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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: 06 July 2017.

2015

Inside Out directed by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

A Call To Action by Jimmy Carter was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2013

Famous people born on this day include Québec Railroad derailment Lac-Mégantic. In that special week people in US were listening to Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. Despicable Me 2, directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013. 12th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 2013.

2011

Transformers: Dark of the Moon directed by Michael Bay was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 2011.

2010

The Last Airbender directed by M. Night Shyamalan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

My Sister's Keeper directed by Nick Cassavetes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 2009.

2007

Sunshine directed by Danny Boyle was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 2007.

2006

The Devil Wears Prada directed by David Frankel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Famous people born on this day include Asia Walton. In UK Ghetto Gospel by 2Pac featuring Elton John was in the top 5 hits. War of the Worlds, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. 1776 by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 2005.

2003

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines directed by Jonathan Mostow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 2003.

2002

Men in Black II directed by Barry Sonnenfeld was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Harper Henry. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. Scary Movie 2, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. 1st to Die by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK The Real Slim Shady by Eminem was in the top 5 hits. The Patriot, directed by Roland Emmerich, 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: 06 July 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Miner. In UK 9pm (Till I Come) by ATB was in the top 5 hits. Wild Wild West, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, 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: 06 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Dawn Walkup. In UK C'est La Vie by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. Armageddon, directed by Michael Bay, 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 July 1998.

1997

Men in Black directed by Barry Sonnenfeld was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1997.

1996

Criss Cross directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1996.

1995

Judge Dredd directed by Danny Cannon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Rosso. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Baby's Day Out, directed by Patrick Read Johnson, 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 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Melissa Steel. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. The Firm, directed by Sydney Pollack, 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 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daithi De Nogla. In UK Abba-esque (EP) by Erasure was in the top 5 hits. A League of Their Own, directed by Penny Marshall, 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: 06 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Klas Dahlbeck. In that special week people in US were listening to Rush Rush by Paula Abdul. Boyz n the Hood, directed by John Singleton, 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: 06 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Ajoo. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Die Hard 2, directed by Renny Harlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1990.

1989

Weekend at Bernie's directed by Ted Kotcheff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brittany Underwood. In UK Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You by Glenn Medeiros was in the top 5 hits. Coming to America, directed by John Landis, 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 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Matt O'Leary. In UK I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, 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 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include David Karp. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Big Trouble in Little China, directed by John Carpenter, 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 July 1986.

1985

Day of the Dead directed by George A. Romero was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Harris. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Conan the Destroyer, directed by Richard Fleischer, 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 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Gregory Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Class, directed by Lewis John Carlino, 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: 06 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Christopher Kane. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. The Secret of NIMH, directed by Don Bluth, 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: 06 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Nicole Kantek. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. Dragonslayer, directed by Matthew Robbins, 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: 06 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pau Gasol. In UK Crying by Don McLean was in the top 5 hits. Airplane!, directed by Jim Abrahams, 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.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Daniel Maricio. In that special week people in US were listening to Ring My Bell by Anita Ward. The Wanderers, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Rachel Rochelli. In that special week people in US were listening to Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb. Convoy, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Con Blatsis. In UK So You Win Again by Hot Chocolate was in the top 5 hits. Sorcerer, directed by William Friedkin, 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 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michelle Stanley. In UK Combine Harvester by The Wurzels was in the top 5 hits. They Came from Within, directed by David Cronenberg, 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 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include 50 Cent. In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits. Cooley High, directed by Michael Schultz, 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 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Sullivan. Where the Red Fern Grows, directed by Norman Tokar, 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: 06 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Karl Ballard. In that special week people in US were listening to Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston. 40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, 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: 06 July 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Billy Davis. In UK Puppy Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Duck, You Sucker, directed by Sergio Leone, 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 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Adam Laurent. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Too Late by Carole King. Walkabout, directed by Nicolas Roeg, 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 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Antonio Harvey. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Sophia Witherspoon. In UK The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Death Rides a Horse, directed by Giulio Petroni, 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 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alvin Harper. In that special week people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert. The Green Berets, directed by Ray Kellogg, 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 July 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include David Whitmore. In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits. The Dirty Dozen, directed by Robert Aldrich, 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 July 1967.

