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2017

The Greatest Showman directed by Michael Gracey was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2017.

2014

Altar directed by Nick Willing was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2014.

2013

The Physician directed by Philipp Stölzl was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2013.

2012

Zero Dark Thirty directed by Kathryn Bigelow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2012.

2010

Little Fockers directed by Paul Weitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2010.

2009

3 Idiots directed by Rajkumar Hirani was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2009.

2008

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. Free Style, directed by William Dear, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2008.

2006

The Painted Veil directed by John Curran was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2006.

2005

Cheaper by the Dozen 2 directed by Adam Shankman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2005.

2004

The Keeper directed by Paul Lynch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2004.

2002

I Don'T Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson was one of the best seller of 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Trieschman. In UK Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield was in the top 5 hits. Personal Best, directed by Robert Towne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Universe In A Nutshell by Stephen Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Devyn Nekoda. In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. The Gift, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 2000.

1999

Titus directed by Julie Taymor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1999.

1998

Mighty Joe Young directed by Ron Underwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Nick Klokus. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Kundun, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Comanche Moon by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Morgan Eastwood. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. One Fine Day, directed by Michael Hoffman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Executive Orders by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Lil Kemo. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. Dracula: Dead and Loving It, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Five Days in Paris by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1995.

1994

Taltos by Anne Rice was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include EJ Jallorina. In that special week people in US were listening to Again by Janet Jackson. Grumpy Old Men, directed by Donald Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Austin Jones. Desperate Crimes, directed by Andreas Marfori, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Domes Of Fire by David Eddings was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Anna Zayachkivska. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Grand Canyon, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. All The Weyrs Of Pern by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Seungri . In that special week people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. The Russia House, directed by Fred Schepisi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Witching Hour by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Tal (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ham Eun-jeong. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Working Girl, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Home Planet by Kevin W. Kelley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Jack De Sena. In that special week people in US were listening to Faith by George Michael. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Katrina Patchett. In that special week people in US were listening to The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby. The Morning After, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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: 12 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Sabine Devieilhe. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Revolution, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1985.

1984

Johnny Dangerously directed by Amy Heckerling was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1984.

1983

The Auerbach Will by Stephen Birmingham was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Dmitry Tursunov. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. Kiss Me Goodbye, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Pedro Rios Maestre. In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Masquerade by Kit Williams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francis Mourey. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. Altered States, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Hidden Target by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Saphia Azzeddine. In that special week people in US were listening to Babe by Styx. Kramer vs. Kramer, directed by Robert Benton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Piccini. In that special week people in US were listening to You Don't Bring Me Flowers by Barbra & Neil. California Suite, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Bridget Hall. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. The Choirboys, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Daniel Martin by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jana Ina. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Eagle Has Landed, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Mayim Bialik. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Hustle, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Freedom At Midnight by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Christophe Marichez. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Jacob the Liar, directed by Frank Beyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Lee McInnis. In that special week people in US were listening to The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich. The Day of the Dolphin, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Yann Sundberg. In that special week people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul. Across 110th Street, directed by Barry Shear, 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: 12 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Hodson. In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits. Dirty Harry, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Connelly. In that special week people in US were listening to The Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson. Donkey Skin, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Carrie Westcott. In that special week people in US were listening to Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam. The Red Tent, directed by Mikhail Kalatozov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rory Kennedy. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. The Killing of Sister George, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Hacine Cherifi. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Graduate, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Delajoux. 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 1966. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Abou Zeid. In that special week people in US were listening to Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) by The Byrds. Inside Daisy Clover, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. World Aflame by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Barbara Manning. In that special week people in US were listening to Mr. Lonely by Bobby Vinton. The Pleasure Seekers, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Kennedy Years by Harold Faber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Didier Gentil. 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 1963. City Of Night by John Rechy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tracy Austin. In UK Return To Sender by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Daniel O'Donnell. In UK Tower Of Strength by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Barabbas, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Edge Of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Volker Beck. In that special week people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. Flaming Star, directed by Don Siegel, 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: 12 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Jasper Conran. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Suddenly, Last Summer, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Morton. In that special week people in US were listening to To Know Him, Is To Love Him by The Teddy Bears. The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. On My Own by Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Sheila E. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1957.

1956

Three Men in a Boat directed by Ken Annakin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Jacques Ferrandez. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1955.

1954

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1954.

1953

Knights of the Round Table directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Yolande Folliot. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. The Bad and the Beautiful, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Devils Of Loudun by Aldous Huxley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1952.

1951

Decision Before Dawn directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1951.

1950

The Hinge Of Fate by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1950.

1949

Samson and Delilah directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1949.

1948

Force of Evil directed by Abraham Polonsky was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1948.

1947

A Double Life directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1947.

1946

The Beast with Five Fingers directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1946.

1945

The Stork Club directed by Hal Walker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1945.

1944

The Mummy's Curse directed by Leslie Goodwins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1944.

1943

A Guy Named Joe directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1943.

1942

4 passi fra le nuvole directed by Alessandro Blasetti was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1942.

1941

Remember the Day directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1941.

1940

Flight Command directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1940.

1939

Gulliver's Travels directed by Dave Fleischer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1939.

1938

Red River Range directed by George Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1938.

1937

Lady Behave! directed by Lloyd Corrigan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1937.

1936

Gold Diggers of 1937 directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1936.

1935

Professional Soldier directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1935.

1934

The Mysterious Mr. Wong directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1934.

1933

Flying Down to Rio directed by Thornton Freeland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1933.

1932

The Mummy directed by Karl Freund was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1932.

1930

Storm Over Mont Blanc directed by Arnold Fanck was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1930.

1929

Their Own Desire directed by E. Mason Hopper was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1929.

1928

The Spieler directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1928.

1927

Chicago directed by Frank Urson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1927.

1926

Flesh and the Devil directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1926.

1923

Slow as Lightning directed by Grover Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1923.

1918

The Heart of Humanity directed by Allen Holubar was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1918.

1916

King Lear directed by Ernest C. Warde was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 December 1916.