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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2015

Creed directed by Ryan Coogler was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 directed by Francis Lawrence was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Frozen directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2013.

2011

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

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

2010

Tangled directed by Nathan Greno was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

The Blind Side directed by John Lee Hancock was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

Hitman directed by Xavier Gens was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Deja Vu directed by Tony Scott 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 You Raise Me Up by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Just Friends, directed by Roger Kumble, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. 1776 by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Robert Irwin. In UK Be Faithful by Fatman Scoop featuring The Crooklyn Clan was in the top 5 hits. The Last Samurai, directed by Edward Zwick, 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: 01 December 2003.

2002

Die Another Day directed by Lee Tamahori 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 . In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. 1st to Die by James Patterson 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 Who Let The Dogs Out by Baha Men was in the top 5 hits. Unbreakable, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 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. Sleepy Hollow, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1999.

1998

Enemy of the State directed by Tony Scott 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. Alien: Resurrection, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 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: 01 December 1997.

1996

101 Dalmatians directed by Stephen Herek was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include James Wilson. In UK I Believe / Up On The Roof by Robson & Jerome was in the top 5 hits. Toy Story, directed by John Lasseter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook 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 UK Baby Come Back by Pato Banton was in the top 5 hits. Disclosure, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton 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 I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf was in the top 5 hits. Schindler's List, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett 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 Caleb Shomo. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. The Bodyguard, directed by Mick Jackson, 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: 01 December 1992.

1991

My Girl directed by Howard Zieff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1991.

1990

Misery directed by Rob Reiner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

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

1989

Famous people born on this day include Sotelúm . In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman 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 that special week people in US were listening to Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley by Will To Power. Scrooged, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan 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 Vance Joy. In that special week people in US were listening to Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle. Planes, Trains & Automobiles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins 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 The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera. The Mosquito Coast, directed by Peter Weir, 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: 01 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include John Coughlin (figure skater). In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Rocky IV, directed by Sylvester Stallone, 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: 01 December 1985.

1984

Beverly Hills Cop directed by Martin Brest was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1984.

1983

Scarface directed by Brian De Palma was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983.

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

1982

Famous people born on this day include Caytlyn McCloskey. In that special week people in US were listening to Truly by Lionel Richie. Tootsie, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 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. The Inglorious Bastards, directed by Enzo G. Castellari, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone 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 Angelique Bates. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Heaven's Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, 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: 01 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Malone. In that special week people in US were listening to No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand. Die Spinnen, 2. Teil - Das Brillantenschiff, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester 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 Carly Lawson. In that special week people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil. Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, 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 Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits. The Goodbye Girl, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laura Ling. In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. Rocky, directed by John G. Avildsen, 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: 01 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Alya Rohali. In UK Space Oddity by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, directed by Milos Forman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller 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 Richard Jordan. In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Murder on the Orient Express, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan 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 Mia Farrance in Melbourne. The Holy Mountain, directed by Alexandro Jodorowsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot 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 Charlie Jones. In that special week people in US were listening to Papa Was A Rollin' Stone by The Temptations. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, 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: 01 December 1972.

1971

Man in the Wilderness directed by Richard C. Sarafian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

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

1970

Famous people born on this day include Todd Steussie. In UK Woodstock by Matthew's Southern Comfort was in the top 5 hits. When Moscow Laughs, directed by Boris Barnet, 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: 01 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Richard Carrier. In that special week people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam. Out of It, directed by Paul Williams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eddie Britton. Hellfighters, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Airport by Arthur Haile was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Reggie Sanders in Florence. In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits. The Producers, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor 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 Greg McMichael in Knoxville. In UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Django, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1966.

1965

Harum Scarum directed by Gene Nelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

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. Guns at Batasi, directed by John Guillermin, 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: 01 December 1964.

1963

Carry on Regardless directed by Gerald Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.

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 Stan Albers in Pleasant Beach. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. Girls! Girls! Girls!, directed by Norman Taurog, 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: 01 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Barb Mucha in Parma. In UK His Latest Flame / Little Sisters by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Blue Hawaii, directed by Norman Taurog, 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: 01 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carol Alt[man] in Queens. In that special week people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart 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 Billy Childish. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Advise and Consent by Allen Drur was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Charlene Tilton in San Diego. In UK It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards was in the top 5 hits. Separate Tables, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Bissell. In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits. Zero Hour!, directed by Hall Bartlett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1957.

1956

Written on the Wind directed by Douglas Sirk 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 Uwe Benter. In UK Hernando's Hideaway by Johnston Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Day the World Ended, directed by Roger Corman, 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: 01 December 1955.

1954

Destry directed by George Marshall 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. Hondo, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler 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 Sherry Aldridge. Hans Christian Andersen, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1952.

1951

Scrooge directed by Brian Desmond-Hurst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1951.

1950

Orpheus directed by Jean Cocteau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Adam's Rib directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Yellow Sky directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Out of the Past directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Undercurrent directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1946.

1945

Dick Tracy directed by William Berke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Densmore in Los Angeles. I'll Be Seeing You, directed by William Dieterle, 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: 01 December 1944.

1943

The Spider Woman directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1943.

1942

Keeper of the Flame directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Sullivan's Travels directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Bank Dick directed by Edward F. Cline was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Destry Rides Again directed by George Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

The Terror of Tiny Town directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Nothing Sacred directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Great Guy directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Crime and Punishment directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1935.

1934

It's a Gift directed by Norman McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1934.

1933

The Ghoul directed by T. Hayes Hunter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert T Herres. Island of Lost Souls, directed by Erle C. Kenton, 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: 01 December 1932.

1931

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

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1931.

1930

Murder! directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

Pandora's Box directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emily McLaughlin. West of Zanzibar, directed by Tod Browning, 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: 01 December 1928.

1927

Der heilige Berg directed by Arnold Fanck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

Twinkletoes directed by Charles Brabin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1926.

1925

Body and Soul directed by Oscar Micheaux was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

Isn't Life Wonderful directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

The Ten Commandments directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Geraldine McCulloug. The Toll of the Sea, directed by Chester M. Franklin, 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: 01 December 1922.

1921

The Adventures of Tarzan directed by Robert F. Hill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Davis. The Mark of Zorro, directed by Fred Niblo, 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: 01 December 1920.

1919

Male and Female directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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1918

All Night directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

The Queen of Spades directed by Yakov Protazanov was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

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

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1915

Martyrs of the Alamo directed by W. Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

Tillie's Punctured Romance directed by Mack Sennett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

Marcantonio e Cleopatra directed by Enrico Guazzoni was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

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

1912

The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terence Beckles. The Invaders, directed by Francis Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912. A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1912.

1911

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

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1910

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

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1909

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

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1908

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

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1907

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

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1906

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

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1905

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

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1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

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1903

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

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1902

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

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1901

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

But much more happened, find out here: 01 December 1901.