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2018

12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Work by Rihanna Featuring Drake. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, directed by Zack Snyder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 2016.

2015

Bettyville by George Hodgman was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 April 2014.

2012

American Reunion directed by Jon Hurwitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 2012.

2011

Famous people born on this day include Darcy Pentland. In UK None by None was in the top 5 hits. Insidious, directed by James Wan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011. Physics Of The Future by Michio Kaku was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 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: 06 April 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Killer Heat by Linda Fairstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 2008.

2007

Grindhouse directed by Robert Rodriguez 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.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Typhaine Taton. In UK Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper was in the top 5 hits. Before Sunset, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Sexy Years by Suzanne Somers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 2004.

2003

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

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2002

Van Wilder directed by Walt Becker was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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2001

Famous people born on this day include Fletcher Pilon. In that special week people in US were listening to Butterfly by Crazy Town. Blow, directed by Ted Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ronald Da Lima. In UK Fill Me In by Craig David was in the top 5 hits. Romeo Must Die, directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Death Of Innocence by John and Patsy Ramsey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include hte jarod. In that special week people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. Following, directed by Christopher Nolan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Be Cool by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1999.

1998

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Mingyu . In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Hornet'S Nest by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Miranda May. In UK Return Of The Mack by Mark Morrison was in the top 5 hits. Primal Fear, directed by Gregory Hoblit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Reasonable Doubts by Alan M. Dershowitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Darya Lebesheva. In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. Tommy Boy, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Moo by Jane Smiley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Adrián Alonso. 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. Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Dre Drizzle. In that special week people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Degree Of Guilt by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ken (singer). In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. Beethoven, directed by Brian Levant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Molly Ivins Can'T Say That by Molly Ivins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Theodora Lee. In UK The One And Only by Chesney Hawkes was in the top 5 hits. Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Sleepwalking Through History by Haynes Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Charlie McDermott. In UK Vogue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover, directed by Peter Greenaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Deep Cover by Michael Levine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Katie Griffiths. In UK Eternal Flame by The Bangles was in the top 5 hits. Castle in the Sky, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Fortune by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jucilei da Silva. 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. The Last Princess by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Hilary Rhoda. 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. Santorini by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Heidi Mount. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. The Money Pit, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Ferrari. 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. Breaking With Moscow by Arkady N. Shevchenko was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Michaël Ciani. 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. Smart Women by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Bobbi Starr. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. The Meaning of Life, directed by Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Alana Austin. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. The Long Good Friday, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Eliza Coupe. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Nighthawks, directed by Bruce Malmuth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Delta Decision by Wilbur Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tanja Poutiainen. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. When Time Ran Out..., directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Frederick Windsor. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. Phantasm, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Overload by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Myleene Klass. In that special week people in US were listening to Night Fever by Bee Gees. Pretty Baby, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady by Edith Holden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Teddy Sears. In that special week people in US were listening to Dancing Queen by ABBA. 3 Women, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Candace Cameron Bure. In that special week people in US were listening to Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor. The Bad News Bears, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Gemini Contenders by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Zach Braff. 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 Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carla Peterson. In that special week people in US were listening to Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede. Foxy Brown, directed by Jack Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Management by Peter F. Drucker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Prashant (actor). In UK Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando was in the top 5 hits. Sisters, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Dickey Simpkins. In that special week people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America. Mark of the Devil, directed by Michael Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Cazal. In that special week people in US were listening to Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations. Waterloo, directed by Sergey Bondarchuk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Summer Of '42 by Herman Raucher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Oliver Miller. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. The Sicilian Clan, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Paul Rudd. In that special week people in US were listening to Dizzy by Tommy Roe. Support Your Local Sheriff!, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Lann. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. The Party, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Firth. In that special week people in US were listening to Happy Together by The Turtles. Double Trouble, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Captain by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Vince Flynn. 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. The Billion Dollar Brain by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Franck Black. In UK Concrete And Clay by Unit 4+2 was in the top 5 hits. In Harm's Way, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Bill Brooks. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles. The Quick Gun, directed by Sidney Salkow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Convention by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey II was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pauline Lafont. In UK How Do You Do It? by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. Bye Bye Birdie, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Nik P. In UK Wonderful Land by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Before I Sleep by James Monahan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Rory Bremner. In UK Wooden Heart by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Davis. In that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. The Unforgiven, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Pietro Vierchowod. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. Compulsion, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The American High School Today by James B. Conant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Graeme Base. In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits. The Long, Hot Summer, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
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1957

12 Angry Men directed by Sidney Lumet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

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1956

Famous people born on this day include Michele Bachmann. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. The Man Who Never Was, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Michael Rooker. 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. Venture Into Darkness by Alice Tisdale Hobart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Christian Ranucci. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Beat the Devil, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Rainbow On The Road by Esther Forbes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1954.

1953

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 April 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marilu Henner. The Man in the White Suit, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 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: 06 April 1952.

1951

The Thing from Another World directed by Christian Nyby was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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1950

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

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1949

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

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1948

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

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1947

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

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1946

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

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1945

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

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1944

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

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1943

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

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1942

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

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1941

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

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1940

One Million B.C. directed by Hal Roach Jr. 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

Flash Gordon directed by Frederick Stephani was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

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

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1934

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

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1933

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

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1932

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

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1931

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

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1930

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

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1929

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

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1928

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

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1927

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

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1926

Kiki directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

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

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1924

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

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1923

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

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1922

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

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1921

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

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1920

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

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1918

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

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1917

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

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1916

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

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1914

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

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1907

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

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1901

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

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