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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 November 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 November 2016.

2015

Spectre directed by Sam Mendes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Interstellar directed by Christopher Nolan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

12th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2013.

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

2012

A Blaze Of Glory by Jeff Shaara was one of the best seller of 2012.

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

2011

Haywire directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Due Date directed by Todd Phillips was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo directed by Niels Arden Oplev was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Role Models, directed by David Wain, 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 November 2008.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Quaid Twins. In UK Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Champagne, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. 74 Seaside Avenue by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 2007.

2006

The Nude Vampire directed by Jean Rollin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Famous people born on this day include D Starr. In UK You Raise Me Up by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Match Point, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. 1776 by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 2005.

2004

The Incredibles directed by Brad Bird was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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

2003

Love Actually directed by Richard Curtis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

8 Mile directed by Curtis Hanson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Famous people born on this day include Will Robertson. In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. The One, directed by James Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. On TV people were watching Adam & Joe's American Animation Adventure.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jasmine Thompson. In that special week people in US were listening to With Arms Wide Open by Creed. How the Grinch Stole Christmas, directed by Ron Howard, 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 November 2000.

1999

The World Is Not Enough directed by Michael Apted was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1999.

1998

The Waterboy directed by Frank Coraci was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1998.

1997

Starship Troopers directed by Paul Verhoeven was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Telana Lynum. In UK Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. The English Patient, directed by Anthony Minghella, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. ?€œL?€? Is for Lawless by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Clark Russell. In UK I Believe / Up On The Roof by Robson & Jerome was in the top 5 hits. Powder, directed by Victor Salva, 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 November 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ella Denton. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Stargate, directed by Roland Emmerich, 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 November 1994.

1993

A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best seller of 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christophe Vincent. Passenger 57, directed by Kevin Hooks, 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 November 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Damon Fizzy. In that special week people in US were listening to Cream by Prince. The People Under the Stairs, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include SZA . In that special week people in US were listening to Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Giancarlo Stanton. In that special week people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English. Henry V, directed by Kenneth Branagh, 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 November 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edai . In that special week people in US were listening to Wild, Wild West by The Escape Club. They Live, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. On TV people were watching This Is David Lander.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Erica Mena. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Less Than Zero, directed by Marek Kanievska, 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 November 1987.

1986

Betty Blue directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Chloe Malle. In that special week people in US were listening to Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Kuntal Chandra. In that special week people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. Paris, Texas, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. ...And the Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Sinan Güler. In that special week people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie. The Right Stuff, directed by Philip Kaufman, 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 November 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Ethan Ruan. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Piranha Part Two: The Spawning, directed by James Cameron, 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 November 1982.

1981

Time Bandits directed by Terry Gilliam was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981.

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

1980

A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best seller of 1980.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Totò Cascio. In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits. Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Julio Sergio Bertagnoli. In UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching Elämänmeno.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Khia . In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Pete's Dragon, directed by Don Chaffey, 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 November 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Gillet. In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. Carrie, directed by Brian De Palma, 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 November 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Jose Pinto. In that special week people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John. Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, 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 November 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Matthew Rhys. In that special week people in US were listening to You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet by Bachman-Turner Overdrive. Phantom of the Paradise, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. On TV people were watching Countdown.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frantisek Kaberle. In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, 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 November 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Chris Fydler. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. The Chinese Connection, directed by Wei Lo, 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 November 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Anna Katrina Simcic. In that special week people in US were listening to Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves by Cher. My Name Is Trinity, directed by E.B. Clucher, 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 November 1971.

1970

The Phantom Tollbooth directed by Chuck Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1970.

1969

Marlowe directed by Paul Bogart was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jose Offerman. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. Head, directed by Bob Rafelson, 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 November 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Mark Zollitsch. In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, 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 November 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Michael Soles. In that special week people in US were listening to Poor Side Of Town by Johnny Rivers. Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching Vendetta.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Bart Latuheru. In that special week people in US were listening to Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones. Juliet of the Spirits, directed by Federico Fellini, 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 November 1965.

1964

The Naked Kiss directed by Samuel Fuller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dwight Smith. In UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Ron Johnson. In UK Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Mutiny on the Bounty, directed by Lewis Milestone, 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 November 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Leif Garrett in Hollywood. In UK His Latest Flame / Little Sisters by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Comancheros, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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 November 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Oleg Menshikov. In that special week people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters. North to Alaska, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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 November 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Chi Chi LaRue. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Lovers, directed by Louis Malle, 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 November 1959.

1958

Mon Oncle directed by Jacques Tati was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Barry Cowger. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Pursuit of the Graf Spee, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. On TV people were watching Man Without a Gun.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Beverly Klass. In that special week people in US were listening to The Green Door by Jim Lowe. Friendly Persuasion, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Patricia Barber. In UK Hernando's Hideaway by Johnston Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Umberto D., directed by Vittorio De Sica, 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 November 1955.

1954

Summer Interlude directed by Ingmar Bergman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Kiss Me Kate directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Albert Bittlmayer. Montana Belle, directed by Allan Dwan, 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 November 1952.

1951

Quo Vadis directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Dark City directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

They Live by Night directed by Nicholas Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

The Snake Pit directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Forever Amber directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Strange Woman directed by Edgar Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Detour directed by Edgar G. Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rodney Desborough Slater. The Woman in the Window, directed by Fritz Lang, 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 November 1944.

1943

The North Star directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

The Palm Beach Story directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

I Wake Up Screaming directed by Bruce Humberstone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Mark of Zorro directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Drums Along the Mohawk directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

The Lady Vanishes directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

The Hurricane directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Tarzan Escapes directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

A Night at the Opera directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Trail Beyond directed by Robert Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

The Blood of a Poet directed by Jean Cocteau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard E Lawyer. The Mask of Fu Manchu, directed by Charles Brabin, 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 November 1932.

1931

A White Bird Flying by Bess Streeter Aldrich was one of the best seller of 1931.

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

1930

The Doorway to Hell directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

The Taming of the Shrew directed by Sam Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michel Le Lamer. October (Ten Days that Shook the World), directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein, 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 November 1928.

1927

Uncle Tom's Cabin directed by Harry A. Pollard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

The Great K & A Train Robbery directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1925

The Eagle directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

Hot Water directed by Fred Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1923

The Extra Girl directed by F. Richard Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ademir Marques de Menezes. The Headless Horseman, directed by Edward D. Venturini, 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 November 1922.

1921

Hamlet directed by Svend Gade was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1920

A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 November 1920.

1919

Blind Husbands directed by Erich Stroheim was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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

1918

Shoulder Arms directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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

1917

Seven Keys to Baldpate directed by Hugh Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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

1916

American Aristocracy directed by Lloyd Ingraham was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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

1915

The Raven directed by Charles J. Brabin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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

1914

The New Wizard of Oz directed by L. Frank Baum was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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

1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

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

1912

The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Louis Martinet. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth, directed by Sidney Olcott, 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 November 1912.

1911

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

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

1910

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

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

1909

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

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

1907

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

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

1906

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

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

1905

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

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

1903

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

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

1902

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

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