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2017

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2017.

2016

The House of Secrets by Brad Meltzer, Tod Goldberg was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2016.

2015

Chi-Raq directed by Spike Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2015.

2014

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 directed by Francis Lawrence was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2014.

2013

Frozen directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2013.

2012

The Great Silence directed by Sergio Corbucci was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2012.

2011

10th Anniversary by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2011.

2010

Tangled directed by Nathan Greno was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2010.

2009

The Blind Side directed by John Lee Hancock was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. Twilight, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. 7th Heaven by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2008.

2007

Atonement directed by Joe Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2007.

2006

The Holiday directed by Nancy Meyers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2006.

2005

King Kong directed by Peter Jackson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2005.

2004

Ocean's Twelve directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2004.

2003

The Last Samurai directed by Edward Zwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2003.

2002

Equilibrium directed by Kurt Wimmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2002.

2001

Not Another Teen Movie directed by Joel Gallen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was in the top 5 hits. Cast Away, directed by Robert Zemeckis, 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: 08 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Aliyah Kolf. In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. Magnolia, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. A Clash Of Kings by George R. R. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Tanner Buchanan. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. Shakespeare in Love, directed by John Madden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Chloe Morton. In UK Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies was in the top 5 hits. Good Will Hunting, directed by Gus Van Sant, 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: 08 December 1997.

1996

Jerry Maguire directed by Cameron Crowe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jordon Ibe. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Umirayushchii lebed, directed by Yevgeni Bauer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. ?€œK?€? Is for Killer by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Grapeapplesauce . In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. Dumb & Dumber, directed by Peter Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. ?€œJ?€? Is for Judgment by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Anna Sophia Robb. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Schindler's List, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katie Stevens. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. The Bodyguard, directed by Mick Jackson, 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: 08 December 1992.

1991

Hook directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1991.

1990

Edward Scissorhands directed by Tim Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Drew Doughty. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pee Wee. In that special week people in US were listening to Look Away by Chicago. Twins, directed by Ivan Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. On TV people were watching The Rainbow.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jana Juricová. In that special week people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. Planes, Trains & Automobiles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Amir Khan. In that special week people in US were listening to The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby. Heartbreak Ridge, directed by Clint Eastwood, 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: 08 December 1986.

1985

Rocky IV directed by Sylvester Stallone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1985.

1984

2010 directed by Peter Hyams was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Utkarsh Ambudkar. In that special week people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. Sudden Impact, directed by Clint Eastwood, 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: 08 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Hamit Alt?ntop. In that special week people in US were listening to Mickey by Toni Basil. Sophie's Choice, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1982.

1981

On Golden Pond directed by Mark Rydell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francis Mourey. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. Flash Gordon, directed by Mike Hodges, 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: 08 December 1980.

1979

Star Trek: The Motion Picture directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Kate Robinson. In that special week people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. The Deer Hunter, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching Jim Knopf und die wilde 13.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Elsa Benitez. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. The Goodbye Girl, directed by Herbert Ross, 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: 08 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Naimee Coleman. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. Silver Streak, directed by Arthur Hiller, 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: 08 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Jerrelle Clark. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1975.

1974

Murder on the Orient Express directed by Sidney Lumet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Monty Montgomery. Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Nick Zinner. In that special week people in US were listening to I Am Woman by Helen Reddy. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, 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: 08 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Garvin Alston in Mount Vernon. In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits. Man in the Wilderness, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Me Me. In that special week people in US were listening to The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson. When Moscow Laughs, directed by Boris Barnet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Bobby Phillips WLAF running back (Minnesota Vikings. In that special week people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam. Z, directed by Costa-Gavras, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Long Row Of Candles by C.L. Sulzberger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Mussina in Williamsport. Skidoo, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Mass For The Dead by William Gibson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Marina Augusta Baker. In that special week people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees. The Producers, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Douglas Allan Martin in Bluffton. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Django, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching Polizeifunk ruft.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Greg Truitt. In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. That Darn Cat!, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Teri Hatcher in Sunnyvale. In UK Baby Love by The Supremes was in the top 5 hits. Guns at Batasi, directed by John Guillermin, 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: 08 December 1964.

1963

Charade directed by Stanley Donen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stephen John Elkington in Inverell. Girls! Girls! Girls!, directed by Norman Taurog, 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: 08 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Ann Coulter. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean. Blue Hawaii, directed by Norman Taurog, 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: 08 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lim Guan Eng. In that special week people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. The Sundowners, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Mark Dickson in Tampa. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. A Fever In The Blood by William Pearson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Billy Hufsey. In UK Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI was in the top 5 hits. Auntie Mame, directed by Morton DaCosta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1958.

1957

Sayonara directed by Joshua Logan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1957.

1956

Written on the Wind directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Claudio Bigagli. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. Day the World Ended, directed by Roger Corman, 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: 08 December 1955.

1954

The Bridges at Toko-Ri directed by Mark Robson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1954.

1953

Hondo directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Richie Morales. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. Hans Christian Andersen, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Creed For Free Enterprise by Clarence B. Randall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1952.

1951

I'll See You in My Dreams directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1951.

1950

Kim directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1950.

1949

On the Town directed by Stanley Donen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1949.

1948

Yellow Sky directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1948.

1947

Out of the Past directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1947.

1946

Till the Clouds Roll By directed by Richard Whorf was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1946.

1945

House of Dracula directed by Erle C. Kenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Baker. The Falcon in Hollywood, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1944.

1943

The Spider Woman directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1943.

1942

Cat People directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1942.

1941

Ball of Fire directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1941.

1940

Go West directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1940.

1939

Destry Rides Again directed by George Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1939.

1938

Pygmalion directed by Anthony Asquith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1938.

1937

Nothing Sacred directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1937.

1936

Great Guy directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1936.

1935

Scrooge directed by Henry Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1935.

1934

'Neath the Arizona Skies directed by Harry Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1934.

1933

The House on 56th Street directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charly Gaul. A Farewell to Arms, directed by Frank Borzage, 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: 08 December 1932.

1931

Arrowsmith directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1931.

1930

The Blue Angel directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1930.

1929

Glorifying the American Girl directed by Millard Webb was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Evelyn Herbertz. West of Zanzibar, directed by Tod Browning, 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: 08 December 1928.

1927

Der heilige Berg directed by Arnold Fanck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1927.

1926

Old Ironsides directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1926.

1925

Body and Soul directed by Oscar Micheaux was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1925.

1924

Romola directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1924.

1923

The Ten Commandments directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John B McKay. The Toll of the Sea, directed by Chester M. Franklin, 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: 08 December 1922.

1921

The Sea Lion directed by Rowland V. Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel McDonald Bailey. The Mark of Zorro, directed by Fred Niblo, 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: 08 December 1920.

1919

Victory directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1919.

1918

All Night directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1918.

1917

The Secret Game directed by William C. de Mille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1917.

1916

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1916.

1915

Martyrs of the Alamo directed by W. Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1915.

1914

The Bargain directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1914.

1913

Marcantonio e Cleopatra directed by Enrico Guazzoni was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1913.

1912

The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jura Soyfer. The Invaders, directed by Francis Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912. A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1912.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1911.

1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1910.

1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1909.

1908

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1907.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1906.

1905

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1905.

1904

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1904.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1903.

1902

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1902.

1901

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1901.