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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2017.

2015

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2013

Kick-Ass 2 directed by Jeff Wadlow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

The Cremator directed by Juraj Herz was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Piranha directed by Alexandre Aja was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Fantomas directed by Louis Feuillade was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

3:10 to Yuma directed by James Mangold was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Accepted directed by Steve Pink was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Four Brothers directed by John Singleton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2003

Dogville directed by Lars Von Trier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2003.

2002

Mother India directed by Mehboob 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. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. 1st to Die by James Patterson 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 7 Days by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. The Cell, directed by Tarsem Singh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2000.

1999

The 13th Warrior directed by John McTiernan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

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

1998

Blade directed by Stephen Norrington 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. Event Horizon, directed by Paul Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil 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 Wannabe by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. She's the One, directed by Edward Burns, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen 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. Desperado, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Natural Born Killers, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1994.

1993

The Secret Garden directed by Agnieszka Holland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

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 that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman 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 Emily Harrington. In that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. Barton Fink, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani 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. The Witches, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck 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 UK Swing The Mood by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Little Monsters, directed by Richard Alan Greenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman 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 The Only Way Is Up by Yazz & The Plastic Population was in the top 5 hits. The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Matt Sohinki. In that special week people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. Hamburger Hill, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lea Michele. In that special week people in US were listening to Higher Love by Steve Winwood. The Fly, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick 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. Teen Wolf, directed by Rod Daniel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker 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 Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, directed by W.D. Richter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs 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. Fire and Ice, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1983.

1982

The Beastmaster directed by Don Coscarelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Lanny Barbie. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. Body Heat, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
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. In that special week people in US were listening to Sailing by Christopher Cross. Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson 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 Natasha Fisher. In that special week people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack. Life of Brian, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Larissa Meek. In that special week people in US were listening to Grease by Frankie Valli. Eyes of Laura Mars, directed by Irvin Kershner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include John Patrick O'Brien. In UK Angelo by Brotherhood Of Man was in the top 5 hits. Suspiria, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion 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 Chris Renaud. In UK Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee was in the top 5 hits. Gator, directed by Burt Reynolds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal 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 Juan Diego Botto. In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller 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 Brad Boston. In that special week people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka. The Longest Yard, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan 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 Devin Wyman. In that special week people in US were listening to Brother Louie by Stories. Bang the Drum Slowly, directed by John Hancock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot 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 Michael Roan. In UK School's Out by Alice Cooper was in the top 5 hits. Blacula, directed by William Crain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus 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 Dennis de Brown. In UK I'm Still Waiting by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1971.

1970

Lovers and Other Strangers directed by Cy Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1970.

1969

Journey to the Far Side of the Sun directed by Robert Parrish was one of the most viewed movies released in 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 Darren Joseph. In that special week people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. Asterix le Gaulois, directed by Ray Goossens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Airport by Arthur Haile 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 Shaun Van Allen. In that special week people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry. The Trip, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor 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 Dan Truman. In that special week people in US were listening to Sunshine Superman by Donovan. Fantastic Voyage, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1966.

1965

That Funny Feeling directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1965.

1964

Mary Poppins directed by Robert Stevenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

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 Greg Holmes. In UK Sweets For My Sweet by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. The Haunted Palace, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Ian James Corlett. In that special week people in US were listening to Sheila by Tommy Roe. Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Rebecca De Mornay. In that special week people in US were listening to Wooden Heart by Joe Dowell. Pit and the Pendulum, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
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 Todd English. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. G.I. Blues, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1960.

1959

The Magician directed by Ingmar Bergman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959.

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

1958

Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Pim Kops. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Pajama Game, directed by George Abbott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques 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 Edddie Murray. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. War and Peace, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan 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 Galas. In that special week people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Julio Fernandez. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Egyptian, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1954.

1953

Roman Holiday directed by William Wyler 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Karen Hesse. Captain Pirate, directed by Ralph Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 August 1951.

1950

No Way Out directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Madame Bovary directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Rope directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Shoeshine directed by Vittorio De Sica was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Killers directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1944

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best seller of 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1944.

1943

Watch on the Rhine directed by Herman Shumlin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

The Talk of the Town directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

The Little Foxes directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Foreign Correspondent directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

5th Ave Girl directed by Gregory La Cava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

You Can't Take It with You directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Dead End directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

The Gorgeous Hussy directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Broadway Melody of 1936 directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Count of Monte Cristo directed by Rowland V. Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Dinner at Eight directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lakis Petropoulos. Love Me Tonight, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1932.

1931

Street Scene directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

Animal Crackers directed by Victor Heerman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

Hallelujah! directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Stewart in San Saba. The Mysterious Lady, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1928.

1927

Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom directed by Rolf Randolf was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1927.

1926

3 Bad Men directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1925

The Merry Widow directed by Erich von Stroheim was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

Monsieur Beaucaire directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1923

Hollywood directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emile Habibi. The Three Must-Get-Theres, directed by Max Linder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1922.

1921

The Three Musketeers directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charles White. The Penalty, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1920.

1919

The Mother and the Law directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1919.

1918

Shifting Sands directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1918.

1917

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best seller of 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1917.

1916

The Devil's Needle directed by Chester Withey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1916.

1915

A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1915.

1914

A Florida Enchantment directed by Sidney Drew was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1914.

1913

The Last Days of Pompeii directed by Mario Caserini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1911.

1910

The White Slave Trade directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1910.

1909

Sherlock Holmes V directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

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1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1908.

1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1904.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1901.