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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

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: 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

Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts 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 UK The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. The Crush by Sandra Brown 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. John Adams by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) by Christina Aguilera. Little Nicky, directed by Steven Brill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Sky Is Falling by Sidney Sheldon 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. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins 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 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. Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon 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 that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Cure, directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier 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. Desperation by Stephen King 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 that special week people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. Total Eclipse, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. My American Journey by Colin Powell with Joseph E. Persico 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 UK Saturday Night by Whigfield was in the top 5 hits. The War, directed by Jon Avnet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Couplehood by Paul Reiser 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. Sacred Clowns by Tony Hillerman 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 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: 27 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Bryan Craig. 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. Cruel Doubt by Joe McGinniss 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 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. Lady Boss by Jackie Collins 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. Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder 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. A Cry in the Dark, directed by Fred Schepisi, 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 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. Beloved by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Inbar Lavi. 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. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
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. Contact by Carl Sagan 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 UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Toy Soldiers, directed by David Fisher, 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: 27 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Kivanc Tatlitug. 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. Monimbo by Robert Moss and Arnaud de Borchgrave 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 Patrick Fugit. 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. Second Heaven by Judith Guest 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. Theory Z by William G. Ouchi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). 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. Side Effects by Woody Allen 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 that special week people in US were listening to Rise by Herb Alpert. The Great Alligator, directed by Sergio Martino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin 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 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. Daniel Martin by John Fowles 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 UK Mississippi by Pussycat was in the top 5 hits. Mansion of the Doomed, directed by Michael Pataki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1976.

1975

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner 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 Juan Viedna Schenkhuizen. In that special week people in US were listening to Then Came You by Dionne Warwicke. The Little Prince, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Cavett by Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield 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 Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1973.

1972

My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Theodoros Zagorakis. In UK Coz I Luv You by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Octaman, directed by Harry Essex, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Tenants by Bernard Malamud was one of the best selling books.
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. God Is An Englishman by R.F. Delderfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1970.

1969

The Seven Minutes by Irving Wallace 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dileep (actor). In UK Those Were The Days by Mary Hopkin was in the top 5 hits. The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson 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 that special week people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu. The Comedians, directed by Peter Glenville, 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: 27 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Daniel O'Hara. In UK Distant Drums by Jim Reeves was in the top 5 hits. The Professionals, directed by Richard Brooks, 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: 27 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Krista Blomquist. In UK Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones was in the top 5 hits. Never Too Late, directed by Bud Yorkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. My Twelve Years With John F. Kennedy by Evelyn Lincoln was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 27 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marla Maples. In UK Do You Love Me? by Brian Poole & The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits. Julius Caesar, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 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: 27 October 1963.

1962

Gypsy directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962.

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. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford 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. The Black Book by Lawrence Durrell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1960.

1959

Groucho And Me by Groucho Marx was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Simon Le Bon. In that special week people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. Tarawa Beachhead, directed by Paul Wendkos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Enemy Camp by Jerome Weidman 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 Pink Hotel by Dorothy Erskine and Patrick Dennis 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 UK The Man From Laramie by Jimmy Young was in the top 5 hits. Tarantula, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. These Lovers Fled Away by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1955.

1954

Athena directed by Richard Thorpe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

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. The Silent World by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Frederic Dumas 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Roberto Benigni. The Queen of Sheba, directed by Pietro Francisci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. I Go Pogo by Walt Kelly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1952.

1951

White Man Returns by Agnes Newton Keith was one of the best seller of 1951.

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

1950

Story of a Love Affair directed by Michelangelo Antonioni 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

Unfaithfully Yours directed by Preston Sturges 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

Never Say Goodbye directed by James V. Kern 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.

1940

Escape directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1940.

1939

Danger Flight directed by Howard Bretherton 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.

1937

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

But much more happened, find out here: 27 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: 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

College Coach directed by William A. Wellman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 October 1933.

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.

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.