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2017

Blood Prism directed by Len Kabasinski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2017.

2015

Extraction directed by Steven C. Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2015.

2014

Ex Machina directed by Alex Garland was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2014.

2013

Grudge Match directed by Peter Segal was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2013.

2011

The Grey directed by Joe Carnahan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2011.

2010

How Do You Know directed by James L. Brooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2010.

2009

Did You Hear About the Morgans? directed by Marc Lawrence was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2009.

2007

Charlie Wilson's War directed by Mike Nichols was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2007.

2006

The Good Shepherd directed by Robert De Niro was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2006.

2005

V for Vendetta directed by James McTeigue was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2005.

2003

Blind Horizon directed by Michael Haussman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2003.

2002

Catch Me If You Can directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Tylen Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. Vanilla Sky, directed by Cameron Crowe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Journey Through Heartsongs by Mattie J. T. Stepanek was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 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. What Women Want, directed by Nancy Meyers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 2000.

1999

Bicentennial Man directed by Chris Columbus was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Tanner Buchanan. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. Stepmom, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Pure Drivel by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Chloe Morton. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Mousehunt, directed by Gore Verbinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Lucky You by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1997.

1996

Evita directed by Alan Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jordon Ibe. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Jumanji, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Lincoln by David Herbert Donald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Raheem Sterling. In that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. Nell, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Couplehood by Paul Reiser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include AnnaSophia Robb. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. In the Name of the Father, directed by Jim Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Private Parts by Howard Stern was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katie Stevens. In UK Would I Lie To You? by Charles & Eddie was in the top 5 hits. That Night, directed by Craig Bolotin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1992.

1991

The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best seller of 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Viviane Orth. In that special week people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. Mermaids, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jen Ledger. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Blaze, directed by Ron Shelton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Caribbean by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pee Wee. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jana Juricová. In UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. Opera, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Time Flies by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Kate Voegele. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Dwight Howard. In that special week people in US were listening to Broken Wings by Mr. Mister. The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Peter Masterson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1985.

1984

Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1984.

1983

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Nicki Minaj. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Marion Jollès. In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr, directed by David Hemmings, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francis Mourey. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. Any Which Way You Can, directed by Buddy Van Horn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Second Lady by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Kamini (musician). In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. Chapter Two, directed by Robert Moore, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Provenance by Frank McDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Ian Somerhalder. In that special week people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. Every Which Way But Loose, directed by James Fargo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Chabal. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. Capricorn One, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dominic Monaghan. In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. The Cassandra Crossing, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Harvick. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. The Killer Elite, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Cristian Castro. In that special week people in US were listening to Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas. Young Frankenstein, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Ebony Tower by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Corey Taylor. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. My Name is Nobody, directed by Tonino Valerii, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Chloé Mons. In that special week people in US were listening to I Am Woman by Helen Reddy. Child's Play, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Abdullah Ercan. In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits. Sometimes a Great Notion, directed by Paul Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Honor Thy Father by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Me Me. In UK Woodstock by Matthew's Southern Comfort was in the top 5 hits. El Topo, directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Wall Street Jungle by Richard Ney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Patrice O'Neal. In UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits. Cactus Flower, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Katerine. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. The Birthday Party, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Jeff George. In that special week people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees. Son of Godzilla, directed by Jun Fukuda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Sinéad O'Connor. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys. Gambit, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Luca Cantagalli. In that special week people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds. Battle of the Bulge, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Teri Hatcher. In UK Baby Love by The Supremes was in the top 5 hits. Weekend at Dunkirk, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Kim Dawson. In that special week people in US were listening to Dominique by The Singing Nun. Move Over, Darling, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marty Friedman. In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Where Love Has Gone by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Ann Coulter. In UK Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Paris Belongs to Us, directed by Jacques Rivette, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Nallon. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Exodus, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Rabbit, Run by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Jacques Vettier. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Journey to the Center of the Earth, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michel Ferté. In UK Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI was in the top 5 hits. The Geisha Boy, directed by Frank Tashlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Enemy Camp by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Phil Collen. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. La Parisienne, directed by Michel Boisrond, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1957.

1956

Bundle of Joy directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Kasim Sulton. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. Storm Fear, directed by Cornel Wilde, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Deer Park by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Sumi Shimamoto. In UK Let's Have Another Party by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. There's No Business Like Show Business, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Saturday Evening Post Treasury by Roger Butterfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1954.

1953

Geraldine directed by R.G. Springsteen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1953.

1952

The Great Enterprise by H.A. Overstreet was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1952.

1951

The Lady Says No directed by Frank Ross was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1951.

1950

Trail of Robin Hood directed by William Witney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1950.

1949

Sands of Iwo Jima directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1949.

1947

High Wall directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1947.

1946

The Locket directed by John Brahm was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1946.

1945

Woman Who Came Back directed by Walter Colmes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1945.

1944

National Velvet directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1944.

1943

Destination Tokyo directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1943.

1942

Lost Canyon directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1942.

1941

Kathleen directed by Harold S. Bucquet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1941.

1940

Santa Fe Trail directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1940.

1939

Crashing Thru directed by Elmer Clifton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1939.

1938

While New York Sleeps directed by H. Bruce Humberstone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1938.

1937

Bulldog Drummond's Revenge directed by Louis King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1937.

1936

Accused directed by Thornton Freeland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1936.

1935

Texas Jack directed by Bernard B. Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1935.

1933

Sagebrush Trail directed by Armand Schaefer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1933.

1932

Haunted Gold directed by Mack V. Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1932.

1931

The Devil Plays directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1931.

1929

The Lost Zeppelin directed by Edward Sloman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1929.

1926

The Cruise of the Jasper B directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1926.

1925

A Woman of the World directed by Malcolm St. Clair was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1925.

1924

The White Sheep directed by Hal Roach was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1924.

1913

Atlantis directed by August Blom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 December 1913.