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2016

The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2016.

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

Aimless Love by Billy Collins was one of the best seller of 2013.

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

2012

Vampyr directed by Carl Th. Dreyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2012.

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

The Blind Side directed by John Lee Hancock was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2009.

2008

Twilight directed by Catherine Hardwicke was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2008.

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 UK You Raise Me Up by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2005.

2004

Alexander directed by Oliver Stone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 2004.

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 UK Because I Got High by Afroman was in the top 5 hits. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Kiss by Danielle Steel 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 UK Who Let The Dogs Out by Baha Men was in the top 5 hits. Unbreakable, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Beatles Anthology by The Beatles 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 that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. Sleepy Hollow, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Second Wind by Dick Francis 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 that special week people in US were listening to Doo Wop (That Thing) by Lauryn Hill. Enemy of the State, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan 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 UK Barbie Girl by Aqua was in the top 5 hits. The Jackal, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden 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 that special week people in US were listening to No Diggity by BLACKstreet. Space Jam, directed by Joe Pytka, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. American Tragedy by Lawrence Schiller and James Willwerth 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 UK I Believe / Up On The Roof by Robson & Jerome was in the top 5 hits. Casino, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher 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 UK Baby Come Back by Pato Banton was in the top 5 hits. Star Trek: Generations, directed by David Carson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Couplehood by Paul Reiser 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 UK I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf was in the top 5 hits. The Three Musketeers, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Seinlanguage by Jerry Seinfeld 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 UK Would I Lie To You? by Charles & Eddie was in the top 5 hits. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Genius by James Gleick 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

Famous people born on this day include Félix Hemmen. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Takes Time by Mariah Carey. Rocky V, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Iamsu . In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. All Dogs Go to Heaven, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. California Gold by John Jakes 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 that special week people in US were listening to Bad Medicine by Bon Jovi. Oliver & Company, directed by George Scribner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman 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 UK China In Your Hand by T'Pau was in the top 5 hits. The Running Man, directed by Paul Michael Glaser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd 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 UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits. Hoosiers, directed by David Anspaugh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Panbanisha . In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. To Live and Die in L.A., directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Eliza Sam. In that special week people in US were listening to Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham!. Missing in Action, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Harry Lloyd. In that special week people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie. The Right Stuff, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Robots Of Dawn by Isaac Asimov 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 that special week people in US were listening to Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker. Creepshow, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov 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 that special week people in US were listening to Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Time Bandits, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Miss Piggy'S Guide To Life by Miss Piggy as told to Henry Beard 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 that special week people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. Raging Bull, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Peter The Great by Robert K. Massie 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 UK When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman by Dr Hook was in the top 5 hits. Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Broca'S Brain by Carl Sagan 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 UK Rat Trap by The Boomtown Rats was in the top 5 hits. The Lord of the Rings, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. American Caesar by William Manchester 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 that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. Close Encounters of the Third Kind, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer 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 UK If You Leave Me Now by Chicago was in the top 5 hits. The Last Tycoon, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Right And The Power by Leon Jaworski 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 UK Space Oddity by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. The Story of O, directed by Just Jaeckin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Florence Cassez. In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Earthquake, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Harlequin by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
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. In that special week people in US were listening to Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) by Eddie Kendricks. Malicious, directed by Salvatore Samperi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut 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 UK Clair by Gilbert O'Sullivan was in the top 5 hits. The Mechanic, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth 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 UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Bedknobs and Broomsticks, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. When Moscow Laughs, directed by Boris Barnet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles 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 UK Sugar Sugar by Archies was in the top 5 hits. Change of Habit, directed by William Graham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The House On The Strand by Daphne du Maurier 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. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. Yellow Submarine, directed by George Dunning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. On TV people were watching Alles dreht sich um Michael.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Delpérier. In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits. Who's That Knocking at My Door, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Beautiful People by Marylin Bender 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 UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Cul-de-sac, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Paul Sorrento. In that special week people in US were listening to I Hear A Symphony by The Supremes. Juliet of the Spirits, directed by Federico Fellini, 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: 17 November 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Susan Rice. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Love by The Supremes. Guns at Batasi, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
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. In UK You'll Never Walk Alone by Gerry & The Pacemakers was in the top 5 hits. The Skydivers, directed by Coleman Francis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck 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 UK Lovesick Blues by Frank Ifield was in the top 5 hits. Mutiny on the Bounty, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Letters From The Earth by Mark Twain 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 that special week people in US were listening to Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean. Flower Drum Song, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell 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 that special week people in US were listening to Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles. The Virgin Spring, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer 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 that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Shadows, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick 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 UK It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards was in the top 5 hits. Orders to Kill, directed by Anthony Asquith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The King Must Die by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Debbie Thrower. In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits. Zero Hour!, directed by Hall Bartlett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be by Farley Mowat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Mathieu Duhamel. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Sharkfighters, directed by Jerry Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Three Saints And A Sinner by Louise Hall Tharp 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 UK Hernando's Hideaway by Johnston Brothers was in the top 5 hits. I Died a Thousand Times, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Chopper Read. In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. Désirée, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Babis Tennes. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Love Is A Bridge by Charles Bracelen Flood was one of the best selling books.
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. Prisoner Of Grace by Joyce Cary 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

Dead or Alive directed by Elmer Clifton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

If I Had a Million directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 November 1932.

1931

Flying High directed by Charles F. Reisner 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 Racketeer directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

Show People directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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

Tess of the Storm Country directed by John Robertson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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.

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.

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.