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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

You'Re Never Weird On The Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day 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. Wins, Losses, And Lessons by Lou Holtz 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. The Fourth Hand by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2001.

2000

Shiner directed by John Irvin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 2000.

1999

The Hungry Ocean by Linda Greenlaw was one of the best seller of 1999.

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

1998

No Safe Place by Richard North Patterson 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. Even The Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou 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. The Burning Man by Phillip Margolin 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Quiz Show, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Debt Of Honor by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1994.

1993

Strip Tease by Carl Hiaasen 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 that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Innocent Blood, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Minako Kotobuki. In that special week people in US were listening to (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams. Deceived, directed by Damian Harris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf was one of the best selling books.
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. The Rowan by Anne McCaffrey 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 that special week people in US were listening to Don't Wanna Lose You by Gloria Estefan. Black Rain, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark 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 UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Spellbinder, directed by Janet Greek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Alaska by James A. Michener 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 UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Real Men, directed by Dennis Feldman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Fine Things by Danielle Steel 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. Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen 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 Hunt For Red October by Tom Clancy 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. Tough Guys Don'T Dance by Norman Mailer 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 UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The F-Plan Diet by Audrey Eyton 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 that special week people in US were listening to Hard To Say I'm Sorry by Chicago. 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 UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. So Fine, directed by Andrew Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel 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 UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Hopscotch, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Bellefleur by Joyce Carol Oates 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 that special week people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack. Heartland, directed by Richard Pearce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. A Woman Of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford 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

The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman 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

Circus by Alistair MacLean 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. More Joy by Alex Comfort 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 UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. One Way, directed by Jorge Darnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1973.

1972

Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best seller of 1972.

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

1971

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth 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. Between Parent & Teenager by Haim G. Ginott 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. The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris 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 that special week people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry. Games, directed by Curtis Harrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1967.

1966

Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best seller of 1966.

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

1965

A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best seller of 1965.

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

1964

A Tribute To John F. Kennedy by Pierre Salinger and Sander Vanocur 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

Jfk Coloring Book by Jackie Kannon 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. Clock Without Hands by Carson McCullers 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 that special week people in US were listening to It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley. Tormented, directed by Bert I. Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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 UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Le chemin des écoliers, directed by Michel Boisrond, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Folk Medicine by Deforest Clinton Jarvis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Janez Janša. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. Red Pier, directed by Toshio Masuda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Inside Russia Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Greg Kelser. In that special week people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. The Joker Is Wild, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1957.

1956

The Last Wagon directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 September 1956.

1955

Fear Strikes Out by Jim Piersall and Al Hirshberg 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

Mogambo directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier 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 Spanish Gardener by A.J. Cronin 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.