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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: 29 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: 29 December 2015.

2014

The Andy Cohen Diaries by Andy Cohen was one of the best seller of 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 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: 29 December 2011.

2010

Autobiography Of Mark Twain, Vol. 1 by Mark Twain was one of the best seller of 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 December 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Rachael SSG. 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. Red Rabbit by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 2001.

2000

Sleepless directed by Dario Argento was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Young Marqus. In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Wildflower, directed by David Michael Latt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Paris Berelc. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. In Dreams, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Dylan Lee. 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. The Dark Side Of Camelot by Seymour M. Hersh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Dylan Minnette. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Retroactive, directed by Louis Morneau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Forever, Erma by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Princess Kako of Akishino. 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. Taltos by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1994.

1993

Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor was one of the best seller of 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joachim Haraldsen. 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 Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Edward Upcott. 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: 29 December 1991.

1990

A Life On The Road by Charles Kuralt was one of the best seller of 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1990.

1989

Swan Lake by Mark Helprin was one of the best seller of 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michaela Kocianová. 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. Child Star by Shirley Temple Black was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1988.

1987

Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Joe Anyon. 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. Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1986.

1985

Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Sean Stone. 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. Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Sabrina Javor. 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. On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1983.

1982

Having It All by Helen Gurley Brown was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1982.

1981

The Breaks Of The Game by David Halberstam was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alice Rohrwacher. In that special week people in US were listening to (Just Like) Starting Over by John Lennon. Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Diego Luna. 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. With No Apologies by Barry M. Goldwater was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1979.

1978

The Water Babies directed by Lionel Jeffries was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1978.

1977

Daniel Martin by John Fowles was one of the best seller of 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Danny McBride (actor). In UK Under The Moon Of Love by Showaddywaddy was in the top 5 hits. Adolf Hitler by John Toland was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Shawn Hatosy. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Do It Again by The Staple Singers. Chhoti Si Baat, directed by Basu Chatterjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. My Life by Golda Meir was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1975.

1974

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best seller of 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christophe Rinero. McQ, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Um Sang-hyun. 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. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1970.

1969

Mary Queen Of Scots by Antonia Fraser was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Carlo Jr Ponti. 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. On Reflection by Helen Hayes and Sandford Dody was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Laurent Gerra. 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. 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: 29 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jason Gould. 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. Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Dexter Holland. 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. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1965.

1964

Dear Brigitte directed by Henry Koster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1964.

1963

The Three Sirens by Irving Wallace was one of the best seller of 1963.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Jim Reid. 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. The Coming Fury by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Boon. 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 Doomed Oasis by Hammond Innes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1960.

1959

Station Wagon In Spain by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Nancy Currie. 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 Proud Possessors by Aline B. Saarinen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Louis Bodin. 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. Scent Of Cloves by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Gustave Parking. In UK Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley & His Comets was in the top 5 hits. La doncella de piedra, directed by Miguel M. Delgado, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Beyond Desire by Pierre La Mure was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1955.

1954

Panther Girl of the Kongo directed by Franklin Adreon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gelsey Kirkland. The Redhead from Wyoming, directed by Lee Sholem, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. East of Eden by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1951.

1950

The Far Lands by James Norman Hall was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 December 1911.