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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: 11 October 2017.

2016

13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff with the Annex Security Team was one of the best seller of 2016.

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

2011

Hugo directed by Martin Scorsese was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

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

2007

Famous people born on this day include Jax Hilliker. In that special week people in US were listening to Crank That (Soulja Boy) by Soulja Boy Tell'em. Gone Baby Gone, directed by Ben Affleck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007. 74 Seaside Avenue by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 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. 1776 by David McCullough 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.

2003

The Ring directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 2003.

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

Training Day directed by Antoine Fuqua 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 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. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice 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 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. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil 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 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. Acceptable Risk by Robin Cook 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. A Case of Need by Michael Crichton 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 Daniel Thomas-Tuck. 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. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett 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 Sarah Cannon. 1492: Conquest of Paradise, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman 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. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani 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. About Face by David H. Hackworth and Julie Sherman 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 that special week people in US were listening to Red Red Wine '88 by UB40. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. A Bright Shining Lie by Neil Sheehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1988.

1987

Near Dark directed by Kathryn Bigelow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1987.

1986

The Color of Money directed by Martin Scorsese was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Destiny Moore. 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. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker 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 Nivin Pauly. 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. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs 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 Lou Teasdale. 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. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin 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 Salim Stoudamire. 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. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney 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. A Flag For Sunrise by Robert Stone 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 Matthew Felker. 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. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson 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 Gabe Saporta. 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: 11 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Strohmeyer. 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: 11 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Claudia Palacios. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. That Obscure Object of Desire, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion 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 Brent Bennett. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. Marathon Man, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1976.

1975

Lisztomania directed by Ken Russell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Terje Haakonsen. 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: 11 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sharon Dominguez. 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: 11 October 1973.

1972

A Happy Death by Albert Camus 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 Chann McRae. 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. America, Inc by Morton Mintz and Jerry S. Cohen 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 Kelly Sims. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. 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: 11 October 1970.

1969

The Undefeated directed by Andrew V. McLaglen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969.

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 Amy Louise Taylor [Kallested]. 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. Airport by Arthur Haile 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 Bruce Dickson. In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Reflections in a Golden Eye, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. All In The Family by Edwin O'Connor 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 Gregg Olson. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. Hawaii, directed by George Roy Hill, 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: 11 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Chris Spielman. In UK Tears by Ken Dodd was in the top 5 hits. The Bedford Incident, directed by James B. Harris, 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: 11 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Diane Gaidry. In UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. Cheyenne Autumn, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop 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 Prince Faisal. 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: 11 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Eric Johnson. In UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. Long Day's Journey Into Night, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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: 11 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Amr Diab. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. King of Kings, directed by Nicholas Ray, 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: 11 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joe Nash. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. The 39 Steps, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Act One by Moss Hart 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 Bob Inglis. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin 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: 11 October 1959.

1958

The Old Man and the Sea directed by John Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Blair Cunningham. 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: 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. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan 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. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy 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 Vojislav Seselj. 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. A Child Of The Century by Ben Hecht was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Bernard Oger. The Flowers of St. Francis, directed by Roberto Rossellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Abraham Lincoln by Benjamin P. Thomas 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

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: 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

Nightmare Alley directed by Edmund Goulding 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 Richard Debeir. Laura, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best selling books.
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. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
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

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Thomas Burnett Swann. Beggars of Life, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
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.

1924

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

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

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include G Edmondson. 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: 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

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean Favre-Gilly. Lederstrumpf, 1. Teil: Der Wildtöter und Chingachgook, directed by Arthur Wellin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
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.

1916

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

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

1914

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

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

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1912.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1911.

1910

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1910.

1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1909.

1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1907.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1906.

1905

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1904.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 October 1903.

1902

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

But much more happened, find out here: 11 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: 11 October 1901.