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2016

Suicide Squad directed by David Ayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 2016.

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: 30 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: 30 August 2013.

2012

Lawless directed by John Hillcoat was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 2012.

2010

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

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 August 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Disturbia by Rihanna. Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Foreign Body by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 2008.

2006

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

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 August 2005.

2004

Collateral directed by Michael Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Raffey Cassidy. In UK Colourblind by Darius was in the top 5 hits. Mother India, directed by Mehboob, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Red Rabbit by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Emily Bear. 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. Diana'S Boys by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hannah Rollins. In that special week people in US were listening to Doesn't Really Matter by Janet. The Cell, directed by Tarsem Singh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Deadly Decisions by Kathy Reichs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Dana Gaier. 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. Chasing Cezanne by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Rowena Rikkers. In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Gods And Generals by Jeff Shaara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1996.

1995

Desperado directed by Robert Rodriguez was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Kwon So-hyun. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Natural Born Killers, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Kennedy Women by Laurence Leamer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Paco Alcácer. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Henwick. In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! was in the top 5 hits. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Gaia Weiss (model). In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Child's Play 3, directed by Jack Bender, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Firm by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1991.

1990

The Witches directed by Nicolas Roeg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Bebe Rexha. In that special week people in US were listening to Cold Hearted by Paula Abdul. Little Monsters, directed by Richard Alan Greenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ernests Gulbis. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Amie Yancey. 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. Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Ross. 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. Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Mustapha El Atrassi. In UK Into The Groove by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Teen Wolf, directed by Rod Daniel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Dangerous Summer by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Ashish Sharma. 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. The Haj by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jonne Aaron. In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. Fire and Ice, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Andy Roddick. In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits. The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, 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: 30 August 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Franklin Salas. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. Body Heat, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Hite Report On Male Sexuality by Shere Hite was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Moncef Zerka. In UK The Winner Takes It All by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Smokey and the Bandit II, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Juan Ignacio Chela. In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Life of Brian, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Island by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1979.

1978

Interiors directed by Woody Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Loana (stylist singer). In that special week people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. Suspiria, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sarah-Jane Potts. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John. Burnt Offerings, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Lyndon Johnson And The American Dream by Doris Kearns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Gabriel Aubry. In that special week people in US were listening to Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band. The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Camilla Läckberg. In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits. The Longest Yard, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Ling. In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Bang the Drum Slowly, directed by John Hancock, 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: 30 August 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Cameron Diaz. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, 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: 30 August 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Lars Frederiksen. In UK Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Got His Gun, directed by Dalton Trumbo, 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: 30 August 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Carlo Checchinato. In UK The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Soldier Blue, directed by Ralph Nelson, 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: 30 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: 30 August 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vladimir Malakhov (dancer). In that special week people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Frederique van der Wal. In UK The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Point Blank, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Michael Michele. In that special week people in US were listening to Sunshine Superman by Donovan. Alfie, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 August 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Gavin Fisher. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Mary Poppins, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Chiklis. 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. 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: 30 August 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Craig Whittaker. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Kid Galahad, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Zafer Algöz. 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. Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chalino Sanchez. 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. Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Yves Calvi. In that special week people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Tents Of Wickedness by Peter De Vries was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1959.

1958

Inside Russia Today by John Gunther was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1958.

1957

The Pajama Game directed by George Abbott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Ismaël Lô. 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. Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Uwe Fellensiek. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Grandfather Stories by Samuel Hopkins Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1955.

1954

The Egyptian directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 August 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marc Rouillan. Big Jim McLain, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1949.

1948

Red River directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1945.

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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1941.

1940

Boom Town directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1936.

1935

Anna Karenina directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1933.

1932

Love Me Tonight directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1929.

1928

The Mysterious Lady directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1923.

1922

The Three Must-Get-Theres directed by Max Linder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 August 1921.

1920

The Penalty directed by Wallace Worsley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1918.

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: 30 August 1916.

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: 30 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: 30 August 1913.

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: 30 August 1910.

1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1909.