December 1

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2018

The Griddle House directed by Paul Tomborello was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat). In that special week people in US were listening to Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane. The Great Wall, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Double Down: Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2016.

2015

Daddy's Home directed by Sean Anders was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2015.

2014

Night School directed by Ken Hughes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2014.

2012

Promised Land directed by Gus Van Sant was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2012.

2011

V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2011.

2010

No Problem directed by Anees Bazmee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2010.

2008

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2008.

2007

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street directed by Tim Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2007.

2006

Smokin' Aces directed by Joe Carnahan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2006.

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: 01 December 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Jackson Nicoll. In UK Be Faithful by Fatman Scoop featuring The Crooklyn Clan was in the top 5 hits. The Statement, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Skipping Christmas by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2003.

2002

Star Trek: Nemesis directed by Stuart Baird was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Aiko Princess Toshi. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. I Am Sam, directed by Jessie Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Cooper Endicott. In UK Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was in the top 5 hits. Vertical Limit, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Winter'S Heart by Robert Jordan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Chandler Alaniz. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Green Mile, directed by Frank Darabont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Blue At The Mizzen by Patrick O'Brian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1999.

1998

A Murder of Crows directed by Rowdy Herrington was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Amelia Clarkson. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. The Postman, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Reign Edwards. In UK Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away by Dunblane was in the top 5 hits. The Evening Star, directed by Robert Harling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Cry of the Halidon by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include James Wilson. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Gambler, directed by Dayal Nihalani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ivy Latimer. In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. In the Mouth of Madness, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Bell Curve by Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Stuart Twins. In that special week people in US were listening to I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, directed by Bill Duke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shannon Leann. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Damage, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Driving Force by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jake Goldberg. In UK Dizzy by Vic Reeves & The Wonder Stuff was in the top 5 hits. Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Fire In The Belly by Sam Keen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Chanel Iman. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Your Baby Tonight by Whitney Houston. Edward Scissorhands, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Bo Knows Bo by Bo Jackson and Dick Schaap was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Sotelúm . In that special week people in US were listening to Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli. Meet the Feebles, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. My Turn by Nancy Reagan with William Novak was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zoë Kravitz. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Mitla Pass by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Nuts, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include DeSean Jackson. In that special week people in US were listening to You Give Love A Bad Name by Bon Jovi. Crimes of the Heart, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Janelle Monáe. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. A Room with a View, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Michael Gibb. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. City Heat, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1984.

1983

Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Riz Ahmed. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. The Toy, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Park Hyo-shin. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Taps, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Chriselle Almeida. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. Stir Crazy, directed by Sidney Poitier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Clan Of The Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Brown Trafton. In that special week people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand. Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Camille Cottin (comedian). In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. The Deer Hunter, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Brad Delson. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. The Manitou, directed by William Girdler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dean O'Gorman. In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. Fellini's Casanova, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Dolores by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Glasson. In UK Space Oddity by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. The French Detective, directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Costinha . In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. The Man with the Golden Gun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Gibb. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include David Strajmayster. In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits. The Asphyx, directed by Peter Newbrook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Emily Mortimer. In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits. Sie tötete in Ekstase, directed by Jesús Franco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Silverman. In that special week people in US were listening to I Think I Love You by The Partridge Family. Angel Unchained, directed by Lee Madden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Richard Carrier. In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits. The Magic Christian, directed by Joseph McGrath, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. An Affair Of Honor by Robert Wilder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Justin Chadwick. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. The Great Silence, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1968.

1967

The Beautiful People by Marylin Bender was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Edouard Baer. In that special week people in US were listening to Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band. Father, directed by István Szabó, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Adventurers by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Roxie. In that special week people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds. Thunderball, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Toto Schillaci. In that special week people in US were listening to Leader Of The Pack by The Shangri-Las. Father Goose, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Strange Tactics Of Extremism by Harry Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Xavier Durringer. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. The Three Lives of Thomasina, directed by Don Chaffey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Detlev Buck. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. Billy Rose's Jumbo, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirley Jackson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Northam. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean. Five Minutes to Live, directed by Bill Karn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carol Alt. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Sundowners, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Waste Makers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Loïc Peyron. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Li'l Abner, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The War Lover by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1959.

1958

Women And Thomas Harrow by John P. Marquand was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Chris Poland. In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits. Peyton Place, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Those Without Shadows by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1957.

1956

7th Cavalry directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Cyrielle Claire. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. El 7 leguas, directed by Raúl de Anda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include François Van Der Elst. In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Race for Life, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1954.

1953

Violated directed by Walter Strate was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Rick Scott. The Star, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Don Camillo And His Flock by Giovanni Guareschi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 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: 01 December 1951.

1950

Highly Dangerous directed by Roy Ward Baker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1950.

1949

A Dangerous Profession directed by Ted Tetzlaff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1949.

1948

Homicide for Three directed by George Blair was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1948.

1947

Big Town After Dark directed by William C. Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1947.

1946

The Falcon's Adventure directed by William Berke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 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: 01 December 1945.

1944

The Fighting Rats of Tobruk directed by Charles Chauvel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1944.

1942

Pittsburgh directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1942.

1941

Red River Valley directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1941.

1940

The Son of Monte Cristo directed by Rowland V. Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1940.

1939

The Devil's Daughter directed by Arthur H. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1939.

1938

Heart of the North directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1938.

1937

You're Only Young Once directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1937.

1936

Banjo on My Knee directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1936.

1933

Lady Killer directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1933.

1932

Me and My Gal directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1932.

1930

Rogue of the Rio Grande directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1930.

1929

Tarzan the Tiger directed by Henry MacRae was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1929.

1927

The Love of Jeanne Ney directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1927.

1924

L'inhumaine directed by Marcel L'Herbier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1924.

1913

A Winter's Tale directed by Jane Howell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1913.

1909

Before and After directed by Barbet Schroeder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1909.