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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: 02 November 2017.

2015

Love directed by Gaspar Noé was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

John Wick directed by Chad Stahelski, David Leitch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Blue Is the Warmest Color directed by Abdellatif Kechiche was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

In Time directed by Andrew Niccol was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

1022 Evergreen Place: A Cedar Cove Novel by Debbie Macomber was one of the best seller of 2010.

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

2009

Nathan der Weise directed by Manfred Noa was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

Champagne directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 2007.

2006

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer directed by Tom Tykwer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Match Point directed by Woody Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2003

The Matrix Revolutions directed by The Wachowski Brothers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 2003.

2002

Anand directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Famous people born on this day include Dylan Delgado. In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. The One, directed by James Wong, 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: 02 November 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Against All Odds by Mariah Carey & Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Men of Honor, directed by George Tillman Jr., 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: 02 November 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Theodore Burkhardt. In UK Lift Me Up by Geri Halliwell was in the top 5 hits. The Bone Collector, directed by Phillip Noyce, 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: 02 November 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Brielle Barbusca. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. Meet Joe Black, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1998.

1997

Different from the Others directed by Richard Oswald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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

1996

Romeo + Juliet directed by Baz Luhrmann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

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

1995

Famous people born on this day include Brandon Soo Hoo. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Powder, directed by Victor Salva, 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: 02 November 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Lil Moco. In UK Saturday Night by Whigfield was in the top 5 hits. Stargate, directed by Roland Emmerich, 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: 02 November 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Tyler Sederwall. In that special week people in US were listening to I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, 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: 02 November 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include London Moore. In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. The Lover, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, 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: 02 November 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Garoppolo. In that special week people in US were listening to Romantic by Karyn White. The People Under the Stairs, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Kendall Schmidt. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Stevan Jovetic. In that special week people in US were listening to Listen To Your Heart by Roxette. Look Who's Talking, directed by Amy Heckerling, 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: 02 November 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julia Görges. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Mystic Pizza, directed by Donald Petrie, 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: 02 November 1988.

1987

Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1987.

1986

The Color of Money directed by Martin Scorsese was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1986.

1985

To Live and Die in L.A. directed by William Friedkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Julia Stegner. In that special week people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. The Killing Fields, directed by Roland Joff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Pia Miller. In that special week people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers. The Right Stuff, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Esha Deol. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, directed by Woo-Ping Yuen, 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: 02 November 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Katharine Isabelle. In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits. Halloween II, directed by Rick Rosenthal, 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: 02 November 1981.

1980

A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best seller of 1980.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Erika Flores. In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits. Quadrophenia, directed by Franc Roddam, 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: 02 November 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Carmen Cali. In that special week people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray. The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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: 02 November 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Gabriella Pession. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, 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: 02 November 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thierry Omeyer. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. Picnic at Hanging Rock, directed by Peter Weir, 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: 02 November 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Luc Arbogast. In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, 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: 02 November 1975.

1974

Phantom of the Paradise directed by Brian De Palma was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974.

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

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marisol Nichols. In that special week people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips. Horror Express, directed by Gene Martin, 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: 02 November 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Meloni. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. Solaris, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, 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: 02 November 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Meta Golding. In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Murmur of the Heart, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Billy Wilder, 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: 02 November 1970.

1969

Marlowe directed by Paul Bogart was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969.

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

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jaume Balagueró. The Lion in Winter, directed by Anthony Harvey, 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: 02 November 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Scott Walker (politician). In that special week people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, 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: 02 November 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include David Schwimmer. In that special week people in US were listening to Last Train To Clarksville by The Monkees. Fahrenheit 451, directed by François Truffaut, 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: 02 November 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Shahrukh Khan. In UK Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Alphaville, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Vélez. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Love by The Supremes. The Naked Kiss, directed by Samuel Fuller, 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: 02 November 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bobby Dall. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Marie-Laure de Villepin. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. Gypsy, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, 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: 02 November 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include KD Lang. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. The Comancheros, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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: 02 November 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Reichmann. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. The Alamo, directed by John Wayne, 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: 02 November 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Peter Mullan. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Lovers, directed by Louis Malle, 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: 02 November 1959.

1958

The Seventh Seal directed by Ingmar Bergman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958.

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

1957

Pursuit of the Graf Spee directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Kitt Reuter-Foss. In that special week people in US were listening to The Green Door by Jim Lowe. Friendly Persuasion, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Greg Harris (pitcher born 1955). In UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Picnic, directed by Joshua Logan, 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: 02 November 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Andreas Gruber. In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. Summer Interlude, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Andy Mill. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Big Heat, directed by Fritz Lang, 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: 02 November 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michel Boujenah. Limelight, directed by Charles Chaplin, 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 November 1952.

1951

Detective Story directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1951.

1950

Dark City directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1950.

1949

Passport to Pimlico directed by Henry Cornelius was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1949.

1948

The Red Shoes directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1948.

1947

Forever Amber directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1947.

1946

The Strange Woman directed by Edgar Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1946.

1945

Vacation from Marriage directed by Alexander Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrice Chéreau. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, 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: 02 November 1944.

1943

Guadalcanal Diary directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1943.

1942

The Palm Beach Story directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

I Wake Up Screaming directed by Bruce Humberstone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1941.

1940

The Mark of Zorro directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

The Roaring Twenties directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1939.

1938

The Lady Vanishes directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1938.

1937

Stand-In directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1937.

1936

Les Misérables directed by Raymond Bernard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1936.

1935

Peter Ibbetson directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1935.

1934

The Trail Beyond directed by Robert Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1934.

1933

Only Yesterday directed by John M. Stahl was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Kermack. Boudu Saved from Drowning, directed by Jean Renoir, 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: 02 November 1932.

1931

A White Bird Flying by Bess Streeter Aldrich was one of the best seller of 1931.

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

1930

The Doorway to Hell directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

The Taming of the Shrew directed by Sam Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerry Alexander. October (Ten Days that Shook the World), directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein, 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: 02 November 1928.

1927

My Best Girl directed by Sam Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

The Great K & A Train Robbery directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1926.

1925

La roue directed by Abel Gance was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1925.

1924

Hot Water directed by Fred Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

The Extra Girl directed by F. Richard Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seánie Duggan. Oliver Twist, directed by Frank Lloyd, 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: 02 November 1922.

1921

The Sheik directed by George Melford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1921.

1920

A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1920.

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1919

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

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1918

Shoulder Arms directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

Seven Keys to Baldpate directed by Hugh Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

The Return of Draw Egan directed by William S. Hart was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1915

Carmen directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

The New Wizard of Oz directed by L. Frank Baum was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

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1912

The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bertrand Goldschmidt. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth, directed by Sidney Olcott, 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: 02 November 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.

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