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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: 17 November 2017.

2015

The 33 directed by Patricia Riggen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2015.

2014

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2014.

2013

12th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2013.

2011

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2011.

2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 directed by David Yates was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2010.

2009

Famous people born on this day include Heavenly Joy. In that special week people in US were listening to Fireflies by Owl City. The Blind Side, directed by John Lee Hancock, 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: 17 November 2009.

2007

Enchanted directed by Kevin Lima was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2007.

2006

Casino Royale directed by Martin Campbell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Gabriel Mancini. In that special week people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. 1776 by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2005.

2003

Monster directed by Patty Jenkins was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2003.

2002

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets directed by Chris Columbus was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Reece Buttery. In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, directed by Chris Columbus, 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: 17 November 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brooke Green. In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Unbreakable, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Manfred Erlandsson. In UK Keep On Movin' by Five was in the top 5 hits. Sleepy Hollow, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Kara Hayward. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Enemy of the State, directed by Tony Scott, 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: 17 November 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kim Yu-gyeom. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Anastasia, directed by Don Bluth, 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: 17 November 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Ray Khan. In UK Say You'll Be There by The Spice Girls was in the top 5 hits. Space Jam, directed by Joe Pytka, 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: 17 November 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Calfreezy . In that special week people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. Casino, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Raquel Castro. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Star Trek: Generations, directed by David Carson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Gold. In that special week people in US were listening to I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf. The Three Musketeers, directed by Stephen Herek, 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: 17 November 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Trey Kennedy. In that special week people in US were listening to How Do You Talk To An Angel by The Heights. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, directed by Chris Columbus, 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: 17 November 1992.

1991

Cape Fear directed by Martin Scorsese was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1991.

1990

The Rescuers Down Under directed by Hendel Butoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Iamsu . In that special week people in US were listening to When I See You Smile by Bad English. All Dogs Go to Heaven, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Nam. In UK First Time by Robin Beck was in the top 5 hits. Oliver & Company, directed by George Scribner, 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: 17 November 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Kat Deluna. In that special week people in US were listening to Mony Mony Live by Billy Idol. The Running Man, directed by Paul Michael Glaser, 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: 17 November 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Nani . In that special week people in US were listening to Human by The Human League. Hoosiers, directed by David Anspaugh, 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: 17 November 1986.

1985

To Live and Die in L.A. directed by William Friedkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1985.

1984

Missing in Action directed by Joseph Zito was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Harry Lloyd. In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits. The Right Stuff, directed by Philip Kaufman, 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: 17 November 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Katie Feenstra. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero, 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: 17 November 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Harding. In UK Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Time Bandits, directed by Terry Gilliam, 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: 17 November 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Isaac Hanson. In UK The Tide Is High by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Raging Bull, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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: 17 November 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Fabrice Salanson. In that special week people in US were listening to Still by Commodores. Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See, directed by Fritz Lang, 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: 17 November 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Rachel McAdams. In that special week people in US were listening to MacArthur Park by Donna Summer. The Lord of the Rings, directed by Ralph Bakshi, 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: 17 November 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Ryk Neethling. In UK Name Of The Game by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Close Encounters of the Third Kind, directed by Steven Spielberg, 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: 17 November 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Forrester. In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. The Last Tycoon, directed by Elia Kazan, 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: 17 November 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Diane Neal. In that special week people in US were listening to That's The Way (I Like It) by K.C and the Sunshine Band. The Story of O, directed by Just Jaeckin, 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: 17 November 1975.

1974

Earthquake directed by Mark Robson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexei Urmanov. Malicious, directed by Salvatore Samperi, 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: 17 November 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Leonard Roberts. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. The Mechanic, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Michael Adams. In that special week people in US were listening to Theme From Shaft by Isaac Hayes. Bedknobs and Broomsticks, directed by Robert Stevenson, 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: 17 November 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Tania Zaetta. In UK Woodstock by Matthew's Southern Comfort was in the top 5 hits. When Moscow Laughs, directed by Boris Barnet, 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: 17 November 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Michel Saive. In that special week people in US were listening to Wedding Bell Blues by The 5th Dimension. Change of Habit, directed by William Graham, 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: 17 November 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robin Li. Yellow Submarine, directed by George Dunning, 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: 17 November 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Delpérier. In that special week people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu. Who's That Knocking at My Door, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Sophie Marceau. In that special week people in US were listening to You Keep Me Hangin' On by The Supremes. Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, 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: 17 November 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Paul Sorrento. In UK Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Juliet of the Spirits, directed by Federico Fellini, 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: 17 November 1965.

