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2017

Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2017.

2016

Green Room directed by Jeremy Saulnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2016.

2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron directed by Joss Whedon was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2015.

2014

Neighbors directed by Nicholas Stoller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2014.

2013

The Great Gatsby directed by Baz Luhrmann was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2013.

2012

Hick directed by Derick Martini was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2012.

2011

Thor directed by Kenneth Branagh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2011.

2010

Robin Hood directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2010.

2009

Terminator Salvation directed by McG was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis. What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2008.

2007

28 Weeks Later directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2007.

2006

Mission: Impossible III directed by J.J. Abrams was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2006.

2005

Kingdom of Heaven directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2005.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Apple Martin. In that special week people in US were listening to Yeah! by Usher. Troy, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Games Do Count by Brian Kilmeade was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2004.

2003

X2 directed by Bryan Singer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2003.

2002

Insomnia directed by Christopher Nolan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Noah Levi. In UK Don't Stop Movin' by S Club 7 was in the top 5 hits. The Mummy Returns, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Constant Gardener by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) by Oxide & Neutrino was in the top 5 hits. Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Antonio Fernandez. In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Notting Hill, directed by Roger Michell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Reaching To Heaven by James Van Praagh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Julia Goodwin. In that special week people in US were listening to Too Close by Next. Deep Impact, directed by Mimi Leder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Letter by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Whetzel. In that special week people in US were listening to Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.. The Fifth Element, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. One Red Rose by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Martin Garrix. In that special week people in US were listening to Tha Crossroads by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Dead Man, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1996.

1995

Crimson Tide directed by Tony Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Marcos Corrêa. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base. The Crow, directed by Alex Proyas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. See, I Told You So by Rush Limbaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Kristina Mladenovic. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. My Neighbor Totoro, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Sacred Clowns by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include AJ Saudin. In UK Please Don't Go by KWS was in the top 5 hits. Lethal Weapon 3, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Childhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1992.

1991

Switch directed by Blake Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1991.

1990

The Book Of J by Harold Bloom was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Rob Gronkowski. In UK Hand On Your Heart by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. See No Evil, Hear No Evil, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Mutation by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elease Donovan. Wings of Desire, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The India Fan by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Francois Steyn. In that special week people in US were listening to With Or Without You by U2. La Bamba, directed by Luis Valdez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Blues by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Sarbel. In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1986.

1985

After The Reunion by Rona Jaffe was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Jessica Gates. In UK The Reflex by Duran Duran was in the top 5 hits. The Natural, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Amber Tamblyn in Santa Monica. In that special week people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. Breathless, directed by Jim McBride, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include BeardyMan. In that special week people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. Conan the Barbarian, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Max by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Steinberg. In that special week people in US were listening to Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes. The Burning, directed by Tony Maylam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Zdenek Grygera. In that special week people in US were listening to Call Me by Blondie. Friday the 13th, directed by Sean S. Cunningham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Random Winds by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Mickaël Landreau. In that special week people in US were listening to Reunited by Peaches & Herb. Manhattan, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Portraits by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1979.

1978

Kg 200 by J.D. Gilman and John Clive was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1978.

1977

The Car directed by Elliot Silverstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terrance Cauthen. In UK Fernando by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Watch Out, We're Mad, directed by Marcello Fondato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Carmen Klomp. In that special week people in US were listening to He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn. Mandingo, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Keram Malichi-Sanchez. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. Going Places, directed by Bertrand Blier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Shanice [Wilson] in Pittsburgh. In UK See My Baby Jive by Wizzard was in the top 5 hits. Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1973.

1972

Play It Again, Sam directed by Herbert Ross was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Raphael Wiggins in Oakland. In UK Knock Three Times by Dawn was in the top 5 hits. 10 Rillington Place, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Bear Island by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Sylvester Stanley. In UK Back Home by England World Cup Squad was in the top 5 hits. The Ballad of Cable Hogue, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Down All The Days by Christy Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include David William Wood in Boston. In UK Get Back by Beatles With Billy Preston was in the top 5 hits. Mackenna's Gold, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hiroshi Matsuura. In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits. The Odd Couple, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1968.

