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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

The Great Debaters directed by Denzel Washington was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Rocky Balboa directed by Sylvester Stallone 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. Table For Two by Nora Roberts 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. Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think by Chris Matthews 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. Founding Brothers by Joseph J. Ellis 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 that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. Bicentennial Man, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Espn Sportscentury by Michael MacCambridge 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 UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Stepmom, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Bag of Bones by Stephen King 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 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. Come The Spring by Julie Garwood 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. The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams 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. Finding Moon by Tony Hillerman 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 UK Stay Another Day by East 17 was in the top 5 hits. Nell, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Star Trek Generations by J.M. Dillard 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 Best Cat Ever by Cleveland Amory 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 that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. That Night, directed by Craig Bolotin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The General'S Daughter by Nelson DeMille 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 UK Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Father of the Bride, directed by Charles Shyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It'S Time To Go Home by Erma Bombeck 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. By Way Of Deception by Victor Ostrovsky and Claire Hoy 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. Among School Children by Tracy Kidder 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 that special week people in US were listening to Look Away by Chicago. I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Don'T Bend Over In The Garden, Granny, You Know Them Taters Got Eyes by Lewis Grizzard 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. Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut 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. Dancing On My Grave by Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence 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 Invaders Plan by L. Ron Hubbard 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 UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Runaway, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1984.

1983

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco 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 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. Crossings by Danielle Steel 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 that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Bread Upon The Waters by Irwin Shaw 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 UK Super Trouper by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Any Which Way You Can, directed by Buddy Van Horn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien 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 that special week people in US were listening to Babe by Styx. The Jerk, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Establishment by Howard Fast 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. Scruples by Judith Krantz 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 Women'S Room by Marilyn French 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 UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. Freaky Friday, directed by Gary Nelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Adolf Hitler by John Toland 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 that special week people in US were listening to Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention. The Killer Elite, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Shogun by James Clavell 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 UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Young Frankenstein, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Harlequin by Morris West 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. Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury 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 Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter 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. Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin 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. Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell 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 that special week people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam. Cactus Flower, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles 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 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. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott 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 that special week people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham 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. The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank 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. The Flight of the Phoenix, directed by Robert Aldrich, 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. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway 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. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes 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 UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Lawrence of Arabia, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson 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 that special week people in US were listening to Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean. Paris Belongs to Us, directed by Jacques Rivette, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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 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. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase 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 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. Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell 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 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. Breakfast At Tiffany'S by Truman Capote 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 that special week people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. La Parisienne, directed by Michel Boisrond, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Jubilee by Edward Weeks and Emily Flint was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Sylvia . In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. The Rainmaker, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1956.

1955

The Man with the Golden Arm directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Claude Juncker. 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. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
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 Lady Of Arlington by Harnett T. Kane 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. The Devils Of Loudun by Aldous Huxley 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

Watch the Birdie directed by Jack Donohue was one of the most viewed movies released in 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.

1948

Loaded Pistols directed by John English was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1948.

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

Road to Happiness directed by Phil Rosen 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

The Duke of West Point directed by Alfred E. Green 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.

1934

The Man Who Knew Too Much directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1934.

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.

1915

The Cheat directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 December 1915.

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.