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2017

Fast and Loose by Stuart Woods was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2017.

2016

The Beast by J.R. Ward was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2016.

2015

Chi-Raq directed by Spike Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2015.

2014

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 directed by Francis Lawrence was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2014.

2013

Frozen directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2013.

2012

Vampyr directed by Carl Th. Dreyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2012.

2011

The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2011.

2010

Tangled directed by Nathan Greno was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2010.

2009

The Blind Side directed by John Lee Hancock was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2009.

2008

Twilight directed by Catherine Hardwicke was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2008.

2007

Atonement directed by Joe Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2007.

2006

The Wildcat directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2006.

2005

King Kong directed by Peter Jackson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2005.

2004

Closer directed by Mike Nichols was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2004.

2003

The Last Samurai directed by Edward Zwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2003.

2002

Adaptation. directed by Spike Jonze was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Brady Tutton. In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. Not Another Teen Movie, directed by Joel Gallen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Time and Again by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was in the top 5 hits. Cast Away, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Cradle and All by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 2000.

1999

The Green Mile directed by Frank Darabont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Nazanin Kavari. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Shakespeare in Love, directed by John Madden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Survival Of The Fittest by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Benny Imprint. In UK Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies was in the top 5 hits. Good Will Hunting, directed by Gus Van Sant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Even The Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1997.

1996

Jerry Maguire directed by Cameron Crowe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1996.

1995

Umirayushchii lebed directed by Yevgeni Bauer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Yuzuru Hanyu. In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. Dumb & Dumber, directed by Peter Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. SeinLanguage by Jerry Seinfeld was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Jasmine Villegas. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Schindler's List, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Devil'S Heart by Carmen Carter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include ClashWithCam . In UK Would I Lie To You? by Charles & Eddie was in the top 5 hits. The Bodyguard, directed by Mick Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Childhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1992.

1991

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country directed by Nicholas Meyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Urszula Radwanska. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Edward Scissorhands, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Nicholas Hoult. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Asia Ray Smith. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, directed by David Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Time Flies by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Fiss. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Planes, Trains & Automobiles, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Christmas Day Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Gill. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Heartbreak Ridge, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1986.

1985

Rocky IV directed by Sylvester Stallone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Milan Michalek. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. 2010, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Superior Women by Alice Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Fausto Carmona. In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits. Scarface, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Chrispa . In that special week people in US were listening to Mickey by Toni Basil. Gandhi, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The 13Th Valley by John M. Del Vecchio was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Holly Smale. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. On Golden Pond, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Aviator by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Terry. In UK Super Trouper by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Flash Gordon, directed by Mike Hodges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Derek Ramsay. In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Aunt Erma'S Cope Book by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Shiri Appleby. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. Same Time, Next Year, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Fernando Vargas in Oxnard. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. The Goodbye Girl, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Dark Lady by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include TJ Lavin. In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. Silver Streak, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1976.

1975

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest directed by Milos Forman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1975.

1974

Murder on the Orient Express directed by Sidney Lumet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rea Marie. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Tammy Lynn Sytch. In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by William Sterling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1972.

1971

Man in the Wilderness directed by Richard C. Sarafian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Rob Olson. In UK Woodstock by Matthew's Southern Comfort was in the top 5 hits. When Moscow Laughs, directed by Boris Barnet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. One Hundred Years Of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1970.

1969

Out of It directed by Paul Williams was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tom Myslinski NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Child by Diana Ross and the Supremes. Skidoo, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Couples by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Vaclav Chalupa. In that special week people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees. The Producers, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include C Thomas Howell. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Django, directed by Sergio Corbucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Peter Draisaitl in Karvina. In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. That Darn Cat!, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Manchild In The Promised Land by Claude Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Peter Laviolette in Norwood. In UK Baby Love by The Supremes was in the top 5 hits. Guns at Batasi, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Minister And The Choir Singer by William M. Kunstler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1964.

1963

Charade directed by Stanley Donen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alain Blondel. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. Girls! Girls! Girls!, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Blue Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Mary Beth Evans in Pasadena. In UK Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Throne of Blood, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Firsthand Report by Sherman Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Craig Scanlon. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Village of the Damned, directed by Wolf Rilla, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Barbara Wilshere. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. From The Terrace by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Rick Rude. In UK Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI was in the top 5 hits. Auntie Mame, directed by Morton DaCosta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Markus Kajo. In that special week people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. Sayonara, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. No Down Payment by John McPartland was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1957.

1956

Written on the Wind directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Priscilla Barnes in Fort Dix. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. Day the World Ended, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Silver Leopard by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Julie Halston. In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. The Bridges at Toko-Ri, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Untold Story Of Douglas Macarthur by Frazier Hunt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Bertin Osborne. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Hondo, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Susan Collins. Hans Christian Andersen, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1952.

1951

I'll See You in My Dreams directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1951.

1950

Kim directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1950.

1949

Adam's Rib directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1949.

1948

Yellow Sky directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1948.

1947

Out of the Past directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1947.

1946

Till the Clouds Roll By directed by Richard Whorf was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1946.

1945

House of Dracula directed by Erle C. Kenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include AJ Antoon. I'll Be Seeing You, directed by William Dieterle, 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: 07 December 1944.

1943

The Spider Woman directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1943.

1942

Cat People directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1942.

1941

All Through the Night directed by Vincent Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1941.

1940

Go West directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1940.

1939

Destry Rides Again directed by George Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1939.

1938

The Terror of Tiny Town directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1938.

1937

Nothing Sacred directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1937.

1936

Great Guy directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1936.

1935

Scrooge directed by Henry Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1935.

1934

'Neath the Arizona Skies directed by Harry Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1934.

1933

The House on 56th Street directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerard van den Berg. Island of Lost Souls, directed by Erle C. Kenton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Sons by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1932.

1931

Arrowsmith directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1931.

1930

The Blue Angel directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1930.

1929

Glorifying the American Girl directed by Millard Webb was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Raymond Henry Charles Warren. West of Zanzibar, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Wintersmoon by Hugh Alpole was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1928.

1927

Der heilige Berg directed by Arnold Fanck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1927.

1926

Old Ironsides directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1926.

1925

Body and Soul directed by Oscar Micheaux was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1925.

1924

Romola directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

The Ten Commandments directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yissakhar Ben-Yaacov. The Toll of the Sea, directed by Chester M. Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. If Winter Comes by A.S.M. Hutchinson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1922.

1921

The Sea Lion directed by Rowland V. Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tatamkulu Afrika. The Mark of Zorro, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1920.

1919

Victory directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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1918

All Night directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

The Secret Game directed by William C. de Mille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1916.

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1915

Martyrs of the Alamo directed by W. Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1915.

1914

The Bargain directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

David Copperfield directed by Thomas Bentley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1913.

1912

The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Prima. The Invaders, directed by Francis Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912. The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1912.

1911

The Broad Highway by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best seller of 1911.

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1910

Max Katherine by Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1910.

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1909

The Inner Shrine by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1909.

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1908

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

The Weavers by Gilbert Parker was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair 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

The Maquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1904.

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1903

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall by Charles Major was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

The Crisis by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 December 1901.