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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: 13 October 2017.

2015

The Martian directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

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

2011

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

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

2007

Gone Baby Gone directed by Ben Affleck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 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. Stranger Than Fiction, directed by Marc Forster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. 6 Rainier Drive by Debbie Macomber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 2006.

2005

Havoc directed by Barbara Kopple was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 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. Kill Bill: Vol. 1, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. 2nd Chance by James Patterson, Andrew Gross was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 October 2002.

2001

Serendipity directed by Peter Chelsom was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

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. Billy Elliot, directed by Stephen Daldry, 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: 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. Dogma, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Abide With Me by E. Lynn Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1999.

1998

Elizabeth directed by Shekhar Kapur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

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

1997

Boogie Nights directed by Paul Thomas Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

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

1996

Underground directed by Emir Kusturica 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. 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: 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 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: 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. 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: 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. A River Runs Through It, directed by Robert Redford, 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: 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. 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: 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. Memphis Belle, directed by Michael Caton-Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. A Bed By The Window by M. Scott Peck 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. Look Who's Talking, directed by Amy Heckerling, 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: 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. 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: 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. Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Across China by Peter Jenkins 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 that special week people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1986.

1985

Silver Bullet directed by Daniel Attias was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985.

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

1984

Blood Simple. directed by Joel Coen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984.

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. 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: 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. 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: 13 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Stuart Reardon. 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: 13 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ashanti (entertainer). In that special week people in US were listening to Another One Bites The Dust by Queen. The Elephant Man, directed by David Lynch, 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: 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. The Black Stallion, directed by Carroll Ballard, 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: 13 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jermaine O'Neal. 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: 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. 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: 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 Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees. 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: 13 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Arafath Hill. In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Lisztomania, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Against Our Will by Susan Brownmiller 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. A Woman Under the Influence, directed by John Cassavetes, 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: 13 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brian Dawkins. Badlands, directed by Terrence Malick, 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: 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. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, directed by Luis Bunuel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus 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. Macbeth, directed by Roman Polanski, 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: 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. 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: 13 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Nancy Kerrigan. In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. The Madwoman of Chaillot, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Ada by Vladimir Nabokov 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. 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: 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. 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: 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. 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: 13 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Torreton. 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. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
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. 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: 13 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Isabelle Gélinas. In UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes 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: 13 October 1963.

1962

Long Day's Journey Into Night directed by Sidney Lumet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Derek Harper. 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: 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. Midnight Lace, directed by David Miller, 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: 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. 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: 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. The Seventh Seal, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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: 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. 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: 13 October 1957.

1956

Giant directed by George Stevens 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. 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: 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. 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: 13 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: 13 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Laurent Maréchaux. 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: 13 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: 13 October 1951.

1950

All About Eve directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

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

1949

Love Happy directed by David Miller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

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

1948

Hamlet directed by Laurence Olivier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Claude Bouttier. 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 October 1936.

1935

Barbary Coast directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

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

1934

The Gay Divorcee directed by Mark Sandrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

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

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Johnny Lytle. 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 October 1925.

1924

The Navigator directed by Donald Crisp was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 October 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alan Scott. 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: 13 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: 13 October 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Albert Hague. 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 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: 13 October 1917.

1916

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 October 1915.

1914

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 October 1913.

1912

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1912.

1911

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1911.

1910

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1910.

1909

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 October 1908.

1907

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1907.

1906

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1906.

1905

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 October 1904.

1903

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 October 1903.

1902

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

But much more happened, find out here: 13 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: 13 October 1901.