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2017

Origin by Dan Brown was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2017.

2016

Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance by Mark Greaney was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2016.

2015

Shelter directed by Paul Bettany was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2015.

2014

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 directed by Francis Lawrence was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2014.

2013

Frozen directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2013.

2012

The Great Silence directed by Sergio Corbucci was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2012.

2011

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2011.

2010

The Fighter directed by David O. Russell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2010.

2009

The Lovely Bones directed by Peter Jackson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2009.

2008

The Reader directed by Stephen Daldry was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2008.

2007

I Am Legend directed by Francis Lawrence was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2007.

2006

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 December 2005.

2004

Ocean's Twelve directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2004.

2003

Big Fish directed by Tim Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Kyndall Harris. In UK Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word by Blue featuring Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Chicago, directed by Rob Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2002.

2001

Vanilla Sky directed by Cameron Crowe was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Independent Women Part 1 by Destiny's Child was in the top 5 hits. The Emperor's New Groove, directed by Mark Dindal, 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: 11 December 2000.

1999

Magnolia directed by Paul Thomas Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Liam Blood. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Shakespeare in Love, directed by John Madden, 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: 11 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Ben Cook. In UK Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh! by Teletubbies was in the top 5 hits. Scream 2, 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: 11 December 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Hailee Steinfeld. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Jerry Maguire, directed by Cameron Crowe, 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: 11 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Sam Wilkinson. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Umirayushchii lebed, directed by Yevgeni Bauer, 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: 11 December 1995.

1994

Dumb & Dumber directed by Peter Farrelly was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1994.

1993

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit directed by Bill Duke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ally Hills. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Forever Young, directed by Steve Miner, 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: 11 December 1992.

1991

Hook directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include PJ Liguori. In UK Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice was in the top 5 hits. Edward Scissorhands, directed by Tim Burton, 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: 11 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Rob Pannell. In UK You Got It (The Right Stuff) by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Christmas Vacation, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, 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: 11 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ashley Hinshaw. Mississippi Burning, directed by Alan Parker, 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: 11 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Nick Sanfrezco. In that special week people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. Wall Street, 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: 11 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Phylea Rashād. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. ¡Three Amigos!, directed by John Landis, 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: 11 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Aiko Kayo. In that special week people in US were listening to Broken Wings by Mr. Mister. Out of Africa, directed by Sydney Pollack, 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: 11 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Sandra Echeverria. In that special week people in US were listening to Out Of Touch by Daryl Hall & John Oates. The Cotton Club, directed by Francis Coppola, 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: 11 December 1984.

1983

Christine directed by John Carpenter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Pablo Perez Companc. In that special week people in US were listening to Mickey by Toni Basil. The Toy, directed by Richard Donner, 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: 11 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Nikki Benz. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Taps, directed by Harold Becker, 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: 11 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rider Strong in San Francisco. In UK Super Trouper by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Flash Gordon, directed by Mike Hodges, 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: 11 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Teitel. In that special week people in US were listening to Babe by Styx. Star Trek: The Motion Picture, directed by Robert Wise, 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: 11 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Eric Borel. In that special week people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil. Superman, directed by Richard Donner, 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: 11 December 1978.

1977

The Goodbye Girl directed by Herbert Ross was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shareef AbdurRahim. In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. Silver Streak, directed by Arthur Hiller, 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: 11 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Tomoka Kurotani. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, directed by Milos Forman, 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: 11 December 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Devine. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. The Towering Inferno, directed by John Guillermin, 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: 11 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luke Casserly. In that special week people in US were listening to The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich. Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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: 11 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Francisco Rodriguez in Brooklyn. In UK My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry was in the top 5 hits. Man of La Mancha, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1972.

1971

Man in the Wilderness directed by Richard C. Sarafian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Danan Hughes. In UK Woodstock by Matthew's Southern Comfort was in the top 5 hits. The AristoCats, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, 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: 11 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Stig Inge Bj?rnebye. In that special week people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam. They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, directed by Sydney Pollack, 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: 11 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Derek Bell in Tampa. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. Oliver!, directed by Carol Reed, 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: 11 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Jackie Gallagher-Smith. 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. The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Terry Sharpe rocker (The Adventures. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Django, directed by Sergio Corbucci, 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: 11 December 1966.

