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2017

Romper Stomper directed by Geoffrey Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 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

Yes Please by Amy Poehler 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

Decoded by Jay-Z 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

One Missed Call directed by Eric Valette 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 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. Quentins by Maeve Binchy 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

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. In Tuscany by Bob Krist was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Young Marqus. In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. Wildflower, directed by David Michael Latt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Saving Faith by David Baldacci 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In Dreams, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Bag of Bones by Stephen King 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 Winner by David Baldacci 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. Desperation by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Ross Lynch. In that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. The Fantasticks, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Small One by Jesse Clay was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Princess Kako of Akishino. 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. Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man by Tim Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1994.

1993

Private Parts by Howard Stern 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. Dave Barry Does Japan by Dave Barry 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

The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel was one of the best seller of 1990.

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

1989

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder 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. Mitla Pass by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1988.

1987

Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor 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. The Christmas Day Kitten by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1986.

1985

Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 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. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1983.

1982

Growing Up by Russell Baker was one of the best seller of 1982.

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

1981

The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley 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 UK There's No One Quite Like Grandma by St Winifred's School Choir was in the top 5 hits. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Alexis Amore. 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 Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1978.

1977

Even Big Guys Cry by Alex Karras and Herb Gluck 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. Blue Skies, No Candy by Gael Greene 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 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. Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1975.

1974

Something Happened by Joseph Heller 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. In that special week people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce. 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: 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 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. Our Gang by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1971.

1970

Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw was one of the best seller of 1970.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1970.

1969

The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss 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. A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Peter Hall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop 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. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron 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. The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer 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. The Green Berets by Robin Moore 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 US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Devon White (baseball). In that special week people in US were listening to Telstar by The Tornadoes. 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

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

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 Waste Makers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1960.

1959

Too Many Ghosts by Paul Gallico 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 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: 29 December 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Louis Bodin. 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. To Live Again by Catherine Marshall 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

The Deer Park by Norman Mailer was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1955.

1954

Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1954.

1953

The Glenn Miller Story directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

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

1952

The Magic Lantern by Robert Carson was one of the best seller of 1952.

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

Two Lost Worlds directed by Norman Dawn was one of the most viewed movies released in 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.

1945

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

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 December 1944.

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.

1939

Remember the Night directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1939.

1938

King of the Underworld directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1938.

1937

South Riding directed by Victor Saville 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.

1929

Chasing Rainbows directed by Charles Reisner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1929.

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.