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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: 02 December 2018.

2016

The Great Wall directed by Yimou Zhang was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 December 2010.

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.. Yes Man, directed by Peyton Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Gate House by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 December 2004.

2003

The Statement directed by Norman Jewison was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 December 2002.

2001

I Am Sam directed by Jessie Nelson 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 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 Mark by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins 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. The Green Mile, directed by Frank Darabont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling 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 that special week people in US were listening to Lately by Divine. A Murder of Crows, directed by Rowdy Herrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1998.

1997

The Postman directed by Kevin Costner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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

1996

Famous people born on this day include Mitchel Cave. 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 Tailor Of Panama by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
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. Gambler, directed by Dayal Nihalani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans 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 UK Stay Another Day by East 17 was in the top 5 hits. In the Mouth of Madness, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man by Tim Allen 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. Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, directed by Bill Duke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Truce At Bakura by Kathy Tyers 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 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. Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams 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 Set Adrift On Memory Bliss by PM Dawn. Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Sum Of All Fears by Tom Clancy 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 I'm Your Baby Tonight by Whitney Houston. Edward Scissorhands, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. By Way Of Deception by Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy 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 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. Straight by Dick Francis 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 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. Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez 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. Nuts, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Doomed Planet by L. Ron Hubbard 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 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. Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts 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 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. The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler 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 that special week people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!. Nomad Riders, directed by Frank Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. One Writer'S Beginnings by Eudora Welty 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 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. August by Judith Rossner 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 that special week people in US were listening to Truly by Lionel Richie. The Toy, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey 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. 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: 02 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arthur Jugnot. 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. The Origin by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1980.

1979

Shadow Of The Moon by M.M. Kaye was one of the best seller of 1979.

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 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. Pulling Your Own Strings by Wayne W. Dyer 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 Manitou, directed by William Girdler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Second Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders 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 UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. Fellini's Casanova, directed by Federico Fellini, 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 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. Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1975.

1974

The Man with the Golden Gun directed by Guy Hamilton 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 that special week people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters. Salut l'artiste, directed by Yves Robert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Real Lace by Stephen Birmingham 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 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: 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. Sie tötete in Ekstase, directed by Jesús Franco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes 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 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. Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw 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 Come Together by The Beatles. The Magic Christian, directed by Joseph McGrath, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Collapse Of The Third Republic by William L. Shirer 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 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. The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1968.

1967

The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best seller of 1967.

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. Father, directed by István Szabó, 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 that special week people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Games People Play by Eric Berne 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 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. This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'm Leaving It Up To You by Dale & Grace. The Three Lives of Thomasina, directed by Don Chaffey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck 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 UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Billy Rose's Jumbo, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman 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. Five Minutes to Live, directed by Bill Karn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Promise At Dawn by Romain Gary 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 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 Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase 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 UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Li'l Abner, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Lotus Eaters by Gerald Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1959.

1958

Mistress To An Age by J. Christopher Herold was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Dagfinn Høybråten. 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. The Age Of Revolution by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Steven Bauer. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. Man Beast, directed by Jerry Warren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books.
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. The Last Frontier, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The American West by Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1955.

1954

Le fil à la patte directed by Guy Lefranc was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Meg Griffin. 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. The High And The Mighty by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
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. Battles of Chief Pontiac, directed by Felix E. Feist, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Kiss Me, Deadly by Mickey Spillane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 December 1941.

1940

Spare a Copper directed by John Paddy Carstairs was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1919

Blind Husbands directed by Erich von Stroheim was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 December 1919.

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: 02 December 1909.