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2016

The Whistler by John Grisham was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 2016.

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.

2012

Winter of the World by Ken Follett was one of the best seller of 2012.

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

2010

Obama'S Wars by Bob Woodward 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.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sunny Sandler. In that special week people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 2008.

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.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Damarr Calhoun. In that special week people in US were listening to My Boo by Usher. Ali G Indahouse, directed by Mark Mylod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 2004.

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 UK Because I Got High by Afroman was in the top 5 hits. The One, directed by James Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Wild Blue by Stephen E. Ambrose 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 that special week people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. Men of Honor, directed by George Tillman Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz 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 that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. The Bone Collector, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom 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 UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Meet Joe Black, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Death Of Outrage by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Dylan Dauzat. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Different from the Others, directed by Richard Oswald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The God Of Small Things by Arundhati Roy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Audie Tomlin. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Romeo + Juliet, directed by Baz Luhrmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Brandon Soo Hoo. In that special week people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. Leaving Las Vegas, directed by Mike Figgis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Morning, Noon, And Night by Sidney Sheldon 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Stargate, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell 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 UK I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf was in the top 5 hits. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller 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 that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. The Lover, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Best Destiny by Diane Carey 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 UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The People Under the Stairs, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol 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 that special week people in US were listening to Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Powershift by Alvin Toffler 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 UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Look Who's Talking, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Love'S Executioner by Irvin D. Yalom 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 that special week people in US were listening to Kokomo by The Beach Boys. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, directed by Dwight H. Little, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Lives Of John Lennon by Albert Goldman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1988.

1987

Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best seller of 1987.

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

1986

Famous people born on this day include Erika Jo. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fortune Of Fear by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Danny Amendola. In that special week people in US were listening to Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Julia Stegner. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. The Killing Fields, directed by Roland Joff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Close Encounters by Mike Wallace and Gary Paul Gates 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 UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits. The Right Stuff, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Outrageous Acts And Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem 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 that special week people in US were listening to Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker. Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, directed by Woo-Ping Yuen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson 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 that special week people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross. Halloween II, directed by Rick Rosenthal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Luciano'S Luck by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brittany Ishibashi. In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Erika Flores. In that special week people in US were listening to Pop Muzik by M. Quadrophenia, directed by Franc Roddam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck 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 UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching Elämänmeno.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Gabriella Pession. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. Looking for Mr. Goodbar, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough 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 that special week people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago. Picnic at Hanging Rock, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski 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 that special week people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John. Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Nelly (rapper). In that special week people in US were listening to You Haven't Done Nothin' by Stevie Wonder. Phantom of the Paradise, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Rhinemann Exchange by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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 UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits. Horror Express, directed by Gene Martin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson 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 UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits. Solaris, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Super Lawyers by Joseph C. Goulden 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 that special week people in US were listening to Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves by Cher. Murmur of the Heart, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Death Of The Fox by George P. Garrett 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. How You Can Profit From The Coming Devaluation by Harry Browne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Guilherme de Padua. In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. Marlowe, directed by Paul Bogart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. My Life And Prophecies by Jeane Dixon was one of the best selling books.
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. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. The Lion in Winter, directed by Anthony Harvey, 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 November 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Scott Walker (politician). In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold 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 UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Fahrenheit 451, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Birds Fall Down by Rebecca West 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 that special week people in US were listening to Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones. Alphaville, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Rabbi by Noah Gordon 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 UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Kiss, directed by Samuel Fuller, 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 November 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bobby Dall. In UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. On Her Majesty'S Secret Service by Ian Fleming 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 that special week people in US were listening to He's A Rebel by The Crystals. Gypsy, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, 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 November 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include KD Lang. In that special week people in US were listening to Runaround Sue by Dion. The Comancheros, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The House At Old Vine by Norah Lofts 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 that special week people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters. The Alamo, directed by John Wayne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Liberal Hour by John Kenneth Galbraith 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 that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. The Mouse That Roared, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time by William Nickerson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michka Assayas. In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. The Seventh Seal, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Lucien Favre. In that special week people in US were listening to Wake Up Little Susie by The Everly Brothers. Pursuit of the Graf Spee, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Kitt Reuter-Foss. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Friendly Persuasion, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler 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 that special week people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams. Picnic, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1955.

1954

Summer Interlude directed by Ingmar Bergman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

The Big Heat directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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. Prisoner Of Grace by Joyce Cary 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

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

Boudu Saved from Drowning directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1932.

1930

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

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

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

October (Ten Days that Shook the World) directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1924.

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

Oliver Twist directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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.

1919

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

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

1918

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1918.

1917

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1917.

1916

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1916.

1915

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1915.

1914

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 November 1914.

1912

From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth directed by Sidney Olcott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912.

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