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2017

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2017.

2016

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School by Jeff Kinney was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2016.

2015

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 October 2013.

2012

Red Dawn directed by Dan Bradley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2012.

2011

Shame directed by Steve McQueen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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.. Body of Lies, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Strong At The Broken Places by Richard M. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2008.

2007

No Country for Old Men directed by Ethan Coen was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2007.

2006

Stranger Than Fiction directed by Marc Forster was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2006.

2005

Waiting... directed by Rob McKittrick was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2005.

2004

Shark Tale directed by Bibo Bergeron was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2004.

2003

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2003.

2002

The Ring directed by Gore Verbinski was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2002.

2001

The Royal Tenenbaums directed by Wes Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Music by Madonna. Meet the Parents, directed by Jay Roach, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Pop Goes The Weasel by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Ashlynn SevenFabulousTeens. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Dogma, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Dangerous Kiss by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Dominic Larovere. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. Antz, directed by Eric Darnell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Sanctuary by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Kira Kosarin. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. 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: 07 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Jazmine Hood. 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. Hide & Seek by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Slade Pearce. In that special week people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. Strange Days, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. All That Glitters by V.C. Andrews was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1995.

1994

The Specialist directed by Luis Llosa was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Nik Stauskas. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. Demolition Man, directed by Marco Brambilla, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Private Parts by Howard Stern was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lizzie LDShadowLady. In UK Ebeneezer Goode by The Shamen was in the top 5 hits. Of Mice and Men, directed by Gary Sinise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Wlt by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Lay . In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Delicatessen, directed by Marc Caro, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. If You Really Loved Me by Ann Rule was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1991.

1990

Henry & June directed by Philip Kaufman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1990.

1989

Mystery Train directed by Jim Jarmusch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stacy DuPree. 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. Riding The Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Shannen Camp. 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 Panic Of '89 by Paul Erdman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Holland Roden. In that special week people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson. Peggy Sue Got Married, directed by Francis Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Evan Longoria. 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 Life And Hard Times Of Heidi Abromowitz by Joan Rivers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Salman Butt. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. In God'S Name by David A. Yallop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Flying Lotus. In that special week people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. Rumble Fish, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Jermain Defoe. 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. The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Doni Schroader. 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. Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Edison Chen. In UK Feels Like I'm In Love by Kelly Marie was in the top 5 hits. Oh, God! Book II, directed by Gilbert Cates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Rage Of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1980.

1979

10 directed by Blake Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jake Humphrey. In that special week people in US were listening to Kiss You All Over by Exile. Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Clayton Miller. 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. Ceremony Of The Innocent by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Taylor Hicks. In UK Dancing Queen by Abba was in the top 5 hits. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, 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: 07 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Billy Walsh. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. Black Moon, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Alexander Polinsky in San Francisco. 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. The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gerald McBurrows. The Mother and the Whore, directed by Jean Eustache, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Fire In The Lake by Frances Fitzgerald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1973.

1972

The Moon'S A Balloon by David Niven was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Dexter Dawson. In that special week people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. The French Connection, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Collins. 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. 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: 07 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Brent Dorman. 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 Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Erick Anderson. In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. The Charge of the Light Brigade, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Incredible Victory by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1968.

1967

Samurai Rebellion directed by Masaki Kobayashi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Trent Brown. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Kremlin Letter by Noel Behn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Juul Ellerman. In that special week people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles. The Agony and the Ecstasy, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Kennedy Years by Harold Faber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Rich Delucia. In that special week people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison. Cheyenne Autumn, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ann Curless. In UK She Loves You by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Raise High The Roof Beam, Carpenters by J.D was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1963.

1962

The Bad Sleep Well directed by Akira Kurosawa was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1962.

1961

Breakfast at Tiffany's directed by Blake Edwards was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Viktor Lazlo. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. The Hidden Fortress, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Penny Graeber. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Pillow Talk, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. How I Turned $1,000 Into A Million In Real Estate -- In My Spare Time by William Nickerson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Kim Morris. In UK When by The Kalin Twins was in the top 5 hits. The Old Man and the Sea, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Arctic Year by Peter Freuchen and Finn Salomonsen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Judy Sams. 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. Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1957.

1956

The Ten Commandments directed by Cecil B. de Mille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1956.

1955

The Desperate Hours directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Victor Manuel Mar. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. Carmen Jones, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Soldier Of Fortune by Ernest Kellogg Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Christopher Norris in New York City. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Mogambo, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Man'S Search For Himself by Rollo May was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ludmila Tourischeva. The Flowers of St. Francis, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Kiss Me, Deadly by Mickey Spillane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 October 1951.

1950

Look Younger, Live Longer by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1950.

1949

The Heiress directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 October 1947.

1946

The River Road by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best seller of 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 October 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Judee Sill. Tall in the Saddle, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 October 1940.

1939

Ninotchka directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 October 1936.

1935

Green Light by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best seller of 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1935.

1934

Cleopatra directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1934.

1933

I'm No Angel directed by Wesley Ruggles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joannes M Gijsen. A Bill of Divorcement, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. The Sheltered Life by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 October 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ronald Dawson. Beggars of Life, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. The Greene Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1928.

1927

The Jazz Singer directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 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: 07 October 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reina Prinsen Geerligs [Leentje Vandendriesch]. One Exciting Night, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 October 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Paul Batiment. Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. Kindred of the Dust by Peter B. Kyne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 October 1919.

1918

The Forbidden City directed by Sidney Franklin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 October 1917.

1916

When a Man's a Man by Harold Bell Wright was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1916.

1915

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

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1915.

1914

Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 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: 07 October 1913.

1912

The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1912.

1911

The Broad Highway by Jeffrey Farnol was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1911.

1910

The Wild Olive by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1910.

1909

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1909.

1908

The Barrier by Rex Beach was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1908.

1907

The Brass Bowl by Louis J. Vance was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1907.

1906

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1906.

1905

The Gambler by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1905.

1904

The Deliverance by Ellen Glasgow was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1904.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1903.

1902

Mrs. Wiggs of Cabbage Patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan was one of the best seller of 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1902.

1901

The Crisis by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 07 October 1901.