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2017

Chappaquiddick directed by John Curran was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

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

2015

Famous people born on this day include Mateo Messi. In that special week people in US were listening to Cheerleader by OMI. The Intern, directed by Nancy Meyers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015. Last Bus To Wisdom by Ivan Doig was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2015.

2014

A Walk Among the Tombstones directed by Scott Frank was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Mahabharat directed by Babubhai Mistry was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

The Awakening directed by Nick Murphy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Let Me In directed by Matt Reeves was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Whip It directed by Drew Barrymore was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

The Jane Austen Book Club directed by Robin Swicord was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

The Last Kiss directed by Tony Goldwyn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2006.

2005

Lord of War directed by Andrew Niccol was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2003

The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen was one of the best seller of 2003.

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

2002

The Tuxedo directed by Kevin Donovan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Dawson Burba. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez. Hardball, directed by Brian Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Map That Changed The World by Simon Winchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2001.

2000

Sexy Beast directed by Jonathan Glazer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 2000.

1999

For Love of the Game directed by Sam Raimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

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

1998

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best seller of 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1998.

1997

Photographing Fairies directed by Nick Willing was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1997.

1996

That Thing You Do! directed by Tom Hanks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Francesco Yates. In that special week people in US were listening to Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio. Welcome to the Dollhouse, directed by Todd Solondz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. For The Roses by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Moriarity Twins. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Priest, directed by Antonia Bird, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Debt Of Honor by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Starlie Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. Rudy, directed by David Anspaugh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include MacKenzie Bourg. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Of Mice and Men, directed by Gary Sinise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Lincoln At Gettysburg by Garry Wills was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Kygo . In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Mississippi Masala, directed by Mira Nair, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Maximum Bob by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Henry Hopper. In that special week people in US were listening to Blaze Of Glory by Jon Bon Jovi. The Field, directed by Jim Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Michael Willett. In that special week people in US were listening to Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block. Staying Together, directed by Lee Grant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Old Silent by Martha Grimes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Moustakas. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Messenger of Death, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Generation Of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Tyler Hoechlin. In that special week people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. The Princess Bride, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. More Die Of Heartbreak by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Rhian Sugden. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Faubourg St Martin, directed by Jean-Claude Guiguet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Shaun Livingston. In that special week people in US were listening to St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) by John Parr. Three Men and a Cradle, directed by Coline Serreau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Rachelle Wood. In that special week people in US were listening to What's Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner. A Soldier's Story, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Walking Drum by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jacoby Ellsbury. In that special week people in US were listening to Maniac by Michael Sembello. Strange Invaders, directed by Michael Laughlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Shriya Saran. In that special week people in US were listening to Hard To Say I'm Sorry by Chicago. Tempest, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Dylan Klebold. In UK Green Door by Shakin' Stevens was in the top 5 hits. The French Lieutenant's Woman, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Comrie. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. The Club, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1980.

1979

There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1979.

1978

Days of Heaven directed by Terrence Malick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1978.

1977

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer was one of the best seller of 1977.

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

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leilani Bishop. In that special week people in US were listening to You Should Be Dancing by Bee Gees. The Clown Murders, directed by Martyn Burke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Agent In Place by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1976.

1975

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include DeLisha Milton-Jones. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Ajanabee, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sandra Larue. In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Stateline Motel, directed by Maurizio Lucidi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Kip Simons. In that special week people in US were listening to Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan. The Boy Who Turned Yellow, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1972.

1971

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1971.

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

1970

Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Stefano Cagol. In UK In The Year 2525 by Zager & Evans was in the top 5 hits. Battle of Britain, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Malu Bailo. In that special week people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. Testimony of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1968.

1967

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Princess Akishino. In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits. The Appaloosa, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Bachar al-Assad. In that special week people in US were listening to Help! by The Beatles. I, a Woman, directed by Mac Ahlberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Looking Glass War by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Victor Wooten. In UK Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits. Fail-Safe, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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: 11 September 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gerald Wilkins. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Executioner of Venice, directed by Luigi Capuano, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Filip Dewinter. In UK I Remember You by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Colossus of the Arena, directed by Michele Lupo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Virginia Madsen. In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits. Samson, directed by Andrzej Wajda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Nobody Knows My Name by James Baldwin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Ramsay. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. The Bad Sleep Well, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Mr. Citizen by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1960.

1959

Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Roxann Dawson. In that special week people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Preben Elkjær Larsen. In that special week people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. The Thin Man, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1957.

1956

Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton was one of the best seller of 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Sharon Lamb. In UK Rose Marie by Slim Whitman was in the top 5 hits. Kings Row, directed by Sam Wood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Onions In The Stew by Betty MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Clark Johnson. In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. The Purple Plain, directed by Robert Parrish, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Call To Greatness by Adlai E. Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1954.

1953

The Joe Louis Story directed by Robert Gordon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1953.

1952

The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1952.

1951

A Streetcar Named Desire directed by Elia Kazan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Three Secrets directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

The Fighting Kentuckian directed by George Waggner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Johnny Belinda directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Les maudits directed by René Clément was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

The Overlanders directed by Harry Watt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

Her Highness and the Bellboy directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

San Fernando Valley directed by John English was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1944.

1943

Wintertime directed by John Brahm was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Manila Calling directed by Herbert I. Leeds was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Riders of the Timberline directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Up in the Air directed by Howard Bretherton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

Babes in Arms directed by Busby Berkeley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Hold That Co-ed directed by George Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

Non-Stop New York directed by Robert Stevenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Our Relations directed by Harry Lachman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

La bandera directed by Julien Duvivier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Barretts of Wimpole Street directed by Sidney Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

To the Last Man directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The King Murder directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 September 1932.

1931

Arizona Terror directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1921

Camille directed by Ray C. Smallwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1915

Regeneration directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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