October 13

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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

Letter To A Christian Nation by Sam Harris was one of the best seller of 2006.

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 UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. Beyond Borders, directed by Martin Campbell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger 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 that special week people in US were listening to Fallin' by Alicia Keys. The Last Castle, directed by Rod Lurie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Valhalla Rising by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Anastasia Kingsnorth. In UK Against All Odds by Mariah Carey & Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Bedazzled, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris 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. Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell 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. Get Shorty, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. New Passages by Gail Sheehy 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. One True Thing by Anna Quindlen 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. Old Friends by Tracy Kidder 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 UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. Into the West, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Young Men & Fire by Norman Maclean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Ben J. In that special week people in US were listening to Emotions by Mariah Carey. Curly Sue, directed by John Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Chutzpah by Alan M. Dershowitz 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 UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Dances with Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Surrender The Pink by Carrie Fisher 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 Old Silent by Martha Grimes 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. Shining Through by Susan Isaacs 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 that special week people in US were listening to Here I Go Again by Whitesnake. The Sicilian, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy 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. Eisenhower At War 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1986.

1985

The Cider House Rules by John Irving 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 Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss 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 that special week people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. The Key, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco 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. Max by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1982.

1981

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot 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 (Democrat). 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. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1980.

1979

Restoring The American Dream by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best seller of 1979.

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 that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. 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 UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. God Told Me To, directed by Larry Cohen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Trinity by Leon Uris 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 UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. 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 UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. 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 UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. The Paper Chase, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort 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 UK Mouldy Old Dough by Lieutenant Pigeon was in the top 5 hits. Wedding in White, directed by William Fruet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok 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 UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. The Organization, directed by Don Medford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty 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 UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. Le cercle rouge, directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Lord Won'T Mind by Gordon Merrick 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 (Democrat). 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 UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. The Jungle Book, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith 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 that special week people in US were listening to Reach Out I'll Be There by Four Tops. Persona, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 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 UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. Rajkumar, directed by K. Shankar, 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: 13 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). 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. Joy In The Morning by Betty Smith 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 UK Telstar by The Tornados was in the top 5 hits. Ohne Krimi geht die Mimi nie ins Bett, directed by Franz Antel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Jfk Coloring Book by Jackie Kannon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1962.

1961

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 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. The Dean'S Watch by Elizabeth Goudge 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. This Is My God by Herman Wouk 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. Women And Thomas Harrow by John P. Marquand 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 UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Pal Joey, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1957.

1956

Julie directed by Andrew L. Stone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include John Ferenzik. In that special week people in US were listening to The Yellow Rose Of Texas by Mitch Miller Orchestra & Chorus. A Man Alone, directed by Ray Milland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The House On Nauset Marsh by Wyman Richardson was one of the best selling books.
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. They Were So Young, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. A Philosophy For Our Time by Bernard M. Baruch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Pat Day. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. So Big, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. Hornblower And The Atropos by C.S. Forester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). 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. Catherine Carter by Pamela Hansford Johnson 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

Bizarre, Bizarre directed by Marcel Carné was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

Pigskin Parade directed by David Butler 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.