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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: 30 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: 30 August 2015.

2014

America by Dinesh D'Souza was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 2006.

2005

Lie with Me directed by Clement Virgo was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2003

Famous people born on this day include Tatiana McQuay. In UK Breathe by Blu Cantrell featuring Sean Paul was in the top 5 hits. Love Actually, directed by Richard Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Teeth of the Tiger by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Raffey Cassidy. In that special week people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. The Quiet American, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Right Words At The Right Time by Marlo Thomas 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. Training Day, directed by Antoine Fuqua, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Open Season by Linda Howard 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 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. Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 2000.

1999

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

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 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. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt 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 that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Bulletproof, directed by Ernest R. Dickerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Executive Orders by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1996.

1995

Strange Days directed by Kathryn Bigelow 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Heavenly Creatures, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Gift by Danielle Steel 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 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 Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas 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. Fatherland by Robert Harris 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 that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. Back to the Future, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Beast by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Bebe Rexha. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. In Country, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Blessings by Belva Plain 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 that special week people in US were listening to Monkey by George Michael. Earth Girls Are Easy, directed by Julien Temple, 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. Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Great Depression Of 1990 by Ravi Batra 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 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. The Eighth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders 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 that special week people in US were listening to Power Of Love by Huey Lewis & The News. After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Grasshopper Trap by Patrick F. McManus 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 UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. The Warrior and the Sorceress, directed by John C. Broderick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The 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. Streamers, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Christine by Stephen King 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. Smithereens, directed by Susan Seidelman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1982.

1981

The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best seller of 1981.

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. The Unseen, directed by Danny Steinmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz 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. The Onion Field, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 August 1978.

1977

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer was one of the best seller of 1977.

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. Vigilante Force, directed by George Armitage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman 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 UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, directed by John Trent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Boat by Lothar-Gunther Buchheim was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1975.

1974

Winter Kills by Richard Condon was one of the best seller of 1974.

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 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 Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth 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 UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Night of the Lepus, directed by William F. Claxton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach 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. Yesenia, directed by Alfredo B. Crevenna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Ra Expeditions by Thor Heyerdahl 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. Five Easy Pieces, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1970.

1969

Ada by Vladimir Nabokov was one of the best seller of 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 UK Hey Jude by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Faut pas prendre les enfants du bon Dieu pour des canards sauvages, directed by Michel Audiard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Heaven Help Us! by Herbert Tarr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Frederique van der Wal. In that special week people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry. Oedipus Rex, directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1967.

1966

I, The King by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1966.

1965

The Money Trap directed by Burt Kennedy 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. A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg 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. Rampage, directed by Phil Karlson, 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

Veeck -- As In Wreck by Bill Veeck was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1962.

1961

Russia And The West Under Lenin And Stalin by George F. Kennan was one of the best seller of 1961.

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. Colossus and the Amazon Queen, directed by Vittorio Sala, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Baseball Is A Funny Game by Joe Garagiola 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 UK Living Doll by Cliff Richard & The Drifters was in the top 5 hits. Les liaisons dangereuses, directed by Roger Vadim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Belle Out Of Order by Belle Livingstone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Anna Politkovskaia. In that special week people in US were listening to Little Star by The Elegants. Queen of Outer Space, directed by Edward Bernds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Enemy Camp by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1958.

1957

The Three Faces of Eve directed by Nunnally Johnson 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. Attack, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Lady Sings The Blues by Billie Holiday and William Dufty 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 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. Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 August 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Robert Parish. 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. Come, My Beloved by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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. 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: 30 August 1952.

1951

Lifemanship by Stephen Potter was one of the best seller of 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1951.

1950

The Stubborn Heart by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1943.

1942

The Glass Key directed by Stuart Heisler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 August 1942.

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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1939.

1938

Boys Town directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 August 1937.

1936

Missing Girls directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1930.

1929

The Wagon Master directed by Harry Joe Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

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: 30 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: 30 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: 30 August 1924.

1923

The Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by Wallace Worsley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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