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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

Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre was one of the best seller of 2015.

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

2014

Famous people born on this day include Wyatt Kutcher. In that special week people in US were listening to All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor. Love, Rosie, directed by Christian Ditter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014. If I Stay by Gayle Forman was one of the best selling books.
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 Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 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 UK Welcome To The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance was in the top 5 hits. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, directed by Jonathan Liebesman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Judge & Jury by James Patterson and Andrew Gross 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. Kate Remembered by A. Scott Berg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 2003.

2002

Below directed by David Twohy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

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. The Sky Is Falling by Sidney Sheldon 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. Audition, directed by Takashi Miike, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Hannibal by Thomas Harris 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. Special Delivery by Danielle Steel 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. Diana: Her New Life by Andrew Morton 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 UK Ready Or Not by Fugees was in the top 5 hits. Jakten på nyresteinen, directed by Vibeke Idsøe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan 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. Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher 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 that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Of Love and Shadows, directed by Betty Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner 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 UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. Deadfall, directed by Christopher Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Fifties by David Halberstam 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. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller 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. Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle 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. Desperate Hours, directed by Michael Cimino, 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 UK That's What I Like by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers was in the top 5 hits. An Innocent Man, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Good Times by Russell Baker 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. Shining Through by Susan Isaacs 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 Matthew Daddario. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. The Last Emperor, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin 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 that special week people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Regrets Only by Sally Quinn 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. Sweet Dreams, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Maggot by John Fowles 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. The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth 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 that special week people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. My Favorite Year, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer 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. Goodbye, Janette by Harold Robbins 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 UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Private Benjamin, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Fifth Horseman by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre 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 UK Message In A Bottle by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Starting Over, directed by Alan J. Pakula, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Class Reunion by Rona Jaffe 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. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer 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 UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Meet Him and Die, directed by Franco Prosperi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein 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. The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey 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 Fan Club by Irving Wallace 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 UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. 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 UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits. Bad Company, directed by Robert Benton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre 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 UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Twins of Evil, directed by John Hough, 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: 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. God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield 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 that special week people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. Shark, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Poseidon Adventure by Paul Gallico 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. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. Heaven Help Us! by Herbert Tarr 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 Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart 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. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1965.

1964

The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross 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 UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman 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. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger 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 that special week people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. Bus Stop, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Nobody Knows My Name by James Baldwin 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. The Huns, directed by Sergio Grieco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Mr. Citizen by Harry S. Truman 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 that special week people in US were listening to Sleep Walk by Santo and Johnny. The Best of Everything, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Mine Enemy Grows Older by Alexander King 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 Bramble Bush by Charles Mergendahl 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 UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. The Black Scorpion, directed by Edward Ludwig, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Theresa May. In UK Lay Down Your Arms by Anne Shelton was in the top 5 hits. Liane, Jungle Goddess, directed by Eduard von Borsody, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1956.

1955

The Tree Of Man by Patrick White was one of the best seller of 1955.

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

1954

Sitting Bull directed by Sidney Salkow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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

1953

Beyond This Place by A.J. Cronin was one of the best seller of 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. From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 01 October 1952.

1951

Behave Yourself! directed by George Beck 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

Nightmare Alley directed by Edmund Goulding 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.

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

The Ape directed by William Nigh 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

Shipmates Forever directed by Frank Borzage 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

Curtain at Eight directed by E. Mason Hopper 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

Applause directed by Rouben Mamoulian 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.

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.