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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 Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 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

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

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 Last Song by Nicholas Sparks 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. Below, directed by David Twohy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Celebrate Through Heartsongs by Mattie J. T. Stepanek 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. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris 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 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. Hannibal by Thomas Harris 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 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. The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen 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. Diana: Her New Life by Andrew Morton 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. Falling Up by Shel Silverstein 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. Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher 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. 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 1994.

1993

Deadfall directed by Christopher Coppola was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

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. Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons 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 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. Dave Barry Talks Back by Dave Barry 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 UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Desperate Hours, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Stand 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 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. While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark 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. Shining Through by Susan Isaacs 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 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. Weep No More, My Lady by Mary Higgins Clark 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 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. 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. Sweet Dreams, directed by Karel Reisz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Red Fox by Anthony Hyde 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 UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Teachers, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer 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. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson 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 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. 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 UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Social Studies by Fran Lebowitz 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 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. The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler 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. Tinsel by William Goldman 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. Daniel Martin by John Fowles 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 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. Ordinary People by Judith Guest 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. Without Feathers by Woody Allen 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. The Wall Street Gang by Richard Ney 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 Salamander by Morris L. West 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 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. O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre 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 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: 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. 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: 02 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Natasha Little. 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 Goodbye Look by Ross MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1969.

1968

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe was one of the best seller of 1968.

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. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1967.

1966

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann 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 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. My Twelve Years With John F. Kennedy by Evelyn Lincoln was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 02 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francesca Dellera. In that special week people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman 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 UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. Sodom and Gomorrah, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter 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 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. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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. The Huns, directed by Sergio Grieco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Liberal Hour by John Kenneth Galbraith 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 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 Status Seekers by Vance Packard 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 Bramble Bush by Charles Mergendahl 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 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 Pink Hotel by Dorothy Erskine and Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Charlie Adler. 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. The Ninth Wave by Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1956.

1955

Not as a Stranger by Morton Thompson was one of the best seller of 1955.

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

1954

Famous people born on this day include Lorraine Bracco. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. Sitting Bull, directed by Sidney Salkow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Healing Oath by Andre Soubiran was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 October 1954.

1953

Call Me Lucky by Bing Crosby was one of the best seller of 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. From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 02 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: 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

The Ape directed by William Nigh 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

Shipmates Forever directed by Frank Borzage 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

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: 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

Applause directed by Rouben Mamoulian 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.