December 26

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2017

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It! by Ree Drummond was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2017.

2015

Ride Along 2 directed by Tim Story was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2015.

2014

What If? by Randall Munroe was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2014.

2013

Yves Saint Laurent directed by Jalil Lespert was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2013.

2011

The Devil Inside directed by William Brent Bell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2011.

2010

Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King was one of the best seller of 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2010.

2009

Leap Year directed by Anand Tucker was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2009.

2007

Solstice directed by Daniel Myrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2007.

2006

The Land Before Time directed by Don Bluth was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2006.

2005

Grandma's Boy directed by Nicholaus Goossen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2005.

2003

My Baby's Daddy directed by Cheryl Dunye was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include McKenzie Morales. In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits. Just Married, directed by Shawn Levy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. From A Buick 8 by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2002.

2001

Pitaah directed by Mahesh Manjrekar was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Isac Elliot. In that special week people in US were listening to Independent Women Part I by Destiny's Child. Sleepless, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Roses Are Red by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 2000.

1999

Wildflower directed by David Michael Latt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1999.

1998

In Dreams directed by Neil Jordan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Koryn Hawthorne. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Firestorm, directed by Dean Semler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Dark Side Of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1997.

1996

Retroactive directed by Louis Morneau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1996.

1995

The Fantasticks directed by Michael Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Samantha Boscarino. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Houseguest, directed by Randall Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Dolly by Dolly Parton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1994.

1993

The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett was one of the best seller of 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jade Thirlwall. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Leprechaun, directed by Mark Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Marisa Siketa. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Kuffs, directed by Bruce A. Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Jolly Christmas Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1991.

1990

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1990.

1989

It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum was one of the best seller of 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julianna White. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. War Requiem, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Sands Of Time by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1988.

1987

Heaven And Hell by John Jakes was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Kit Harington. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. Emmanuelle 5, directed by Walerian Borowczyk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1986.

1985

Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1985.

1984

Shadows Run Black directed by Howard Heard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Alexander Wang. In that special week people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. Blue Thunder, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1983.

1982

Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1982.

1981

Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Todd Dunivant. In that special week people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. The Clan Of The Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Chris Daughtry. In that special week people in US were listening to Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes. Action, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Serpentine by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Noom Diawara. In that special week people in US were listening to Le Freak by Chic. The Water Babies, directed by Lionel Jeffries, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Stories Of John Cheever by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1978.

1977

Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lea De Mae. In that special week people in US were listening to Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart. Raise The Titanic! by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Marcelo Ríos. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Chhoti Si Baat, directed by Basu Chatterjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. In The Beginning by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1975.

1974

Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best seller of 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paulo Benevenute. McQ, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1973.

1972

The Harder They Come directed by Perry Henzell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Jared Leto. In that special week people in US were listening to Brand New Key by Melanie. The Valachi Papers, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Jennie, Volume Two by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1971.

1970

Crime In America by Ramsey Clark was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1970.

1969

Present At The Creation by Dean Acheson was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Michelle Dusserre. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Peter Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Timo Karppinen. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. Journey to the Center of Time, directed by David L. Hewitt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Tim Legler. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. The Tale of Tsar Saltan, directed by Aleksandr Ptushko, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Dominique Périchon. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. 7 Women, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Giuseppe Pulie. In that special week people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles. Dear Brigitte, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. My Favorite Things by Dorothy F. Rodgers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1964.

1963

The Hat On The Bed by John O'Hara was one of the best seller of 1963.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1963.

1962

The Dungeon of Harrow directed by Pat Boyette was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1962.

1961

Gunga Jumna directed by Nitin Bose was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mother Meera. In that special week people in US were listening to Are You Lonesome To-Night? by Elvis Presley. The Marriage-Go-Round, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1960.

1959

Gentlemen, Scholars And Scoundrels by Horace Knowles was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Valli (singer radio host). In that special week people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Dominique Pifarély. In that special week people in US were listening to You Send Me by Sam Cooke. Teenage Monster, directed by Jacques R. Marquette, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Mr. Baruch by Margaret L. Coit was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1957.

1956

Boots and Saddles directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1956.

1955

La doncella de piedra directed by Miguel M. Delgado was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Susan Butcher. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Panther Girl of the Kongo, directed by Franklin Adreon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1954.

1953

The Great Diamond Robbery directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Aki Luostarinen. The Redhead from Wyoming, directed by Lee Sholem, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Men At Arms by Evelyn Waugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1952.

1951

Deedar directed by Nitin Bose was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1951.

1950

Son Of A Hundred Kings by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1950.

1949

The File on Thelma Jordon directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1949.

1947

Brighton Rock directed by John Boulting was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1947.

1946

The Man I Love directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1946.

1945

Doll Face directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1945.

1944

Candles at Nine directed by John Harlow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1944.

1942

Margin for Error directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1942.

1941

All Through the Night directed by Vincent Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1941.

1940

Hudson's Bay directed by Irving Pichel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1940.

1939

A Chump at Oxford directed by Alfred J. Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1939.

1938

Water Rustlers directed by Samuel Diege was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1938.

1937

The Buccaneer directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1937.

1936

Fire Over England directed by William K. Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1936.

1934

Big Boy Rides Again directed by Albert Herman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1934.

1933

The Big Shakedown directed by John Francis Dillon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1933.

1932

Sensation Hunters directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1932.

1931

Forbidden directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1931.

1930

Little Caesar directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1930.

1927

Sadie Thompson directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1927.

1917

A Modern Musketeer directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1917.

1911

La mégère apprivoisée directed by Henri Desfontaines was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1911.