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2017

The Late Show by Michael Connelly was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2015

The 33 directed by Patricia Riggen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2013

Elysium directed by Neill Blomkamp was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

The Change-Up directed by David Dobkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

The Other Guys directed by Adam McKay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

A Perfect Getaway directed by David Twohy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

Famous people born on this day include TerRio Harshaw. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey There Delilah by Plain White T's. Hot Rod, directed by Akiva Schaffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 2007.

2006

Barnyard directed by Steve Oedekerk was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Red Eye directed by Wes Craven was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2003

Freaky Friday directed by Mark Waters was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Blood Work directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

The Princess Diaries directed by Garry Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lino Facioli. In UK Rock DJ by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. Luckytown, directed by Paul Nicholas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. In A Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Hugo Wentzel. In that special week people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. I Like to Play Games Too, directed by Edward Holzman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Majors by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Anna Murashige. In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. How Stella Got Her Groove Back, directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Eleventh Commandment by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Cameron Dolan. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. Cop Land, directed by James Mangold, 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 July 1997.

1996

Killer Condom directed by Martin Walz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Samuel Mercer. In that special week people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. Babe, directed by Chris Noonan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Samy Seghir. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Airheads, directed by Michael Lehmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Life Of The Party by Christopher Ogden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Tania Gunadi. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. Gumrah, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. After All These Years by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Djibril Sidibé (footballer born 1992). In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Unforgiven, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Paulina Goto. In that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. Pure Luck, directed by Nadia Tass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Anna Selezneva. In that special week people in US were listening to She Ain't Worth It by Glenn Medeiros. Young Guns II, directed by Geoff Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Promise Phan. In UK Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) by Soul II Soul was in the top 5 hits. Parenthood, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Red Phoenix by Larry Bond was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexander Eusebio. In that special week people in US were listening to Roll With It by Steve Winwood. The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Sabra Johnson. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Masters of the Universe, directed by Gary Goddard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Laetitia Le Corguiller. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. One Crazy Summer, directed by Savage Steve Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Besart Berisha. In UK Frankie by Sister Sledge was in the top 5 hits. Real Genius, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Nutcracker by Shana Alexander was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Todd Bosley. In that special week people in US were listening to When Doves Cry by Prince. The Company of Wolves, directed by Neil Jordan, 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 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Kaitlyn Black. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Risky Business, directed by Paul Brickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Allison Mack. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Fernando Alonso. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Carbon Copy, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rachel Miner. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel. Cannibal Apocalypse, directed by Antonio Margheriti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Will by G. Gordon Liddy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include LIM (rapper). In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Girls by Donna Summer. North Dallas Forty, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jean-François Breau. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Interiors, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Kalki by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Danger Mouse. In UK I Feel Love by Donna Summer was in the top 5 hits. March or Die, directed by Dick Richards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Dragons Of Eden by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Raphaëlle Delaunay. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss And Say Goodbye by The Manhattans. Violent Naples, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Rockefellers by Peter Collier and David Horowitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1976.

1975

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Josh Radnor. In that special week people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Stephen Dorff. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce. American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Summer Before The Dark by Doris Lessing was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Ato Essandoh. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. The Big Bird Cage, directed by Jack Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Optimist'S Daughter by Eudora Welty was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Monica Calhoun. In that special week people in US were listening to You've Got A Friend by James Taylor. Night of Dark Shadows, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Anne-Elisabeth Lemoine. In that special week people in US were listening to (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters. The McMasters, directed by Alf Kjellin, 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 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Drica Moraes. In that special week people in US were listening to In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) by Zager & Evans. Night of Bloody Horror, directed by Joy N. Houck Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. New Moon Rising by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gideon Henderson. In that special week people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela. Frankenstein's Bloody Terror, directed by Enrique López Eguiluz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1968.

1967

Our Mother's House directed by Jack Clayton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Martina McBride. In that special week people in US were listening to Wild Thing by The Troggs. Kaleidoscope, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Zorzi. In that special week people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, directed by Russ Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Making Of The President 1964 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Peluso. In that special week people in US were listening to Rag Doll by The 4 Seasons. The Thrill Killers, directed by Ray Dennis Steckler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Paul. In UK Confessin' by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance, directed by Satsuo Yamamoto, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Day They Shook The Plum Tree by Arthur H. Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Briançon. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Zotz!, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Dearly Beloved by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1962.

1961

Chaudhvin Ka Chand directed by M. Sadiq was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

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

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Didier Van Cauwelaert. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by Brenda Lee. Beyond the Time Barrier, directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. I Kid You Not by Jack Paar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1960.

1959

Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best seller of 1959.

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

1958

Mister Music Maker, Lawrence Welk by Mary Lewis Coakley was one of the best seller of 1958.

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

1957

Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Marc. In that special week people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. The Abominable Snowman, directed by Val Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Viv Anderson. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Fire Maidens of Outer Space, directed by Cy Roth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Thing Of Beauty by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Hugues Anglade. In that special week people in US were listening to (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley and His Comets. It Came from Beneath the Sea, directed by Robert Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Gertrude Lawrence As Mrs. A. by Richard Stoddard Aldrich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1955.

1954

King Richard and the Crusaders directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Geddy Lee. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. From Here to Eternity, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1953.

1952

Sudden Fear directed by David Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 July 1952.

1951

Cattle Drive directed by Kurt Neumann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion directed by Charles Lamont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1948

The Man from Colorado directed by Henry Levin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty directed by Norman Z. McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Inner Circle directed by Philip Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The Southerner directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Wilson directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

The Man in Grey directed by Leslie Arliss was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1941

Dressed to Kill directed by Eugene Forde was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Lady in Question directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Mr. Wong in Chinatown directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Letter of Introduction directed by John M. Stahl was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Heroes of the Alamo directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Ghost Patrol directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

China Seas directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Star Packer directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1932

White Zombie directed by Victor Halperin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

Sporting Blood directed by Charles Brabin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

Conspiracy directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

Say It with Songs directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1926

Battling Butler directed by Buster Keaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1923

Little Old New York directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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

1914

The Human Soul directed by Duncan Valliant-Saunders was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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