1967

For a Few Dollars More directed by Sergio Leone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1967.

1966

Arabesque directed by Stanley Donen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Curt Harnett. In that special week people in US were listening to Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits. The Pawnbroker, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Nancy Sorel. In that special week people in US were listening to My Guy by Mary Wells. What a Way to Go!, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Lost City by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pat Borders in Columbus. In UK From Me To You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Winter Light, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Margaret Rudkin Pepperidge Farm Cookbook by Margaret Rudkin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include C C. In that special week people in US were listening to Soldier Boy by The Shirelles. Mothra, directed by Inoshiro Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Ishi In Two Worlds by Theodora Kroeber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1962.

1961

Two Women directed by Vittorio De Sica was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1961.

1960

The Uncertain Trumpet by General Maxwell D. Taylor was one of the best seller of 1960.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Connie Brighton. In UK A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Imitation of Life, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Middle Age Of Mrs. Eliot by Angus Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Arnaud Bedouët. In UK Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Thunder Road, directed by Arthur Ripley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include William G Gregory in Lockport. In that special week people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Far, Far The Mountain Peak by John Masters was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Gillian [Marucha] Bradshaw. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, directed by Ishir Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Quiet American by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include [Jose] Dennis Martinez in Nicaragua pitcher (Baltimore Orioles. In that special week people in US were listening to Unchained Melody by Les Baxter & His Orchestra. Bride of the Monster, directed by Edward D. Wood Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Dinner Party by Gretchen Finletter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1955.

1954

Three Coins in the Fountain directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Bill Meek. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Desert Rats, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. From Here To Eternity by James Jones was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include M J Smith. Scaramouche, directed by George Sidney, 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: 14 May 1952.

1951

The Celebrity by Laura Z. Hobson was one of the best seller of 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1951.

1950

Please Believe Me directed by Norman Taurog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1950.

1949

The Barkleys of Broadway directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1949.

1948

State of the Union directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1948.

1947

Born to Kill directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1947.

1946

The Postman Always Rings Twice directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1946.

1945

Blood on the Sun directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francesca Annis. The White Cliffs of Dover, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1944.

1943

The Ox-Bow Incident directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1943.

1942

This Gun for Hire directed by Frank Tuttle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1942.

1941

Citizen Kane directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1941.

1940

My Favorite Wife directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1940.

1939

Only Angels Have Wings directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1939.

1938

The Adventures of Robin Hood directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1938.

1937

Captains Courageous directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1937.

1936

Show Boat directed by James Whale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1936.

1935

Werewolf of London directed by Stuart Walker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1935.

1934

Blue Steel directed by Robert Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1934.

1933

A Study in Scarlet directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best seller of 1932.

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1931

The Public Enemy directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

Born Reckless directed by Andrew Bennison was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

The Black Watch directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Will ''Dub'' Jones. The Man Who Laughs, directed by Paul Leni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Wintersmoon by Hugh Alpole was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1928.

1927

7th Heaven directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1927.

1926

Sparrows directed by William Beaudine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1926.

1925

Strike directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1925.

1924

Sherlock Jr. directed by Buster Keaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best seller of 1923.

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1922

Missing Husbands directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

Carmen directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dorothy Brock. The Flapper, directed by Alan Crosland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 14 May 1920.

1919

Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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1918

The U.P. Trail by Zane Gre was one of the best seller of 1918.

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1917

A Romance of the Redwoods directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Civilization directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1915

Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best seller of 1915.

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1914

Home, Sweet Home directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

Raja Harishchandra directed by Dhundiraj Govind Phalke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

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1912

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

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1911

The Lost Chord directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

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1910

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

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1909

Sherlock Holmes IV directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

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1908

The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

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

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1906

The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

The Clansman by Thomas Dixon, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

The Maquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1904.

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1903

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

Fulton Market directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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