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2017

Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 2017.

2016

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 2014.

2013

Blue Is the Warmest Color directed by Abdellatif Kechiche was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 2010.

2009

Couples Retreat directed by Peter Billingsley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 2009.

2008

RocknRolla directed by Guy Ritchie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 2008.

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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Landon Barker. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The First Law by John Lescroart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 October 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Joshua Carlon. In that special week people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. The Royal Tenenbaums, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Constant Gardener by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Against All Odds by Mariah Carey & Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, directed by Ang Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 October 1999.

1998

Rushmore directed by Wes Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Murat Ekin. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. One Red Rose by Julie Garwood was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Bella Hadid. 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. The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Kaitlyn Alexander. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Strange Days, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 October 1994.

1993

The Nightmare Before Christmas directed by Henry Selick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyler James Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. 1492: Conquest of Paradise, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Childhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1992.

1991

Delicatessen directed by Marc Caro was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Kampl. 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. The Book Of J by Harold Bloom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Analicia Chaves. 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. Mutation by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Starling Marte. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The India Fan by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Richard Sessions. 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. Blues by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Laure Manaudou. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. An Alien Affair by L. Ron Hubbard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Manaudou. In that special week people in US were listening to Oh Sheila by Ready For The World. Commando, directed by Mark L. Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. After The Reunion by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Ghetto. 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. Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Spencer Grammer. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. Rumble Fish, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1983.

1982

Fitzcarraldo directed by Werner Herzog was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Zachery Ty. In UK Tainted Love by Soft Cell was in the top 5 hits. My Dinner with Andre, directed by Louis Malle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ibrahim Fazeel. In that special week people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen. Oh, God! Book II, directed by Gilbert Cates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Random Winds by Belva Plain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Anderson. In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits. 10, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Portraits by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Rossa. 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. Kg 200 by J.D. Gilman and John Clive was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rebecca Darrington. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Scoundrel Time by Lillian Hellman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Rale Micic. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. Hard Times, directed by Walter Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Kavika Pittman. In that special week people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexey Trochshinskiy. In that special week people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher. The Mother and the Whore, directed by Jean Eustache, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Pete Mitchell. 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. Bear Island by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Oleg Kryazhev. 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. Down All The Days by Christy Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Charles Jordan. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. The Undefeated, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pete Docter. 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 Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Gheorge Popescu. In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Samurai Rebellion, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Plot by Irving Wallace was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Mike Williams. 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. Kennedy by Theodore C. Sorensen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jimbo Fisher. 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 Thousand Days by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Martin Jaite. 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 Lost City by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Deborah Quimby. 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. The Margaret Rudkin Pepperidge Farm Cookbook by Margaret Rudkin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Onokuni Yasushi. In that special week people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Ishi In Two Worlds by Theodora Kroeber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Arlene Boxhall. 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. The White Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pietro Poli. 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 Uncertain Trumpet by General Maxwell D. Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Mike Singletary. 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. The Middle Age Of Mrs. Eliot by Angus Wilson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Michael ParT in Brooklyn. In that special week people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. The Old Man and the Sea, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Yuri Vladimirovich Usachyov. 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. Far, Far The Mountain Peak by John Masters was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1954.

1953

Mogambo directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Victor Castelli. The Flowers of St. Francis, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 October 1951.

1950

Gypsy Sixpence by Edison Marshall was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1948.

1947

Nightmare Alley directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Entwistle. Tall in the Saddle, directed by Edwin L. Marin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1941.

1940

The Long Voyage Home directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1937.

1936

Libeled Lady directed by Jack Conway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1936.

1935

A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert McBain. 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Einojuhani Rautavaara. Beggars of Life, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Wintersmoon by Hugh Alpole was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1925.

1924

A Gentleman of Courage by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best seller of 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 October 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Raymond Wilding-White. One Exciting Night, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. The Head of the House of Coombe by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1922.

1921

I Accuse directed by Abel Gance was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jens Bj?rneboe. 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1917.

1916

Just David by Eleanor H. Porter was one of the best seller of 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 October 1915.

1914

The Salamander by Owen Johnson was one of the best seller of 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 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: 09 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: 09 October 1912.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1911.

1910

The Rosary Florence by L. Barcla was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1910.

1909

The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1909.

1908

The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1908.

1907

The Port of Missing Men by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1907.

1906

The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1906.

1905

The Clansman by Thomas Dixon, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1905.

1904

The Maquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1904.

1903

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Hegan Rice was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1903.

1902

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

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1902.

1901

Eben Holden by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 09 October 1901.