1965

A Patch of Blue directed by Guy Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Dave Gagner in Chatham. In that special week people in US were listening to Mr. Lonely by Bobby Vinton. Father Goose, directed by Ralph Nelson, 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: 11 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Mark Alalmo. In that special week people in US were listening to Dominique by The Singing Nun. Charade, directed by Stanley Donen, 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: 11 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Curtis Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. Girls! Girls! Girls!, directed by Norman Taurog, 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: 11 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Mike Henneman in Saint Charles. In that special week people in US were listening to Please Mr. Postman by The Marvelettes. Throne of Blood, directed by Akira Kurosawa, 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: 11 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary Beth Zimmerman in Mount Vernon. Swiss Family Robinson, directed by Ken Annakin, 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: 11 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Tina Gayle. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Ben-Hur, directed by William Wyler, 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: 11 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Nicki Sixx in San Jose. In UK Hoots Mon by Lord Rockingham's XI was in the top 5 hits. The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, directed by Mark Robson, 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: 11 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Peter Bagge. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Peyton Place, directed by Mark Robson, 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: 11 December 1957.

1956

Written on the Wind directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Stu Jackson in Reading. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. Day the World Ended, directed by Roger Corman, 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: 11 December 1955.

1954

The Country Girl directed by George Seaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Bess Armstrong in Baltimore. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Hondo, directed by John Farrow, 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: 11 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Susan Seidelman. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. Angel Face, directed by Otto Preminger, 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: 11 December 1952.

1951

I'll See You in My Dreams directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1951.

1950

Kim directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1950.

1949

On the Town directed by Stanley Donen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1949.

1948

Yellow Sky directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1948.

1947

The Bishop's Wife directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1947.

1946

Till the Clouds Roll By directed by Richard Whorf was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1946.

1945

House of Dracula directed by Erle C. Kenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Ashley White. Murder, My Sweet, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1944.

1943

The Spider Woman directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1943.

1942

Cat People directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1942.

1941

Johnny Eager directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1941.

1940

Go West directed by Edward Buzzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1940.

1939

Destry Rides Again directed by George Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1939.

1938

Pygmalion directed by Anthony Asquith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1938.

1937

Born to the West directed by Charles Barton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1937.

1936

Great Guy directed by John G. Blystone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1936.

1935

Scrooge directed by Henry Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1935.

1934

'Neath the Arizona Skies directed by Harry Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1934.

1933

Lady Killer directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Heywood [Violet Pretty]. A Farewell to Arms, directed by Frank Borzage, 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: 11 December 1932.

1931

Arrowsmith directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1931.

1930

The Blue Angel directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1930.

1929

Glorifying the American Girl directed by Millard Webb was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tomas Gutierrez Alea. West of Zanzibar, directed by Tod Browning, 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: 11 December 1928.

1927

Der heilige Berg directed by Arnold Fanck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1927.

1926

Nana directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1926.

1925

The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kenned was one of the best seller of 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1925.

1924

Romola directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1924.

1923

The Ten Commandments directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dilip Kumar. The Toll of the Sea, directed by Chester M. Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. The Sheik Edith by M. Hull was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1922.

1921

Herr Arnes pengar directed by Mauritz Stiller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eddy Firestone. The Mark of Zorro, directed by Fred Niblo, 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: 11 December 1920.

1919

Victory directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1919.

1918

All Night directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1918.

1917

The Secret Game directed by William C. de Mille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 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: 11 December 1916.

1915

Burlesque on Carmen directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1915.

1914

The Bargain directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1914.

1913

David Copperfield directed by Thomas Bentley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1913.

1912

The Invaders directed by Francis Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1912.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1911.

1910

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1910.

1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1909.

1908

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1907.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1906.

1905

The Garden of Allah by Robert Hichens was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1904.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1903.

1902

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1902.

1901

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 December 1901.