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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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 October 2006.

2005

Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts was one of the best seller of 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Beatrice Milly McCartney. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. One Missed Call, directed by Takashi Miike, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The South Beach Diet by Arthur Agatston was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Jackie Frazey. 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. Kentucky Sunrise by Fern Michaels was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 2002.

2001

The One directed by James Wong was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joaquin Reyes. 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 Carousel by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Eden Duncan-Smith. 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. Big Trouble by Dave Barry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Perrine Laffont. 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: 28 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Sierra McCormick. 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. Dirty Jokes And Beer by Drew Carey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Britney Ortiz. 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 Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Glen Kamara. 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. Beach Music by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Andrew Harrison. 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. Baseball by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Kristina Bazan. 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. Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lexi Ainsworth. 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. Earth In The Balance by Al Gore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Warren Barguil. 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. The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include GamingWithJen . 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. Looking For A Ship by John McPhee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Camille Muffat. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Bride of Re-Animator, directed by Brian Yuzna, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Love'S Executioner by Irvin D. Yalom was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Devon Murray. 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 Silence Of The Lambs by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Frank Ocean. 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. Legacy by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Michelle Rouillard. 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. James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Troian Bellisario. 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: 28 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Finn Wittrock. 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. Strong Medicine by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Joyce van Nimmen. 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. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Matt Smith (actor). 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. When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Dwayne Cameron. 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 Hite Report On Male Sexuality by Shere Hite was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Michalak. 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. Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Aki Hakala. 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. Restoring The American Dream by Robert J. Ringer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 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: 28 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Zoie Palmer. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. Pete's Dragon, directed by Don Chaffey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Coma by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Keiron Cunningham. 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. Touch Not The Cat by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1976.

1975

Money by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Joaquin Phoenix. 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. Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amal McCaskill. 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. Curse Of The Kings by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 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: 28 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: 28 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Maria Quiban. 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. Inside The Third Reich by Albert Speer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1970.

1969

The Honeycomb by Adela Rogers St. John was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marc Lièvremont. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. The Hurricane Years by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Julia Roberts. In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits. The Comedians, directed by Peter Glenville, 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: 28 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jill Dearman. 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. The Search For Amelia Earhart by Fred Goerner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jami Gertz. 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: 28 October 1965.

1964

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best seller of 1964.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eros Ramazzotti. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. Julius Caesar, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 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: 28 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Daphne Zuniga. 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. Gabriela, Clove And Cinnamon by Jorge Amado was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1962.

1961

Bachelor in Paradise directed by Jack Arnold was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Derwin. 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 Leopard by Guiseppe di Lampedusa was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Louis Taillefer. 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 Years With Ross by James Thurber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include William Reid. 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. The Russian Revolution by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Florence Arthaud. 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. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 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: 28 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Bill Gates. 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. Onions In The Stew by Betty MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1955.

1954

Four Guns to the Border directed by Richard Carlson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Jean-Luc Bouilleret. 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 Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Annie Potts. The Queen of Sheba, directed by Pietro Francisci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Don Camillo And His Flock by Giovanni Guareschi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1952.

1951

Return To Paradise by James A. Michener was one of the best seller of 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 October 1951.

1950

Harriet Craig directed by Vincent Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 October 1943.

1942

Springtime in the Rockies directed by Irving Cummings was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 October 1934.

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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 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: 28 October 1920.