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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: 09 December 2017.

2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens directed by J.J. Abrams was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 December 2014.

2013

The Wolf of Wall Street directed by Martin Scorsese was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 December 2007.

2006

Eragon directed by Stefen Fangmeier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 December 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Kendall Vertes. In UK Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word by Blue featuring Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Catch Me If You Can, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Little Friend by Donna Tartt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Nic Neufeld. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. Vanilla Sky, directed by Cameron Crowe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Final Days by Barbara Olson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Diāna Ņikitina. 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 Carousel by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Jakob Stubley. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Bicentennial Man, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Galileo'S Daughter by Dava Sobel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Emma Catherine. 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. The Simple Truth by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Gabriel Jagger. In UK Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies was in the top 5 hits. Mousehunt, directed by Gore Verbinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Deji Olatunji. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Evita, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Calling All Creeps! by R.L. Stine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include McKayla Maroney. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Jumanji, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Beach Music by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Camille Cerf (Miss France). 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. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Mark McMorris. 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. The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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. Sabine'S Notebook by Nick Bantock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Choi Minho. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. Father of the Bride, directed by Charles Shyer, 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: 09 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include LaFee (singer). In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Mermaids, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Eric Bledsoe. 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. Chili Dawgs Always Bark At Night by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bruce Wiegner. 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. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Uffie . In that special week people in US were listening to Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle. *batteries not included, directed by Matthew Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Rubber Legs And White Tail-Hairs by Patrick F. McManus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Metis Di Meo. In that special week people in US were listening to The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera. Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Taste For Death by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Joanna Jablczynska. 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. The Cat Who Walks Through Walls by Robert A. Heinlein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Michael Adam. In that special week people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Runaway, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1984.

1983

The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Suini. In that special week people in US were listening to Mickey by Toni Basil. Fanny and Alexander, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Dia Mirza. In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Simon Helberg. 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: 09 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Olivia Lufkin. In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. 1941, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Anatomy Of An Illness by Norman Cousins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jesse Metcalfe. 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 Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Nina-Friederike Gnädig. 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 Investigation by Dorothy Uhnak was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Booba (rapper). In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. Freaky Friday, directed by Gary Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Olivier Milloud. 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. Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Canibus . 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: 09 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fabio Artico. 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: 09 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Fabrice Santoro. In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits. Child's Play, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Ziani. 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. Beyond Freedom And Dignity by B. F. Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Kara Dioguardi. 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: 09 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Bixente Lizarazu. 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: 09 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kurt Angle. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Child by Diana Ross and the Supremes. The Birthday Party, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Testimony of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Heather Kahn. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Kirsten Gillibrand. 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. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Ariane Massenet. 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. A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Vincent Mialet. In that special week people in US were listening to Ringo by Lorne Greene. Marriage Italian Style, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Kat Bjelland. 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. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Felicity Huffman. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. Lawrence of Arabia, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. What Time'S The Next Swan? by Walter Slezak was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Joe Lando. 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. Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juan Samuel. In that special week people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. Exodus, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Nylon Pirates by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Mario Cantone. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Pickpocket, directed by Robert Bresson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Station Wagon In Spain by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Martine Kempf. In that special week people in US were listening to To Know Him, Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears. The Geisha Boy, directed by Frank Tashlin, 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: 09 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Donny Osmond. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Legend of the Lost, directed by Henry Hathaway, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. To Live Again by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1957.

1956

The Rainmaker directed by Joseph Anthony was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Otis Birdsong. 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. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1955.

1954

There's No Business Like Show Business directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include John Malkovich. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Geraldine, directed by R.G. Springsteen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Age Of The Moguls by Stewart H. Holbrook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Liaqat Baloch. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 December 1951.

1950

Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 December 1947.

1946

It's a Wonderful Life directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 December 1942.

1941

West of Cimarron directed by Lester Orlebeck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 December 1940.

1939

South of the Border directed by George Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 December 1924.

1919

Harakiri directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1919.

1913

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

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1913.