1964

Guns at Batasi directed by John Guillermin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edith Lefel. The Skydivers, directed by Coleman Francis, 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: 17 November 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Annette Sergent. In that special week people in US were listening to Big Girls Don't Cry by The 4 Seasons. Mutiny on the Bounty, directed by Lewis Milestone, 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: 17 November 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Merete Van Kamp. In UK His Latest Flame / Little Sisters by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Flower Drum Song, directed by Henry Koster, 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: 17 November 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include RuPaul . In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Virgin Spring, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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: 17 November 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Terry Fenwick. In UK Travellin' Light by Cliff Richard & The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Shadows, directed by John Cassavetes, 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: 17 November 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. In that special week people in US were listening to Tom Dooley by The Kingston Trio. Orders to Kill, directed by Anthony Asquith, 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: 17 November 1958.

1957

Zero Hour! directed by Hall Bartlett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Mathieu Duhamel. In that special week people in US were listening to The Green Door by Jim Lowe. The Sharkfighters, directed by Jerry Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Peter Cox (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams. I Died a Thousand Times, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1955.

1954

Désirée directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1954.

1953

Kiss Me Kate directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cyril Ramaphosa. Kansas City Confidential, directed by Phil Karlson, 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: 17 November 1952.

1951

Laughter in Paradise directed by Mario Zampi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1951.

1950

Cyrano de Bergerac directed by Michael Gordon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1950.

1949

The Fallen Idol directed by Carol Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1949.

1948

The Boy with Green Hair directed by Joseph Losey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1948.

1947

Out of the Past directed by Jacques Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1947.

1946

The Strange Woman directed by Edgar Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1946.

1945

The Lost Weekend directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Danny Devito. Dead or Alive, directed by Elmer Clifton, 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: 17 November 1944.

1943

The North Star directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1943.

1942

Gentleman Jim directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1942.

1941

Suspicion directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1941.

1940

Fantasia directed by Leopold Stokowski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1940.

1939

Allegheny Uprising directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1939.

1938

The Lady Vanishes directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1938.

1937

The Last Gangster directed by Edward Ludwig was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1937.

1936

The Plainsman directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1936.

1935

Annie Oakley directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1935.

1934

The Trail Beyond directed by Robert Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1934.

1933

Duck Soup directed by Leo McCarey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Black. If I Had a Million, directed by James Cruze, 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: 17 November 1932.

1931

Blonde Crazy directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1931.

1930

Morocco directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1930.

1929

The Kiss directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arman (artist). Show People, directed by King Vidor, 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: 17 November 1928.

1927

Uncle Tom's Cabin directed by Harry A. Pollard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1927.

1926

Poil de carotte directed by Julien Duvivier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1926.

1925

Body and Soul directed by Oscar Micheaux was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1925.

1924

He Who Gets Slapped directed by Victor Seastrom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1924.

1923

The Extra Girl directed by F. Richard Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stanley Cohen. Tess of the Storm Country, directed by John Robertson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1922.

1921

Hamlet directed by Svend Gade was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1921.

1920

A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1920.

1919

Blind Husbands directed by Erich Stroheim was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1919.

1918

Little Women directed by Harley Knoles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1918.

1917

The Little Princess directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1917.

1916

American Aristocracy directed by Lloyd Ingraham was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1916.

1915

The Raven directed by Charles J. Brabin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1915.

1914

Tillie's Punctured Romance directed by Mack Sennett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1914.

1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1913.

1912

Cleopatra directed by Charles L. Gaskill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1911.

1910

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1910.

1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1909.

1908

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1907.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1906.

1905

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1905.

1904

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1904.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1903.

1902

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1902.

1901

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

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1901.