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2017

It by Stephen King was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 2017.

2014

Gone Girl directed by David Fincher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 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: 11 October 2012.

2010

Ip Man directed by Wilson Yip was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 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: 11 October 2008.

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: 11 October 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Johannah Duggar. In that special week people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West. Havoc, directed by Barbara Kopple, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Son Of A Witch by Gregory Maguire was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 2004.

2002

The Rules of Attraction directed by Roger Avary was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Hayden Byerly. In that special week people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, directed by Ang Lee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Flags Of Our Fathers by James Bradley with Ron Powers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 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: 11 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include MYSTLC7 . In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Boogie Nights, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1997.

1996

The Long Kiss Goodnight directed by Renny Harlin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include John Robertson. 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. My Old Man And The Sea by David Hays and Daniel Hays was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Clésio Baúque. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. The Specialist, directed by Luis Llosa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Brandon Flynn. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Strip Tease by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cardi B. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. A River Runs Through It, directed by Robert Redford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Toby Fox. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Hard Courts by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Wie. 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. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seamus Coleman. 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. Alaska by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Ksenia Solo. In that special week people in US were listening to Here I Go Again by Whitesnake. Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Different Drum by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Mascha Feoktistova. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Trachtenberg. In that special week people in US were listening to Oh Sheila by Ready For The World. Silver Bullet, directed by Daniel Attias, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Amateurs by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Jane Zhang. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Bradley James. 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. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Ilan Halimi. 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. The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Beau Brady. In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin 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 Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Julie McNiven. In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Oh, God! Book II, directed by Gilbert Cates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Larusso (singer). 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. The White Album by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Miriam Freeland. 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. On TV people were watching Treasure Island.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Matt Bomer. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. That Obscure Object of Desire, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emily Deschanel. In that special week people in US were listening to A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Crowned Heads by Thomas Tryon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Nat Faxon. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. Lisztomania, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Valerie Niehaus. 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. All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Takeshi Kaneshiro. 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. Cosell by Howard Cosell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1973.

1972

The Winds Of War by Herman Wouk was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include MC Lyte. 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. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Constance Zimmer. 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. The Secret Woman by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Stephen Moyer. In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. The Undefeated, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Jennie by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marc-Laurent Turpin. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. Barbarella, directed by Roger Vadim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Between Parent And Child by Haim G. Ginott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Artie Lange. In that special week people in US were listening to The Letter by The Box Tops. Reflections in a Golden Eye, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Luke Perry. In that special week people in US were listening to Reach Out I'll Be There by Four Tops. Hawaii, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Giles Goat Boy by John Barth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Sean Patrick Flanery. In that special week people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles. The Bedford Incident, directed by James B. Harris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. On TV people were watching Donaug'schichten.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Diane Gaidry. 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 Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ronny Rosenthal. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. On Her Majesty'S Secret Service by Ian Fleming was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Joan Cusack. 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. O Ye Jigs & Juleps! by Virginia Cary Hudson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Carol Costello. In that special week people in US were listening to Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles. King of Kings, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Nobody Knows My Name by James Baldwin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Randy Breuer. In that special week people in US were listening to Mr. Custer by Larry Verne. The 39 Steps, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Wayne Gardner. 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. Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Martin Garms. 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. Abandon Ship! by Richard F. Newcomb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Dawn French. In that special week people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers. Raintree County, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. On The Road by Jack Kerouac was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Nicanor Duarte Frutos. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Giant, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Norm Nixon. In that special week people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. Oklahoma!, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Grandfather Stories by Samuel Hopkins Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Danny Sugerman. 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. Madame De Pompadour by Nancy Mitford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include David Morse. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. A Lion Is in the Streets, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Father, Dear Father by Ludwig Bemelmans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian Jackson (musician). The Flowers of St. Francis, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Adlai E. Stevenson Of Illinois by Noel F. Busch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1952.

1951

Love Nest directed by Joseph Newman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1951.

1950

The Story Of Ernie Pyle by Lee G. Miller was one of the best seller of 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 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: 11 October 1948.

1947

Song of Love directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1947.

1946

The Jolson Story directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Flanagan (inventor). To Have and Have Not, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 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: 11 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: 11 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: 11 October 1940.

1939

Jamaica Inn directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 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: 11 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: 11 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: 11 October 1935.

1934

The Merry Widow directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1934.

1933

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard Ive. A Bill of Divorcement, directed by George Cukor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. On TV people were watching Talkie Songs.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 1931.

1930

Sinners' Holiday directed by John G. Adolfi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 1929.

1928

Beggars of Life directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 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: 11 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: 11 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: 11 October 1923.

1922

One Exciting Night directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 1921.

1920

Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook directed by Arthur Wellin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 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: 11 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: 11 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: 11 October 1915.

1913

The Debt of Honor directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1913.