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2017

The Obsession by Nora Roberts was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2016

The Bronze directed by Bryan Buckley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

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

2015

Exceptional by Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney was one of the best seller of 2015.

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

2014

Divergent directed by Neil Burger was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2013

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

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

2012

21 Jump Street directed by Phil Lord was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 2012.

2011

Detention directed by Joseph Kahn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

Kick-Ass directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

I Love You, Man directed by John Hamburg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, 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 March 2008.

2007

Hot Fuzz directed by Edgar Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Inside Man directed by Spike Lee was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Dianne Reeves: Live at Montreal directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2004

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind directed by Michel Gondry was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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

2003

Phone Booth directed by Joel Schumacher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 2003.

2002

Resident Evil directed by Paul W.S. Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Heartbreakers directed by David Mirkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Pure Shores by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Romeo Must Die, directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, 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 March 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include AJ Silva. In UK Baby One More Time by Britney Spears was in the top 5 hits. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Jewels of the Sun by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Isabel Suckling. In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Wild Things, directed by John McNaughton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Sasha Alsberg. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Nobody Hold Me Down by Puff Daddy. Crash, directed by David Cronenberg, 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 March 1997.

1996

The Birdcage directed by Mike Nichols was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

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

1995

Famous people born on this day include Toni Romiti. In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. I Am Cuba, directed by Mijail Kalatozov, 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 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Stay Gold. In UK Without You by Mariah Carey was in the top 5 hits. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, directed by Peter Segal, 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 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Tory Waligroski. In UK Oh Carolina by Shaggy was in the top 5 hits. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Paper Doll by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Faye Gulini. In that special week people in US were listening to Save The Best For Last by Vanessa Williams. Basic Instinct, directed by Paul Verhoeven, 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 March 1992.

1991

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze directed by Michael Pressman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

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

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Jafari. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Velvet by Alannah Myles. Pretty Woman, directed by Garry Marshall, 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 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Zack Hansen. In that special week people in US were listening to The Living Years by Mike + The Mechanics. Leviathan, directed by George P. Cosmatos, 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 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Guillaume Béatrix. In that special week people in US were listening to Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson. Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Tyler Lepley. In that special week people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau. Blind Date, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Night Of The Fox by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Kyle Maynard. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. A Room with a View, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1986.

1985

The Last Dragon directed by Michael Schultz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1985.

1984

Police Academy directed by Hugh Wilson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

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

1983

Famous people born on this day include T J Ford. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, 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 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Epico . In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Porky's, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Mike Adams. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. The Howling, directed by Joe Dante, 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 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luke Edwards in Nevada City. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. Little Darlings, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Heartsounds by Martha Weinman Lear was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Norris Hopper. In that special week people in US were listening to Tragedy by Bee Gees. The Champ, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Day The Bubble Burst by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1979.

1978

The World According To Garp by John Irving was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Olivia Burnette in San Clemente. In that special week people in US were listening to Rich Girl by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Eraserhead, directed by David Lynch, 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 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danielle Garrett in Camp Hill. In that special week people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Memoirs by Tennessee Williams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Julia Bikbova in Kiev. In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits. Escape to Witch Mountain, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Age Of Napoleon by Will and Ariel Durant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terry Killens. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Josh Lakatos. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Train by The O'Jays. The Crazies, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Christophe Dugarry. In that special week people in US were listening to A Horse With No Name by America. Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, 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 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Véronique Pirotton. In that special week people in US were listening to Me And Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin. The Andromeda Strain, directed by Robert Wise, 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 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Lara Flynn Boyle in Davenport. In that special week people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. Bloody Mama, directed by Roger Corman, 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 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Yoko Zetterlund in San Francisco. In that special week people in US were listening to Dizzy by Tommy Roe. Charro!, directed by Charles Marquis Warren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. On TV people were watching Sumorna jesen.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lisa Ziegert. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, 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 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel. In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Thoroughly Modern Millie, directed by George Roy Hill, 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 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Penny Toler. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, 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 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Angela Zuckerman in Saint Louis. In UK It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Major Dundee, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Hans Schwaier. In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits. The Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards, 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 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sammy Giammatva in Houston. In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1963.

1962

Sweet Bird of Youth directed by Richard Brooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

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

1961

Famous people born on this day include James T Gallagher Jr in Johnstown. In UK Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Ice Cold in Alex, directed by J. Lee Thompson, 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 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kelly LeBrock in New York City. In that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. The Cranes are Flying, directed by Mikhail Kalatozov, 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 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Emmit King. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. The Diary of Anne Frank, directed by George Stevens, 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: 24 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Enzo Decaro. In that special week people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs. South Pacific, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1958.

1957

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

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

1956

Forbidden Planet directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

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

1955

Famous people born on this day include Steven Caruso. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Blackboard Jungle, directed by Richard Brooks, 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 March 1955.

1954

Beat the Devil directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Anita L Allen. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. I Confess, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Nicholas Campbell. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, 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 March 1952.

1951

The Red Badge of Courage directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

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

1950

Stage Fright directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Impact directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

The Search directed by Fred Zinnemann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1948.

1947

The Egg and I directed by Chester Erskine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1947.

1946

To Each His Own directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

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

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert T Bakker. Without Love, directed by Harold S. Bucquet, 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 March 1945.

1944

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best seller of 1944.

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

1943

Hangmen Also Die! directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

49th Parallel directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

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

1941

The Sea Wolf directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

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1940

Primrose Path directed by Gregory LaCava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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1939

Midnight directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

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1938

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars directed by Ford Beebe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

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1937

Swing High, Swing Low directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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1936

The Great Ziegfeld directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1936.

1935

The Man Who Knew Too Much directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1935.

1934

Jimmy the Gent directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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1933

Christopher Strong directed by Dorothy Arzner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

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1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yuri Anatoyevich Ponomaryov. One Hour with You, directed by Ernst Lubitsch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Sons by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1932.

1931

Mary directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1931.

1930

Free and Easy directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

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1929

Spite Marriage directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Brown. The Trail of '98, directed by Clarence Brown, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Wintersmoon by Hugh Alpole was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1928.

1927

Tarzan and the Golden Lion directed by J.P. McGowan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

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1926

Waxworks directed by Leo Birinsky was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

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1925

The Monster directed by Roland West was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

The Thief of Bagdad directed by Raoul Walsh 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 Edna Jo Hunter. The Covered Wagon, directed by James Cruze, 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

Sherlock Holmes directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari directed by Robert Wiene was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 March 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gene Nelson [Berg]. The Idol Dancer, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. The Man of the Forest by Zane Gre was one of the best selling books.
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1919

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

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1918

Hearts of the World directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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1917

A Tale of Two Cities directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Hell's Hinges directed by Charles Swickard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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1915

The Juggernaut directed by Ralph W. Ince was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

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1914

The Perils of Pauline directed by Louis J. Gasnier 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

Max Katherine by Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 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 Barrier by Rex Beach was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

Life and Passion of Christ directed by Ferdinand Zecca was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

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1906

The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

The Gambler by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

The Crossing by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1904.

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1903

The Pit by Frank Norris was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

The Mississippi Bubble by Emerson Hough was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

The Visits of Elizabeth by Elinor Glyn was one of the best seller of 1901.

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