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2016

The Lost City of Z directed by James Gray was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2016.

2014

Stretch directed by Joe Carnahan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2014.

2013

Gimme Shelter directed by Ron Krauss was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2013.

2012

Lincoln directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2012.

2010

Aakrosh directed by Priyadarshan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2010.

2009

Fantastic Mr. Fox directed by Wes Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Crash, directed by Paul Haggis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Dewey by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2008.

2006

The Contract directed by Bruce Beresford was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Kal-el Coppola Cage. In UK Push The Button by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits. Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis, directed by Ellory Elkayem, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2005.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Gavin Morales. In UK My Place / Flap Your Wings by Nelly was in the top 5 hits. Fascination, directed by Klaus Menzel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Bushworld by Maureen Dowd was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Felix Avitia. In that special week people in US were listening to A Moment Like This by Kelly Clarkson. Kiss the Bride, directed by Vanessa Parise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2002.

2001

Bandits directed by Barry Levinson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gino Cosculluela. In that special week people in US were listening to Music by Madonna. Faust, directed by Brian Yuzna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Switch by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Aramis Knight. In that special week people in US were listening to Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey. The Story of Us, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Alibi by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1999.

1998

Butter directed by Peter Gathings Bunche was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kenny Knox. In that special week people in US were listening to 4 Seasons Of Loneliness by Boyz II Men. Playing God, directed by Andy Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Best Laid Plans by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Adair Tishler. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. The Ghost and the Darkness, directed by Stephen Hopkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. My Many Colored Days by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1996.

1995

The Scarlet Letter directed by Roland Joffé was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Charlie Wernham. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Exit to Eden, directed by Garry Marshall, 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: 03 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Mikey Margott. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. The Beverly Hillbillies, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Seinlanguage by Jerry Seinfeld was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Axel Boute. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Night and the City, directed by Irwin Winkler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Tangled Vines by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Jenny McLoughlin. In that special week people in US were listening to Good Vibrations by Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch. The Lovers on the Bridge, directed by Leos Carax, 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: 03 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Rhian Ramos. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. She-Wolf of London, directed by Jean Yarbrough, 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: 03 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Alex Trimble. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Crimes and Misdemeanors, directed by Woody Allen, 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: 03 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include ASAP Rocky. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Bites by Def Leppard. The Accused, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Tracks by Louise Erdrich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Mickaël Vendetta. In that special week people in US were listening to Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston. Slumber Party Massacre II, directed by Deborah Brock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Hot Flashes by Barbara Raskin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Tamar Novas. In that special week people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. Ratboy, directed by Sondra Locke, 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: 03 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Courtney Lee. In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Miranda, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Cider House Rules by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Ashlee Simpson. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. 1984, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. God Knows by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1984.

1983

Monimbo by Robert Moss and Arnaud de Borchgrave was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Clémence Poésy. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Unhinged, directed by Don Gronquist, 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: 03 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Zlatan Ibrahimovic. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. Nightmare, directed by Romano Scavolini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rubén Ochandiano. In that special week people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen. Times Square, directed by Allan Moyle, 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: 03 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Josh Klinghoffer. In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits. Dracula Blows His Cool, directed by Carl Schenkel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1979.

1978

Carry on Emmannuelle directed by Gerald Thomas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Hollie. In that special week people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco. Doosara Aadmi, directed by Ramesh Talwar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seann William Scott. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Ordinary People by Judith Guest was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Alanna Ubach. In that special week people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie. Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, 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: 03 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Marianne Timmer. In that special week people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John. Airport 1975, directed by Jack Smight, 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: 03 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lena Headey. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Vincent. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis. Lady Sings the Blues, directed by Sidney J. Furie, 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: 03 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Ingrid Chauvin. In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Velvet Vampire, directed by Stephanie Rothman, 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: 03 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Chapin. In that special week people in US were listening to Ain't No Mountain High Enough by Diana Ross. The Great White Hope, directed by Martin Ritt, 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: 03 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Gwen Stefani. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. Forgotten Pistolero, directed by Ferdinando Baldi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Greg Foster. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. Finian's Rainbow, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Heaven Help Us! by Herbert Tarr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Tiffany Chin. In that special week people in US were listening to The Letter by The Box Tops. Waterhole #3, directed by William A. Graham, 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: 03 October 1967.

1966

Hotel Paradiso directed by Peter Glenville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Annemarie Verstappen. In UK Tears by Ken Dodd was in the top 5 hits. Juliet of the Spirits, directed by Federico Fellini, 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: 03 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Clive Owen. In that special week people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison. Invitation to a Gunfighter, directed by Richard Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The 480 by Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Benny Anders. 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: 03 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Tommy Lee. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. A Prize of Arms, directed by Cliff Owen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Blue Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1962.

1961

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michel Godard. In that special week people in US were listening to My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own by Connie Francis. Midnight Lace, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Before You Go by Jerome Weidman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Carmen Russo. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Odds Against Tomorrow, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Thirteenth Apostle by Eugene Vale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1959.

1958

Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Frédérick Gersal. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Jailhouse Rock, directed by Richard Thorpe, 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: 03 October 1957.

1956

A Republican Looks At His Party by Arthur Larson was one of the best seller of 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1956.

1955

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1955.

1954

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1954.

1953

The Big Heat directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bruce Arians. Limelight, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1952.

1951

Fort Defiance directed by John Rawlins was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1951.

1950

Woman on the Run directed by Norman Foster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1950.

1949

Love Happy directed by David Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1949.

1948

Inner Sanctum directed by Lew Landers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1948.

1947

Green Dolphin Street directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1947.

1946

The Dark Mirror directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1946.

1945

White Pongo directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1945.

1944

Laura directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1944.

1942

Eyes in the Night directed by Fred Zinnemann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1942.

1941

Sundown directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1941.

1940

Down Argentine Way directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1940.

1938

The Sisters directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1938.

1937

Heidi directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1937.

1935

Metropolitan directed by Richard Boleslawski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1935.

1934

Crimson Romance directed by David Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1934.

1933

Bombshell directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1933.

1932

Rain directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1932.

1931

Chinatown After Dark directed by Stuart Paton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1931.

1930

Billy the Kid directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1930.

1929

The Informer directed by Arthur Robison was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1929.

1927

Surrender directed by Edward Sloman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1927.

1926

Mother directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1926.

1925

Little Annie Rooney directed by William Beaudine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 03 October 1925.