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2017

Darkness Reigns directed by Andrew P. Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2017.

2015

Burnt directed by John Wells was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2015.

2014

You & I directed by Nils Bökamp was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2014.

2013

Siren directed by Jesse Peyronel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2013.

2011

In Time directed by Andrew Niccol was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2011.

2010

Main Street directed by John Doyle was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2010.

2009

44 Inch Chest directed by Malcolm Venville was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2009.

2007

Enchanted directed by Kevin Lima was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include Brooke Morris. In that special week people in US were listening to SexyBack by Justin Timberlake. The Ultimate Gift, directed by Michael O. Sajbel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Dark Celebration by Christine Feehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2006.

2005

Boynton Beach Club directed by Susan Seidelman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Fallon Chapman. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. Radio, directed by Michael Tollin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Fatal Tide by Iris Johansen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2003.

2002

Hero directed by Yimou Zhang was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Raymond Ochoa. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The Last Castle, directed by Rod Lurie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Living A Life That Matters by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anastasia Kingsnorth. In that special week people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. Bedazzled, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Mingus Reedus. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Bringing Out the Dead, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Assassins by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1999.

1998

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best seller of 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1998.

1997

A Life Less Ordinary directed by Danny Boyle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1997.

1996

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride directed by Terry Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jimin (BTS). In that special week people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. Now and Then, directed by Lesli Linka Glatter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. My American Journey by Colin Powell with Joseph E. Persico was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Hetti Bywater. In UK Saturday Night by Whigfield was in the top 5 hits. The Swan Princess, directed by Richard Rich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Tiffany Trump. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. Me and the Kid, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Sacred Clowns by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jesse Boyle. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Pure Country, directed by Christopher Cain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Ben J. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Curly Sue, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Duchess by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Emma Flood. In that special week people in US were listening to Praying For Time by George Michael. Dances with Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Rabbit At Rest by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Slimane (singer). In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Fat Man and Little Boy, directed by Roland Joffé, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Minotaur by Stephen Coonts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Webby. In that special week people in US were listening to Red Red Wine '88 by UB40. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, directed by Dwight H. Little, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Landslide by Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Newbrough. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. The Sicilian, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Eva Berberian. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. From Beyond, directed by Stuart Gordon, 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: 13 October 1986.

1985

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Mariella Tiemann. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Crimes of Passion, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Kamerion Wimbley. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. The Key, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Nothing Down by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Ian Thorpe. In that special week people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. The Sender, directed by Roger Christian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1982.

1981

The Beverly Hills Diet by Judy Mazel was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ashanti (entertainer). In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits. It's My Turn, directed by Claudia Weill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Loon Lake by E.L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Mamadou Niang. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Stop Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson. Meteor, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. The Matarese Circle by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1979.

1978

The Sister of Ursula directed by Enzo Milioni was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Paul Pierce. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. Equus, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Book Of Merlyn by Terence H. White was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Sky. In that special week people in US were listening to A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy. God Told Me To, directed by Larry Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Marion Jones. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. Inn of the Damned, directed by Terry Bourke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Cédric Yo'Grid. In that special week people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John. Stardust, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brian Dawkins. In that special week people in US were listening to Half-Breed by Cher. The Paper Chase, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Facing The Lions by Tom Wicker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Gaëtan Roussel. In that special week people in US were listening to Ben by Michael Jackson. Wedding in White, directed by William Fruet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Sacha Baron Cohen. In that special week people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. The Organization, directed by Don Medford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Living Well Is The Best Revenge by Calvin Tomkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Paul Potts. In that special week people in US were listening to Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond. Le cercle rouge, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, 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: 13 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Nancy Kerrigan. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar, Sugar by The Archies. Moon Zero Two, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. In This House Of Brede by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Tisha Campbell. In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. The Magus, directed by Guy Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Kate Walsh. In that special week people in US were listening to The Letter by The Box Tops. Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Larry Collmus. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. Persona, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1966.

1965

The Wise Guys directed by Robert Enrico was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Christopher Judge. In that special week people in US were listening to Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison. Rajkumar, directed by K. Shankar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Isabelle Gélinas. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. Mary, Mary, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Living Reed by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Kelly Preston. In that special week people in US were listening to Sherry by The 4 Seasons. Ohne Krimi geht die Mimi nie ins Bett, directed by Franz Antel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Gabriela, Clove And Cinnamon by Jorge Amado was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1962.

1961

Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joey Belladonna. In that special week people in US were listening to Mr. Custer by Larry Verne. The Millionairess, directed by Anthony Asquith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Baseball Is A Funny Game by Joe Garagiola was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Marie Osmond. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. A Bucket of Blood, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Art Of Llewellyn Jones by Paul Hyde Bonner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Maria Cantwell. In that special week people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. Panda and the Magic Serpent, directed by Taiji Yabushita, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Arturo Brachetti. In that special week people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers. Pal Joey, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The New Class by Milovan Djilas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Chris Carter. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Julie, directed by Andrew L. Stone, 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: 13 October 1956.

1955

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Chico (Gipsy Kings). In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. Lease of Life, directed by Charles Frend, 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: 13 October 1954.

1953

The Story Of Esther Costello by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laurent Maréchaux. Battle Zone, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. I Go Pogo by Walt Kelly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1952.

1951

The Magic Carpet directed by Lew Landers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1951.

1950

Aventurera directed by Alberto Gout was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1950.

1949

The Dalton Gang directed by Ford Beebe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1949.

1948

A Song Is Born directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1948.

1947

Return of the Bad Men directed by Ray Enright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1947.

1945

Paris Underground directed by Gregory Ratoff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1945.

1944

One Mysterious Night directed by Budd Boetticher was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1944.

1943

Son of Dracula directed by Robert Siodmak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1943.

1942

For Me and My Gal directed by Busby Berkeley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1942.

1941

Spooks Run Wild directed by Phil Rosen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1941.

1940

The Great Dictator directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1940.

1939

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1939.

1938

Listen, Darling directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1938.

1937

The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel directed by Hanns Schwarz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1937.

1936

Ambush Valley directed by Bernard B. Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1936.

1935

The Lady in Scarlet directed by Charles Lamont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1935.

1934

What Every Woman Knows directed by Gregory La Cava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1934.

1933

Ace of Aces directed by J. Walter Ruben was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1933.

1932

Red Dust directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1932.

1931

Platinum Blonde directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1931.

1930

The Silver Horde directed by George Archainbaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1930.

1928

Show People directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1928.

1922

Robin Hood directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1922.

1917

'49-'17 directed by Ruth Ann Baldwin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1917.