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2017

The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition by Carol Aebersold, Chanda Bell was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2017.

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.

2013

Famous people born on this day include Julia Chavez. In that special week people in US were listening to Royals by Lorde. The Falls: Testament of Love, directed by Jon Garcia, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013. The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2013.

2011

How I Got This Way by Regis Philbin was one of the best seller of 2011.

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

2010

Hard Breakers directed by Leah Sturgis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Hurricane Season directed by Tim Story was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2009.

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.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Violet Affleck. In UK Hung Up by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. King Kong, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2005.

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. A Royal Duty by Paul Burrell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2003.

2002

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind directed by George Clooney 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 that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. I Am Sam, directed by Jessie Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks 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 that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. Man on the Moon, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Hunting Badger by Tony Hillerman 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 UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. The Postman, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King 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 that special week people in US were listening to No Diggity by BLACKstreet. The Evening Star, directed by Robert Harling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Laws of Our Fathers by Scott Turow 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 that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Gambler, directed by Dayal Nihalani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Enigma by Robert Harris 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. Drop Zone, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Couplehood by Paul Reiser 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 UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Wayne's World 2, directed by Stephen Surjik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Best Cat Ever by Cleveland Amory 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 UK Would I Lie To You? by Charles & Eddie was in the top 5 hits. Damage, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Stars Shine Down by Sidney Sheldon 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 that special week people in US were listening to Set Adrift On Memory Bliss by PM Dawn. The Last Boy Scout, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Cruel Doubt by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1991.

1990

The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Sotelúm . In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Meet the Feebles, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Caribbean by James A. Michener 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. Camille Claudel, directed by Bruno Nuytten, 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. Beloved by Toni Morrison 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. Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy 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 that special week people in US were listening to Separate Lives by Phil Collins. 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. Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Danielle Perez. In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits. Brady's Escape, directed by Pál Gábor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. While Reagan Slept by Art Buchwald was one of the best selling books.
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. Max by Howard Fast 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. Pathfinders by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chriselle Almeida. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Stir Crazy, directed by Sidney Poitier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1980.

1979

War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Camille Cottin (comedian). In that special week people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil. The Deer Hunter, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye 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. Daniel Martin by John Fowles 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. Lovers And Tyrants by Francine du Plessix Gray 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 that special week people in US were listening to Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention. The French Detective, directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Can Help by Billy Swan. Conversation Piece, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz 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. Salut l'artiste, directed by Yves Robert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Salamander by Morris L. West 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 Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1972.

1971

Sie tötete in Ekstase directed by Jesús Franco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1971.

1970

Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw was one of the best seller of 1970.

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. The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1969.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Nestor Carbonell. In that special week people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees. Poor Cow, directed by Ken Loach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Beautiful People by Marylin Bender was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Edouard Baer. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Father, directed by István Szabó, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Birds Fall Down by Rebecca West 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. A Patch of Blue, directed by Guy Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre 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 UK Baby Love by The Supremes was in the top 5 hits. Father Goose, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg 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. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman 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 (Democratic). 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. The Reivers by William Faulkner 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 UK Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Five Minutes to Live, directed by Bill Karn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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 that special week people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. The Sundowners, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Child Buyer by John Hersey 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. Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1959.

1958

The Three Edwards by Thomas B. Costain 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 that special week people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. Peyton Place, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. To Live Again by Catherine Marshall 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. The Last Frontier, directed by Anthony Mann, 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

Deep in My Heart directed by Stanley Donen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Antoine de Caunes. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Violated, directed by Walter Strate, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rick Scott. Battles of Chief Pontiac, directed by Felix E. Feist, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Confessors Of The Name by Gladys Schmitt 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

Whispering Smith directed by Leslie Fenton 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.

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

Oath of Vengeance directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1942

American Empire directed by William C. McGann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Among the Living directed by Stuart Heisler 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.

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

Camille directed by George Cukor 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

The Death Kiss directed by Edwin L. Marin 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

Flying Luck directed by Herman C. Raymaker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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