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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: 28 December 2017.

2015

Joy directed by David O. Russell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2015.

2014

The Imitation Game directed by Morten Tyldum was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2014.

2013

The Wolf of Wall Street directed by Martin Scorsese was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2013.

2011

The Flowers of War directed by Yimou Zhang was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2011.

2010

TRON: Legacy directed by Joseph Kosinski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2010.

2009

Sherlock Holmes directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2009.

2007

P.S. I Love You directed by Richard LaGravenese was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2007.

2006

Rocky Balboa directed by Sylvester Stallone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include JohnnaMazing . In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Forget About Us by Mariah Carey. The New World, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Rachael Ray 365: No Repeats by Rachael Ra was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Vittoria di Savoia. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Ya! by OutKast. Cheaper by the Dozen, directed by Shawn Levy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Blow Fly by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Kelsey Smith-Briggs. In UK Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) by Cheeky Girls was in the top 5 hits. 25th Hour, directed by Spike Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Madison De La Garza. In that special week people in US were listening to How You Remind Me by Nickelback. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Final Days by Barbara Olson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Larissa Manoela. Traffic, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Bear And The Dragon by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Gracie Johnson. In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. Galaxy Quest, directed by Dean Parisot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Irresistible Forces by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Paris Berelc. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. The Thin Red Line, directed by Terrence Malick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Professor And The Madman by Simon Winchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Nash Grier. In UK Perfect Day by Various Artists was in the top 5 hits. Jackie Brown, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Miyu Yoshimoto. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Scream, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1996.

1995

Twelve Monkeys directed by Terry Gilliam was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Matthew Walden. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Street Fighter, directed by Steven E. de Souza, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. God'S Other Son by Don Imus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Connor Weil. In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. Tombstone, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Chaplin, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Dinotopia by James Gurney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Geyer. In UK Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by George Michael & Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Naked Lunch, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Backlash by Susan Faludi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1991.

1990

Kindergarten Cop directed by Ivan Reitman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Mackenzie Rosman. In that special week people in US were listening to Another Day In Paradise by Phil Collins. Born on the Fourth of July, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Tales From Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laganja Estranja. In that special week people in US were listening to Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison. Working Girl, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Dekker. In UK Always On My Mind by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Good Morning, Vietnam, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. On TV people were watching A Bit of Fry and Laurie.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Alix Henriol. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Meredith Kercher. In that special week people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Charles & Diana by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1985.

1984

Starman directed by John Carpenter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Aiko Nakamura. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, 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: 28 December 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Beau Garrett. In that special week people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. The Dark Crystal, directed by Jim Henson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Sienna Miller. In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits. Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Remembrance by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Ferlito. In UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits. Maniac, directed by William Lustig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Clan Of The Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Noomi Rapace. In that special week people in US were listening to Escape (The Pina Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes. Scavenger Hunt, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Establishment by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1979.

1978

Every Which Way But Loose directed by James Fargo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Kery James. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. High Anxiety, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joe Manganiello. In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. The Enforcer, directed by James Fargo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include B J Ryan. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Do It Again by The Staple Singers. Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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: 28 December 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Rob Niedermayer. In that special week people in US were listening to Angie Baby by Helen Reddy. Black Christmas, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seth Meyers. In that special week people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce. Pippi Longstocking, directed by Olle Hellbom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. World Without End, Amen by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Cédric Soubiron. In that special week people in US were listening to Me And Mrs. Jones by Billy Paul. Jeremiah Johnson, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Mariana Tosca. In UK I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony) by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Dirty Harry, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Elaine Hendrix. In that special week people in US were listening to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison. Rio Lobo, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Child From The Sea by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Linus Torvalds. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. The Punch Bowl, directed by Helmut Weiss, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Akihiko Hoshide. The Love Bug, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Ghani Yalouz. In that special week people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles. The Ambushers, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Giulia Gam. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees. Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Dany Brillant. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel. The Slender Thread, directed by Sydney Pollack, 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: 28 December 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Moïse Kaatumbi. In that special week people in US were listening to I Feel Fine by The Beatles. Sex and the Single Girl, directed by Richard Quine, 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: 28 December 1964.

1963

Famous people born on this day include Béatrice Uria-Monzon. In UK I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Sword in the Stone, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Hat On The Bed by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1963.

1962

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michel Petrucciani. In that special week people in US were listening to Telstar by The Tornadoes. Days of Wine and Roses, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1962.

1961

The Innocents directed by Jack Clayton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chad McQueen. In UK Poetry In Motion by Johnny Tillotson was in the top 5 hits. Where the Boys Are, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Sermons And Soda Water by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Ana Torroja. In UK What Do You Want? by Adam Faith was in the top 5 hits. Solomon and Sheba, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Gilles Leroy. In that special week people in US were listening to The Chipmunk Song by The Chipmunks. Bell Book and Candle, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Hamelin. In that special week people in US were listening to You Send Me by Sam Cooke. The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Age Of Revolution by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1957.

1956

The Wrong Man directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1956.

1955

All That Heaven Allows directed by Douglas Sirk was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1955.

1954

Vera Cruz directed by Robert Aldrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Richard Clayderman. In UK Answer Me by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Knights of the Round Table, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arun Jaitley. In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits. My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Cross And The Crown by Norman Beasley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1952.

1951

Rashomon directed by Akira Kurosawa was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1951.

1950

Born Yesterday directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1950.

1949

Whisky Galore directed by Alexander Mackendrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1949.

1948

Portrait of Jennie directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1948.

1947

A Double Life directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1947.

1946

Humoresque directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1946.

1945

Scarlet Street directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kary Mullis. The Keys of the Kingdom, directed by John M. Stahl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. On TV people were watching The World in Your Home.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1944.

1943

A Guy Named Joe directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1943.

1942

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1942.

1941

Hellzapoppin' directed by H.C. Potter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1941.

1940

Kitty Foyle directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1940.

1939

Of Mice and Men directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1939.

1938

The Dawn Patrol directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1938.

1937

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs directed by William Cottrell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1937.

1936

After the Thin Man directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1936.

1935

Professional Soldier directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1935.

1934

Forsaking All Others directed by W.S. Van Dyke was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1934.

1933

Queen Christina directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1933.

1932

The Animal Kingdom directed by Edward H. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1932.

1931

Tonight or Never directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1931.

1930

The Royal Family of Broadway directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1930.

1929

The Manxman directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1929.

1928

In Old Arizona directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1928.

1927

Chicago directed by Frank Urson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1927.

1926

Flesh and the Devil directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1926.

1925

Braveheart directed by Alan Hale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1925.

1924

Romola directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1924.

1921

Orphans of the Storm directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1921.

1920

Outside the Law directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1920.

1919

The Greatest Question directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1919.

1918

The Heart of Humanity directed by Allen Holubar was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1918.

1917

The Scarlet Car directed by Joseph De Grasse was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1917.

1916

Joan the Woman directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1916.

1915

Burlesque on Carmen directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1915.

1914

Cinderella directed by James Kirkwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1914.

1913

Marcantonio e Cleopatra directed by Enrico Guazzoni was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1913.

1912

The Invaders directed by Francis Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1912.

1910

Little Snow White directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1910.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 28 December 1906.