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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: 11 September 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: 11 September 2016.

2015

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2015.

2014

13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff with the Annex Security Team was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 2013.

2012

Famous people born on this day include Emilia Saccone-Joly. In that special week people in US were listening to Whistle by Flo Rida. Lawless, directed by John Hillcoat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012. A Blaze Of Glory by Jeff Shaara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2012.

2011

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2011.

2010

Resident Evil: Afterlife directed by Paul W.S. Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2010.

2009

Up in the Air directed by Jason Reitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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.. Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, 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: 11 September 2008.

2007

Into the Wild directed by Sean Penn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2007.

2006

The Lives of Others directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2006.

2005

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang directed by Shane Black was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2005.

2004

Cellular directed by David R. Ellis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Jaxon React. In that special week people in US were listening to Shake Ya Tailfeather by Nelly. Lost in Translation, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. 2nd Chance by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2003.

2002

Mother India directed by Mehboob was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Dawson Burba. In UK Let's Dance by Five was in the top 5 hits. Jeepers Creepers, directed by Victor Salva, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. On TV people were watching Jambers.doc.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2001.

2000

The Cell directed by Tarsem Singh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Elijah Holyfield. In that special week people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. Rounders, directed by John Dahl, 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: 11 September 1998.

1997

Event Horizon directed by Paul Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1997.

1996

Sling Blade directed by Billy Bob Thornton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Furqan Shayk. In that special week people in US were listening to Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio. La Haine, directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, 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: 11 September 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Moriarity Twins. 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. ?€œJ?€? Is for Judgment by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1994.

1993

True Romance directed by Tony Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jc Caylen. In UK Rhythm Is A Dancer by Snap! was in the top 5 hits. Sneakers, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, 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: 11 September 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Kygo . In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The Man in the Moon, directed by Robert Mulligan, 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: 11 September 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Henry Hopper. In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. Darkman, directed by Sam Raimi, 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: 11 September 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Michael Willett. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan. Kickboxer, directed by Mark DiSalle, 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: 11 September 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lee Yong Dae. 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.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1988.

1987

Fatal Attraction directed by Adrian Lyne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Mélissa Russo. In that special week people in US were listening to Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun) by Berlin. Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, 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: 11 September 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Shaun Livingston. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Teen Wolf, directed by Rod Daniel, 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: 11 September 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Aled de Malmanche. In that special week people in US were listening to What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner. Amadeus, directed by Milos Forman, 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: 11 September 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jacoby Ellsbury. 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. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1983.

1982

The Beastmaster directed by Don Coscarelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Luscious Lopez. 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. On TV people were watching Only Fools and Horses.....
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Antonio Pizzonia. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie 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. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Nathan Gale. In that special week people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack. Time After Time, directed by Nicholas Meyer, 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: 11 September 1979.

1977

A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elephant Man. In that special week people in US were listening to (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty by K.C and the Sunshine Band. Gator, directed by Burt Reynolds, 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: 11 September 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Juliette Spier. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, 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: 11 September 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Lucian Sahetapy. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Turkish Delight, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. On TV people were watching Sons and Daughters.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fred Thomas. In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Day for Night, directed by François Truffaut, 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: 11 September 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Kip Simons. In that special week people in US were listening to Black & White by Three Dog Night. The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, 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: 11 September 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Mack Strong. In that special week people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Donny Osmond. The Man Who Haunted Himself, directed by Basil Dearden, 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: 11 September 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Berry Richter. 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. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Laura Sisk. In UK In The Year 2525 by Zager & Evans was in the top 5 hits. The Italian Job, directed by Peter Collinson, 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: 11 September 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Konstantin Shafranov. In UK Hey Jude by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. A Mass For The Dead by William Gibson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Simon Burgess. In that special week people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry. Point Blank, directed by John Boorman, 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: 11 September 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Richard Harvey. In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits. Fantastic Voyage, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching Hey, Landlord.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include John Schofield. In that special week people in US were listening to Help! by The Beatles. That Funny Feeling, directed by Richard Thorpe, 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: 11 September 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Eric Thomas. In that special week people in US were listening to The House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals. Mary Poppins, directed by Robert Stevenson, 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: 11 September 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bonnie Gadusek in Pittsburgh. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Shock Corridor, directed by Samuel Fuller, 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: 11 September 1963.

1962

A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Virginia Madsen in Chicago. In that special week people in US were listening to Michael by The Highwaymen. Yojimbo, directed by Akira Kurosawa, 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: 11 September 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Neal X. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, 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: 11 September 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include David Laurence Frost. 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. A Fever In The Blood by William Pearson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1959.

1958

A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1958.

1957

Quatermass II: Enemy from Space directed by Val Guest was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Silver RavenWolf. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, directed by Fritz Lang, 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: 11 September 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Sharon Lamb. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Journey to Italy, directed by Roberto Rossellini, 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: 11 September 1955.

1954

Brigadoon directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1954.

1953

Island in the Sky directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Bott. Monkey Business, directed by Howard Hawks, 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: 11 September 1952.

1951

The River directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1951.

1950

The Black Rose directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1949.

1948

Sorry, Wrong Number directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1948.

1947

Dark Passage directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1947.

1946

Caesar and Cleopatra directed by Gabriel Pascal was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Serge Haroche. Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, 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: 11 September 1944.

1943

Sahara directed by Zoltan Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1943.

1942

Across the Pacific directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1942.

1941

Hold Back the Dawn directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1940.

1939

The Women directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1939.

1938

The Edge of the World directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1938.

1937

The Lower Depths directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1937.

1936

My Man Godfrey directed by Gregory La Cava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1935.

1934

Maniac directed by Dwain Esper was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Valentino. Blonde Venus, directed by Josef von Sternberg, 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: 11 September 1932.

1931

Waterloo Bridge directed by James Whale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1931.

1930

Storm Over Asia directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1930.

1929

Our Modern Maidens directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Earl Holliman in Louisiana. Our Dancing Daughters, directed by Harry Beaumont, 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: 11 September 1928.

1927

College directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1926.

1925

The Phantom of the Opera directed by Rupert Julian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1924.

1923

The White Sister directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Evers. The Prisoner of Zenda, directed by Rex Ingram, 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: 11 September 1922.

1921

Camille directed by Ray C. Smallwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Louis Junquas. Fante-Anne, directed by Rasmus Breistein, 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: 11 September 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: 11 September 1919.

1918

Dere Mable by Edward Streeter was one of the best seller of 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1918.

1917

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best seller of 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1917.

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: 11 September 1916.

1915

A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1915.

1914

The Virginian directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1912.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1911.

1910

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1910.

1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1909.

1908

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1907.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1906.

1905

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 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: 11 September 1904.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1903.

1902

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1902.

1901

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1901.