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2017

The Bye Bye Man directed by Stacy Title was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2017.

2016

The Hateful Eight directed by Quentin Tarantino was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2016.

2015

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2015.

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2014.

2013

Hopeless by Colleen Hoover was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2013.

2012

Famous people born on this day include Athena . In that special week people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. Bachelorette, directed by Leslye Headland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012. In The Garden Of Beasts by Erik Larson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2012.

2011

I Saw the Devil directed by Jee-woon Kim was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2011.

2010

Frozen directed by Adam Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2010.

2009

Moon directed by Duncan Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. Definitely, Maybe, directed by Adam Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. The Beach House by Jane Green was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2008.

2007

Louder Than Words by Jenny McCarthy was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2007.

2006

Thank You for Smoking directed by Jason Reitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2006.

2005

Oldboy directed by Chan-wook Park was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2005.

2004

The Butterfly Effect directed by Eric Bress was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Johnny Orlando. In UK Sound Of The Underground by Girls Aloud was in the top 5 hits. Bend It Like Beckham, directed by Gurinder Chadha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2003.

2002

The Count of Monte Cristo directed by Kevin Reynolds was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Brianna Nicole. In UK Touch Me by Rui Da Silva featuring Cassandra was in the top 5 hits. Wet Hot American Summer, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Hollywood Wives -- The New Generation by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. American Psycho, directed by Mary Harron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Cradle and All by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 2000.

1999

Run Lola Run directed by Tom Tykwer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1999.

1998

Spice World directed by Bob Spiers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jonah Bobo. In UK Professional Widow (It's Got To Be Big) by Tori Amos was in the top 5 hits. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Wizard And Glass by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1997.

1996

From Dusk Till Dawn directed by Robert Rodriguez was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Stevie Dore. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Liars' Club by Mary Karr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Dallas Goyo. In that special week people in US were listening to All For Love by Bryan Adams. Clerks., directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. SeinLanguage by Jerry Seinfeld was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1994.

1993

Alive directed by Frank Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyler Hagen. In that special week people in US were listening to All 4 Love by Color Me Badd. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1992.

1991

New Jack City directed by Mario Van Peebles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Mao Abe. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Oh by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Samba Diakité. In that special week people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing by Judith L. Rapoport was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jade Ewen. In UK Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle was in the top 5 hits. The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1988.

1987

Night Of The Fox by Jack Higgins was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1987.

1986

The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Jenna King. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Elvis Is Dead And I Don'T Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1985.

1984

Son Of The Morning Star by Evan S. Connell was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Riya Sen. In that special week people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Kingdom By The Sea by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1983.

1982

Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Brandon Henschel. In that special week people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Fifth Horseman by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Marie Lenz. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Heartsounds by Martha Weinman Lear was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1980.

1979

The Day The Bubble Burst by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Tillman. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The World According To Garp by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Lenka Cenkova in Trinec. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. To Jerusalem And Back by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1977.

1976

Memoirs by Tennessee Williams was one of the best seller of 1976.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1976.

1975

The Age Of Napoleon by Will and Ariel Durant was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kristy Sargeant in Edmonton. In that special week people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1974.

1973

Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Jay Walker. In that special week people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean. The Cowboys, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Joe Panos. In UK Grandad by Clive Dunn was in the top 5 hits. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, 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: 24 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Chris Bartolone. In that special week people in US were listening to Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas. The Punch Bowl, directed by Helmut Weiss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. One Hundred Years Of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Louise McPaul. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mary Lou Retton in Fairmont. In that special week people in US were listening to Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) by John Fred & His Playboy Band. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Shannon Butler in South Lake Tahoe. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Kim Saiki. In that special week people in US were listening to We Can Work It Out by The Beatles. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Rabbi by Noah Gordon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1966.

1965

This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Rob Dibble in Bridgeport. In UK Glad All Over by Dave Clark Five was in the top 5 hits. The Incredible Mr. Limpet, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Von Ryan'S Express by David Westheimer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arnold Vanderlyde. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Sodom and Gomorrah, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1963.

1962

Island by Aldous Huxley was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Krasimir Mikhailov. In that special week people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Firsthand Report by Sherman Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rick Leventhal. The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1960.

1959

The Status Seekers by Vance Packard was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1959.

1958

Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1958.

1957

Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1957.

1956

The Deer Park by Norman Mailer was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include James Montgomery. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Call To Greatness by Adlai E. Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Jo Gartner. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Wicked Pavilion by Dawn Powell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1954.

1953

Niagara directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include William F Readdy in Quonset Point. Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Wait For The Wagon by Mary Lasswell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1952.

1951

Halls of Montezuma directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1951.

1950

Gun Crazy directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1950.

1949

A Canterbury Tale directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1949.

1948

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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1947

Lady in the Lake directed by Robert Montgomery was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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1946

The Harvey Girls directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include D Todd Christofferson. A Song to Remember, directed by Charles Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. The Black Rose by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1945.

1944

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1944.

1943

Shadow of a Doubt directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1943.

1942

Woman of the Year directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1942.

1941

High Sierra directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

The Grapes of Wrath directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Gunga Din directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

The Buccaneer directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

Sabotage directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

Professional Soldier directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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1935

David Copperfield directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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1934

The Lucky Texan directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1934.

1933

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zeke Carey. The Vampire Bat, directed by Frank Strayer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933. As the Earth Turns by Gladys Hasty Carroll was one of the best selling books.
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1932

Taxi! directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

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1931

The Painted Desert directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

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1930

Anna Christie directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Reda. Queen Kelly, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. Dark Hester by Anne Douglas Sedgwick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1929.

1928

The Last Command directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

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1927

The Show directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

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1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simeon ten Holt. Lederstrumpf, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
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1922

Satanas directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bernard J Dwyer (Representative-Democrat-New Jersey. The Kid, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 January 1921.

1920

Pollyanna directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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1919

Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1919.

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1918

A Modern Musketeer directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

The Pride of the Clan directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1916.

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1915

Alice in Wonderland directed by W.W. Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

The Goat directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

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1913

The Amateur Gentleman by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best seller of 1913.

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1912

Their Yesterdays by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1912.

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1911

The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland was one of the best seller of 1911.

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1910

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

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1909

The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1909.

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1908

The Doctor's Experiment directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908.

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1907

Violante directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

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1906

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906.

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1905

Bohemios directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905.

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1904

Los políticos directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904.

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1903

The Divorce directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

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1902

Shut Up! directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

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1901

Prison Bars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

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