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2017

Glass Houses by Louise Penny was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2017.

2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice directed by Zack Snyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2016.

2015

Early Warning by Jane Smiley was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2015.

2014

Captain America: The Winter Soldier directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2014.

2013

G.I. Joe: Retaliation directed by Jon M. Chu was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2013.

2012

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

But much more happened, find out here: 04 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: 04 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: 04 April 2010.

2009

I Love You, Man directed by John Hamburg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2008.

2007

Hot Fuzz directed by Edgar Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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2006

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

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2005

Famous people born on this day include Hayden Summerall. In UK (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie featuring Peter Kay was in the top 5 hits. Mughal-E-Azam, directed by K. Asif, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. The Boys Of Pointe Du Hoc by Douglas Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2005.

2004

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

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2003

Phone Booth directed by Joel Schumacher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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2002

Famous people born on this day include Damian Hurley. In UK Anything Is Possible / Evergreen by Will Young was in the top 5 hits. Panic Room, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Widow'S Walk by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Kendrick Durand. In UK What Took You So Long? by Emma Bunton was in the top 5 hits. Blow, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Stolen Lives by Malika Oufkir and Michèle Fitoussi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Cradle and All by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Ava Bellows. In UK Flat Beat by Mr Oizo was in the top 5 hits. Following, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1999.

1998

Wild Things directed by John McNaughton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

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1997

Crash directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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1996

Famous people born on this day include Austin Mahone. In UK Firestarter by The Prodigy was in the top 5 hits. Primal Fear, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Passage To Dawn by R. A. Salvatore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Mousie Mouse. 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. Until Forever by Johanna Lindse was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Chris O'Neal. In that special week people in US were listening to Bump N' Grind by R. Kelly. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Couplehood by Paul Reiser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1994.

1993

Fire in the Sky directed by Robert Lieberman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ricky Dillon. Beethoven, directed by Brian Levant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Double Deuce by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jamie Lynn Spears. In UK Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash 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. Sleeping Beauty by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Yūki Mihara. 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. Peril And Promise by John Chancellor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Vurnon Anita. In that special week people in US were listening to The Look by Roxette. Castle in the Sky, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Stranger In Savannah by Eugenia Price was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phil Manansala. 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. Emperor Of The Air by Ethan Canin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Devon Anderson. In that special week people in US were listening to Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship. Withnail & I, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Dancing On My Grave by Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Eunhyuk . In that special week people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. The Money Pit, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Rudy Fernandez. In that special week people in US were listening to One More Night by Phil Collins. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, directed by Jerry Paris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Courage To Change by Dennis Wholey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Garry Sandhu. In UK Hello by Lionel Richie was in the top 5 hits. Romancing the Stone, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Journeyer by Gary Jennings was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Eric Andre. 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. Ellis Island by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1983.

1982

The Long Good Friday directed by John Mackenzie was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

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1981

Nighthawks directed by Bruce Malmuth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981.

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1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bjorn Wirdheim. In that special week people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd. The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Second Coming by Walker Percy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Charles Butler. 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. The Winner'S Circle by Charles Paul Conn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1979.

1978

The Second Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best seller of 1978.

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1977

Famous people born on this day include Stephen Mulhern. In UK Knowing Me, Knowing You by Abba was in the top 5 hits. 3 Women, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Full Disclosure by William Safire was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alicia Silverstone in San Francisco. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. All the President's Men, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Looking For Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Kisha Ford. 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 Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include O J. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. Dark Star, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Peter Hoekstra Dutch soccer player (PSV. 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. The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Matt Wagner in Cedar Falls. 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. The Game Of The Foxes by Ladislas Farago was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1972.

1971

The Beguiled directed by Donald Siegel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1971.

1970

The Sicilian Clan directed by Henri Verneuil was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Gerard de. 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. Thirteen Days by Robert F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Andre Bowden. In UK Congratulations by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Party, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Triumph by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Juliana "Juli" Furtado. In UK Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Thoroughly Modern Millie, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Nancy McKeon in Westbury. In UK Somebody Help Me by The Spencer Davis Group was in the top 5 hits. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Frederick de Cordova, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching Intercontinental Express.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1966.

1965

Major Dundee directed by Sam Peckinpah was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1965.

1964

The Quick Gun directed by Sidney Salkow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

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1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Gavurin. In that special week people in US were listening to He's So Fine by The Chiffons. Bye Bye Birdie, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Francis Bacon by Catherine Drinker Bowen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Tina Tombs in MontrTal. In that special week people in US were listening to Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares. Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Why Not Victory? by Barry M. Goldwater was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Matt Cole. In that special week people in US were listening to Blue Moon by The Marcels. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Music Of The Spheres by Guy Murchie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bev Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. Please Don't Eat the Daisies, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Where The Boys Are by Glendon Swarthout was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Alex Rambaldi. In that special week people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. Warlock, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Henderson The Rain King by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Hrvoje Horvatic. In that special week people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs. The Long, Hot Summer, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. A Summer Place by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Ali El Haggar. 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. The Crisis Of The Old Order by Arthur Schlesinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1957.

1956

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

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1955

Famous people born on this day include Casey Biggs. 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 Living Past Of America by Cornelius Vanderbilt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1955.

1954

Beat the Devil directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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1953

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

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1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dave Hill. The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Distant Shore by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books.
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1951

The Tales of Hoffmann directed by Michael Powell 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 US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Caroline McWilliams in Seattle. The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, directed by Michael Powell, 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: 04 April 1945.

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

The Devil and Miss Jones directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

Dark Command directed by Raoul Walsh 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

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrei Tarkovski. Scarface, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Sons by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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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 US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bill Ryan. The Trail of '98, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Swan Song by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 April 1928.

1927

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

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1926

For Heaven's Sake directed by Sam Taylor 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

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Manon H E Alving. Safety Last!, directed by Fred Neymeyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim was one of the best selling books.
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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

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eric Rohmer Nancy France. Terror Island, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. The River's End by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
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1919

The Arrow of Gold by Joseph Conrad was one of the best seller of 1919.

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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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1913

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

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1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

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1911

The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester was one of the best seller of 1911.

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1910

The Wild Olive by Anonymous (Basil King) 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

The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath was one of the best seller of 1908.

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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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1906

Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon 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

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

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1903

Lady Rose's Daughter by Mary Augusta Ward was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

The Virginian by Owen Wister was one of the best seller of 1902.

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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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