950

Union Station directed by Rudolph Maté was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1950.

1949

Task Force directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1949.

1948

Macbeth directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1948.

1947

Dark Passage directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1947.

1946

If I'm Lucky directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1946.

1945

State Fair directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1945.

1944

Arsenic and Old Lace directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1944.

1943

Sahara directed by Zoltan Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1943.

1942

Counter-Espionage directed by Edward Dmytryk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1942.

1941

Bad Man of Deadwood directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1941.

1940

Boom Town directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1940.

1939

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes directed by Alfred L. Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1939.

1938

Three Loves Has Nancy directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1938.

1937

Bulldog Drummond Comes Back directed by Louis King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1937.

1936

As You Like It directed by Paul Czinner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1936.

1934

Chained directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1934.

1933

Beauty for Sale directed by Richard Boleslawski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1933.

1931

Bombs Over Monte Carlo directed by Hanns Schwarz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1931.

1929

Our Modern Maidens directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1929.

1928

Our Dancing Daughters directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1928.

1922

Flesh and Blood directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1922.

1920

Sumurun directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 August 1920.