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2017

Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2017.

2015

Reckless by Chrissie Hynde was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2015.

2014

Love, Rosie directed by Christian Ditter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2014.

2013

The Monkey's Paw directed by Brett Simmons was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2013.

2011

Love Breakups Zindagi directed by Sahil Sangha was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2011.

2010

Drunkboat directed by Bob Meyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2010.

2009

The White Queen by Philippa Gregory was one of the best seller of 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2009.

2007

August Rush directed by Kirsten Sheridan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Solomon Twins. In that special week people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, directed by Jonathan Liebesman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. The Mephisto Club by Tess Gerritsen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2006.

2005

The Gospel directed by Rob Hardy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Cleverley-Bisman. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. Elf, directed by Jon Favreau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Levi Miller. In that special week people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. The Rules of Attraction, directed by Roger Avary, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Let Freedom Ring by Sean Hannity was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2002.

2001

The Pool directed by Boris von Sychowski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Zatia . In UK Beautiful Day by U2 was in the top 5 hits. Shikari, directed by N. Chandra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Marlisa . In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Held Up, directed by Steve Rash, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Yesterday, I Cried by Iyanla Vanzant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Danika Yarosh. In that special week people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. Tomie, directed by Ataru Oikawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Martin Kendal. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. Gang Related, directed by Jim Kouf, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Melanie Stokke. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Jakten på nyresteinen, directed by Vibeke Idsøe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Lil Chuckee. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Glory Daze, directed by Rich Wilkes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Lightning by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Alfredo Olivas. In UK Saturday Night by Whigfield was in the top 5 hits. Of Love and Shadows, directed by Betty Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Jones. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. Deadfall, directed by Christopher Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chantel Jeffries. In UK Ebeneezer Goode by The Shamen was in the top 5 hits. Yalgaar, directed by Feroz Khan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Young Men & Fire by Norman Maclean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Gus Kenworthy. In that special week people in US were listening to I Adore Mi Amor by Color Me Badd. The Taking of Beverly Hills, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. J. Edgar Hoover by Curt Gentry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Charlie McDonnell. In that special week people in US were listening to (Can't Live Without Your) Love And Affection by Nelson. Troll 2, directed by Claudio Fragasso, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Brie Larson. In that special week people in US were listening to Girl I'm Gonna Miss You by Milli Vanilli. An Innocent Man, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cariba Heine. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin. Gorillas in the Mist, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Bonfire Of The Vanities by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Stuart Lafferty. In that special week people in US were listening to Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston. The Last Emperor, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Postcards From The Edge by Carrie Fisher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Jurnee Smollett. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Dizzee Rascal. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Silver Bullet, directed by Daniel Attias, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Mónica Spear. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. Teachers, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Tough Guys Don'T Dance by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Lolita Chammah. In that special week people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. Never Cry Wolf, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Heartburn by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Tyran Richard. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. My Favorite Year, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Rupert Friend. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Luciano'S Luck by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Layla Jade. In that special week people in US were listening to Upside Down by Diana Ross. Private Benjamin, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Lyndon by Merle Miller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Natalia Semanova. In that special week people in US were listening to My Sharona by The Knack. Starting Over, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1979.

1978

Goin' South directed by Jack Nicholson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Touriya Haoud. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Oh, God!, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Condominium by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Inna Zobova. In that special week people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. Meet Him and Die, directed by Franco Prosperi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Gaspard Proust. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Sorry by John Denver. Lisztomania, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Scribble Scribble by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Sherri Saum. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Cars That Ate Paris, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Devid Striesow. In that special week people in US were listening to We're An American Band by Grand Funk. Superchick, directed by Ed Forsyth, 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: 01 October 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Leila Hatami. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis. Bad Company, directed by Robert Benton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Gigi Lai. In that special week people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. Twins of Evil, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Kam Woo-sung. In that special week people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross. Trash, directed by Paul Morrissey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Human Sexual Inadequacy by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Zach Galifianakis. In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits. Shark, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kelly Willis. Coogan's Bluff, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Kathy Liebert. In that special week people in US were listening to The Letter by The Box Tops. The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism, directed by Harald Reinl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1967.

1966

Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Cindy Margolis. In that special week people in US were listening to Hang On Sloopy by The McCoys. Bunny Lake Is Missing, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1965.

1964

Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mark McGwire. In that special week people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. From Russia with Love, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Joy In The Morning by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Esai Morales. In that special week people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. Sodom and Gomorrah, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Before My Time by Niccolo Tucci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Gary Ablett Sr. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Bus Stop, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Edge Of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerald Scheunemann. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. Spartacus, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Mistress Of Mellyn by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Youssou N'Dour. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Best of Everything, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Art Of Llewellyn Jones by Paul Hyde Bonner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Alton Lister. In that special week people in US were listening to Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) by Domenico Modugno. The Decks Ran Red, directed by Andrew L. Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Russian Revolution by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Bernard Carayon. In that special week people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. The Black Scorpion, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1957.

1956

Liane, Jungle Goddess directed by Eduard von Borsody was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1956.

1955

The Great Man by Al Morgan was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1955.

1954

Reach For The Sky by Paul Brickhill was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1954.

1953

A Virgin in Hollywood directed by Klaytan W. Kirby was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Finbarry Nolan. The Golden Hawk, directed by Sidney Salkow, 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: 01 October 1952.

1951

Drums in the Deep South directed by William Cameron Menzies was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1951.

1950

The Killer That Stalked New York directed by Earl McEvoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1950.

1947

Magic Town directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1947.

1946

Gas House Kids directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1946.

1945

The Lost Weekend directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1945.

1944

Strange Affair directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1944.

1943

Lassie Come Home directed by Fred M. Wilcox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1943.

1942

Secret Mission directed by Harold French was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1942.

1941

Texas directed by George Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1941.

1940

Under Texas Skies directed by George Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1940.

1939

Eternally Yours directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1939.

1938

That Certain Age directed by Edward Ludwig was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1938.

1937

The Bride Wore Red directed by Dorothy Arzner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1937.

1936

Libeled Lady directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1936.

1935

Charlie Chan in Shanghai directed by James Tinling was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1935.

1934

The Return of Chandu directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1934.

1933

I'm No Angel directed by Wesley Ruggles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1933.

1932

The Crusader directed by Frank R. Strayer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1932.

1930

Extravagance directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1930.

1929

Laila directed by George Schnéevoigt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1929.

1928

The Fall of the House of Usher directed by Jean Epstein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 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: 01 October 1927.

1925

Master of the House directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1925.

1922

Lorna Doone directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1922.

1917

The Man from Painted Post directed by Joseph Henabery was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1917.