October 23

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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: 23 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: 23 October 2014.

2013

Never Go Back by Lee Child was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 October 2009.

2008

Quantum of Solace directed by Marc Forster was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 October 2004.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Kaelynn Wright. In that special week people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. Cheats, directed by Andrew Gurland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Violets Are Blue by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include TheyLoveArii . 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. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Nathalie Paris. In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. The Insider, directed by Michael Mann, 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: 23 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Amandla Stenberg. In that special week people in US were listening to One Week by Barenaked Ladies. Still Crazy, directed by Brian Gibson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jordan Hanna. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Red Corner, directed by Jon Avnet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Dogs Never Lie About Love by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1997.

1996

Thinner directed by Tom Holland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Ireland Baldwin. 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. My Old Man And The Sea by David Hays and Daniel Hays was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Margaret Qualley. 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. One True Thing by Anna Quindlen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Taylor Spreitler. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. Fatal Instinct, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Álvaro Morata. In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. Rich in Love, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Princess Mako of Akishino. 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. The Sum Of All Fears by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Stan Walker. In that special week people in US were listening to I Don't Have The Heart by James Ingram. Sibling Rivalry, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Every Spy A Prince by Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Christopher Stuart. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Shocker, directed by Wes Craven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Oliver Proudlock. 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. Landslide by Jane Mayer and Doyle McManus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Carmella (wrestler). 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. Love, Medicine & Miracles by Bernie S. Siegel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Emilia Clarke. 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. A Matter Of Honor by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Miguel (singer). 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 Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Izabel Goulart. 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. First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Sayaka Isoyama. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. Papy fait de la résistance, directed by Jean-Marie Poiré, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Valentin Badea. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Tenebre, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Morgan Murphy (comedian). In that special week people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross. Galaxy of Terror, directed by Bruce D. Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Mate Bilić. 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. The Spike by Arnaud de Borchgrave and Robert Moss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Petruo. In that special week people in US were listening to Rise by Herb Alpert. The Great Santini, directed by Lewis John Carlino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Triple by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1979.

1978

Halloween directed by John Carpenter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Brad Haddin. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. The Serpent's Egg, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. The Path Between The Seas by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Reynolds. In that special week people in US were listening to Disco Duck (Part 1) by Rick Dees. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, directed by Herbert Ross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. A Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Keith van Horn. In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. 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: 23 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Kaleena Kiff. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. Phantom of the Paradise, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The War Between The Tates by Alison Lurie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gaël Touya. 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 Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1973.

1972

The Peter Prescription by Laurence J. Peter was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Fabrice Burgaud. In UK Maggie May / Reason To Believe by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Duck, You Sucker, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Ra Expeditions by Thor Heyerdahl was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Jasmin St Claire. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. Husbands, directed by John Cassavetes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Wall Street Jungle by Richard Ney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Dolly Buster. In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. Downhill Racer, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Bettina Fulco Villella. 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 Rich And The Super-Rich by Ferdinand Lundberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Dale Crover. In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. 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: 23 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Alex Zanardi. 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. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Robert Trujillo. In that special week people in US were listening to Do Wah Diddy Diddy by Manfred Mann. The Americanization of Emily, directed by Arthur Hiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Rector Of Justin by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Hélène Labarriere. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. Contempt, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Doug Flutie. 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. Hornblower And The Hotspur by C.S. Forester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Laurie Anderson. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. El Cid, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luc Girerd. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. May This House Be Safe From Tigers by Alexander King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Weird Al Yankovic. In UK Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin was in the top 5 hits. Beast from Haunted Cave, directed by Monte Hellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The House Of Intellect by Jacques Barzun was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Abdel Rahman El Bacha. In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Party Girl, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Paul Kagame. In that special week people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers. Ride Out for Revenge, directed by Bernard Girard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Operation Sea Lion by Peter Fleming was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Ang Lee. In UK Hold My Hand by Don Cornell was in the top 5 hits. Black Widow, directed by Nunnally Johnson, 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: 23 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Arielle Boulin-Prat. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Take the High Ground!, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Deep Six by Martin Dibner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include John Poff. The Assassin, directed by Ralph Thomas, 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 October 1945.

1944

Wild Horse Phantom directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 October 1944.

1943

Bullets and Saddles directed by Anthony Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 October 1942.

1941

How Green Was My Valley directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 October 1937.

1936

A Woman Rebels directed by Mark Sandrich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 October 1933.

1932

Night After Night directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 October 1927.