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2017

Ghost in the Shell directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

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2016

Daddy's Home directed by Sean Anders was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2016.

2015

The Imitation Game directed by Morten Tyldum was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2015.

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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2013

The Millionaire Tour directed by Inon Shampanier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2013.

2012

The Flowers of War directed by Yimou Zhang was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

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2011

Famous people born on this day include Flynn Bloom. In that special week people in US were listening to Grenade by Bruno Mars. TRON: Legacy, directed by Joseph Kosinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011. 10th Anniversary by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2011.

2010

Sherlock Holmes directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2010.

2009

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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2008

P.S. I Love You directed by Richard LaGravenese was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

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2007

Rocky Balboa directed by Sylvester Stallone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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2006

Hostel directed by Eli Roth was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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2005

Oldboy directed by Chan-wook Park was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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2004

Famous people born on this day include Gypsy Rogers. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. Cold Mountain, directed by Anthony Minghella, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Absolute Friends by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include MattyB . In that special week people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. 28 Days Later..., directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. 2nd Chance by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
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2002

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring directed by Peter Jackson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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2001

Traffic directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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2000

Famous people born on this day include Whynot_Joey . In UK Praise You by Fatboy Slim was in the top 5 hits. The Virgin Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice was one of the best selling books.
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1999

Run Lola Run directed by Tom Tykwer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

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1998

Famous people born on this day include Kailey Swanson. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Angel, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 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: 06 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jenna Larson. In UK 2 Become 1 by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, 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.
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1996

Dead Man Walking directed by Tim Robbins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

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1995

Famous people born on this day include Michaela Deprince. In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, 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: 06 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include TeeJay . In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. Clerks., directed by Kevin Smith, 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: 06 January 1994.

1993

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lil Reese. Chaplin, directed by Richard Attenborough, 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: 06 January 1993.

1992

Famous people born on this day include Dean Dobbs. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Lolita, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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.
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1991

Kindergarten Cop directed by Ivan Reitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

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1990

Born on the Fourth of July directed by Oliver Stone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

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1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Baby lion-tailed macaques. In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. Working Girl, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1989.

1988

Famous people born on this day include Will Shepherd. In that special week people in US were listening to So Emotional by Whitney Houston. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, 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: 06 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Magalie Vaé. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Alex Turner. In that special week people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, 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: 06 January 1986.

1985

Stranger Than Paradise directed by Jim Jarmusch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

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1984

Famous people born on this day include Sean O'Brien. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, 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: 06 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Adam Burish. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, 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.
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1982

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Redmayne. In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits. Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, 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.
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1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeremie Renier. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez, directed by Jean Girault, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
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1980

Famous people born on this day include Steed Malbranque. In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
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1979

Every Which Way But Loose directed by James Fargo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

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1978

Famous people born on this day include Steve Hartsell in Ann Arbor. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, 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: 06 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amy Zappone. In that special week people in US were listening to You Don't Have To Be A Star (To Be In My Show) by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.. The Enforcer, directed by James Fargo, 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: 06 January 1977.

1976

Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Linn. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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: 06 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Laura Berg. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Black Christmas, directed by Bob Clark, 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: 06 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juan Roque. In UK Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
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1973

Cries & Whispers directed by Ingmar Bergman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Shae Marks. In that special week people in US were listening to Brand New Key by Melanie. Straw Dogs, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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: 06 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Mike Wells. In that special week people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. Sometimes a Great Notion, directed by Paul Newman, 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: 06 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Kerrin Petty in Townshend. In that special week people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. The Punch Bowl, directed by Helmut Weiss, 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: 06 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alvin Morman in Rockingham. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. The Wrecking Crew, directed by Phil Karlson, 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: 06 January 1969.

1968

Famous people born on this day include Jerry Crafts. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, 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: 06 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Peter Loran in Teaneck. In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits. Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Donnell Woolford NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers. In UK Yeh Yeh by Georgie Fame was in the top 5 hits. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, 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: 06 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Lindsay H Burns. In that special week people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles. Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, 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: 06 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Henry Maske. In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Sword in the Stone, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, 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: 06 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Perrin in Meknes. Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
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1962

The Innocents directed by Jack Clayton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

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1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dirk de. In that special week people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1961.

1960

Famous people born on this day include Paul William Azinger in Holyoke. In that special week people in US were listening to El Paso by Marty Robbins. Jack and the Beanstalk, directed by Jean Yarbrough, 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: 06 January 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Nancy Rubin Sharff. In that special week people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. Bell Book and Candle, directed by Richard Quine, 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: 06 January 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Lionel Cardon. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Old Yeller, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
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1957

The Wrong Man directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

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1956

All That Heaven Allows directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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1955

Animal Farm directed by Joy Batchelor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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1954

Famous people born on this day include Norbert Hahn in the German Democratic Republic two-man luge (Olympics-gold-1976. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 January 1954.

1953

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ian Frazer. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. The Bad and the Beautiful, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 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.
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1952

Westward the Women directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

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1951

Halls of Montezuma directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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1950

The Outlaw directed by Howard Hughes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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1949

Golden Boy directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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1948

Secret Beyond the Door... directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

Dead Reckoning directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

Scarlet Street directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Barry Holstein Lopez. Meet Me in St. Louis, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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1944

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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1943

Commandos Strike at Dawn directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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1942

The Man Who Came to Dinner directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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1941

The Reluctant Dragon directed by Alfred L. Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

The Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

The Dawn Patrol directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

In Old Chicago directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

After the Thin Man directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

Professional Soldier directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

Forsaking All Others directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

Sons of the Desert directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Capucine [Germaine Lefebvre]. Cavalcade, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933. Ann Vickers by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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1932

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1931

The Royal Family of Broadway directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

The Farmer's Wife directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wilbert Harrison. Queen Kelly, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque was one of the best selling books.
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1928

The Circus directed by Charlie Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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1927

Flesh and the Devil directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leah Chase. Lederstrumpf, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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1922

Tol'able David directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lou Harris. Outside the Law, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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1920

When the Clouds Roll by directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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1919

The Heart of Humanity directed by Allen Holubar was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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1918

A Modern Musketeer directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

Joan the Woman directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Burlesque on Carmen directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1915

Cinderella directed by James Kirkwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

The Goat directed by 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.

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1912

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

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1911

Little Snow White directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

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1910

Anna Karenina directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

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1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

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1908

The Doctor's Experiment directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908.

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1907

Tom Sawyer directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

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1906

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906.

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1905

Halfaouine directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905.

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1904

Los políticos directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904.

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1903

Los héroes del sitio de Zaragoza directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

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1902

Snow White directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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1901

Prison Bars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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