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2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2017.

2015

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner was one of the best seller of 2015.

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

2014

Gone Girl directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

Captain Phillips directed by Paul Greengrass was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

What's Your Number? directed by Mark Mylod was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

The Social Network directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Fame directed by Kevin Tancharoen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

Lars and the Real Girl directed by Craig Gillespie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Famous people born on this day include India Tanovic. In UK I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by Scissor Sisters was in the top 5 hits. Dor, directed by Nagesh Kukunoor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Rise And Shine by Anna Quindlen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2006.

2005

Stay directed by Marc Forster was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2005.

2003

Duplex directed by Danny DeVito was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Road directed by Rajat Mukherjee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Famous people born on this day include Mia Diaz. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez. Chelsea Walls, directed by Ethan Hawke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Music by Madonna. Shiner, directed by John Irvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The House On Hope Street by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2000.

1999

Ender'S Shadow by Orson Scott Card was one of the best seller of 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1999.

1998

Now You See Her by Linda Howard was one of the best seller of 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Elena Kampouris. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. Paws, directed by Karl Zwicky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Ella Purnell. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Clueless, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. All Too Human by Edward Klein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1996.

1995

The Run of the Country directed by Peter Yates was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Denyse Tontz. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Quiz Show, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Alienist by Caleb Carr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1994.

1993

Vanished by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In UK Ebeneezer Goode by The Shamen was in the top 5 hits. Innocent Blood, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Silent Passage by Gail Sheehy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1992.

1991

Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz was one of the best seller of 1991.

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

1990

Famous people born on this day include Pixie Geldof. In that special week people in US were listening to Release Me by Wilson Phillips. The Boyfriend School, directed by Malcolm Mowbray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Darkness Visible by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Danielle Brooks. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Black Rain, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Summer Of '49 by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mathieu Bastareaud. In that special week people in US were listening to Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns N' Roses. Spellbinder, directed by Janet Greek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. To Be The Best by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Tim Burton. In that special week people in US were listening to La Bamba by Los Lobos. Real Men, directed by Dennis Feldman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. It'S All In The Playing by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Priya Anand. In that special week people in US were listening to Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From Top Gun) by Berlin. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, directed by John McNaughton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Tomáš Berdych. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Faasle, directed by Yash Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Amateurs by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Eugenia Volodina. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Duniya, directed by Ramesh Talwar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Full Circle by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Pena. In that special week people in US were listening to Maniac by Michael Sembello. All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Christine by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Regina Deutinger. In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits. Scrubbers, directed by Mai Zetterling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Bakary Koné. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. So Fine, directed by Andrew Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Theory Z by William G. Ouchi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tizy Bone. In that special week people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross. Hopscotch, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Chuck Comeau. In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Heartland, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Island by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1979.

1978

Paradise Alley directed by Sylvester Stallone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1978.

1977

Condominium by John D. MacDonald was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thierry Marquet. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Executive Suite, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Golden Gate by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1976.

1975

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Rasheed Wallace. In that special week people in US were listening to I Shot The Sheriff by Eric Clapton. Dunderklumpen!, directed by Per Åhlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ada Choi. In that special week people in US were listening to Delta Dawn by Helen Reddy. One Way, directed by Jorge Darnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1973.

1972

Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1972.

1971

Madame by Patrick O'Higgins was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Mark Brunell. In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. Barefoot in the Park, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Matthew Settle. In that special week people in US were listening to Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones. Aradhana, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Linda Goodman'S Sun Signs by Linda Goodman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anastacia . In that special week people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals. Funny Girl, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Malik Yoba. In UK The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Games, directed by Curtis Harrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. An Operational Necessity by Gwyn Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1967.

1966

The Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1966.

1965

Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1965.

1964

A Mother'S Kisses by Bruce Jay Friedman was one of the best seller of 1964.

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

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Wm Sims. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Dementia 13, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Terrible Swift Sword by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1963.

1962

Before My Time by Niccolo Tucci was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Ty Tabor. In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits. Claudelle Inglish, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Damon Hill. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Tormented, directed by Bert I. Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Baseball Is A Funny Game by Joe Garagiola was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Pierre Le Bigaut. In that special week people in US were listening to The Three Bells by The Browns. Le chemin des écoliers, directed by Michel Boisrond, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1959.

1958

Strangers When We Meet by Evan Hunter was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1958.

1957

The Joker Is Wild directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

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

1956

Famous people born on this day include Big Brother Karen. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. The Last Wagon, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Birth Of Britain by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1956.

1955

The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1955.

1954

The Bounty Hunter directed by André De Toth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Famous people born on this day include Junior Bridgeman. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Mogambo, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Too Late The Phalarope by Alan Paton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jerôme Bonaldi. Because You're Mine, directed by Alexander Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Houses In Between by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1952.

1951

The Day the Earth Stood Still directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

The Little Princesses by Marion Crawford was one of the best seller of 1950.

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

1947

A Ship Bound for India directed by Ingmar Bergman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1944

The Master Race directed by Herbert J. Biberman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1944.

1943

The Adventures of Tartu directed by Harold S. Bucquet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Deep in the Heart of Texas directed by Elmer Clifton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

You'll Never Get Rich directed by Sidney Lanfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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

1940

The Mummy's Hand directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1938

Room Service directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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

1936

Murder with Pictures directed by Charles Barton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1934

Belle of the Nineties directed by Leo McCarey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1933

Wild Boys of the Road directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

Tiger Shark directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

Graft directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1929

Diary of a Lost Girl directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

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

1928

The Singing Fool directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1928.

1927

Sunrise directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

Faust directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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

1925

The Circle directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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

1924

Michael directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1919

The Dragon Painter directed by William Worthington was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

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

1917

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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