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2017

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur 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

Gray Mountain by John Grisham 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

America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag by Sarah Palin 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

Famous people born on this day include Nina De La Hoya. In that special week people in US were listening to No One by Alicia Keys. One Missed Call, directed by Eric Valette, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert was one of the best selling books.
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. The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks 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. Hunting Badger by Tony Hillerman 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. Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Kimberly Kirberger 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 Letter by Richard Paul Evans 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. The Third Twin by Ken Follett 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 Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans 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. A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1994.

1993

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes 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. Leprechaun, directed by Mark Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Truman by David McCullough 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 that special week people in US were listening to Black Or White by Michael Jackson. Kuffs, directed by Bruce A. Evans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Molly Ivins Can'T Say That by Molly Ivins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1991.

1990

The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett was one of the best seller of 1990.

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

1989

Straight by Dick Francis 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 UK Especially For You by Kylie & Jason was in the top 5 hits. War Requiem, directed by Derek Jarman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Chronicle Of The 20Th Century by Clifton Daniel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1988.

1987

Time Flies by Bill Cosby 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 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. Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1986.

1985

Lucky by Jackie Collins 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 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. Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1983.

1982

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best seller of 1982.

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

1981

Pathfinders by Gail Sheehy 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. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson 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. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin 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

Famous people born on this day include Katherine Moennig. In UK Don't Give Up On Us by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Coma, directed by Michael Crichton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet was one of the best selling books.
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. The Sentinel, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Ordinary People by Judith Guest 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. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1975.

1974

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman 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. The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Jude Law. 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. On The Night Of The Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
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. Eleanor And Franklin by Joseph P. Lash was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1971.

1970

The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best seller of 1970.

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

1969

In This House Of Brede by Rumer Godden 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. Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1968.

1967

Journey to the Center of Time directed by David L. Hewitt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jason Gould. 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. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson 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 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. 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

Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy 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

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 Conscience Of A Conservative by Barry Goldwater was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 December 1960.

1959

The Ape In Me by Cornelia Otis Skinner 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. The New Testament In Modern English by J.B. Phillips 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. Please Don'T Eat The Daisies by Jean Kerr 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. No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman 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

Famous people born on this day include Stanley Williams. 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: 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. The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson 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 Spanish Gardener by A.J. Cronin 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.

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.

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.

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.