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2017

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2015

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande was one of the best seller of 2015.

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

2014

Famous people born on this day include Macey Gaines. In that special week people in US were listening to All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor. The Maze Runner, directed by Wes Ball, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 2014.

2013

Prisoners directed by Denis Villeneuve was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

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

2011

Moneyball directed by Bennett Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Easy A directed by Will Gluck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Jennifer's Body directed by Karyn Kusama was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2007

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford directed by Andrew Dominik was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

The Lives of Others directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Jillian BabyTeeth4. In UK Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes was in the top 5 hits. Lord of War, directed by Andrew Niccol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Bait And Switch by Barbara Ehrenreich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Shane Lambert. In that special week people in US were listening to Shake Ya Tailfeather by Nelly. Underworld, directed by Len Wiseman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Treason by Ann Coulter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Henry Gallagher. In that special week people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. Sweet Home Alabama, directed by Andy Tennant, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Red Rabbit by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 2002.

2001

Jeepers Creepers directed by Victor Salva was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Music by Madonna. Best in Show, directed by Christopher Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 2000.

1999

Fight Club directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Miguel Tanfelix. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Rush Hour, directed by Brett Ratner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1998.

1997

The Game directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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

1996

Last Man Standing directed by Walter Hill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

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

1995

Famous people born on this day include HeyImBee . In UK You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Hackers, directed by Iain Softley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Spontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Dagi Bee. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Timecop, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Baseball by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Randa Nelson. In UK Mr Vain by Culture Beat was in the top 5 hits. The Age of Innocence, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Pigs In Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chen (Exo-M). In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. The Mighty Ducks, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Lara Grangeon. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The Fisher King, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Fire In The Belly by Sam Keen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Christian Serratos. In UK The Joker by The Steve Miller Band was in the top 5 hits. Miller's Crossing, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. You Just Don'T Understand by Deborah Tannen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jason Derulo. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Sea of Love, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin. Shining Through by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Clara Alonso. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Hellraiser, directed by Clive Barker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Team Yankee by Harold Coyle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lindsey Stirling. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Carolina Bang. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. After Hours, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Lucky by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Icaro (Star Academy). In that special week people in US were listening to Missing You by John Waite. Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, 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: 21 September 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Maggie Grace. In that special week people in US were listening to Tell Her About It by Billy Joel. Fire and Ice, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Out On A Limb by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1983.

1982

Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Nicole Richie. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. The French Lieutenant's Woman, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Jane Brody'S Nutrition Book by Jane Brody was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kareena Kapoor. In that special week people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross. Ordinary People, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Nush Nowak. In that special week people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack. The Onion Field, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The White Album by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Paulo Costanzo. In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits. Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching The Sandbaggers.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1978.

1977

Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonas Bjerre. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Dolores by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include James Lesure. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Dog Day Afternoon, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Taral Hicks. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Amarcord, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Virginia Ruano Pascual. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye. The Big Feast, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Liam Gallagher. In UK Mama Weer All Crazee Now by Slade was in the top 5 hits. The Last House on the Left, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Super Lawyers by Joseph C. Goulden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Luke Wilson. In that special week people in US were listening to Go Away Little Girl by Donny Osmond. The Man Who Haunted Himself, directed by Basil Dearden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Theirs Was The Kingdom by R.F. Delderfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Rob Benedict. In that special week people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross. Five Easy Pieces, directed by Bob Rafelson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Anne De Petrini. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. All Neat in Black Stockings, directed by Christopher Morahan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. My Turn At Bat by Ted Williams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ricki Lake. Funny Girl, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Doctor'S Quick Weight Loss Diet by Irwin Maxwell Stillman and Samm Sinclair Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Faith Hill. In UK The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. The Battle of Algiers, directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, 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 September 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Michaël. In UK All Or Nothing by The Small Faces was in the top 5 hits. The Appaloosa, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Beigbeder. In that special week people in US were listening to Eve Of Destruction by Barry McGuire. Les vampires, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Man With The Golden Gun by Ian Fleming was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Xavier Vilsek. In that special week people in US were listening to The House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals. A Woman Is a Woman, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Mother'S Kisses by Bruce Jay Friedman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Angus Macfadyen. In that special week people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Joy In The Morning by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Rob Morrow. In that special week people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. Divorce Italian Style, directed by Pietro Germi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Men And Decisions by Lewis L. Strauss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Nancy Travis. In UK Johnny Remember Me by John Leyton was in the top 5 hits. The City of the Dead, directed by John Moxey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Road Past Mandalay by John Masters was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David James Elliott. In UK Apache by The Shadows was in the top 5 hits. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The View From The Fortieth Floor by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Leonid Nevzlin. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Magician, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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: 21 September 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Rick Mahorn. In that special week people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Ethan Coen. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Woman in a Dressing Gown, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Velvet Horn by Andrew Lytle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1957.

1956

Attack directed by Robert Aldrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include François Cluzet. In that special week people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. Killer's Kiss, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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: 21 September 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Shinzo Abe. In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Brigadoon, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Mind Alive by Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1954.

1953

The Robe directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Carette. The Snows of Kilimanjaro, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1952.

1951

No Highway in the Sky directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

The Black Rose directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Thieves' Highway directed by Jules Dassin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Johnny Belinda directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Dark Passage directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Caesar and Cleopatra directed by Gabriel Pascal was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1946.

1945

State Fair directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

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

1944

Arsenic and Old Lace directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

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

1943

Sherlock Holmes Faces Death directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror directed by John Rawlins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

Hold Back the Dawn directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1941.

1940

City for Conquest directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

1939

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes directed by Alfred Werker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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

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: 21 September 1938.

1937

The Lower Depths directed by Jean Renoir was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

The Devil Is a Sissy directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Anna Karenina directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

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: 21 September 1934.

1933

The Private Life of Henry VIII. directed by Alexander Korda was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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

1932

Maedchen in Uniform directed by Leontine Sagan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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

1931

Monkey Business directed by Norman McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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

1930

Madam Satan directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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

1929

The Great Divide directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1929.

1928

The Cameraman directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1928.

1927

The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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

1926

The Strong Man directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1926.

1925

The Freshman directed by Fred Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1925.

1924

The Red Lily directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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

1923

Scaramouche directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1923.

1922

The Prisoner of Zenda directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1922.

1921

Little Lord Fauntleroy directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

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

1920

Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook directed by Arthur Wellin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1920.

1914

The Virginian directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 21 September 1914.

1909

Sherlock Holmes V directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909.

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