October 16

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2019

The Shed directed by Frank Sabatella was one of the most viewed movies released in 2019.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2019.

2016

Wolves at the Door directed by John R. Leonetti was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2016.

2015

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

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 October 2014.

2012

Famous people born on this day include Cairo Stevenson. In that special week people in US were listening to One More Night by Maroon 5. The Proposal, directed by Anne Fletcher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012. Delusion In Death by J. D. Robb was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2012.

2011

The Help by Kathryn Stockett was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 October 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2008.

2007

American Gangster directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2007.

2006

The Prestige directed by Christopher Nolan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2006.

2004

Zombie Honeymoon directed by David Gebroe was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Kritika. 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. Shut Up & Sing by Laura Ingraham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2003.

2002

Golasy directed by Witold Swietnicki was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2002.

2001

The Last Castle directed by Rod Lurie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include David Rawle. 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. Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Julius Tapert. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Bats, directed by Louis Morneau, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Personal Injuries by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1999.

1998

Show Me Love directed by Lukas Moodysson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Erin Riley. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Mandragora, directed by Wiktor Grodecki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Dirty Jokes And Beer by Drew Carey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Billy Unger. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. The Babysitter, directed by Guy Ferland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Laineybot . 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. Hollywood Kids by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Garcia. 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: 16 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bryce Harper. 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. The Silken Web by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Edward Grimes. In that special week people in US were listening to Emotions by Mariah Carey. The Butcher's Wife, directed by Terry Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Iron John by Robert Bly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Marcelina Sowa. 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. Men At Work by George F. Will was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Meaghan Waller. In that special week people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. Ghosts Can't Do It, directed by John Derek, 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: 16 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sham Idrees. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Headhunter, directed by Francis Schaeffer, 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: 16 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Seungho (singer). 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. Freedom by William Safire was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Inna (singer). In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Trick or Treat, directed by Charles Martin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1986.

1985

The Immigrant'S Daughter by Howard Fast was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Mélissa Lauren. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. The Little Drummer Girl, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Tough Guys Don'T Dance by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Loreen (singer). 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. The Seduction Of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Michalak. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Monsignor, directed by Frank Perry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Caterina Scorsone. In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits. The Professional, directed by Georges Lautner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Jackson. 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. The Fifth Horseman by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Kristy Hinze. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't Stop Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson. Courage fuyons, directed by Yves Robert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. There'S No Such Place As Far Away by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include John Mayer. 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. Vivien Leigh by Anne Edwards was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rachid Badouri. 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. Fire And Ice by Andrew Tobias was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Christophe Maé. 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. Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Paul Kariya. In that special week people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John. Vincent, François, Paul and the Others, directed by Claude Sautet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The House Of A Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Justin Credible. 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. Curse Of The Kings by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Mary Powell. 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: 16 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Grégory Lefebvre. In that special week people in US were listening to Maggie May by Rod Stewart. Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Shadow Of The Lynx by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Mehmet Scholl. In that special week people in US were listening to Cracklin' Rosie by Neil Diamond. The Wizard of Gore, directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Wendy Wilson. In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. Moon Zero Two, directed by Roy Ward Baker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Elsa Zylberstein. In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. The Subject Was Roses, directed by Ulu Grosbard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Testimony of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Davina McCall. In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Second-Hand Life by Charles Jackson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Mary McGlynn. 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. Giles Goat Boy by John Barth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Jung Jin-young. 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. 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: 16 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Elie Semoun. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. On Her Majesty'S Secret Service by Ian Fleming was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Flea (musician). 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: 16 October 1962.

1961

Inside Europe Today by John Gunther was one of the best seller of 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leila Pinheiro. In that special week people in US were listening to Mr. Custer by Larry Verne. Ten Who Dared, directed by William Beaudine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Lovely Ambition by Mary Ellen Chase was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Manolo Saiz. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. The Wonderful Country, directed by Robert Parrish, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Town House by Norah Lofts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Tim Robbins. In that special week people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. Torpedo Run, directed by Joseph Pevney, 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: 16 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Jacques Viguier. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Time Limit, directed by Karl Malden, 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: 16 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: 16 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Ellen Dolan. 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. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Corinna Harfouch. 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. The Healing Oath by Andre Soubiran was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1954.

1953

So Big directed by Robert Wise was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1953.

1952

The Far Country by Nevil Shute was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 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: 16 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: 16 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: 16 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: 16 October 1947.

1945

Flaming Bullets directed by Harry L. Fraser was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 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: 16 October 1943.

1942

The Mummy's Tomb directed by Harold Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 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: 16 October 1940.

1939

The Human Monster directed by Walter Summers was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 October 1938.

1937

Breakfast for Two directed by Alfred Santell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1937.

1936

Mister Cinderella directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1936.

1935

The New Frontier directed by Carl Pierson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 October 1935.

1934

Lady by Choice directed by David Burton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 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: 16 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: 16 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: 16 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: 16 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: 16 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: 16 October 1917.