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2017

The Punisher directed by Jonathan Hensleigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

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

2015

Secret in Their Eyes directed by Billy Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire directed by Francis Lawrence was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

Jack and Jill directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 directed by David Yates was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

2012 directed by Roland Emmerich was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

Famous people born on this day include Linch Twins. In that special week people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em. Beowulf, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 2007.

2006

The Dead Girl directed by Karen Moncrieff was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Derailed directed by Mikael Håfström was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 2005.

2003

Looney Tunes: Back in Action directed by Joe Dante was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 2003.

2002

Nightstalker directed by Chris Fisher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Gosford Park directed by Robert Altman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Caitlin Edwards. In that special week people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. Fatal Conflict, directed by Lloyd A. Simandl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Sky Is Falling by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Isaac Waddington. In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. The World Is Not Enough, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Darcy Rose Byrnes. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. The Faculty, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Bea Binene. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. The Man Who Knew Too Little, directed by Jon Amiel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Night Passage by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Michael Christian Martinez. In UK Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Shiloh, directed by Dale Rosenbloom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. His Holiness by Carl Bernstein and Marco Politi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Ian Perry. In UK I Believe / Up On The Roof by Robson & Jerome was in the top 5 hits. The American President, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Danielle Mansutti. In UK Baby Come Back by Pato Banton was in the top 5 hits. Deadly Target, directed by Charla Driver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Mei Mei. In that special week people in US were listening to I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf. The Three Musketeers, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Private Parts by Howard Stern was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessa Duggar. In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. Play Nice, directed by Terri Treas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1992.

1991

Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler was one of the best seller of 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Bilodeau. In UK Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Home Alone, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Lady Boss by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jasmeet Singh. In that special week people in US were listening to Listen To Your Heart by Roxette. Steel Magnolias, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dez Bryant. In that special week people in US were listening to Kokomo by The Beach Boys. Distant Thunder, directed by Rick Rosenthal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Mitla Pass by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include TOP (entertainer). In that special week people in US were listening to Bad by Michael Jackson. Cherry 2000, directed by Steve De Jarnatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. A Southern Family by Gail Godwin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Alexz Johnson. In that special week people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. Jocks, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Marcell Jansen. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Once Bitten, directed by Howard Storm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Larissa Aurora. In that special week people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. Trancers, directed by Charles Band, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Anton Buslov. In that special week people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers. I Am the Cheese, directed by Robert Jiras, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Heartburn by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Yohann Pelé. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Five Days One Summer, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Max by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1982.

1981

Social Studies by Fran Lebowitz was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcy Rylan. In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Insaf Ka Tarazu, directed by B.R. Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Second Lady by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Valeria Solarino. In UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits. The Rose, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1979.

1978

Magic directed by Richard Attenborough was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Hannelore Knuts. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. Black Joy, directed by Anthony Simmons, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Immigrants by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Justine Waddell. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. Alice Sweet Alice, directed by Alfred Sole, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Ordinary People by Judith Guest was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1976.

1975

Circus by Alistair MacLean was one of the best seller of 1975.

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

1974

Famous people born on this day include Cedric Bixler-Zavala. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. Earthquake, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Linda Lorin. In UK Let Me In by The Osmonds was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, 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 November 1973.

1972

My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Tabu (actress). In that special week people in US were listening to Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves by Cher. Hannie Caulder, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Bethenny Frankel. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. Ryan's Daughter, directed by David Lean, 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: 04 November 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Matthew McConaughey. In that special week people in US were listening to Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley. The Passion of Anna, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. My Life With Jacqueline Kennedy by Mary Barelli Gallagher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gary Stretch. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Yilmaz Erdogan. In that special week people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu. Custer of the West, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Petra Verkaik. In UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Runaway Railway, directed by Jan Darnley-Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Anne Gravoin. In UK Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Red Line 7000, directed by Howard Hawks, 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 November 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Alessandro Ruffo. In UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. Pajama Party, directed by Don Weis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Canteloup. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. McLintock!, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1963.

1962

Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Ralph Macchio. In that special week people in US were listening to Runaround Sue by Dion. Flower Drum Song, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kathy Griffin. In that special week people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters. The World of Suzie Wong, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include César Évora. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. The Last Days of Pompeii, directed by Mario Bonnard, 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 November 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Dominique Voynet. In that special week people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. Missile to the Moon, directed by Richard E. Cunha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Russian Revolution by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Tony Abbott. In that special week people in US were listening to Wake Up Little Susie by The Everly Brothers. Don't Go Near the Water, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Good Ol' Charlie Brown by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Jordan Rudess. In that special week people in US were listening to The Green Door by Jim Lowe. The Sharkfighters, directed by Jerry Hopper, 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: 04 November 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Matti Vanhanen. In UK Hernando's Hideaway by Johnston Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Artists and Models, directed by Frank Tashlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Chris Difford. In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. Target Earth, directed by Sherman A. Rose, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. What Did It Mean? by Angela Thirkell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1954.

1953

A Day to Remember directed by Ralph Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pope Theodoros II of Alexandria. Hangman's Knot, directed by Roy Huggins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. I Go Pogo by Walt Kelly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1952.

1951

Flight to Mars directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Three Husbands directed by Irving Reis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

The Story of Seabiscuit directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Joan of Arc directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Gentleman's Agreement directed by Elia Kazan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Devil's Playground directed by George Archainbaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1946.

1945

Fallen Angel directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Two Thousand Women directed by Frank Launder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Northern Pursuit directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1943.

1942

Road to Morocco directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Blues in the Night directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Li'l Abner directed by Albert S. Rogell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Buried Alive directed by Victor Halperin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Gang Bullets directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

The Last Gangster directed by Edward Ludwig was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Theodora Goes Wild directed by Richard Boleslawski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Annie Oakley directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1935.

1934

Evelyn Prentice directed by William K. Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1934.

1932

The Sport Parade directed by Dudley Murphy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

Blonde Crazy directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1931.

1930

Sin Takes a Holiday directed by Paul L. Stein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

The Kiss directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1926

Spangles directed by Frank O'Connor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1926.

1925

The Eagle directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1925.

1924

Secrets of the Night directed by Herbert Blaché was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1924.

1922

Shadows directed by Tom Forman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1922.

1921

Be My Wife directed by Max Linder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1921.

1920

Erotikon directed by Mauritz Stiller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1920.

1919

Scarlet Days directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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

1918

Little Women directed by Harley Knoles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1918.