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2018

The Griddle House directed by Paul Tomborello was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Black Beatles by Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane. The Great Wall, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2016.

2015

Daddy's Home directed by Sean Anders was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Night School directed by Ken Hughes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2012

Promised Land directed by Gus Van Sant was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2012.

2011

The Litigators by John Grisham was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2011.

2010

Hard Breakers directed by Leah Sturgis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. American Lion by Jon Meacham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2008.

2007

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street directed by Tim Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2007.

2006

Smokin' Aces directed by Joe Carnahan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2006.

2004

Ocean's Twelve directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Boles. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. The Statement, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2003.

2002

Star Trek: Nemesis directed by Stuart Baird was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2002.

2001

I Am Sam directed by Jessie Nelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Vertical Limit, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Bear And The Dragon by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Huntyr Duckett. In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. The Green Mile, directed by Frank Darabont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. All The Best, George Bush by George Bush was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Angel Rice. In that special week people in US were listening to Lately by Divine. A Murder of Crows, directed by Rowdy Herrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Scarlett Estevez. In UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. The Postman, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Letter by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Kyle McVea. In UK Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Throw These Guns Away by Dunblane was in the top 5 hits. The Evening Star, directed by Robert Harling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Soul'S Code by James Hillman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Josh Killacky. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Gambler, directed by Dayal Nihalani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Niykee Heaton. In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. In the Mouth of Madness, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1994.

1993

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit directed by Bill Duke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

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

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jin (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Damage, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Aiden Grimshaw. In UK Dizzy by Vic Reeves & The Wonder Stuff was in the top 5 hits. Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. All The Weyrs Of Pern by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Skye Stracke. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Edward Scissorhands, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Witching Hour by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Dungey. In that special week people in US were listening to Blame It On The Rain by Milli Vanilli. Meet the Feebles, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Foucault'S Pendulum by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marwan Berreni. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Dree Hemingway. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Nuts, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Martell Webster. In that special week people in US were listening to You Give Love A Bad Name by Bon Jovi. Crimes of the Heart, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Perfume by Patrick Suskind was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Ronnie Ortiz-Magro. In that special week people in US were listening to Separate Lives by Phil Collins. A Room with a View, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Miss Tessmacher. In that special week people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!. City Heat, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Chinx . In that special week people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie. Brady's Escape, directed by Pál Gábor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. August by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Nick Vujicic. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. The Toy, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Growing Up by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Maria Andersson (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Taps, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pooja. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Stir Crazy, directed by Sidney Poitier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1980.

1979

There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jaclyn Victor. In that special week people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil. The Deer Hunter, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Pure And Simple by Marian Burros was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Alex Wagner. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. The Manitou, directed by William Girdler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joshua Waitzkin. In UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. Fellini's Casanova, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1976.

1975

The French Detective directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Anke Huber. In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. The Man with the Golden Gun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyra Banks. In that special week people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Franck Tournaire. In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits. The Asphyx, directed by Peter Newbrook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1972.

1971

Sie tötete in Ekstase directed by Jesús Franco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

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

1970

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Sussman. In that special week people in US were listening to I Think I Love You by The Partridge Family. Angel Unchained, directed by Lee Madden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jay-Z . In that special week people in US were listening to Come Together by The Beatles. The Magic Christian, directed by Joseph McGrath, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arnelle Simpson. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. The Great Silence, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1968.

1967

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Fred Armisen. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Father, directed by István Szabó, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Alex de la Iglesia. In that special week people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Marisa Tomei. In that special week people in US were listening to Leader Of The Pack by The Shangri-Las. Father Goose, directed by Ralph Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Strange Tactics Of Extremism by Harry Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Sergueï Bubka. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Leaving It Up To You by Dale & Grace. The Three Lives of Thomasina, directed by Don Chaffey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Florence Burgat. In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Billy Rose's Jumbo, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Thin Red Line by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Rocky Dennis. In UK Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Five Minutes to Live, directed by Bill Karn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Charido. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Sundowners, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Pomp And Circumstance by Noel Coward was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Christian Jacob. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Li'l Abner, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1959.

1958

The Great Chicago Fire by Robert Cromie was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Norbert Teupert. In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits. Peyton Place, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Constantino Rocca. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. 7th Cavalry, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1956.

1955

The Last Frontier directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1955.

1954

Le fil à la patte directed by Guy Lefranc was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Darroussin. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Violated, directed by Walter Strate, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Flying Saucers From Outer Space by Donald Keyhoe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Farid Chopel. The Star, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1952.

1951

I'll See You in My Dreams directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1951.

1950

Highly Dangerous directed by Roy Ward Baker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1950.

1949

A Dangerous Profession directed by Ted Tetzlaff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1949.

1948

Homicide for Three directed by George Blair was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1948.

1947

Big Town After Dark directed by William C. Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1947.

1945

House of Dracula directed by Erle C. Kenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1945.

1944

The Fighting Rats of Tobruk directed by Charles Chauvel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1944.

1942

Pittsburgh directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1942.

1941

Red River Valley directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1941.

1940

Go West directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1940.

1939

The Devil's Daughter directed by Arthur H. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1939.

1938

Heart of the North directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1938.

1937

You're Only Young Once directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1937.

1936

Banjo on My Knee directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1936.

1933

Lady Killer directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1933.

1932

The Death Kiss directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1932.

1930

Rogue of the Rio Grande directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1930.

1929

Tarzan the Tiger directed by Henry MacRae was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1929.

1927

Flying Luck directed by Herman C. Raymaker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1927.

1919

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

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1919.

1913

A Winter's Tale directed by Jane Howell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1913.

1909

Before and After directed by Barbet Schroeder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 December 1909.