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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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 December 2012.

2010

Famous people born on this day include Marion Turner. In that special week people in US were listening to Firework by Katy Perry. Little Fockers, directed by Paul Weitz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010. Decision Points by George W. Bush was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 2010.

2009

True Blue by David Baldacci was one of the best seller of 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 2009.

2008

Free Style directed by William Dear was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 2008.

2006

Dynamite Warrior directed by Chalerm Wongpim was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Aymeric. In that special week people in US were listening to Run It! by Chris Brown. Munich, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 2005.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Aiden Flowers. In that special week people in US were listening to Drop It Like It's Hot by Snoop Dogg. The Keeper, directed by Paul Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. My Life by Bill Clinton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 2004.

2002

Bush at War by Bob Woodward was one of the best seller of 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 2002.

2001

Personal Best directed by Robert Towne was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 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: 13 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Leyla Tanlar. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Kundun, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Wobegon Boy by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Emily Glazer. 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. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Daniela Barranco. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Dracula: Dead and Loving It, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Lincoln by David Herbert Donald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1995.

1994

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best seller of 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Tavernier. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Grumpy Old Men, directed by Donald Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roméo Elvis. Desperate Crimes, directed by Andreas Marfori, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Stars Shine Down by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Vladimir Tarasenko. 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. The Doomsday Conspiracy by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Arantxa Rus. 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 Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Swift. 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. It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Caterina Lopez. 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. Mitla Pass by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include James Eagan Holmes. 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. Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Kristen Dalton (Miss USA). In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. The Morning After, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Laurence Leboeuf. 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. Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Alina Vacariu. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Dangerously, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1984.

1983

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Elisa Di Francisca. In that special week people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Kiss Me Goodbye, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Amy Lee. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrik Antonius. In UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits. First Family, directed by Buck Henry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Side Effects by Woody Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Luke Steele (musician). In UK Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd was in the top 5 hits. 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: 13 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Guillaume Carcaud. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Boney M was in the top 5 hits. California Suite, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Fools Die by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Tupele Dorgu. In UK Mull Of Kintyre / Girl's School by Wings was in the top 5 hits. The Choirboys, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rama Yade. 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. Blue Skies, No Candy by Gael Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Tom DeLonge. In that special week people in US were listening to Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention. Hustle, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Richard Dourthe. In that special week people in US were listening to Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas. Jacob the Liar, directed by Frank Beyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Cavett by Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Meghna Gulzar. 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 Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include American McGee. 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. Green Darkness by Anya Seton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Jeffrey Pierce. In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone. Dirty Harry, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Michaël Cohen. 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. The Wall Street Jungle by Richard Ney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Tony Curran. 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 Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carlos Hasselbaink. 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.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Jamie Foxx. 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. Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Skourias. In that special week people in US were listening to Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band. The Deadly Bees, directed by Freddie Francis, 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: 13 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jackie Clune. In UK The Carnival Is Over by The Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Inside Daisy Clover, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Kristen McMenamy. In UK I Feel Fine by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. 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: 13 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Collet. In that special week people in US were listening to Dominique by The Singing Nun. The Prize, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Three Sirens by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rex Ryan. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. The Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Fanny Bastien. In that special week people in US were listening to Please Mr. Postman by The Marvelettes. Barabbas, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Trey Gunn. 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 Child Buyer by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Johnny Whitaker. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Suddenly, Last Summer, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Too Many Ghosts by Paul Gallico was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Lynn-Holly Johnson. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Andy Hardy Comes Home, directed by Howard W. Koch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Wedemeyer Reports! by General Albert C. Wedemeyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Steve Buscemi. In that special week people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. To Live Again by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 December 1956.

1955

Top Gun directed by Ray Nazarro was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1955.

1954

Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Ben Bernanke. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Knights of the Round Table, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Too Late The Phalarope by Alan Paton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Rouaud. 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. Steamboat Gothic by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 December 1951.

1950

Look Younger, Live Longer by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 December 1950.

1949

Sons of New Mexico directed by John English was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 December 1943.

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: 13 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: 13 December 1940.

1939

Judge Hardy and Son directed by George B. Seitz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 December 1933.

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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 December 1918.