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2017

The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2017.

2015

Sicario directed by Denis Villeneuve was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2015.

2014

Gone Girl directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2014.

2013

Rush directed by Ron Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2013.

2011

Real Steel directed by Shawn Levy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2011.

2010

Ip Man directed by Wilson Yip was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2010.

2009

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus directed by Terry Gilliam was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2009.

2007

I'm Not There. directed by Todd Haynes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Emerald Wulf. In UK America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits. The Sentimental Bloke, directed by Raymond Longford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel. In UK Push The Button by Sugababes was in the top 5 hits. A History of Violence, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2005.

2003

Mystic River directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2003.

2002

The Transporter directed by Louis Leterrier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2002.

2001

Mulholland Dr. directed by David Lynch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Music by Madonna. Remember the Titans, directed by Boaz Yakin, 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: 04 October 2000.

1999

Dogma directed by Kevin Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Natalie-Tasha Thompson. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Antz, directed by Eric Darnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Starr Report by ---- was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Yuju (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to 4 Seasons Of Loneliness by Boyz II Men. Funny Games, directed by Michael Haneke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Lee. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. Bound, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, 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: 04 October 1996.

1995

Se7en directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ignazio Boschetto. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. Heavenly Creatures, directed by Peter Jackson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Debt of Honor by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Aidan Mitchell. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. Naked, directed by Mike Leigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Of Mice and Men, directed by Gary Sinise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Waiting To Exhale by Terry McMillan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Leigh-Anne Pinnock. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Night on Earth, directed by Jim Jarmusch, 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: 04 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Signy Aarna. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. The Vanishing, directed by George Sluizer, 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: 04 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Dakota Johnson. In that special week people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. Mystery Train, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Derrick Rose. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Bites by Def Leppard. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Rawez Lawan. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Sara Forestier. In that special week people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. Sid and Nancy, directed by Alex Cox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Shontelle . In UK Dancing In The Street by David Bowie & Mick Jagger was in the top 5 hits. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Lena Katina. In that special week people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Good Morning, Merry Sunshine by Bob Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Cubbie Fink. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. The Professional, directed by Georges Lautner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Jered Weaver. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Lissing. In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. Chariots of Fire, directed by Hugh Hudson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Night Probe! by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Edouard Lipa. In that special week people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen. Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Rachael Leigh Cook. In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits. Nosferatu the Vampyre, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Phillip Glasser. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile. Watership Down, directed by Martin Rosen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. On TV people were watching Yagyû ichizoku no inbô.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Najat Vallaud-Belkacem. In that special week people in US were listening to Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band (Medley) by Meco. Equus, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Coma by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alicia Silverstone. In that special week people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. Ossessione, directed by Luchino Visconti, 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: 04 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Prince Floris of Orange-Nassau van Vollenhoven. In that special week people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie. Black Moon, directed by Louis Malle, 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: 04 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Paco León. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Abyss . In that special week people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher. Mean Streets, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1973.

1972

Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Pablo Trapero. In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Last Picture Show, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Living Well Is The Best Revenge by Calvin Tomkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include BT (musician). In UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. The Baby Maker, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Secret Woman by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Abraham Benrubi. In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits. The Undefeated, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, 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: 04 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Beverly Allitt. In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. Coogan's Bluff, directed by Donald Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Beatles, The Authorized Biography by Hunter Davies was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Liev Schreiber. In that special week people in US were listening to The Letter by The Box Tops. Samurai Rebellion, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, 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: 04 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include John van de Brom. In that special week people in US were listening to Cherish by The Association. Alvarez Kelly, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Saturday The Rabbi Went Hungry by Harry Kemelman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Olaf Backasch. In that special week people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles. The Hill, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Sarah Lancashire. In UK You Really Got Me by The Kinks was in the top 5 hits. Cheyenne Autumn, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. You Only Live Twice by Ian Fleming was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include A C Green. In that special week people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. Knife in the Water, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. I Owe Russia $1200 by Bob Hope was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Jon Secada. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. The Longest Day, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Jfk Coloring Book by Jackie Kannon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Russo. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Paris Blues, directed by Martin Ritt, 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: 04 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Antonio Palocci. In that special week people in US were listening to My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own by Connie Francis. The World of Apu, directed by Satyajit Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Away From Home by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1960.

1959

Dear And Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Wendy Makkena. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. Man of the West, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Time Of The Dragons by Alice Ekert-Rotholz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Russell Simmons. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Raintree County, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1957.

1956

Tea and Sympathy directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1956.

1955

The Trouble with Harry directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Barton Zwiebach. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. A Star Is Born, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Mind Alive by Harry Allen Overstreet and Bonaro W. Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Tcheky Karyo. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. A Lion Is in the Streets, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Bridges At Toko-Ri by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Antonello Fassari. The Crimson Pirate, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Great Enterprise by H.A. Overstreet was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1952.

1951

An American in Paris directed by Vincente Minnelli was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1951.

1950

The Story Of Ernie Pyle by Lee G. Miller was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1950.

1949

The Blue Lagoon directed by Frank Launder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1949.

1948

Macbeth directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1948.

1947

The Unsuspected directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1947.

1946

Caesar and Cleopatra directed by Gabriel Pascal was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1946.

1945

Blithe Spirit directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Rocío Dúrcal. Tall in the Saddle, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1944.

1943

Thank Your Lucky Stars directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1943.

1942

The Falcon's Brother directed by Stanley Logan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1942.

1941

The Maltese Falcon directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1941.

1940

Knute Rockne All American directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1940.

1939

Essex and Elizabeth directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1939.

1938

Room Service directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1938.

1937

Something to Sing About directed by Victor Schertzinger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1937.

1936

Ride Ranger Ride directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1936.

1934

Judge Priest directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1934.

1933

Footlight Parade directed by Lloyd Bacon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stanley Krippner. A Bill of Divorcement, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. On TV people were watching Talkie Songs.
But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1932.

1931

Monkey Business directed by Norman McLeod was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1931.

1930

Check and Double Check directed by Melville Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1930.

1929

Disraeli directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1929.

1928

Beggars of Life directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1928.

1927

Sunrise directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1927.

1926

The Temptress directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1926.

1925

The Circle directed by Frank Borzage was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1925.

1924

The Red Lily directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1924.

1923

A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1923.

1922

One Exciting Night directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1922.

1921

Das wandernde Bild directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1921.

1920

Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook directed by Arthur Wellin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1920.

1919

The Dragon Painter directed by William Worthington was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1919.

1918

The Goat directed by Donald Crisp was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1918.

1917

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm directed by Marshall Neilan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1917.

1915

The Coward directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1915.

1914

The Virginian directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1914.

1913

The Debt of Honor directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 04 October 1913.