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2017

Wonder by R.J. Palacio was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 2017.

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: 02 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: 02 December 2013.

2012

Vampyr directed by Carl Th. Dreyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 2012.

2010

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 December 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. Twilight, directed by Catherine Hardwicke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Snowball by Alice Schroeder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 2008.

2006

Deja Vu directed by Tony Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 2006.

2005

Æon Flux directed by Karyn Kusama was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 2005.

2004

Alexander directed by Oliver Stone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 2004.

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: 02 December 2002.

2001

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone directed by Chris Columbus was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sydney Murphy. In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Unbreakable, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, 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: 02 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Marlee Hightower. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Sleepy Hollow, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Tara Road by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Amber Montana. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Enemy of the State, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1998.

1997

Good Will Hunting directed by Gus Van Sant was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1997.

1996

Star Trek: First Contact directed by Jonathan Frakes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Derek King. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Toy Story, directed by John Lasseter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Toni Mahfud. In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. Disclosure, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Dark Rivers Of The Heart by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Chris Travis. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Schindler's List, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Massadio Haïdara. In UK Would I Lie To You? by Charles & Eddie was in the top 5 hits. The Bodyguard, directed by Mick Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Charlie Puth. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. My Girl, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The New World Order by Pat Robertson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Janina Manipol. In that special week people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. Misery, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Shepherd by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Cassie Steele. In that special week people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Long Gray Line by Rick Atkinson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alfred Enoch. In that special week people in US were listening to Look Away by Chicago. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, directed by David Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Senatorial Privilege by Leo Damore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Teairra Mari. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Planes, Trains & Automobiles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Tal Wilkenfeld. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. The Mosquito Coast, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Amaury Leveaux. In that special week people in US were listening to Broken Wings by Mr. Mister. Rocky IV, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Candice Pascal. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Beverly Hills Cop, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Rodgers. In that special week people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. Scarface, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Nicola Tappenden. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. Tootsie, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Britney Spears. 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. Pathfinders by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Jugnot. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. Heaven's Gate, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Yvonne Catterfeld. In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. How To Prosper During The Coming Bad Years by Howard J. Ruff was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Nelly Furtado. In that special week people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Jérôme Thion. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. The Goodbye Girl, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Erik Everhard. 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. Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Adel Kachermi. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen 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. Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1975.

1974

Murder on the Orient Express directed by Sidney Lumet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michaël Youn. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. The Holy Mountain, directed by Alexandro Jodorowsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Alan Henderson. In that special week people in US were listening to I Am Woman by Helen Reddy. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Julio César Baldivieso. In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits. Man in the Wilderness, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Kashmira Shah. 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. Passenger To Frankfurt by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Paul Stankowski. 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. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lucy Liu. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Child by Diana Ross and the Supremes. Skidoo, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Bogey Man by George Plimpton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Giovanni Parisi. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Producers, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Etchebest. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Django, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Luisa Corna. In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. That Darn Cat!, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include David Pujadas. In that special week people in US were listening to Ringo by Lorne Greene. Guns at Batasi, directed by John Guillermin, 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: 02 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Brendan Coyle. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Carry on Regardless, directed by Gerald Thomas, 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: 02 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jacqui Frazier-lyde. 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. Seven Days In May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Laurent Storch. In UK Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Throne of Blood, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rick Savage. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Big Deal on Madonna Street, directed by Mario Monicelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Dean'S Watch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Boman Irani. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels by Horace Knowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Gaëtan Gorce. In UK Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI was in the top 5 hits. The Buccaneer, directed by Anthony Quinn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Breakfast At Tiffany'S by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Dagfinn Høybråten. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Zero Hour!, directed by Hall Bartlett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Room At The Top by John Braine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Paul Holmgren. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. Day the World Ended, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Memoirs by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Bennahmias. In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Destry, directed by George Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The View From Pompey'S Head by Hamilton Basso was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1954.

1953

Hondo directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Caroline Myss. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 December 1945.

1944

House of Frankenstein directed by Erle C. Kenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 December 1942.

1941

Ball of Fire directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 December 1940.

1939

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

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1938

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

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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: 02 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: 02 December 1936.

1935

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

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1934

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

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1933

The House on 56th Street directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

Island of Lost Souls directed by Erle C. Kenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1931

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1931.

1930

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1930.

1929

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

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1928

West of Zanzibar directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 December 1927.

1926

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

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1925

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

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1924

The Cigarette Girl from Moscow directed by Yuri Zhelyabuzhsky 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.

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1922

The Toll of the Sea directed by Chester M. Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

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

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1920

The Mark of Zorro directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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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

David Copperfield directed by Thomas Bentley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

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1912

The Invaders directed by Francis Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1912.