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2017

Never Never by James Patterson, Candice Fox was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2016

NYPD Red 4 by James Patterson, Marshall Karp was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2016.

2015

Secondhand Souls by Christopher Moore was one of the best seller of 2015.

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

2014

Private L.A. by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan was one of the best seller of 2014.

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

2013

Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou was one of the best seller of 2013.

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

2012

Lawless directed by John Hillcoat was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2012.

2011

Contagion directed by Steven Soderbergh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

The Town directed by Ben Affleck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Up in the Air directed by Jason Reitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Slumdog Millionaire, directed by Danny Boyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Are You There by Chelsea Handler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2008.

2007

Eastern Promises directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

The Lives of Others directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Famous people born on this day include Princess Jalilah bint Ali. In UK Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes was in the top 5 hits. Lord of War, directed by Andrew Niccol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Point Blank by Catherine Coulter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2005.

2004

Cellular directed by David R. Ellis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Aidan Hamilton. In that special week people in US were listening to Shake Ya Tailfeather by Nelly. Lost in Translation, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Of Paradise And Power by Robert Kagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Bella Robertson. In UK The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling) by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Mother India, directed by Mehboob, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Thousand Country Roads by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Lenni Kim. In UK Let's Dance by Five was in the top 5 hits. Jeepers Creepers, directed by Victor Salva, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Switch by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 2001.

2000

Almost Famous directed by Cameron Crowe was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

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

1999

Famous people born on this day include Jade Wilson. In that special week people in US were listening to Unpretty by TLC. Armour of God, directed by Jackie Chan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. In Pursuit Of The Proper Sinner by Elizabeth George was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Lolo Rodriguez. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Rounders, directed by John Dahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Still Me by Christopher Reeve was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Amy-Leigh Hickman. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. The Game, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Arthritis Cure by Jason Theodosakis, Brenda Adderly, Barry Fox was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Ryusei Yokohama. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Green Mile, Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Gordon. In that special week people in US were listening to Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio. Hackers, directed by Iain Softley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Burning Angel by James Lee Burke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Freddy Cousin-Brown. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Timecop, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Seinlanguage by Jerry Seinfeld was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Metro Boomin. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. True Romance, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Perfect by Judith McNaught was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicholas Jonas. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Sneakers, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Trail To Seven Pines by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Marlon Teixeira. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, directed by Rachel Talalay, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Memories by Ralph Emery with Tom Carter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1991.

1990

Hardware directed by Richard Stanley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Braden Holtby. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan. Sea of Love, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Teddy Geiger. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. The Big Blue, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Louis Clement Ngwat-Mahop. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Fatal Attraction, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. A Taste For Death by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1987.

1986

High Jinx by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Madeline Zima. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Final Cut by Steven Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1985.

1984

Ninja III: The Domination directed by Sam Firstenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Gleb Savchenko. In that special week people in US were listening to Maniac by Michael Sembello. Fire and Ice, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1983.

1982

Strategic Investing by Douglas Casey was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Fan Bingbing. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. Mommie Dearest, directed by Frank Perry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrik Stefan. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Manchu by Robert Elegant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1980.

1979

Time After Time directed by Nicholas Meyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Dan Dickau. In that special week people in US were listening to Boogie Oogie Oogie by Taste Of Honey, A. Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Stranger Is Watching by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1978.

1977

A Season In The Sun by Roger Kahn was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andres Javier in Blazquez. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Angels by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1976.

1975

Far Tortuga by Peter Matthiessen was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Da Rocha. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe by Barry White. Turkish Delight, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Nickel Mountain by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Clint Peay. In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. Day for Night, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1973.

1972

The Last House on the Left directed by Wes Craven was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

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

1971

Famous people born on this day include Derrell Mitchell. In UK Hey Girl Don't Bother Me by The Tams was in the top 5 hits. The Man Who Haunted Himself, directed by Basil Dearden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Anthony Marshall. In that special week people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross. Five Easy Pieces, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Andrew Borodow. In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits. The Trouble with Girls, directed by Peter Tewksbury, 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: 16 September 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charles McRae. In that special week people in US were listening to Harper Valley P.T.A. by Jeannie C. Riley. Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Bernie Parmalee. In that special week people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry. The Trip, directed by Roger Corman, 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: 16 September 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Curtis Young. In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits. The Appaloosa, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Last Hundred Days by John Toland was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Katy Kurtzman. In that special week people in US were listening to Help! by The Beatles. Les vampires, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Gift Of Joy by Helen Hayes and Lewis Funke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include David Michael Sabo in Perth Amboy. In that special week people in US were listening to The House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals. Fail-Safe, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Garth Jax. In that special week people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. Harakiri, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1963.

1962

Where Love Has Gone by Harold Robbins was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1962.

1961

The City of the Dead directed by John Moxey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mickey Tettleton. In that special week people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Ape In Me by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Tim Raines. In that special week people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time by William Nickerson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Tilly in Los Angeles. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. The Blob, directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Land Without Justice by Milovan Djilas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1958.

1957

Woman in a Dressing Gown directed by J. Lee Thompson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1957.

1956

Lust for Life directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Liz Knights. In that special week people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. Journey to Italy, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Silver Leopard by F. Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1955.

1954

Brigadoon directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

The Robe directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nile Rodgers. Monkey Business, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Journey To The Far Pacific by Thomas E. Dewey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1952.

1951

Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

The Black Rose directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

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

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

1948

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

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

1947

Dark Passage directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Caesar and Cleopatra directed by Gabriel Pascal was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

State Fair directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Betty Kelly. Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, 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 September 1944.

1943

Sahara directed by Zoltan Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

The Major and the Minor directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Hold Back the Dawn directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

Boom Town directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

The Women directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

1938

Too Hot to Handle directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1937

The Lower Depths directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

My Man Godfrey directed by Gregory La Cava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Anna Karenina directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Scarlet Empress directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Berkeley Square directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Francis in Ossining. Thirteen Women, directed by George Archainbaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1932.

1931

Waterloo Bridge directed by James Whale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

Storm Over Asia directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

The Great Divide directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lady Gwen Thompson. The Cameraman, directed by Edward Sedgwick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Swan Song by John Galsworth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1928.

1927

College directed by James W. Horne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

3 Bad Men directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1925

The Primrose Path directed by Harry O. Hoyt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

The Red Lily directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

Scaramouche directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Janis Paige. The Prisoner of Zenda, directed by Rex Ingram, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1922.

1921

Little Lord Fauntleroy directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Franco Pandolfini. Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook, directed by Arthur Wellin, 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 September 1920.

1919

The Mother and the Law directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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

1918

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

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1917

Wildfire by Zane Gre was one of the best seller of 1917.

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1916

Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1916.

1915

Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1915.

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1914

The Virginian directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 September 1914.

1913

V.V.'s Eyes by Henry Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1913.

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1912

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

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

1911

The Winning of Barbara Worth by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1911.

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1910

The Wild Olive by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1910.

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1909

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

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1908

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

The Brass Bowl by Louis J. Vance was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

The Gambler by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

The Crossing by Winston Churchill 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

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

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