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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.

2015

Hardcore Henry directed by Ilya Naishuller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

The Heist by Daniel Silva 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.

2011

Killer Elite directed by Gary McKendry was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

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.

2007

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead directed by Sidney Lumet was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

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

Thank You for Smoking directed by Jason Reitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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. Love Actually, directed by Richard Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Absolutely American by David Lipsky was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2003.

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. America by Stephen Coonts 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. Omerta by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 2000.

1999

Fight Club directed by David Fincher 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 Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko 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. Cadillac Jukebox by James Lee Burke 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. To Renew America by Newt Gingrich 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. Debt Of Honor by Tom Clancy 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. Night Of The Hawk by Dale Brown 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. Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Uh-Oh by Robert Fulghum 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. It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum 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. Great Plains by Ian Frazier 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. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking 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. When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough by Harold S. Kushner 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. After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Funny Money by Mark Singer 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. Diane Arbus by Patricia Bosworth 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. The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre 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. Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1982.

1981

Noble House by James Clavell 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 Gods Must Be Crazy, directed by Jamie Uys, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Murder In The White House by Margaret Truman 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. The Powers That Be by David Halberstam 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. Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer 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. Ordinary People by Judith Guest 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. Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow 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 Fan Club by Irving Wallace 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 Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort 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 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. The Terminal Man by Michael Crichton 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 Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1971.

1970

The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick was one of the best seller of 1970.

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

1969

Army of Shadows directed by Jean-Pierre Melville 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 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. The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris 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. A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1967.

1966

The Double Image by Helen MacInnes 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. Night Of Camp David by Fletcher Knebel 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. Red Desert, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, 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 (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. The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1963.

1962

My Life In Court by Louis Nizer was one of the best seller of 1962.

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

1961

Life With Women And How To Survive It by Joseph H. Peck 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. Water Of Life by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1960.

1959

Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma by Cliff Arquette 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. Strangers When We Meet by Evan Hunter 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. The Three Faces of Eve, directed by Nunnally Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Life At Happy Knoll by John P. Marquand 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. Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton 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. Il Bidone, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter 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

Famous people born on this day include David Boaz. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. City of Bad Men, directed by Harmon Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Call Me Lucky by Bing Crosby was one of the best selling books.
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. Catherine Carter by Pamela Hansford Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 August 1952.

1951

Proud New Flags by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best seller of 1951.

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

1950

The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot was one of the best seller of 1950.

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

1949

Under Capricorn directed by Alfred Hitchcock 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

L'onorevole Angelina directed by Luigi Zampa 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.

1941

Harmon of Michigan directed by Charles Barton 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

Golden Boy directed by Rouben Mamoulian 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.

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

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.