October 5

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2017

Killing England by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2017.

2015

The Last Witch Hunter directed by Breck Eisner was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2015.

2014

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 October 2013.

2011

The Rum Diary directed by Bruce Robinson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2011.

2010

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 October 2009.

2007

On the Doll directed by Thomas Mignone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Jacob Tremblay. In UK America by Razorlight was in the top 5 hits. The Contract, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. The Afghan by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2006.

2005

Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis directed by Ellory Elkayem was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2005.

2003

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre directed by Marcus Nispel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2003.

2002

Kiss the Bride directed by Vanessa Parise was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Dalila Bela. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Bandits, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Savage Beauty by Nancy Milford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. Morgan'S Run by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Jacob Taff. 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. Dark Lady by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Carpenter. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Butter, directed by Peter Gathings Bunche, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1998.

1997

I Know What You Did Last Summer directed by Jim Gillespie was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Andrew Fontenot. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and the Darkness, directed by Stephen Hopkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Slouching Towards Gomorrah by Robert H. Bork was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Mahogany Lox. In UK Saturday Night by Whigfield was in the top 5 hits. Exit to Eden, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Wild Horses by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Wismichu . 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. Strip Tease by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cody Zeller. 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. Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Betty Who. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. The Lovers on the Bridge, directed by Leos Carax, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Firm by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Lais Ribeiro. 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. Surrender The Pink by Carrie Fisher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Gerardo Ortiz. 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. Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maja Salvador. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. The Accused, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Doctors by Erich Segal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Mirallas. In UK Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was in the top 5 hits. Slumber Party Massacre II, directed by Deborah Brock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Freedom by William Safire was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Mladen Bartulović. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Ratboy, directed by Sondra Locke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Nicola Roberts. 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: 05 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Colonel Reyel. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Role Of Honor by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1984.

1983

Everything And More by Jacqueline Briskin was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1983.

1982

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Julia Lautowa. 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. How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Pascal Papé. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Foolin' Around, directed by Richard T. Heffron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Crisis Investing by Douglas R. Casey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Yuanyuan Gao. In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits. When a Stranger Calls, directed by Fred Walton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1979.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Vinnie Paz. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Doosara Aadmi, directed by Ramesh Talwar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Monty by Robert LaGuardia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alessandra Sublet. In that special week people in US were listening to Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry. Car Wash, directed by Michael Schultz, 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: 05 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Kate Winslet. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Circus by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Heather Headley. 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 House Of A Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cédric Villani. In that special week people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher. Curse Of The Kings by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Grant Hill. 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. Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Bertrand Crasson. 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. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Josie Bissett. 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. Great Lion Of God by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Mathew Stevens. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. The Madwoman of Chaillot, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. My Life And Prophecies by Jeane Dixon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Xavier Gravelaine. 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. Red Sky At Morning by Richard Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Guy Pearce. 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. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Terri Runnels. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. Hotel Paradiso, directed by Peter Glenville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Mario Lemieux. In that special week people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles. Juliet of the Spirits, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Keiji Fujiwara. In that special week people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison. Send Me No Flowers, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Mother'S Kisses by Bruce Jay Friedman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Sophie Favier. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. I Owe Russia $1200 by Bob Hope was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Mahamandaleshwar Swami Nityanand. 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. Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Véronique Geoffroy. In that special week people in US were listening to Take Good Care Of My Baby by Bobby Vee. Splendor in the Grass, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Making Of The President 1960 by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Baldwin. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. Midnight Lace, directed by David Miller, 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: 05 October 1960.

1959

Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1959.

1958

The Once And Future King by Terence Hanbury White was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Bernie Mac. In that special week people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. Jailhouse Rock, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Colin McCabe. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Between Heaven and Hell, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Paul Park. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. Hansel and Gretel, directed by John Paul, 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: 05 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Philip Hampton. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Big Heat, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. How To Play Your Best Golf All The Time by Tommy Armour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1953.

1952

Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois by Noel F. Busch was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 October 1951.

1950

Walk Softly, Stranger directed by Robert Stevenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 October 1941.

1940

Drums of the Desert directed by George Waggner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1940.

1939

Sabotage directed by Harold Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1939.

1938

The Lady Objects directed by Erle C. Kenton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 October 1937.

1936

The Garden of Allah directed by Richard Boleslawski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1936.

1935

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

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 October 1934.

1933

Riders of Destiny directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1933.

1932

Hidden Valley directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 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: 05 October 1925.

1921

La terre directed by André Antoine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1921.