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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2017.

2015

Inside Out directed by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2015.

2014

A Call To Action by Jimmy Carter was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2014.

2013

Grown Ups 2 directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2013.

2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 directed by David Yates was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2011.

2010

Inception directed by Christopher Nolan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2010.

2009

Famous people born on this day include Olivia Hoellein. In that special week people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. The Ugly Truth, directed by Robert Luketic, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009. 92 Pacific Boulevard: A Cedar Cove Novel by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2009.

2007

Hairspray directed by Adam Shankman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2007.

2006

The Merry Jail directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2006.

2005

Wedding Crashers directed by David Dobkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2005.

2003

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen directed by Stephen Norrington was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2003.

2002

Road to Perdition directed by Sam Mendes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Cade Holt. In UK Eternity / The Road To Mandalay by Robbie Williams was in the top 5 hits. Jurassic Park III, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. 1st to Die by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2001.

2000

X-Men directed by Bryan Singer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 2000.

1999

Eyes Wide Shut directed by Stanley Kubrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include ObeyDario . In UK Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya was in the top 5 hits. There's Something About Mary, directed by Bobby Farrelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Caito Potatoe. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be Missing You by Puff Daddy & Faith Evans. Contact, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Luke Hemmings. In that special week people in US were listening to How Do U Want It by 2 Pac. Criss Cross, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1996.

1995

Judge Dredd directed by Danny Cannon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1995.

1994

True Lies directed by James Cameron was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Lucie Bourdeu. In that special week people in US were listening to Weak by SWV. Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anaïs Pessey. In UK Ain't No Doubt by Jimmy Nail was in the top 5 hits. Universal Soldier, directed by Roland Emmerich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Shipp. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Point Break, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include James Maslow. In UK Sacrifice / Healing Hands by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Ghost, directed by Jerry Zucker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1990.

1989

When Harry Met Sally... directed by Rob Reiner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sergio Busquets. In that special week people in US were listening to The Flame by Cheap Trick. Die Hard, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include AnnaLynne McCord. In UK It's A Sin by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Spaceballs, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Calum Gittins. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Great Mouse Detective, directed by Ron Clements, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Heather Blumberg. In that special week people in US were listening to A View To A Kill by Duran Duran. Explorers, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Teni Panosian. In UK Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood was in the top 5 hits. Cloak & Dagger, directed by Richard Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Katrina Kaif. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. Zelig, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Aamna Sharif. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Zach Randolph. In UK Ghost Town by The Specials was in the top 5 hits. Victory, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chris 'CT' Tamburello. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Still Rock And Roll To Me by Billy Joel. My Bodyguard, directed by Tony Bill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Jayma Mays. In UK Are 'Friends' Electric by Tubeway Army was in the top 5 hits. Breaking Away, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Brian Bianchini. In UK You're The One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Foul Play, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Bryan Budd. In that special week people in US were listening to Da Doo Ron Ron by Shaun Cassidy. Orca, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anna Smashnova. In that special week people in US were listening to Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band. They Came from Within, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Ana Paula Arosio. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. Cooley High, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Pontius. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Where the Red Fern Grows, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Schelim Hannan. In UK Welcome Home by Peters & Lee was in the top 5 hits. 40 Carats, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1973.

1972

Joe Kidd directed by John Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Corey Feldman. In UK Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep by Middle Of The Road was in the top 5 hits. The Panic in Needle Park, directed by Jerry Schatzberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Will Vanlandingham. In UK In The Summertime by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Chisum, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Eduardo Videgaray. In UK Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman was in the top 5 hits. Easy Rider, directed by Dennis Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Barry Sanders. In that special week people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela. Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Airport by Arthur Haile was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1968.

1967

All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best seller of 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Mike Horn. In that special week people in US were listening to Hanky Panky by Tommy James and the Shondells. Torn Curtain, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Michel Desjoyeaux. In that special week people in US were listening to (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones. Kwaidan, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Levrone. In UK It's All Over Now by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. The Masque of the Red Death, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Phoebe Cates. In that special week people in US were listening to Surf City by Jan & Dean. This Sporting Life, directed by Lindsay Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Yves Féraud. In that special week people in US were listening to Roses Are Red (My Love) by Bobby Vinton. Tales of Terror, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Fabrice Brégier. In UK Runaway by Del Shannon was in the top 5 hits. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, directed by Irwin Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leila Kenzle. In that special week people in US were listening to Alley-Oop by Hollywood Argyles. 13 Ghosts, directed by William Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Sylvie Gracia. In that special week people in US were listening to Lonely Boy by Paul Anka. A Hole in the Head, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Advise and Consent by Allen Drur was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michael Flatley. In that special week people in US were listening to The Purple People Eater by Sheb Wooley. The Fly, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Clio Goldsmith. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Pride and the Passion, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1957.

1956

La Strada directed by Federico Fellini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1956.

1955

The Dam Busters directed by Michael Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1955.

1954

Malta Story directed by Brian Desmond Hurst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Anne Mroczkowski. In UK I Believe by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Band Wagon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Stewart Copeland. We're Not Married!, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1952.

1951

Strangers on a Train directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1951.

1950

Winchester '73 directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1950.

1949

The Great Gatsby directed by Elliott Nugent was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1949.

1948

Key Largo directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1948.

1947

Brute Force directed by Jules Dassin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1947.

1946

A Stolen Life directed by Curtis Bernhardt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1946.

1945

Anchors Aweigh directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Angharad Rees. The Canterville Ghost, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1944.

1943

Batman directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1943.

1942

The Pride of the Yankees directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1942.

1941

Sergeant York directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1941.

1940

All This, and Heaven Too directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1940.

1939

Bachelor Mother directed by Garson Kanin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1939.

1938

Algiers directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1938.

1937

Easy Living directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1937.

1936

Poor Little Rich Girl directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1936.

1935

Mad Love directed by Karl Freund was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1935.

1934

Of Human Bondage directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1934.

1933

Baby Face directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel de la Taille. Million Dollar Legs, directed by Edward Cline, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1932.

1931

Night Nurse directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1931.

1930

The Unholy Three directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1930.

1929

High Voltage directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anita Brookner. The Love of Jeanne Ney, directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1928.

1927

The Joyless Street directed by G.W. Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1927.

1926

Faces of Children directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1926.

1925

Cyrano de Bergerac directed by Augusto Genina was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1925.

1924

Destiny directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1924.

1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Juillard. Where the North Begins, directed by Chester M. Franklin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1923.

1922

Eyes of the Mummy Ma directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1922.

1921

The Conquering Power directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elizete Cardoso. Himmelskibet, directed by Holger-Madsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1920.

1919

The Lost Battalion directed by Burton King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1919.

1918

Dere Mable by Edward Streeter was one of the best seller of 1918.

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1917

Wild and Woolly directed by John Emerson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Flirting with Fate directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1915

A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1915.

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1914

The King of the Beggars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

The Flying Circus directed by Alfred Lind was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

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1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1912.

1911

Dante's Inferno directed by Francesco Bertolini was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

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1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1910.

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1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

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1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

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

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1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Snow White directed by N/A was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 July 1901.