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2017

16th Seduction by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 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: 08 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: 08 October 2013.

2011

Famous people born on this day include Marcelo Monteverde. In that special week people in US were listening to Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5. Shame, directed by Steve McQueen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011. 10th Anniversary by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 2010.

2009

Famous people born on this day include Mackynzie Duggar. In that special week people in US were listening to I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas. The Road, directed by John Hillcoat, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009. 92 Pacific Boulevard: A Cedar Cove Novel by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 2009.

2007

Gone Baby Gone directed by Ben Affleck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 2006.

2005

Havoc directed by Barbara Kopple was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Cole Wagner. In UK The Tide Is High (Get The Feeling) by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. The Transporter, directed by Louis Leterrier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 2002.

2001

Training Day directed by Antoine Fuqua was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 2001.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Mio Kudo. 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. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Charisma Kain. 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. A Certain Justice by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Connor Carmody. In UK Men In Black by Will Smith was in the top 5 hits. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1997.

1995

Strange Days directed by Kathryn Bigelow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Angus T Jones. 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. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1993.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Mikey Bolts. 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. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Garrick Baugh. In that special week people in US were listening to Praying For Time by George Michael. Henry & June, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Armand Traore. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Mystery Train, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1989.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Aya Hirano. 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. Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Louis Dodds. In that special week people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, 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: 08 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Kimberly Kevon. 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. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1985.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Travis Pastrana. 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. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Phil Mustard. In that special week people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Princess Juliana. In that special week people in US were listening to Endless Love by Diana Ross. My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1981.

1979

Famous people born on this day include [Gregory] Chad Petree in Shawne. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Stop Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson. 10, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. American Caesar by William Manchester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Antonino D'Agostino. In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. Midnight Express, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1978.

1977

That Obscure Object of Desire directed by Luis Bunuel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1977.

1975

Hard Times directed by Walter Hill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Rashaan Salaam. 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: 08 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Donnie Abraham. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Mother and the Whore, directed by Jean Eustache, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. All Creatures Great And Small by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1973.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Boomer [Norman] Ellison. In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The French Connection, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Carlos Etheredge. In that special week people in US were listening to Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond. The Baby Maker, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Julia Ann. 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. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1969.

1967

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Camille Coduri. In that special week people in US were listening to Cherish by The Association. Seconds, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Dream Of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Martin Mayhew. 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. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1965.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include João Baião. 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. Bride Of Pendorric by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Bruno Thiry. In that special week people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Fabien Breuvart. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Breakfast at Tiffany's, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1961.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Carlos I Noriega. In UK Only Sixteen by Craig Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Pillow Talk, directed by Michael Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Advise and Consent by Allen Drur was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Steve Coll. 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. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Doug Cox. 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. A Hundred Hours To Suez by Robert Henriques was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1957.

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: 08 October 1955.

1954

Carmen Jones directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1954.

1953

A Lion Is in the Streets directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1953.

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: 08 October 1951.

1950

Across the River and into the Trees by Ernest Hemingwa was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 1949.

1947

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1947.

1946

The King's General by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best seller of 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 1945.

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: 08 October 1943.

1942

Flying Tigers directed by David Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 1941.

1939

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 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: 08 October 1937.

1935

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 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: 08 October 1933.

1931

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 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: 08 October 1929.

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: 08 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: 08 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: 08 October 1925.

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: 08 October 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Douglas Gray. One Exciting Night, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 1921.

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: 08 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: 08 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: 08 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: 08 October 1915.

1914

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 October 1913.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1911.

1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1910.

1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1909.

1907

Satan Sanderson by Hallie Erminie Rives was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1906.

1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1905.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1903.

1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1902.

1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 October 1901.