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2017

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett 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. Hubris by Michael Isikoff and David Corn 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 that special week people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. Bandits, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Sky Is Falling by Sidney Sheldon 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. Hannibal by Thomas Harris 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 that special week people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. Butter, directed by Peter Gathings Bunche, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Ten Commandments by Laura Schlessinger and Stewart Vogel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1998.

1997

Playing God directed by Andy Wilson 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. Executive Orders by Tom Clanc 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 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. Disclosure by Michael Crichton 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 that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. The Beverly Hillbillies, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel 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 UK Ebeneezer Goode by The Shamen was in the top 5 hits. Night and the City, directed by Irwin Winkler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Volcano Lover by Susan Sontag 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. Iron John by Robert Bly 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. Men At Work by George F. Will 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 that special week people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. Crimes and Misdemeanors, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. What Am I Doing Here by Bruce Chatwin 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. Time Flies by Bill Cosby 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. Mayflower Madam by Sydney Biddle Barrows with William Novak 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 that special week people in US were listening to Money For Nothing by Dire Straits. Miranda, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Two Mrs. Grenvilles by Dominick Dunne 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. Full Circle by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1984.

1983

Changes by Danielle Steel was one of the best seller of 1983.

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

1982

The 13Th Valley by John M. Del Vecchio 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 UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. 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: 05 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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. Times Square, directed by Allan Moyle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader 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 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. Oliver'S Story by Erich Segal 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 UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Car Wash, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Deep by Peter Benchley 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 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. Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White 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 UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Airport 1975, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The War Between The Tates by Alison Lurie 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 UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar 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. The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter 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 Drifters by James A. Michener 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 UK Tears Of A Clown by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was in the top 5 hits. 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: 05 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Mathew Stevens. In UK Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival was in the top 5 hits. The Madwoman of Chaillot, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Kingdom And The Power by Gay Talese 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Xavier Gravelaine. In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. Finian's Rainbow, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg 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. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson 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. Saturday The Rabbi Went Hungry by Harry Kemelman 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. Crisis In Black And White by Charles E. Silberman 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sophie Favier. In that special week people in US were listening to Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. On Her Majesty'S Secret Service by Ian Fleming 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 that special week people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. A Prize of Arms, directed by Cliff Owen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. My Life In Court by Louis Nizer 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 UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Splendor in the Grass, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer 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 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. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1960.

1959

The Years With Ross by James Thurber was one of the best seller of 1959.

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

1958

The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith 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 Pink Hotel by Dorothy Erskine and Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1957.

1956

Between Heaven and Hell directed by Richard Fleischer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1956.

1955

The Tontine by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1955.

1954

Hansel and Gretel directed by John Paul was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1954.

1953

Those Redheads from Seattle directed by Lewis R. Foster was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1953.

1952

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 05 October 1952.

1951

Love Nest directed by Joseph M. Newman 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

Down Argentine Way directed by Irving Cummings 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 Sisters directed by Anatole Litvak 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

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

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

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.