October 27

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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: 27 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: 27 October 2015.

2014

Famous people born on this day include Charlton Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor. A Most Violent Year, directed by J.C. Chandor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014. Personal by Lee Child was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 October 2006.

2005

Knife of Dreams by Robert Jordan was one of the best seller of 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 October 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Lucca Coast. 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. Longitudes And Attitudes by Thomas L. Friedman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Teilor Grubbs. In UK Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. The One, directed by James Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Fire by Sebastian Junger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. It'S Not About The Bike by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Haruka Kudo. In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. The Bachelor, directed by Gary Sinyor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. When Pride Still Mattered by David Maraniss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Charlie Lenehan. In UK Rollercoaster by B*Witched was in the top 5 hits. 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: 27 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Eden Taylor-Draper. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. Cure, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Diana, Princess Of Wales by Michael O'Mara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Samantha Logan. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. The Mirror Has Two Faces, directed by Barbra Streisand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Law Of Love by Laura Esquivel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Casey Moreta. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Total Eclipse, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. A Place Called Freedom by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Eddie Alderson. 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. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Mahiya Mahi. In UK I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf was in the top 5 hits. Problem Child, directed by Dennis Dugan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Vanished by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stephan El Shaarawy. In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. Jennifer 8, directed by Bruce Robinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. The Creators by Daniel J. Boorstin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Bryan Craig. In that special week people in US were listening to Emotions by Mariah Carey. Enchanted April, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Parliament Of Whores by P. J. O'Rourke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include T-Wayne . In that special week people in US were listening to Black Cat by Janet Jackson. Jacob's Ladder, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Xenia Deli. 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. Joshua And The Children by Joseph F. Girzone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Evan Turner. 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 First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Kilian Jornet. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Less Than Zero, directed by Marek Kanievska, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. It'S All In The Playing by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1987.

1986

Nobody's Fool directed by Evelyn Purcell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Sirli Hanni. 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. Skeleton Crew by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Kelly Osbourne. In that special week people in US were listening to I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder. Toy Soldiers, directed by David Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Kivanc Tatlitug. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. Deal of the Century, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Amsterdam (Netherlands). 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. Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Han Hye-jin. In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits. The Prowler, directed by Joseph Zito, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Night Probe! by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Cassia Riley. In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Humkadam, directed by Anil Ganguly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Clan Of The Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Léa Salamé. 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. 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: 27 October 1979.

1978

Caravans directed by James Fargo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Kumar Sangakkara. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. The Last Wave, directed by Peter Weir, 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: 27 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Terrien. 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. The Final Days by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1976.

1975

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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 Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jason Johnson. 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 Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1973.

1972

A Portion For Foxes by Jane McIlvaine McClary was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Alain Boghossian. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. Scrooge, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1970.

1969

My Life And Prophecies by Jeane Dixon was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Dileep (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. The Lion in Winter, directed by Anthony Harvey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Red Sky At Morning by Richard Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include JoeyStarr . 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 Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Daniel O'Hara. 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. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Kelly Rowan. 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. The Green Berets by Robin Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1965.

1964

A Mother'S Kisses by Bruce Jay Friedman was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Marla Maples. 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. The Day They Shook The Plum Tree by Arthur H. Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Amy Chua. 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. In-Laws And Outlaws by C. Northcote Parkinson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Margaret Mazzantini. 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. Mirror, Mirror On The Wall by Gayelord Hauser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tom Nieto. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. BUtterfield 8, directed by Daniel Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Waste Makers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Rick Carlisle. 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. Station Wagon In Spain by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Simon Le Bon. 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. Inside Russia Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Glenn Hoddle. 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. The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be by Farley Mowat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Michael Shamus Wiles. 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. Grandfather Stories by Samuel Hopkins Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Takis Candilis. 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. Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Béatrice Vernaudon. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Kiss Me Kate, directed by George Sidney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Roberto Benigni. Kansas City Confidential, directed by Phil Karlson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Man On A Donkey by H.F.M. Prescott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1952.

1951

Let's Make It Legal directed by Richard Sale was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1951.

1950

Prehistoric Women directed by Gregg G. Tallas was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 October 1942.

1941

Zis Boom Bah directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1941.

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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 October 1938.

1935

I Stand Condemned directed by Anthony Asquith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 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: 27 October 1914.