1966

Dr. Who and the Daleks directed by Gordon Flemyng was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Glenn Scarpelli in Staten Island. In that special week people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones. Monster a-Go Go, directed by Bill Rebane, 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 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Lillie Leatherwood. In that special week people in US were listening to I Get Around by The Beach Boys. The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, 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 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edwin Gorter. The Great Escape, directed by John Sturges, 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: 06 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Todd Bennett. In UK I Can't Stop Loving You by Ray Charles was in the top 5 hits. Tales of Terror, directed by Roger Corman, 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: 06 July 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Benita Fitzgerald-Brown. In that special week people in US were listening to Quarter To Three by Gary U.S. Bonds. Rocco and His Brothers, directed by Luchino Visconti, 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 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Caroll-Ann Alie. In UK Good Timin' by Jimmy Jones was in the top 5 hits. 13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, 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 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include John Keeble. In UK Roulette by Russ Conway was in the top 5 hits. The Hound of the Baskervilles, directed by Terence Fisher, 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 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Ossie Moore. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. King Creole, directed by Michael Curtiz, 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: 06 July 1958.

1957

An Affair to Remember directed by Leo McCarey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include John Jorgenson. In UK Why Do Fools Fall In Love by Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon was in the top 5 hits. Somebody Up There Likes Me, directed by Robert Wise, 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: 06 July 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include William Wall. In UK Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Seven Little Foys, directed by Melville Shavelson, 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: 06 July 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include James Kiberd. In UK Cara Mia by David Whitfield With Mantovani & His Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Garden of Evil, directed by Henry Hathaway, 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 July 1954.

1953

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jesse Harms. The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men, directed by Ken Annakin, 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: 06 July 1952.

1951

Strangers on a Train directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1951.

1950

Destination Moon directed by Irving Pichel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1950.

1949

The Fountainhead directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1949.

1948

A Foreign Affair directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1948.

1947

Brute Force directed by Jules Dassin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1947.

1946

A Stolen Life directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1946.

1945

The Silver Fleet directed by Vernon Campbell Sewell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Byron Berline. The Canterville Ghost, directed by Jules Dassin, 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: 06 July 1944.

1943

Stage Door Canteen directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1943.

1942

And Now Tomorrow by Rachel Field was one of the best seller of 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1942.

1941

Sergeant York directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1941.

1940

All This, and Heaven Too directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1940.

1939

Bachelor Mother directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1939.

1938

Lord Jeff directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1938.

1937

Wee Willie Winkie directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1937.

1936

Poor Little Rich Girl directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1936.

1935

The Dawn Rider directed by R.N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1935.

1934

Of Human Bondage directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1934.

1933

His Private Secretary directed by Philip H. Whitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Della Reese in Detroit. Red-Headed Woman, directed by Jack Conway, 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: 06 July 1932.

1931

Maciste in Hell directed by Guido Brignone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1931.

1930

The Unholy Three directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

High Voltage directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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1928

The Racket directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1928.

1927

The Joyless Street directed by G.W. Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

Faces of Children directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

Cyrano de Bergerac directed by Augusto Genina was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

Destiny directed by Fritz Lang 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 Marie McDonald. Merry-Go-Round, directed by Rupert Julian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 July 1923.

1922

Eyes of the Mummy Ma directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

The Golem directed by Carl Boese was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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1920

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

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1919

The Lost Battalion directed by Burton King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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1918

Dere Mable by Edward Streeter was one of the best seller of 1918.

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1917

Wild and Woolly directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Flirting with Fate directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1915

A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1915.

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1914

The King of the Beggars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

The Flying Circus directed by Alfred Lind was one of the most viewed movies released in 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

Dante's Inferno directed by Francesco Bertolini was one of the most viewed movies released in 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

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

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1901

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

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