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2017

Please Stand By directed by Ben Lewin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2017.

2014

Interstellar directed by Christopher Nolan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2014.

2013

Inferno by Dan Brown was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2013.

2012

Skyfall directed by Sam Mendes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2012.

2010

Unstoppable directed by Tony Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2010.

2009

Not Since You directed by Jeff Stephenson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Live Your Life by T.I.. Quantum of Solace, directed by Marc Forster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2008.

2006

Devil's Den directed by Jeff Burr was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2006.

2005

Jarhead directed by Sam Mendes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2005.

2004

The Incredibles directed by Brad Bird was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2004.

2002

Cheats directed by Andrew Gurland was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2002.

2001

K-PAX directed by Iain Softley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Baby CEO. In that special week people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. Charlie's Angels, directed by McG, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Bear And The Dragon by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Madi Lee. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. The Insider, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Alibi by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1999.

1998

Still Crazy directed by Brian Gibson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Acacia Brinley. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Red Corner, directed by Jon Avnet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Night Passage by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include BI (rapper). In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. High School High, directed by Hart Bochner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. To The Hilt by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Saidy Janko. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Vampire in Brooklyn, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Natacha Andréani. In UK Saturday Night by Whigfield was in the top 5 hits. Secret Games 3, directed by Gregory Dark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man by Tim Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Charity Vance. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. Fatal Instinct, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Strip Tease by Carl Hiaasen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include 21 Savage. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Rich in Love, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Leaving Cold Sassy by Olive Ann Burns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Keith Leak. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Billy Bathgate, directed by Robert Benton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Lipnicki. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Sibling Rivalry, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Cat And The Curmudgeon by Cleveland Amory was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Lamichael James. In that special week people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. Shocker, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. From Beirut To Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Parineeti Chopra. In that special week people in US were listening to Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins. Red Scorpion, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Ragman'S Son by Kirk Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Park Ha-sun. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Aenigma, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Kyle Gallner. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Wraith, directed by Mike Marvin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Zac Hanson. In UK The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush was in the top 5 hits. Evils of the Night, directed by Mohammed Rustam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Immigrant'S Daughter by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Aleks Marić. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. American Dreamer, directed by Rick Rosenthal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. God Knows by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Lewis Brindley. In that special week people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. Papy fait de la résistance, directed by Jean-Marie Poiré, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Christine by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Florine Valdenaire. In that special week people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. Tenebre, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Lisa D'Amato. In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits. Galaxy of Terror, directed by Bruce D. Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Luciano'S Luck by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Niall Breslin. In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Permanent Vacation, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Men In Love by Nancy Friday was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Irene Malin. In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits. The Great Santini, directed by Lewis John Carlino, 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: 22 October 1979.

1978

Comes a Horseman directed by Alan J. Pakula was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Elizabeth Kucinich. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Serpent's Egg, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Helen Svedin. In UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Deep by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Jesse Tyler Ferguson. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. The Teasers, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Without Feathers by Woody Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Layla Roberts. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. The Working Girls, directed by Stephanie Rothman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jason Aaron Baca. In that special week people in US were listening to Angie by The Rolling Stones. Jonathan Livingston Seagull, directed by Hall Bartlett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Saffron Burrows. In that special week people in US were listening to My Ding-A-Ling by Chuck Berry. César and Rosalie, directed by Claude Sautet, 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: 22 October 1972.

1971

Summer Of The Red Wolf by Morris West was one of the best seller of 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Winston Bogarde. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. Husbands, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Helmut Lotti. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can't Get Next To You by The Temptations. Downhill Racer, directed by Michael Ritchie, 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: 22 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Shaggy (musician). In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. Ice Station Zebra, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Carlos Mencia. In that special week people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu. Indomptable Angélique, directed by Bernard Borderie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Valeria Golino. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. Ride in the Whirlwind, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. The Detective by Roderick Thorp was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1966.

1965

Die, Monster, Die! directed by Daniel Haller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Drazen Petrovic. In UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. The Americanization of Emily, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Brian Boitano. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. The Incredible Journey, directed by Fletcher Markle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. My Darling Clementine by Jack Fishman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Bob Odenkirk. In that special week people in US were listening to Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett. The Manchurian Candidate, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Men And Decisions by Lewis L. Strauss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Philippe Decouflé. In that special week people in US were listening to Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles. The Giant of Metropolis, directed by Umberto Scarpelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The White Rajah by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Darryl Jenifer. In that special week people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters. Baseball Is A Funny Game by Joe Garagiola was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Marc Shaiman. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. Beast from Haunted Cave, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Lady Chatterly'S Lover by D.H. Lawrence was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Keith Parkinson. In that special week people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. Party Girl, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Please Don'T Eat The Daisies by Jean Kerr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Barnd. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Ride Out for Revenge, directed by Bernard Girard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Rascals In Paradise by James A. Michener and Grove Day was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1957.

1956

The Brave One directed by Irving Rapper was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1956.

1955

King's Rhapsody directed by Herbert Wilcox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1955.

1954

Black Widow directed by Nunnally Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1954.

1953

The Heart Of The Family by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best seller of 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Goldblum. Flat Top, directed by Lesley Selander, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. From Under My Hat by Hedda Hopper was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1952.

1951

Unknown World directed by Terry O. Morse was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1951.

1950

Copper Canyon directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1950.

1949

Everybody Does It directed by Edmund Goulding was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1949.

1948

June Bride directed by Bretaigne Windust was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1948.

1947

Christmas Eve directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1947.

1946

Wife Wanted directed by Phil Karlson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1946.

1945

Johnny Angel directed by Edwin L. Marin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1945.

1944

One Body Too Many directed by Frank McDonald was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1944.

1943

Guadalcanal Diary directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1943.

1942

The Moon and Sixpence directed by Albert Lewin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1942.

1941

All-American Co-Ed directed by LeRoy Prinz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1941.

1940

Christmas in July directed by Preston Sturges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1940.

1939

Torture Ship directed by Victor Halperin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1939.

1938

Brother Rat directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1938.

1937

Stand-In directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1937.

1936

The House of Secrets directed by Roland D. Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1936.

1934

The Captain Hates the Sea directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1934.

1933

The Kennel Murder Case directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1933.

1932

Trouble in Paradise directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1932.

1931

Consolation Marriage directed by Paul Sloane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1931.

1930

Way for a Sailor directed by Sam Wood was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1930.

1929

Woman to Woman directed by Victor Saville was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1929.

1927

Dress Parade directed by Donald Crisp was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 22 October 1927.