August 29

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2018

Life Itself directed by Dan Fogelman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2018.

2016

The Belko Experiment directed by Greg McLean was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2016.

2015

Into the Forest directed by Patricia Rozema was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2015.

2014

Cake directed by Daniel Barnz was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2014.

2012

Silver Linings Playbook directed by David O. Russell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2012.

2011

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy directed by Tomas Alfredson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2011.

2010

Star Island by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best seller of 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2010.

2008

Zack and Miri Make a Porno directed by Kevin Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2008.

2007

Gone Baby Gone directed by Ben Affleck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2007.

2006

Stranger Than Fiction directed by Marc Forster was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Khia Lopez. In that special week people in US were listening to Lean Back by Terror Squad. Downfall, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Inside The Kingdom by Carmen bin Ladin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Quvenzhane Wallis. In UK Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was in the top 5 hits. Easy, directed by Jane Weinstock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Footprints Of God by Greg Iles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2003.

2002

Phone Booth directed by Joel Schumacher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include SimplyLuke . In UK Let's Dance by Five was in the top 5 hits. Rock Star, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Rehan Gandhi. In that special week people in US were listening to Doesn't Really Matter by Janet. Almost Famous, directed by Cameron Crowe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2000.

1999

Rainbow Six by Tom Clanc was one of the best seller of 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1999.

1998

Elizabeth directed by Shekhar Kapur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Keaton Milburn. In UK I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans was in the top 5 hits. Eve's Bayou, directed by Kasi Lemmons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Sam Fazz. In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. The Funeral, directed by Abel Ferrara, 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: 29 August 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Shawnn . In that special week people in US were listening to You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson. Strange Days, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Witness by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Courtney Stodden. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Terminal Velocity, directed by Deran Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. October 1964 by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Liam Payne. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. Dangerous Game, directed by Abel Ferrara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mallu Magalhaes. In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! was in the top 5 hits. The Addams Family, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Gerald'S Game by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Kyle Chrisley. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Year of the Gun, directed by John Frankenheimer, 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: 29 August 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Nicole Anderson. In that special week people in US were listening to If Wishes Came True by Sweet Sensation. Uncle Buck, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Men At Work by George F. Will was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1990.

1989

Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best seller of 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Cahill. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Moon Over Parador, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1988.

1987

Near Dark directed by Kathryn Bigelow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lea Michele. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Children of a Lesser God, directed by Randa Haines, 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: 29 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Achilles Liarmakopoulos. In that special week people in US were listening to Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News. Oriana, directed by Fina Torres, 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: 29 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Paul McDonald. In that special week people in US were listening to What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner. The Warrior and the Sorceress, directed by John C. Broderick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. In God'S Name by David A. Yallop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Landon. In that special week people in US were listening to Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics. The Big Chill, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Kyan Khojandi. In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits. Smithereens, directed by Susan Seidelman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Princess by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1982.

1981

The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include William Levy (actor). In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Phobia, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Firestarter by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1980.

1979

Martha by Winzola McLendon was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1979.

1978

The Paper Chase directed by James Bridges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1978.

1977

Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luana Piovani. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Vigilante Force, directed by George Armitage, 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: 29 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Dante Basco. In that special week people in US were listening to Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, directed by John Trent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Kumi Tanioka. In that special week people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka. The Phantom of Liberty, directed by Luis Buñuel, 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: 29 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fleur Pellerin. In that special week people in US were listening to Brother Louie by Stories. The Pedestrian, directed by Maximilian Schell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Matlock Paper by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Bae Yong Joon. In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Night of the Lepus, directed by William F. Claxton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. George S. Kaufman by Howard Teichmann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Carla Gugino. In UK Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams was in the top 5 hits. Yesenia, directed by Alfredo B. Crevenna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Living Well Is The Best Revenge by Calvin Tomkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Negrini. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Five Easy Pieces, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1970.

1969

The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Meshell Ndegeocello. In that special week people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. Teorema, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Anton Newcombe. In UK The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Oedipus Rex, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Autobiography Of Bertrand Russell, 1872-1914 by Bertrand Russell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Theobald. In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits. Fahrenheit 451, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Will Perdue. In UK (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. The Money Trap, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Pebbles (singer). In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. The Lively Set, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Convention by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Fraser. In that special week people in US were listening to My Boyfriend's Back by The Angels. I Owe Russia $1200 by Bob Hope was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1963.

1962

O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1962.

1961

The Spanish Civil War by Hugh Thomas was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pascale Rocard. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Piccadilly Third Stop, directed by Wolf Rilla, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Rebecca de Mornay. In UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. Les liaisons dangereuses, directed by Roger Vadim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michael Jackson. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Queen of Outer Space, directed by Edward Bernds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Enemy Camp by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Jerry Bailey. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. A King in New York, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include GG Allin. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Attack, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Diamanda Galás. In that special week people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. Seven Cities of Gold, directed by Robert D. Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Officers And Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1955.

1954

Brigadoon directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1954.

1953

City of Bad Men directed by Harmon Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Deborah Van Valkenburgh. Untamed Women, directed by W. Merle Connell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1952.

1951

White Man Returns by Agnes Newton Keith was one of the best seller of 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1951.

1950

The Return of Jesse James directed by Arthur Hilton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1950.

1949

Down Dakota Way directed by William Witney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1949.

1948

Luxury Liner directed by Richard Whorf was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1948.

1947

Stage to Mesa City directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1947.

1946

Roll on Texas Moon directed by William Witney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1946.

1945

Our Vines Have Tender Grapes directed by Roy Rowland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1945.

1943

The Kansan directed by George Archainbaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1943.

1942

The Glass Key directed by Stuart Heisler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1942.

1941

Dangerous Lady directed by Bernard B. Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1941.

1940

The Westerner directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1940.

1939

Blackmail directed by H.C. Potter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1939.

1938

Boys Town directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1938.

1937

All Over Town directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1937.

1936

Missing Girls directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1936.

1935

The Gay Deception directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1935.

1934

One Night of Love directed by Victor Schertzinger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1934.

1933

Bureau of Missing Persons directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1933.

1932

The Phantom Fiend directed by Maurice Elvey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1932.

1931

Five Star Final directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1931.

1930

Under Montana Skies directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1930.

1929

The Wagon Master directed by Harry Joe Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1929.

1925

Shore Leave directed by John S. Robertson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1925.

1924

The Red Lily directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1924.

1923

The White Sister directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1923.

1921

The Blot directed by Lois Weber was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1921.