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2017

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham 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

Not That Kind Of Girl by Lena Dunham 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

Pinheads And Patriots by Bill O'Reilly 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 that special week people in US were listening to Lose Yourself by Eminem. Just Married, directed by Shawn Levy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Sea Hunters by Clive Cussler and Craig Dirgo 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Isac Elliot. Sleepless, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Darwin Awards by Wendy Northcutt 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 that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Firestorm, directed by Dean Semler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Comanche Moon by Larry McMurtry 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 that special week people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men. Houseguest, directed by Randall Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1994.

1993

Without Remorse by Tom Clancy 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. Leprechaun, directed by Mark Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Stars Shine Down by Sidney Sheldon 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. Den Of Thieves by James B. Stewart 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

Chili Dawgs Always Bark At Night by Lewis Grizzard 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. Final Flight by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1988.

1987

Winters' Tales by Jonathan Winters 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 UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Emmanuelle 5, directed by Walerian Borowczyk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1986.

1985

The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best seller of 1985.

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

1984

Famous people born on this day include Natalie Nunn. In that special week people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna. Shadows Run Black, directed by Howard Heard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Alexander Wang. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Blue Thunder, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. One Brief Shining Moment by William Manchester 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

Miss Piggy'S Guide To Life by Miss Piggy as told to Henry Beard 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Todd Dunivant. In UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits. Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1980.

1979

Action directed by Tinto Brass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

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 Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Dambier. In that special week people in US were listening to How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees. Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx was one of the best selling books.
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 UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Crash Of '79 by Paul E. Erdman 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. Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1975.

1974

The Ebony Tower by John Fowles 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. Postern Of Fate by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. In that special week people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul. The Harder They Come, directed by Perry Henzell, 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: 26 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Jared Leto. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. The Valachi Papers, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1971.

1970

Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer was one of the best seller of 1970.

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

1969

The Kingdom And The Power by Gay Talese 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michelle Dusserre. A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Peter Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell 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. Bashful Billionaire by Albert B. Gerber 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 UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits. The Tale of Tsar Saltan, directed by Aleksandr Ptushko, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel. 7 Women, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Honey Badger by Robert Ruark 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. The Horse Knows The Way by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1964.

1963

Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy 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

Famous people born on this day include Tahnee Welch. In that special week people in US were listening to The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens. Gunga Jumna, directed by Nitin Bose, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Pt 109 by Robert J. Donovan was one of the best selling books.
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 UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. The Marriage-Go-Round, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Politics Of Upheaval by Arthur Schlesinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1960.

1959

This Is My God by Herman Wouk 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 UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Wedemeyer Reports! by General Albert C. Wedemeyer 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 UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Teenage Monster, directed by Jacques R. Marquette, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. A Death In The Family by James Agee 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. My Brother'S Keeper by Marcia Davenport was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Leonel Fernández. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Great Diamond Robbery, directed by Robert Z. Leonard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Love Is A Bridge by Charles Bracelen Flood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aki Luostarinen. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. The Redhead from Wyoming, directed by Lee Sholem, 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: 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

Across The River And Into The Trees by Ernest Hemingway 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.

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

Cavalcade directed by Frank Lloyd 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.