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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: 02 October 2017.

2015

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 October 2013.

2011

Famous people born on this day include Brit Chokachi. In that special week people in US were listening to Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5. Love Breakups Zindagi, directed by Sahil Sangha, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 October 2010.

2009

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

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 October 2007.

2006

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning directed by Jonathan Liebesman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 October 2005.

2003

Elf directed by Jon Favreau was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Jacob Sartorius. 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. Breakdown by Bill Gertz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sam Aldrich. 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. Pagan Babies by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Nathaniel Potvin. In that special week people in US were listening to Unpretty by TLC. Held Up, directed by Steve Rash, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Tara Road by Maeve Binch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Chloe Szepanowski. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Tomie, directed by Ataru Oikawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom by Suze Orman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Hana Sugisaki. 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. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Scott Helman. 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. Gods And Generals by Jeff Shaara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include MomoFifaHD . 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. Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Brendan Meyer. 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. Debt Of Honor by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Tara Barr. 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. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chloe Lloyd. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Yalgaar, directed by Feroz Khan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Last Tsar by Edvard Radzinsky was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Joana Heidrich. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The Taking of Beverly Hills, directed by Sidney J. Furie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Iron John by Robert Bly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Nichole Lee. 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. Four Past Midnight by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include George Hotz. 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: 02 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brittany Howard. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. 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: 02 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Katrin Thormann. 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. Life And Death In Shanghai by Nien Cheng was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Camilla Belle. 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. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Steeve Guenot. 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. A Maggot by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Marion Bartoli. 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. Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Huda Kattan. 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. Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Tyson Chandler. 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. Max by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Bruna Di Tullio. 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. The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Amanda Hale. 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 Key To Rebecca by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Maja Ivarsson. 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. The White Album by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Didier Défago. 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. Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mandisa . 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. The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Michel Trudeau. 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. Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Anthony Johnson. In that special week people in US were listening to Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim. The Cars That Ate Paris, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lene Nystrom. 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 Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Emma Colberti. 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. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include James Root. 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. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Kelly Ripa. 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. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Natasha Little. 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 Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jana Novotná. Coogan's Bluff, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Black Rage by William Grier and Price Cobbs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Muster. In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism, directed by Harald Reinl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1967.

1966

Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best seller of 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Cindy Margolis. In UK Tears by Ken Dodd was in the top 5 hits. Bunny Lake Is Missing, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Gift Of Prophecy by Ruth Montgomery was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1965.

1964

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francesca Dellera. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. From Russia with Love, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The American Way Of Death by Jessica Mitford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Bebi Dol. 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. In-Laws And Outlaws by C. Northcote Parkinson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Jaan Toomik. 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 Spanish Civil War by Hugh Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shinji Aramaki. 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. The Conscience Of A Conservative by Barry Goldwater was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Kazan. 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. Charley Weaver'S Letters From Mamma by Cliff Arquette was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Alain Soral. 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 Best Of Everything by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Kate St John. 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. The Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 October 1956.

1955

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1955.

1954

But We Were Born Free by Elmer Holmes Davis was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robin Riker. The Golden Hawk, directed by Sidney Salkow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Hidden Flower by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 October 1928.

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: 02 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: 02 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: 02 October 1917.