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2017

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2017.

2016

The House of Secrets by Brad Meltzer, Tod Goldberg was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2016.

2015

The Martian directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2015.

2014

Gone Girl directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2014.

2013

Rush directed by Ron Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2013.

2012

Red Dawn directed by Dan Bradley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2012.

2011

Real Steel directed by Shawn Levy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2011.

2010

Ip Man directed by Wilson Yip was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2010.

2009

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus directed by Terry Gilliam was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2009.

2008

Body of Lies directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2008.

2007

No Country for Old Men directed by Ethan Coen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2007.

2006

Stranger Than Fiction directed by Marc Forster was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2006.

2005

A History of Violence directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2005.

2004

Famous people born on this day include LeBron James. In UK My Place / Flap Your Wings by Nelly was in the top 5 hits. Shark Tale, directed by Bibo Bergeron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. 3rd Degree by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2004.

2003

Mystic River directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2003.

2002

The Ring directed by Gore Verbinski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Damn Tommy. In that special week people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. Serendipity, directed by Peter Chelsom, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. On TV people were watching Eisai to tairi mou.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jazz Jennings. In that special week people in US were listening to Music by Madonna. Requiem for a Dream, directed by Darren Aronofsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 2000.

1999

Dogma directed by Kevin Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Matt Cornett. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Antz, directed by Eric Darnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Pierce. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Gattaca, directed by Andrew Niccol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1997.

1996

That Thing You Do! directed by Tom Hanks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jessica Lunsford. In that special week people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. Assassins, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. ?€œK?€? Is for Killer by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Devvon Terrell. In UK Saturday Night by Whigfield was in the top 5 hits. Heavenly Creatures, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. ?€œJ?€? Is for Judgment by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Nguyen. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. Cool Runnings, directed by Jon Turteltaub, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Taylor Paris. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Of Mice and Men, directed by Gary Sinise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1992.

1991

Delicatessen directed by Marc Caro was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1991.

1990

Henry & June directed by Philip Kaufman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Sophia Thomalla. In UK That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. Mystery Train, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. A Brief History Of Time by Stephen W. Hawking was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kat Sketch. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. On TV people were watching American Experience.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Molly Shepherd-Oppenheim. In that special week people in US were listening to Here I Go Again by Whitesnake. Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Tereza Kerndlova. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Peggy Sue Got Married, directed by Francis Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1986.

1985

Commando directed by Mark L. Lester was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Morne Morkel. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. ...And the Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Renata Voráčová. In that special week people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. Never Say Never Again, directed by Irvin Kershner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Meiyang Ch?ng. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Jose Luis Perlaza. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. Chariots of Fire, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. On TV people were watching Rod, Jane and Freddy.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Abdoulaye Meite. In that special week people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen. The Elephant Man, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include David Di Tommaso. In that special week people in US were listening to Sad Eyes by Robert John. 10, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Ricky Hatton. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile. Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching Yagyû ichizoku no inbô.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Danny Briere. In that special week people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco. Julia, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Melody Vilbert. In that special week people in US were listening to A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Ines Sainz. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. Black Moon, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1975.

1974

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three directed by Joseph Sargent was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ioan Gruffudd. The Mother and the Whore, directed by Jean Eustache, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1973.

1972

A Happy Death by Albert Camus was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Chris Hudson. In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Last Picture Show, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Amy Jo Johnson. In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. The Baby Maker, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Byron Black. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. The Undefeated, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Long Row Of Candles by C.L. Sulzberger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bjarne Goldbaek. The Charge of the Light Brigade, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Mass For The Dead by William Gibson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Cynthia Smith. In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Samurai Rebellion, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Archi Cianfrocco. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching Au risque de vous plaire.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Cynthia Meyer. In UK Tears by Ken Dodd was in the top 5 hits. The Hill, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Thomas "Tom" Hunter. In that special week people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison. Cheyenne Autumn, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jsu Garcia. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1963.

1962

The Bad Sleep Well directed by Akira Kurosawa was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Tim Burgess. In that special week people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. Breakfast at Tiffany's, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Albert Lewis. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. The Hidden Fortress, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include [Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Pillow Talk, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. A Fever In The Blood by William Pearson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Joseph Finder. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. The Big Country, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Dom Galluscio. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Raintree County, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. On TV people were watching Trackdown.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1957.

1956

The Ten Commandments directed by Cecil B. de Mille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Tony Dungy. In UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. The Desperate Hours, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Darrell M West. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. Carmen Jones, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Tom LaBonge. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. A Lion Is in the Streets, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jurgen Schulz. The Flowers of St. Francis, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Creed For Free Enterprise by Clarence B. Randall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1952.

1951

An American in Paris directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1951.

1950

A Guide To Confident Living by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1950.

1949

The Heiress directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1949.

1948

Macbeth directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1948.

1947

The Unsuspected directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1947.

1946

The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1946.

1945

Blithe Spirit directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jose Carlos Pace. Tall in the Saddle, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1944.

1943

Thank Your Lucky Stars directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1943.

1942

The Falcon's Brother directed by Stanley Logan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1942.

1941

The Maltese Falcon directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1941.

1940

Knute Rockne All American directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1940.

1939

Ninotchka directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1939.

1938

Room Service directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1938.

1937

Something to Sing About directed by Victor Schertzinger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1937.

1936

Ride Ranger Ride directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1936.

1935

Good-Bye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton was one of the best seller of 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1935.

1934

Cleopatra directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1934.

1933

Night Flight directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Cauvin. A Bill of Divorcement, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1932.

1931

Monkey Business directed by Norman McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1931.

1930

Check and Double Check directed by Melville Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1930.

1929

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

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barbara Werle. Beggars of Life, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1928.

1927

The Jazz Singer directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1927.

1926

The Temptress directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1926.

1925

The Circle directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1925.

1924

The Red Lily directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1924.

1923

A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include William Kennedy. One Exciting Night, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1922.

1921

Das wandernde Bild directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lord Donaldson of Lymington. Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1920.

1919

The Dragon Painter directed by William Worthington was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1919.

1918

The Forbidden City directed by Sidney Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1918.

1917

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1917.

1916

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1916.

1915

The Coward directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1915.

1914

The Virginian directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1914.

1913

The Debt of Honor directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1911.

1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1910.

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1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1909.

1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1908.

1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1906.

1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1904.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

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1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

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1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 06 October 1901.