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2017

S.W.A.T. directed by Clark Johnson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2017.

2015

Life on the Line directed by David Hackl was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2015.

2014

A Most Violent Year directed by J.C. Chandor was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2014.

2013

Out of the Furnace directed by Scott Cooper was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2013.

2011

J. Edgar directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2011.

2010

Due Date directed by Todd Phillips was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2010.

2009

Everybody's Fine directed by Kirk Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2009.

2007

Fred Claus directed by David Dobkin was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2007.

2006

Unknown directed by Simon Brand was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2006.

2005

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best seller of 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2005.

2003

One Missed Call directed by Takashi Miike was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Sorta Emma. In that special week people in US were listening to Dilemma by Nelly. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Murder Book by Jonathan Kellerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Max Ragan. In that special week people in US were listening to I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez. The One, directed by James Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Smoke Jumper by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Makeupmonster . In UK Against All Odds by Mariah Carey & Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Little Nicky, directed by Steven Brill, 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: 26 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Dylan Rey. In UK Lift Me Up by Geri Halliwell was in the top 5 hits. The Bachelor, directed by Gary Sinyor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Luna . In that special week people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. B. Monkey, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Just Jackie by Edward Klein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1998.

1997

Cure directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Spencer Kane. In that special week people in US were listening to Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio. The Mirror Has Two Faces, directed by Barbra Streisand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. A Secret Affair by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1996.

1995

Total Eclipse directed by Agnieszka Holland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Jazzlyn Marae. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men. The War, directed by Jon Avnet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Baseball by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1994.

1993

Problem Child directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include LidoLido . In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Jennifer 8, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Tangled Vines by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Riho Iida. In UK (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams was in the top 5 hits. Enchanted April, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Flowers In The Rain by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Henri Saivet. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Surrender The Pink by Carrie Fisher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Emil Sayfutdinov. In that special week people in US were listening to Miss You Much by Janet Jackson. Bride of Re-Animator, directed by Brian Yuzna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greg Zuerlein. In that special week people in US were listening to Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins. They Live, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Abudramae Bamba. In that special week people in US were listening to Bad by Michael Jackson. Less Than Zero, directed by Marek Kanievska, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The New Breed by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Schoolboy Q. In that special week people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. Nobody's Fool, directed by Evelyn Purcell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Roger'S Version by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Soko (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to Saving All My Love For You by Whitney Houston. That Was Then... This Is Now, directed by Christopher Cain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Fourth Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Sasha Cohen. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. The Killing Fields, directed by Roland Joffé, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Julien Arias. In that special week people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers. Deal of the Century, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Julie Boulanger. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Guy Sebastian. In that special week people in US were listening to Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) by Christopher Cross. The Prowler, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Eagle'S Gift by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cristian Chivu. In that special week people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand. Humkadam, directed by Anil Ganguly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Covenant by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Emilie Barrucand. In UK Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles was in the top 5 hits. The Great Alligator, directed by Sergio Martino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Shadow Of The Moon by M.M. Kaye was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1979.

1978

Long Weekend directed by Colin Eggleston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Jon Heder. In UK Silver Lady by David Soul was in the top 5 hits. The Last Wave, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Miikka Kiprusoff. In that special week people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago. Mansion of the Doomed, directed by Michael Pataki, 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: 26 October 1976.

1975

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Rosemarie Dewitt. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. The Little Prince, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Seth MacFarlane. In that special week people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips. Three Wishes for Cinderella, directed by Václav Vorlícek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1973.

1972

Open Marriage by Nena and George O'Neill was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1972.

1971

Octaman directed by Harry Essex was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Monica Brant. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. Scrooge, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Calico Palace by Gwen Bristow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1970.

1969

The Making Of The President 1968 by Theodore H. White was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Miyuki Imori. In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. The Lion in Winter, directed by Anthony Harvey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Preserve And Protect by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Keith Urban. In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits. Cool Hand Luke, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Steve Valentine. In that special week people in US were listening to 96 Tears by ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians. The Professionals, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Everything But Money by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Aaron Kwok. In that special week people in US were listening to Yesterday by The Beatles. Never Too Late, directed by Bud Yorkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1965.

1964

The Invisible Government by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Natalie Merchant. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. I Owe Russia $1200 by Bob Hope was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Cary Elwes. In that special week people in US were listening to Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett. Gypsy, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, 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: 26 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Dylan McDermott. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. Bachelor in Paradise, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Age Of Reason Begins by Will and Ariel Durant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Briand. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita) by Brenda Lee. BUtterfield 8, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Evo Morales. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. The Wreck of the Mary Deare, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Great Imposter by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Pascale Ogier. In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Tarawa Beachhead, directed by Paul Wendkos, 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: 26 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Glen Murray (politician). In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Blonde in Bondage, directed by Robert Brandt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy by Henry A. Kissinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1957.

1956

Beyond Mombasa directed by George Marshall was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Baltasar Garzón. In that special week people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams. Tarantula, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The House On Nauset Marsh by Wyman Richardson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Gilbert Rozon. In UK My Son My Son by Vera Lynn was in the top 5 hits. Four Guns to the Border, directed by Richard Carlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. Away All Boats by Kenneth Dodson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1954.

1953

Kiss Me Kate directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lazar Ristovski. Kansas City Confidential, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1952.

1951

Lie Down In Darkness by William Styron was one of the best seller of 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1951.

1950

The Mudlark directed by Jean Negulesco was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1950.

1949

That Forsyte Woman directed by Compton Bennett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1949.

1948

My Dear Secretary directed by Charles Martin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1948.

1947

Body and Soul directed by Robert Rossen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1947.

1946

Appointment with Crime directed by John Harlow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1946.

1945

Dakota directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1945.

1944

I Accuse My Parents directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1944.

1943

The North Star directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1943.

1942

Went the Day Well? directed by Alberto Cavalcanti was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1942.

1940

The Mark of Zorro directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1940.

1939

Moon Over Harlem directed by Edgar G. Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1939.

1938

Hard to Get directed by Ray Enright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1938.

1937

The Hurricane directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1937.

1935

Alias John Law directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1935.

1934

We Live Again directed by Rouben Mamoulian was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1934.

1933

The Invisible Man directed by James Whale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1933.

1931

Night Life in Reno directed by Raymond Cannon was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1931.

1928

The Cavalier directed by Irvin Willat was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1928.

1927

Uncle Tom's Cabin directed by Harry A. Pollard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1927.

1926

Exit Smiling directed by Sam Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1926.

1925

His People directed by Edward Sloman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1925.

1923

The Extra Girl directed by F. Richard Jones was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1923.

1922

Oliver Twist directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1922.

1921

The Sheik directed by George Melford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1921.

1920

The Man Who Had Everything directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1920.

1914

Born Again directed by Markie Hancock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 26 October 1914.