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2017

Death Race 2050 directed by G.J. Echternkamp was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

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

2016

The Witch directed by Robert Eggers was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2016.

2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2014

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I directed by Lars von Trier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline was one of the best seller of 2013.

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

2012

The Lorax directed by Chris Renaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2012.

2011

L'argent directed by Marcel L'Herbier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Alice in Wonderland directed by Tim Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Watchmen directed by Zack Snyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2008

The Bank Job directed by Roger Donaldson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2008.

2007

Shooter directed by Antoine Fuqua was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Turning Angel by Greg Iles was one of the best seller of 2006.

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

2005

Tell Your Children directed by Louis Gasnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2004

EuroTrip directed by Jeff Schaffer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2004.

2003

Anger Management directed by Peter Segal was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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2002

40 Days and 40 Nights directed by Michael Lehmann was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Famous people born on this day include Cole Galotti. In that special week people in US were listening to Stutter by Joe. A Knight's Tale, directed by Brian Helgeland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Pure Shores by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Pitch Black, directed by David Twohy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Natural Blonde by Liz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2000.

1999

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

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

1998

The Big Lebowski directed by Joel Coen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jurina Matsui. In that special week people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include HoodiePanda . In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. To The Hilt by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Michael Rivera. In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. I Am Cuba, directed by Mijail Kalatozov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Puerto Vallarta Squeeze by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include JiRafita . In UK Without You by Mariah Carey was in the top 5 hits. Reality Bites, directed by Ben Stiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Son Of The Circus by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Davis. In UK Oh Carolina by Shaggy was in the top 5 hits. Falling Down, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charlie Ray. The Lawnmower Man, directed by Brett Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Night Over Water by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Devon Werkheiser. In that special week people in US were listening to Someday by Mariah Carey. La Femme Nikita, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Molly Ivins Can'T Say That by Molly Ivins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Abigail and Brittany Hensel. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. The Hunt for Red October, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. September by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include CyreneQ . In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, directed by Stephen Herek, 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: 08 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Thomas. In that special week people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Milana Vayntrub. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. Raising Arizona, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Texasville by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1987.

1986

A Room with a View directed by James Ivory was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Ewa Sonnet. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon. Mask, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Dave Moffatt. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. This Is Spinal Tap, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Possessions by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Stamper . In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, 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: 08 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Kat Von. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern was one of the best selling books.
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1981

American Dreams by Studs Terkel was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charli Delaney. Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Memories Of Another Day by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Joao Martins. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. The 47 Ronin, directed by Kenji Mizoguchi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Shibumi by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Nick Zano. In that special week people in US were listening to (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb. Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Petr Devyatkin. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand. Slap Shot, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Looking Good by Charles Hix was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juan Encarnacion. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Angels by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1976.

1975

A Boy and His Dog directed by L.Q. Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Sarkisian. In that special week people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks. Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Nanette Pearson in Pleasant Grove. In that special week people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. The Long Goodbye, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1973.

1972

Tales from the Crypt directed by Freddie Francis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1972.

1971

The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Vadim Bekboulatov. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. Airport, directed by George Seaton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Shivering Sands by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Andersen. In that special week people in US were listening to Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, directed by Ronald Neame, 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 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rob Zettler in Sept-?les. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Brent Fedyk in Yorkton. In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, 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: 08 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Holly Ann Salo in Keani. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Airs Above The Ground by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Fatima Lopes. In that special week people in US were listening to Eight Days A Week by The Beatles. The Train, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Explorer by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1965.

1964

Kissin' Cousins directed by Gene Nelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Lalor in Buffalo. In UK Diamonds by Jet Harris & Tony Meehan was in the top 5 hits. The Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Shaun Gayle. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey! Baby by Bruce Channel. Last Year at Marienbad, directed by Alain Resnais, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Conversation With Stalin by Milovan Djilas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Larry Murphy in Scarborough. In that special week people in US were listening to Pony Time by Chubby Checker. L'avventura, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Inside Europe Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Buck Williams NBA forward (Portland Trail Blazers. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. Sink the Bismarck!, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1960.

1959

The Journey directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Andreas Maurer. In that special week people in US were listening to Get A Job by The Silhouettes. The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The New Class by Milovan Djilas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Cynthia Rothrock in Wilmington. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. The Incredible Shrinking Man, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1957.

1956

Doctor at Sea directed by Ralph Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Ananda Pilz. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Wages of Fear, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Call To Greatness by Adlai E. Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1955.

1954

Creature from the Black Lagoon directed by Jack Arnold was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1954.

1953

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best seller of 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include George Felix Allen. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1952.

1951

Royal Wedding directed by Stanley Donen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Stage Fright directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Caught directed by Max Opuls was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Quai des Orfèvres directed by H. G. Clouzot was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1948.

1947

Ivan the Terrible, Part I directed by Sergei Eisenstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Rome, Open City directed by Roberto Rossellini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keith Jarrett. The Picture of Dorian Gray, directed by Albert Lewin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1945.

1944

Passage to Marseille directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

49th Parallel directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Pépé le Moko directed by Julien Duvivier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Baker's Wife directed by Marcel Pagnol was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Stagecoach directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Child Bride directed by Harry J. Revier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Lost Horizon directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

Little Lord Fauntleroy directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Roberta directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

It Happened One Night directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1934.

1933

42nd Street directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Max Giraudiere. Murders in the Rue Morgue, directed by Robert Florey, 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: 08 March 1932.

1931

Dishonored directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

City Girl directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

Spies directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Michael Beyer. A Girl in Every Port, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1928.

1927

Metropolis directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1927.

1926

The Black Pirate directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

Lady of the Night directed by Monta Bell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

America directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sembene Ousmane. Othello, directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1923.

1922

Sherlock Holmes directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eileen Herlie. Why Change Your Wife?, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. The River's End by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1920.

1919

The Desert of Wheat by Zane Gre was one of the best seller of 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1919.

1918

The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1918.

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1917

The Poor Little Rich Girl directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Hell's Hinges directed by Charles Swickard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1915

The Juggernaut directed by Ralph W. Ince was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

Judith of Bethulia directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker was one of the best seller of 1913.

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1912

The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1912.

1911

The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best seller of 1911.

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1910

The Rosary Florence by L. Barcla was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1910.

1909

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

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1908

The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

The Port of Missing Men by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

The Garden of Allah by Robert Hichens 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

Lady Rose's Daughter by Mary Augusta Ward was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

The Mississippi Bubble by Emerson Hough was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

Eben Holden by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1901.