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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: 17 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: 17 September 2016.

2015

14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 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: 17 September 2013.

2012

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 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: 17 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: 17 September 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mia Talerico. 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: 17 September 2008.

2007

The Kingdom directed by Peter Berg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include India Tanovic. In UK I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters was in the top 5 hits. The Lives of Others, directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. 4th of July by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2006.

2005

Lord of War directed by Andrew Niccol was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 2004.

2003

Lost in Translation directed by Sofia Coppola was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Mia Diaz. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez. Jeepers Creepers, directed by Victor Salva, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. On TV people were watching Escape of the Artful Dodger.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2001.

2000

Almost Famous directed by Cameron Crowe was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Huttlestone. In UK Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit Of...) by Lou Bega was in the top 5 hits. Armour of God, directed by Jackie Chan, 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: 17 September 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Margaux Hakkaart. 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: 17 September 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Elena Kampouris. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. The Game, directed by David Fincher, 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: 17 September 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Ella Purnell. In UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. ?€œL?€? Is for Lawless by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1996.

1995

Hackers directed by Iain Softley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1995.

1994

Timecop directed by Peter Hyams was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Montel Williams. In UK Mr Vain by Culture Beat was in the top 5 hits. The Age of Innocence, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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: 17 September 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In UK Ebeneezer Goode by The Shamen 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: 17 September 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Scott Hoying. In that special week people in US were listening to I Adore Mi Amor by Color Me Badd. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, directed by Rachel Talalay, 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: 17 September 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Nia Sharma. In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. Hardware, directed by Richard Stanley, 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: 17 September 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Missy Lynn. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Sea of Love, directed by Harold Becker, 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: 17 September 1989.

1988

The Big Blue directed by Luc Besson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Ray Friesen. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Fatal Attraction, directed by Adrian Lyne, 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: 17 September 1987.

1986

A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Tomas Berdych. In that special week people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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: 17 September 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Domenico Citro. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, 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: 17 September 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Pe�a. In that special week people in US were listening to Maniac by Michael Sembello. 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: 17 September 1983.

1982

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Bakari Kone. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. Mommie Dearest, directed by Frank Perry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. On TV people were watching Seeing Things.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Danny Haren. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Chuck Comeau. 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: 17 September 1979.

1978

Up in Smoke directed by Lou Adler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1978.

1977

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Nichols. In that special week people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, 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: 17 September 1976.

1975

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Bas Leferink. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe by Barry White. Turkish Delight, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. On TV people were watching The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Reid. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye. 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: 17 September 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Allen Williams. In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits. 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: 17 September 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Annika Duckmark. 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: 17 September 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Al Fontenot. In that special week people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross. 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: 17 September 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Rob Zamuner. In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, directed by Paul Mazursky, 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: 17 September 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lord Jammer. In that special week people in US were listening to Harper Valley P.T.A. by Jeannie C. Riley. A Mass For The Dead by William Gibson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Dan Dupuis. In UK The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Point Blank, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1967.

1966

The Appaloosa directed by Sidney J. Furie was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Guy Picciotto. In UK (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Les vampires, directed by Louis Feuillade, 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: 17 September 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Christian Conrad. In that special week people in US were listening to The House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals. Topkapi, directed by Jules Dassin, 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: 17 September 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rami Saari. In that special week people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. Harakiri, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, 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: 17 September 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Wayne Riley. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Divorce Italian Style, directed by Pietro Germi, 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: 17 September 1962.

1961

The City of the Dead directed by John Moxey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hank Baran. 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: 17 September 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Hank Ilesic in Edmonton. 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: 17 September 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Nunez. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. The Blob, directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., 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: 17 September 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Richie Ramone. In that special week people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. Woman in a Dressing Gown, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. On TV people were watching The Abbott and Costello Show.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1957.

1956

Lust for Life directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1956.

1955

Journey to Italy directed by Roberto Rossellini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Joel-Francois Durand. In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Brigadoon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1954.

1953

The Robe directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Steve Sanders. The Snows of Kilimanjaro, directed by Henry King, 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: 17 September 1952.

1951

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 1950.

1949

The Fighting Kentuckian directed by George Waggner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1949.

1948

Johnny Belinda directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 September 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mary Lou Crocker. 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: 17 September 1944.

1943

Sherlock Holmes Faces Death directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1943.

1942

The Major and the Minor directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 September 1939.

1938

Too Hot to Handle directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 September 1935.

1934

The Scarlet Empress directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1934.

1933

Berkeley Square directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Parker. Pack Up Your Troubles, directed by George Marshall, 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 September 1930.

1929

The Great Divide directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roddy McDowall. The Cameraman, directed by Edward Sedgwick, 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 September 1926.

1925

The Primrose Path directed by Harry O. Hoyt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 1924.

1923

Scaramouche directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Naomi Datta. 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: 17 September 1922.

1921

Little Lord Fauntleroy directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marjorie S Holt. Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook, directed by Arthur Wellin, 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: 17 September 1920.

1919

Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1919.

1918

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 1917.

1916

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1916.

1915

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 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: 17 September 1913.

1912

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1912.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1911.

1910

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 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: 17 September 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1907.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1906.

1905

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 1904.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1903.

1902

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 September 1901.