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2016

Hacksaw Ridge directed by Mel Gibson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2014

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2013

Oculus directed by Mike Flanagan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2013.

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.

2010

Easy A directed by Will Gluck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Jennifer's Body directed by Karyn Kusama was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2009.

2008

Righteous Kill directed by Jon Avnet was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

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

2006

Rescue Dawn directed by Werner Herzog was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Elizabethtown directed by Cameron Crowe was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2005.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Khia Lopez. In UK Thunderbirds / 3AM by Busted was in the top 5 hits. Cellular, directed by David R. Ellis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2004.

2002

The Quiet American directed by Phillip Noyce 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 that special week people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. Training Day, directed by Antoine Fuqua, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rehan Gandhi. In UK Music by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Best in Show, directed by Christopher Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2000.

1999

American Beauty directed by Sam Mendes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

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

1998

Ronin directed by John Frankenheimer 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 that special week people in US were listening to Mo Money, Mo Problems by The Notorious B.I.G.. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Laws of Our Fathers by Scott Turow 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. Bulletproof, directed by Ernest R. Dickerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Tenth Insight by James Redfield 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 UK You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Strange Days, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Nothing Lasts Forever by Sidney Sheldon 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. Heavenly Creatures, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. 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 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Liam Payne. In UK Mr Vain by Culture Beat was in the top 5 hits. A Bronx Tale, directed by Robert De Niro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Client by John Grisham 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. On TV people were watching (u'The Little Mermaid', u'Walt Disney Pictures', u'https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51a5YSlwKNL.jpg').
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. Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Beast by Peter Benchley 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. Hammerheads by Dale Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Bebikh. In that special week people in US were listening to Cold Hearted by Paula Abdul. In Country, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Andy Warhol Diaries by Pat Hackett was one of the best selling books.
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. Earth Girls Are Easy, directed by Julien Temple, 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: 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. Regrets Only by Sally Quinn 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 UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Oriana, directed by Fina Torres, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor 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 UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. The Warrior and the Sorceress, directed by John C. Broderick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth 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 UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. Streamers, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. August by Judith Rossner 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. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1982.

1981

Cosmos by Carl Sagan 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 (Democratic). 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. The Unseen, directed by Danny Steinmann, 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

Famous people born on this day include Déborah Anthonioz. In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Onion Field, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1979.

1978

The Silent Partner directed by Daryl Duke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

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

1977

Famous people born on this day include John Hensley. In that special week people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. Damnation Alley, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
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 that special week people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. Vigilante Force, directed by George Armitage, 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: 29 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Dante Basco. In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, directed by John Trent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Boat by Lothar-Gunther Buchheim 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 UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Wall Street Gang by Richard Ney 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.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Bae Yong Joon. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. Night of the Lepus, directed by William F. Claxton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre 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 that special week people in US were listening to Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey by Paul & Linda McCartney. Yesenia, directed by Alfredo B. Crevenna, 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: 29 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Negrini. In that special week people in US were listening to War by Edwin Starr. Five Easy Pieces, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Wall Street Jungle by Richard Ney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1970.

1969

The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Meshell Ndegeocello. In UK Hey Jude by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Faut pas prendre les enfants du bon Dieu pour des canards sauvages, directed by Michel Audiard, 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: 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. Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1967.

1966

Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Will Perdue. In that special week people in US were listening to Help! by The Beatles. The Money Trap, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Green Berets by Robin Moore 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 that special week people in US were listening to Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes. The Lively Set, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Naked Society by Vance Packard 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Fraser. In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Rampage, directed by Phil Karlson, 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: 29 August 1963.

1962

The Blue Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best seller of 1962.

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

1961

Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers 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 that special week people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. Colossus and the Amazon Queen, directed by Vittorio Sala, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Before You Go by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1960.

1959

My Brother Was An Only Child by Jack Douglas was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michael Jackson. In that special week people in US were listening to Little Star by The Elegants. 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 that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. A King in New York, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1957.

1956

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1956.

1955

Il Bidone directed by Federico Fellini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas was one of the best seller of 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Deborah Van Valkenburgh. Affair in Monte Carlo, directed by Victor Saville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1952.

1951

Fight Against Fears by Lucy Freeman was one of the best seller of 1951.

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

1950

No Trace directed by John Gilling 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.

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.

1941

Ladies in Retirement directed by Charles Vidor 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

The Rains Came directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

My Lucky Star directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

One Hundred Men and a Girl directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

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

Penthouse directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

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

Big Boy directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1926

The Clinging Vine directed by Paul Sloane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1926.

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.