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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

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

2015

14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson was one of the best seller of 2015.

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

2014

The Maze Runner directed by Wes Ball was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

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

2011

Killer Elite directed by Gary McKendry was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2010

The Social Network directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

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

2009

Law Abiding Citizen directed by F. Gary Gray was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2005

A History of Violence directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

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

2003

The School of Rock directed by Richard Linklater was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Sweet Home Alabama directed by Andy Tennant was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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

2001

Famous people born on this day include Clare Foley. In UK Let's Dance by Five was in the top 5 hits. Jeepers Creepers, directed by Victor Salva, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. 1st to Die by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 2001.

2000

Remember the Titans directed by Boaz Yakin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

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

1998

Ronin directed by John Frankenheimer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

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

1997

Famous people born on this day include Malaya Watson. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. The Game, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Rocky Mauriello. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Last Man Standing, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A 3rd Serving of Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Daisy Clementine. In UK You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Se7en, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Simone Rivera. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Pulp Fiction, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Sierra Furtado. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. Dazed and Confused, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack Sock. 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. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Owen Farrell. In that special week people in US were listening to I Adore Mi Amor by Color Me Badd. The Fisher King, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Izia (rock singer). In that special week people in US were listening to (Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection by Nelson. King of New York, directed by Abel Ferrara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1990.

1989

My Left Foot directed by Jim Sheridan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karl Alzner. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Brit Morgan. 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. Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lionel Bringuier. In that special week people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. The Name of the Rose, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Jessica Lucas. 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. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Tanit Phoenix. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Liam Finn. In that special week people in US were listening to Tell Her About It by Billy Joel. The Big Chill, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1983.

1982

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best seller of 1982.

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

1981

Famous people born on this day include Drew Gooden. 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. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aurélien Wiik. 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. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Erin Chambers. In UK We Don't Talk Anymore by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Onion Field, directed by Harold Becker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Tina Jones. In UK Three Times A Lady by The Commodores was in the top 5 hits. Paradise Alley, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Bogush. In that special week people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by The Emotions. The American Friend, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stephanie McMahon. In that special week people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. Bugsy Malone, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Taira Imata. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by John Denver. Three Days of the Condor, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Kati Wolf. 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. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rodrick Rhodes. In UK Young Love by Donny Osmond was in the top 5 hits. The Big Feast, directed by Marco Ferreri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1973.

1972

The Last House on the Left directed by Wes Craven was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Millar. In that special week people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. The Man Who Haunted Himself, directed by Basil Dearden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Jeanette Kollasch. In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. Tora! Tora! Tora!, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Shawn Crahan. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1969.

1968

Charly directed by Ralph Nelson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Noreena Hertz. In UK The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Samurai Rebellion, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Christophe Bouchut. In that special week people in US were listening to Cherish by The Association. The Appaloosa, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Abdelhakim Dekhar. In UK (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Les vampires, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Adam Alexi-Malle. In UK You Really Got Me by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. A Woman Is a Woman, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dorina Vaccaroni. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Vivre Sa Vie, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Nia Vardalos. 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. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Pierre Cosso. 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. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Erich Maechler. Let's Make Love, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Steve Whitmire. 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. Advise and Consent by Allen Drur was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Sorbo. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. The Defiant Ones, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Brad Bird. In that special week people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. The Three Faces of Eve, directed by Nunnally Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Hubie Brooks. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Attack, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1956.

1955

Killer's Kiss directed by Stanley Kubrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Marco Tardelli. In UK Three Coins In The Fountain by Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits. Sabrina, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1954.

1953

A Lion Is in the Streets directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Patrick Kennedy II. The Snows of Kilimanjaro, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 September 1948.

1947

Unconquered directed by Cecil B. De Mille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1945

Mildred Pierce directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bernard Haillant. Arsenic and Old Lace, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 September 1940.

1939

The Women directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 September 1937.

1936

Dodsworth directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

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

1935

Top Hat directed by Mark Sandrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 September 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eriprando Visconti. Maedchen in Uniform, directed by Leontine Sagan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 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: 24 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: 24 September 1929.

1928

Beggars of Life directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1928.

1927

Sunrise directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 September 1926.

1925

The Circle directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

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

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1923

Adam's Rib directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cornell MacNeil. Manslaughter, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 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: 24 September 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Diaulas Riedel. Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1920.

1919

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

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1919.

1918

Dere Mable by Edward Streeter was one of the best seller of 1918.

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1917

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

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1916

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1916.

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1915

A Far Country by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1915.

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1914

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

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1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1911.

1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1910.

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1909

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

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1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

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1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

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1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

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1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

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1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

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1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 24 September 1901.