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2017

Ghost in the Shell directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2017.

2016

The Hateful Eight directed by Quentin Tarantino was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2016.

2015

The Imitation Game directed by Morten Tyldum was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2015.

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

The Millionaire Tour directed by Inon Shampanier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2013.

2012

The Flowers of War directed by Yimou Zhang was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2012.

2011

TRON: Legacy directed by Joseph Kosinski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2011.

2010

Sherlock Holmes directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2010.

2009

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) by Beyonce. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009. Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2009.

2008

P.S. I Love You directed by Richard LaGravenese was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2008.

2007

Famous people born on this day include Anais Lee. In UK Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis was in the top 5 hits. Rocky Balboa, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. Exile by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2007.

2006

Hostel directed by Eli Roth was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2006.

2005

Oldboy directed by Chan-wook Park was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2005.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Trinity-Jayne Mullen. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. Cold Mountain, directed by Anthony Minghella, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Fabric Of The Cosmos by Brian Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2004.

2003

28 Days Later... directed by Danny Boyle was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring directed by Peter Jackson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2002.

2001

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Blake Gray. In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Traffic, directed by Steven Soderbergh, 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: 09 January 2001.

2000

The Virgin Suicides directed by Sofia Coppola was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 2000.

1999

Run Lola Run directed by Tom Tykwer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Brent Rivera. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Angel, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Endurance by Caroline Alexander was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Lauryn McClain. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, 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: 09 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Oana Gregory. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Dead Man Walking, directed by Tim Robbins, 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: 09 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Nicola Peltz. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, 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: 09 January 1995.

1994

Clerks. directed by Kevin Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1994.

1993

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mégane Durel-Zoubida. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Chaplin, directed by Richard Attenborough, 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: 09 January 1993.

1992

Paths of Glory directed by Stanley Kubrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1992.

1991

Kindergarten Cop directed by Ivan Reitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Melissa Ricks. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, 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: 09 January 1990.

1989

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michaella Krajicek. In UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. Working Girl, directed by Mike Nichols, 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: 09 January 1989.

1988

Good Morning, Vietnam directed by Barry Levinson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Mao Inoue. In UK Reet Petite by Jackie Wilson was in the top 5 hits. Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, 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: 09 January 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Jeferson. In that special week people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Juan Torres. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, 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: 09 January 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Cristina Bentley. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, 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: 09 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Sharad Malhotra. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, 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: 09 January 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Duchess Catherine. 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 1982. How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1982.

1981

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Euzebiusz Smolarek. In that special week people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. Le gendarme de Saint-Tropez, directed by Jean Girault, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. American Dreams by Studs Terkel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1981.

1980

Famous people born on this day include Édgar Álvarez. In that special week people in US were listening to Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes. Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, 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: 09 January 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Lavinia Magruder. In that special week people in US were listening to Too Much Heaven by Bee Gees. Every Which Way But Loose, directed by James Fargo, 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: 09 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Chad Ochocinco. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, 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: 09 January 1978.

1977

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Viktors Dobrecovs. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, 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: 09 January 1977.

1976

Famous people born on this day include Amy Safe. In that special week people in US were listening to Convoy by C. W. McCall. Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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: 09 January 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Mariano Friedick in Tarzana. In that special week people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. Black Christmas, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jamain Stephens. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, 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: 09 January 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Holbert. In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits. Cries & Whispers, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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: 09 January 1973.

1972

Straw Dogs directed by Sam Peckinpah was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Punsalan in Syracuse. In that special week people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. Sometimes a Great Notion, directed by Paul Newman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Throne Of Saturn by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Graciela Schutt in El Paso. In that special week people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. The Punch Bowl, directed by Helmut Weiss, 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: 09 January 1970.

1969

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Domingo Jean. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, 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 January 1969.

1968

Famous people born on this day include Katie Anderson. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, 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: 09 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Jamie Huscroft in Creston. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, 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: 09 January 1967.

1966

The Slender Thread directed by Sydney Pollack was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Cindy Brooks in East Hampton. In that special week people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles. Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, 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: 09 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Stan Javier. In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Love with the Proper Stranger, directed by Robert Mulligan, 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: 09 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Culp. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, 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: 09 January 1963.

1962

The Innocents directed by Jack Clayton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1962.

1961

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, 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: 09 January 1961.

1960

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Walters in Prince Rupert. In that special week people in US were listening to El Paso by Marty Robbins. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail, directed by Akira Kurosawa, 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: 09 January 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Cristi Minculescu. In that special week people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. Bell Book and Candle, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Mehmet Ali Agca. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, 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: 09 January 1958.

1957

The Wrong Man directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Kimberly Beck Hilton in Glendale. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. All That Heaven Allows, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Peyton Place by Grace Metalious was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1956.

1955

Bad Day at Black Rock directed by John Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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

1954

David and Bathsheba directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Javad Alizadeh. My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1953.

1952

Famous people born on this day include Eveline L. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. Westward the Women, directed by William A. Wellman, 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: 09 January 1952.

1951

Halls of Montezuma directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1951.

1950

The Outlaw directed by Howard Hughes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1950.

1949

Golden Boy directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1949.

1948

Secret Beyond the Door... directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Dead Reckoning directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Scarlet Street directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Frank J Biondi Jr. Tonight and Every Night, directed by Victor Saville, 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: 09 January 1945.

1944

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1944.

1943

Commandos Strike at Dawn directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1943.

1942

They Died with Their Boots On directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

The Reluctant Dragon directed by Alfred L. Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1941.

1940

The Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

The Dawn Patrol directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1939.

1938

The Buccaneer directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1938.

1937

Fire Over England directed by William K. Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1937.

1936

Professional Soldier directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1936.

1935

Forsaking All Others directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1935.

1934

Design for Living directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sonia Garmers [Justina]. Cavalcade, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933. As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1933.

1932

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1932.

1931

Little Caesar directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1931.

1930

The Farmer's Wife directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1930.

1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Heiner Muller. Queen Kelly, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. The Bishop Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1929.

1928

Sadie Thompson directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1928.

1927

Flesh and the Devil directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1927.

1926

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1926.

1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1925.

1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1923

Lederstrumpf directed by Arthur Wellin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1923.

1922

Tol'able David directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1922.

1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Seymour Barab. Outside the Law, directed by Tod Browning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. The Brimming Cup by Dorothy Canfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1921.

1920

When the Clouds Roll by directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1920.

1919

The Heart of Humanity directed by Allen Holubar was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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

1918

A Modern Musketeer directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1918.

1917

The Pride of the Clan directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1917.

1916

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1916.

1915

Cinderella directed by James Kirkwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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

1914

The Goat directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1914.

1913

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

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

1912

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

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1912.

1911

Little Snow White directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

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1910

Anna Karenina directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

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1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1909.

1908

The Doctor's Experiment directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1908.

1907

Violante directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1907.

1906

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1906.

1905

Bohemios directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1905.

1904

Los políticos directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904.

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1903

The Divorce directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

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1902

Shut Up! directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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1901

Prison Bars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 January 1901.