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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2015

Love directed by Gaspar Noé was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

John Wick directed by Chad Stahelski, David Leitch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Blue Is the Warmest Color directed by Abdellatif Kechiche was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

J. Edgar directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Love and Other Drugs directed by Edward Zwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Nathan der Weise directed by Manfred Noa was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

Famous people born on this day include Linch Twins. In UK Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Champagne, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. 74 Seaside Avenue by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 2007.

2006

The Nude Vampire directed by Jean Rollin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Match Point directed by Woody Allen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2003

The Matrix Revolutions directed by The Wachowski Brothers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Anand directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

The One directed by James Wong 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. Men of Honor, directed by George Tillman Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice 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 UK Lift Me Up by Geri Halliwell was in the top 5 hits. The Bone Collector, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris 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 UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Meet Joe Black, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Certain Justice by P. D. James 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 UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Starship Troopers, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil 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 that special week people in US were listening to No Diggity by BLACKstreet. Romeo + Juliet, directed by Baz Luhrmann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen 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 that special week people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. Leaving Las Vegas, directed by Mike Figgis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Stargate, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton 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 UK I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf was in the top 5 hits. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett 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 that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. The Lover, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Bee Vang. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The People Under the Stairs, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1991.

1990

Jacob's Ladder directed by Adrian Lyne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1990.

1989

Look Who's Talking directed by Amy Heckerling was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

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 UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. They Live, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1988.

1987

Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Alexz Johnson. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick 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 that special week people in US were listening to Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker 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 UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. The Killing Fields, directed by Roland Joff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs 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 UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. The Right Stuff, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin 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 that special week people in US were listening to Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker. Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, directed by Woo-Ping Yuen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Machiko Ono. In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits. Halloween II, directed by Rick Rosenthal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
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 that special week people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1980.

1979

Quadrophenia directed by Franc Roddam was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

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

1978

Famous people born on this day include Francesco Testi. In that special week people in US were listening to You Needed Me by Anne Murray. The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Hannelore Knuts. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Pete's Dragon, directed by Don Chaffey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion 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 that special week people in US were listening to Rock'n Me by Steve Miller Band. Carrie, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Heather Tom. In that special week people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John. Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Cedric Bixler-Zavala. In that special week people in US were listening to You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet by Bachman-Turner Overdrive. Phantom of the Paradise, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan 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. Horror Express, directed by Gene Martin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Luis Figo. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. Solaris, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Tabu (actress). In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits. My Name Is Trinity, directed by E.B. Clucher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel 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 UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. Marlowe, directed by Paul Bogart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov 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 that special week people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. The Lion in Winter, directed by Anthony Harvey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Airport by Arthur Haile was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1968.

1967

Cool Hand Luke directed by Stuart Rosenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

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

1966

Famous people born on this day include Petra Verkaik. In that special week people in US were listening to Last Train To Clarksville by The Monkees. Fahrenheit 451, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis 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 that special week people in US were listening to Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones. Juliet of the Spirits, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker 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 that special week people in US were listening to Baby Love by The Supremes. The Naked Kiss, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop 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 UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Probst. In UK Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Gypsy, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1962.

1961

The Comancheros directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

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 UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. BUtterfield 8, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include César Évora. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Lovers, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Advise and Consent by Allen Drur 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 UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Mon Oncle, directed by Jacques Tati, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb 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 UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Pursuit of the Graf Spee, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques 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 UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Friendly Persuasion, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan 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 that special week people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams. Guys and Dolls, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1955.

1954

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

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Mick Buckley. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. How to Marry a Millionaire, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books.
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. The Prisoner of Zenda, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1952.

1951

Detective Story directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Dark City directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

They Live by Night directed by Nicholas Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

The Snake Pit directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Forever Amber directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Strange Woman directed by Edgar Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Vacation from Marriage directed by Alexander Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Don Eddy. The Woman in the Window, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1944.

1943

The North Star directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

The Palm Beach Story directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

I Wake Up Screaming directed by Bruce Humberstone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Mark of Zorro directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

The Flying Deuces directed by A. Edward Sutherland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

The Lady Vanishes directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Stand-In directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Les Misérables directed by Raymond Bernard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Peter Ibbetson directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Trail Beyond directed by Robert Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

The Blood of a Poet directed by Jean Cocteau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Klestil. Boudu Saved from Drowning, directed by Jean Renoir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1932.

1931

A White Bird Flying by Bess Streeter Aldrich was one of the best seller of 1931.

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

1930

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

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

1929

The Taming of the Shrew directed by Sam Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Larry Bunker. October (Ten Days that Shook the World), directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1928.

1927

Uncle Tom's Cabin directed by Harry A. Pollard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

The Great K & A Train Robbery directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1925

The Pleasure Garden directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

Hot Water directed by Fred Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

The Extra Girl directed by F. Richard Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Annick de Souzenelle. Oliver Twist, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1922.

1921

The Sheik directed by George Melford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1920

A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1920.

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1919

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

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

1918

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

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1917

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

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1916

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

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1915

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

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1914

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

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1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

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

1912

The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vadim Salmanov. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912. A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

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1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill 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

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon 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

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 November 1901.