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2017

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2017.

2015

Distorted directed by Darren Wharton was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2015.

2014

Nachthelle directed by Florian Gottschick was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2014.

2013

If I Had Wings directed by Allan Harmon was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2013.

2011

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close directed by Stephen Daldry was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2011.

2010

Nine Dead directed by Chris Shadley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2010.

2009

True Blue by David Baldacci was one of the best seller of 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2009.

2007

Eden Log directed by Franck Vestiel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Combs Twins. In UK Patience by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Notes on a Scandal, directed by Richard Eyre, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Brother Odd by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2006.

2005

Lucky 13 directed by Chris Hall was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Charlie Crowe. In UK Leave Right Now by Will Young was in the top 5 hits. The Card Player, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Pompeii by Robert Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2003.

2002

The Reckoning directed by Paul McGuigan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2002.

2001

Nirgendwo in Afrika directed by Caroline Link was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jakob Delgado. In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. An Everlasting Piece, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Heart of the Sea by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Mario Selman. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Web of Seduction, directed by Blain Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. And The Crowd Goes Wild by Joe Garner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1999.

1998

Losing Control directed by Julie Jordan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1998.

1997

Madam Savant directed by Mike Marvin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1997.

1996

Little Witches directed by Jane Simpson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Bobby (rapper). In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Restoration, directed by Michael Hoffman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Road Ahead by Bill Gates was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include MunchingOrange . In that special week people in US were listening to Here Comes The Hotstepper by Ini Kamoze. Sicario, directed by Joseph Novoa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. James Herriot'S Cat Stories by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Jinger Duggar. In that special week people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey. Schramm, directed by Jörg Buttgereit, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Sacred Clowns by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexander Arnold. Lorenzo's Oil, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Every Living Thing by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Isabel Durant. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Where the Day Takes You, directed by Marc Rocco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Comeback by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Stéphanie Clerbois. In that special week people in US were listening to Because I Love You (The Postman Song) by Stevie B. Green Card, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Four Past Midnight by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1990.

1989

I Want To Grow Hair, I Want To Grow Up, I Want To Go To Boise by Erma Bombeck was one of the best seller of 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Usman. In UK Mistletoe And Wine by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Touch of Death, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Mitla Pass by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Tom Clarke (footballer). In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama, directed by David DeCoteau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Davey Browne. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. Witchboard, directed by Kevin Tenney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Christmas Day Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Hernandez. In UK Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Head Office, directed by Ken Finkleman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Jeremiah. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Mrs. Soffel, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Steven Yeun. In that special week people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. Warrior of the Lost World, directed by David Worth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Human Body by Jonathan Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Colon. In that special week people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. One Dark Night, directed by Tom McLoughlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Second Heaven by Judith Guest was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Cristian Zaccardo. In that special week people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. Umrao Jaan, directed by Muzaffar Ali, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michele Di Piedi. In that special week people in US were listening to Lady by Kenny Rogers. Secret Valley, directed by Howard Bretherton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Second Lady by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Tuva Novotny. In that special week people in US were listening to Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes. Going in Style, directed by Martin Brest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Jailbird by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1979.

1978

Eye Of The Needle by Ken Follett was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Macron. In that special week people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees. High Anxiety, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Salvador Plascencia. In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. Island of Death, directed by Nico Mastorakis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Paloma Herrera. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Teenage Seductress, directed by Chris Warfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1975.

1974

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best seller of 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Irakli Alasania. In that special week people in US were listening to The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich. The Sting, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Beulah Land by Lonnie Coleman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Claudia Poll. In that special week people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul. Aguirre: The Wrath of God, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Mathieu Chedid. In UK Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West) by Benny Hill was in the top 5 hits. Gumshoe, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Bart De Wever. In UK I Hear You Knocking by Dave Edmunds was in the top 5 hits. I Drink Your Blood, directed by David E. Durston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1970.

1969

The Graham Kerr Cookbook by Graham Kerr was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anne-Sophie Pastel. In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits. The Wrecking Crew, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Force 10 From Navarone by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Mikheil Saakashvili. In that special week people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees. Weekend, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Kiefer Sutherland. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Teesri Manzil, directed by Vijay Anand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1966.

1965

World Aflame by Billy Graham was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Jack Noseworthy. In that special week people in US were listening to Come See About Me by The Supremes. The Yellow Rolls-Royce, directed by Anthony Asquith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Govinda (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Dominique by The Singing Nun. Mere Mehboob, directed by Harnam Singh Rawail, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Battle Of The Villa Fiorita by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christy Forester in Lookout Mountain. In that special week people in US were listening to Telstar by The Tornadoes. Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Henry Kamel. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. Flight of the Lost Balloon, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. My Life In Court by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andy Van Slyke. In UK It's Now Or Never by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. The Wackiest Ship in the Army, directed by Richard Murphy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Side Of The Angels by Alexander Fedoroff was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Corinne Touzet. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Heller in Pink Tights, directed by George Cukor, 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: 21 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Miklós Hargitay. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, directed by Satyen Bose, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Great Chicago Fire by Robert Cromie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Ray Romano. In that special week people in US were listening to You Send Me by Sam Cooke. Naya Daur, directed by B.R. Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall by Harnett T. Kane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Lee Parnell. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. It's Great to Be Young!, directed by Cyril Frankel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Unicorn And Other Poems by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1956.

1955

The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues directed by Dan Milner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1955.

1954

Aar-Paar directed by Guru Dutt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include William Dab. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Do Bigha Zamin, directed by Bimal Roy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Triumph And Tragedy by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joaquín Andújar. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. The Lawless Breed, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Last Resorts by Cleveland Amory was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1952.

1951

Bellissima directed by Luchino Visconti was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1951.

1950

Born Yesterday directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1950.

1949

The Inspector General directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1949.

1948

Spring in a Small Town directed by Mu Fei was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1948.

1947

If Winter Comes directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1947.

1945

Scarlet Street directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1945.

1944

Can't Help Singing directed by Frank Ryan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1944.

1943

Higher and Higher directed by Tim Whelan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1943.

1942

Stand by for Action directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1942.

1940

Chad Hanna directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1940.

1939

Of Mice and Men directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1939.

1938

Too Much Johnson directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1938.

1937

Wells Fargo directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1937.

1936

Let's Go with Pancho Villa directed by Fernando de Fuentes was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1936.

1935

King of Burlesque directed by Sidney Lanfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1935.

1934

El tango en Broadway directed by Louis J. Gasnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1934.

1933

Queen Christina directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1933.

1932

The Bitter Tea of General Yen directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1932.

1931

Emma directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1931.

1930

Reaching for the Moon directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1930.

1927

West Point directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1927.

1924

Peter Pan directed by Herbert Brenon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1924.

1921

Orphans of the Storm directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1921.

1918

Little Orphant Annie directed by Colin Campbell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1918.

1917

The Scarlet Car directed by Joseph De Grasse was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1917.

1916

Joan the Woman directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1916.

1913

Claudine directed by John Berry was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1913.

1910

Paganini directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1910.

1909

Excelsior directed by Wu Min-Hsiung was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1909.

1907

Tom Sawyer directed by Don Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1907.

1903

The Three Musketeers directed by Georgi Yungvald-Khilkevich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 December 1903.