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2017

Death Race 2050 directed by G.J. Echternkamp was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

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

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Prince Oscar Carl Olof . The Witch, directed by Robert Eggers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2016.

2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2015.

2014

Private L.A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2014.

2013

Double Down by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2013.

2012

The Lorax directed by Chris Renaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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

2011

L'argent directed by Marcel L'Herbier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2011.

2010

Remember Me directed by Allen Coulter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

He's Just Not That Into You directed by Ken Kwapis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Now You're Gone by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz was in the top 5 hits. Jumper, directed by Doug Liman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2008.

2007

Zodiac directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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2006

The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins was one of the best seller of 2006.

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2005

Downfall directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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2004

Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Hiley. In UK Take Me To The Clouds Above by LMC vs U2 was in the top 5 hits. EuroTrip, directed by Jeff Schaffer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Games Do Count by Brian Kilmeade was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2004.

2003

Cradle 2 the Grave directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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2002

40 Days and 40 Nights directed by Michael Lehmann was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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2001

Famous people born on this day include Louis Healy. In that special week people in US were listening to Stutter by Joe. Sweet November, directed by Pat O'Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Constant Gardener by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bianca Umali. In that special week people in US were listening to Amazed by Lonestar. Pitch Black, directed by David Twohy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Bailey McConnell. In that special week people in US were listening to Angel Of Mine by Monica. Office Space, directed by Mike Judge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Reaching To Heaven by James Van Praagh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Tre Coast. In that special week people in US were listening to My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion. Dark City, directed by Alex Proyas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Letter by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1998.

1997

Donnie Brasco directed by Mike Newell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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1996

Bottle Rocket directed by Wes Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

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1995

Famous people born on this day include Veronica Dunne. In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. The Quick and the Dead, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Akuc Bol. In UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. Reality Bites, directed by Ben Stiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. See, I Told You So by Rush Limbaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Mariya Yaremchuk. In that special week people in US were listening to A Whole New World by Peabo Bryson & Regina Bell. Falling Down, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Sacred Clowns by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to To Be With You by Mr. Big. Wayne's World, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Childhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
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1991

The Doors directed by Oliver Stone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

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1990

Famous people born on this day include Lee Hongki. In that special week people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson. The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Book Of J by Harold Bloom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Alemao. In that special week people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Mutation by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Keith Jack. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The India Fan by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jonas Jerebko. In that special week people in US were listening to Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, directed by Chuck Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Blues by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Danielle Milian. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. House, directed by Steve Miner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best selling books.
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1985

Witness directed by Peter Weir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

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1984

Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Jagger. In UK Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. This Is Spinal Tap, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Aron Erlichman. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Mike Nugent. In that special week people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. Death Wish II, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Max by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
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1981

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best seller of 1981.

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1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lance Cade. Mad Max, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Random Winds by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Ireton. In UK Heart Of Glass by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. The 47 Ronin, directed by Kenji Mizoguchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Portraits by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Tomas Kaberle. In UK Take A Chance On Me by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Kg 200 by J.D. Gilman and John Clive was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Heather McComb. In UK When I Need You by Leo Sayer was in the top 5 hits. Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Possible Dream by Charles Paul Conn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lars Bruggemann. In UK December '63 by The Four Seasons was in the top 5 hits. Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1976.

1975

A Boy and His Dog directed by L.Q. Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Monika Niederstatter. In that special week people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include John Elmore. In that special week people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. Fists of Fury, directed by Wei Lo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include John Salvi. In UK Son Of My Father by Chicory Tip was in the top 5 hits. Cabaret, directed by Bob Fosse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Moon'S A Balloon by David Niven was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Donna Perry. In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Get Carter, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Bear Island by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Steve Holman in Indianapolis. In UK Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Grows) by Edison Lighthouse was in the top 5 hits. Au Hasard Balthazar, directed by Robert Bresson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Down All The Days by Christy Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1970.

1969

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie directed by Ronald Neame was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Penny "Stamper" Davis in Carlisle. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. Five Million Years to Earth, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Leo Gomez. In that special week people in US were listening to Ruby Tuesday by The Rolling Stones. The War Game, directed by Peter Watkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Plot by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Stevie Rachelle. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Kennedy by Theodore C. Sorensen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Ron Gant in Victoria. In UK It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. The Sound of Music, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Megan Leigh. In UK Needles And Pins by The Searchers was in the top 5 hits. Le Doulos, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Lost City by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Suzette Charles in Mays Landing. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Like A Man by The 4 Seasons. The Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Margaret Rudkin Pepperidge Farm Cookbook by Margaret Rudkin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Al Del Greco. In UK The Young Ones by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Walk on the Wild Side, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Ishi In Two Worlds by Theodora Kroeber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Simone Young. In UK Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Gold of the Seven Saints, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The White Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hector Calma. In that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Uncertain Trumpet by General Maxwell D. Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Laura Hurlbut. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. The Journey, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Middle Age Of Mrs. Eliot by Angus Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1959.

1958

The Brothers Karamazov directed by Richard Brooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958.

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1957

The Incredible Shrinking Man directed by Jack Arnold was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

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1956

Doctor at Sea directed by Ralph Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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1955

Famous people born on this day include Jay Osmond in Ogden. In UK Softly Softly by Ruby Murray was in the top 5 hits. The Wages of Fear, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1955.

1954

The Glenn Miller Story directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include William Simmons. In UK Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes by Perry Como & The Ramblers was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Spur, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laraine Newman in Los Angeles. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1952.

1951

The Celebrity by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best seller of 1951.

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1950

Stage Fright directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

Caught directed by Max Opuls was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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1948

Le Corbeau: The Raven directed by Henri Georges Clouzot was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

Pursued directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

Rome, Open City directed by Roberto Rossellini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gordon Thompson. The Picture of Dorian Gray, directed by Albert Lewin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1945.

1944

Passage to Marseille directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

Journey Into Fear directed by Norman Foster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

Roxie Hart directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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1941

The Lady Eve directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

The Baker's Wife directed by Marcel Pagnol was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Stagecoach directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Child Bride directed by Harry J. Revier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

Lost Horizon directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

The Walking Dead directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

The Little Colonel directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

It Happened One Night directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

Mystery of the Wax Museum directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

Murders in the Rue Morgue directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1931

The Adventures of Prince Achmed directed by Lotte Reiniger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

City Girl directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marie Drot. Wild Orchids, directed by Sidney Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. Dark Hester by Anne Douglas Sedgwick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 March 1929.

1928

A Girl in Every Port directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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1927

It directed by Clarence G. Badger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

La bohème directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

Lady of the Night directed by Monta Bell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

America directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include "Doc" Watson. Othello, directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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1922

The Boscombe Valley Mystery directed by George Ridgwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Wilfred. Seven Years Bad Luck, directed by Max Linder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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1920

Why Change Your Wife? directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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1919

The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse by Vicente Blasco Ibanez was one of the best seller of 1919.

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1918

The U.P. Trail by Zane Gre was one of the best seller of 1918.

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1917

A Girl's Folly directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1916.

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1915

The Birth of a Nation directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

The Dead Man Who Killed directed by Louis Feuillade was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

V.V.'s Eyes by Henry Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1913.

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1912

The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best seller of 1912.

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1911

The Broad Highway by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best seller of 1911.

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1910

The Rosary Florence by L. Barcla was one of the best seller of 1910.

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1909

The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1909.

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1908

The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

The Port of Missing Men by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

The Clansman by Thomas Dixon, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

The Maquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1904.

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1903

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice 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

Eben Holden by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1901.

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