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2018

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, directed by Zack Snyder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Journey to Munich by Jacqueline Winspear was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2016.

2015

Yes Please by Amy Poehler was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2015.

2014

Divergent directed by Neil Burger was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2014.

2012

The Intouchables directed by Olivier Nakache was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2012.

2011

Insidious directed by James Wan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2011.

2010

Clash of the Titans directed by Louis Leterrier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2008.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Angel-Iris Brown. In UK Girlfriend by Avril Lavigne was in the top 5 hits. Hot Fuzz, directed by Edgar Wright, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. The Watchman by Robert Crais was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2007.

2006

Inside Man directed by Spike Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2006.

2004

Before Sunset directed by Richard Linklater was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Elsie Fisher. In UK Beautiful by Christina Aguilera was in the top 5 hits. Phone Booth, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2003.

2002

Panic Room directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Christopher Romero. In UK It Wasn't Me by Shaggy featuring Rikrok was in the top 5 hits. Blow, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Bonesetter'S Daughter by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ella Bleu Travolta. In that special week people in US were listening to Maria, Maria by Santana. Romeo Must Die, directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Shrub by Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Rodrigo Rijnsburger. In that special week people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. Following, directed by Christopher Nolan, 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: 03 April 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Paris Jackson. In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Wild Things, directed by John McNaughton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Homeport by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kiana Brown. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Runaway Jury by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Jeffery. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Primal Fear, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Will Grier. In UK Back For Good by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Tommy Boy, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Dylann Roof. In UK The Most Beautiful Girl In The World by Prince was in the top 5 hits. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Without Remorse by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Ricky Montgomery. In that special week people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Assembling California by John McPhee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Noor Pahlavi. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. Beethoven, directed by Brian Levant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Treasures by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Hayley Kiyoko. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, 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: 03 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Nekfeu . In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, directed by Steve Barron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Zsuzsanna Jakabos. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Castle in the Sky, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing by Judith L. Rapoport was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tim Krul. In that special week people in US were listening to Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car by Billy Ocean. Beetlejuice, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Patriot Games by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Amy Seguin. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Bynes. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. The Money Pit, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Leona Lewis. In UK Easy Lover by Philip Bailey With Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, directed by Jerry Paris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. On TV people were watching CBS Storybreak.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Chrissie Fit. In that special week people in US were listening to Footloose by Kenny Loggins. Romancing the Stone, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Lines And Shadows by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Ben Foster. In that special week people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. The Meaning of Life, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Cobie Smulders. In that special week people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. The Long Good Friday, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. On TV people were watching Tuesday Night Fights.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Bertram. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Thief, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Delta Decision by Wilbur Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Szczecin (Poland). In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. When Time Ran Out..., directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Grégoire (musician). In UK Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel was in the top 5 hits. Phantasm, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Sophia, Living And Loving by A.E. Hotchner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1979.

1978

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Véronique De Kock. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Aguirre: The Wrath of God, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Escudé. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Aries Spears. In that special week people in US were listening to Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton. Escape to Witch Mountain, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Inma del Moral. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Dark Star, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Creative Divorce by Mel Krantzler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Adam Scott (actor). In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. Sisters, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Jennie Garth. In UK Amazing Grace by Pipes & Drums & The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guard was in the top 5 hits. Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Jamie Bamber. In UK Hot Love by T Rex was in the top 5 hits. The Beguiled, directed by Donald Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Keith Franklin. In that special week people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. The Sicilian Clan, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Clotilde Courau. In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits. Support Your Local Sheriff!, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Arms Of Krupp by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jamie Hewlett. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Pervis Ellison. In UK Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Hombre, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Arrogance Of Power by James William Fulbright was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Rémi Garde. In that special week people in US were listening to (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Frederick de Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Tell No Man by Adela Rogers St. Johns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Angela Featherstone. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Telling You Now by Freddie and the Dreamers. Major Dundee, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Legend Of The Seventh Virgin by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Nigel Farage. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. The Quick Gun, directed by Sidney Salkow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark Chopelas. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. It Happened at the World's Fair, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Sophie Moressée-Pichot. In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Calories Don'T Count by Herman Taller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Murphy. In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laura Marconi. In UK My Old Man's A Dustman by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Please Don't Eat the Daisies, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include David Hyde Pierce. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. Compulsion, directed by Richard Fleischer, 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: 03 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Alec Baldwin. In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits. The Long, Hot Summer, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Louis Satterfield. In that special week people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams. 12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. On TV people were watching Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1957.

1956

The Man Who Never Was directed by Ronald Neame was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include John Mooney (musician). In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Revenge of the Creature, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Healer by Frank G. Slaughter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Elisabetta Brusa. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Beat the Devil, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Away All Boats by Kenneth Dodson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1954.

1953

Glen or Glenda directed by Edward D. Wood Jr. was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Moore. The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Dance To The Piper by Agnes de Mille was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 April 1952.

1951

The Red Badge of Courage directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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1950

Cheaper by the Dozen directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

The Set-Up directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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1948

Paisan directed by Roberto Rossellini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

The Farmer's Daughter directed by H.C. Potter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

To Each His Own directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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1944

Buffalo Bill directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

Cabin in the Sky directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

Jungle Book directed by Zoltan Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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1941

That Hamilton Woman directed by Alexander Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

Rebecca directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Dodge City directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars directed by Ford Beebe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

Quality Street directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

The Great Ziegfeld directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

The Man Who Knew Too Much directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

Death Takes a Holiday directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

The Mind Reader directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

Scarface directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1931

The Bad Sister directed by Hobart Henley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

Free and Easy directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

Coquette directed by Sam Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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1928

The Trail of '98 directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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1927

Long Pants directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

Waxworks directed by Leo Birinsky was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

Whirlpool of Fate directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

Beau Brummel directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

Safety Last! directed by Fred Neymeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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1922

The Man from Beyond directed by Burton L. King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari directed by Robert Wiene was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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1920

Terror Island directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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1918

The Blue Bird directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

A Tale of Two Cities directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

The End of the World directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1915

The Juggernaut directed by Ralph W. Ince was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

The Mysterious X directed by Benjamin Christensen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1907

Life and Passion of Christ directed by Ferdinand Zecca was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

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1901

Springtime in the Park directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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