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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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 October 2006.

2005

A Million Little Pieces by James Fre was one of the best seller of 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 2005.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Glory Curda. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Boy by Beyonce. One Missed Call, directed by Takashi Miike, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include James Broderick. 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. Blue Shoe by Anne Lamott was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Natural Blonde by Liz Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Christian Wossilek. 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: 29 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Constantine-Alexios Prince of Greece and Denmark. 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. The Loop by Nicholas Evans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Akoye Castle. 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. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Astrid S. 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. A Secret Affair by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include FaZe Linkzy. 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. Spencerville by Nelson DeMille was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include India Eisley. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. 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: 29 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Russ (rapper). 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 Silken Web by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Marcus Lattimore. 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. Toujours Provence by Peter Mayle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Amarna Miller. 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. The Stand by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Alexander Kirk. 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. Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sam Hutsby. 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: 29 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Tove Lo. 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. Time Flies by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Myriam Soumaré. 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: 29 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Janet Montgomery. 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: 29 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include José Mijares. 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. First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Jérémy Mathieu. 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 Auerbach Will by Stephen Birmingham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Gob. In that special week people in US were listening to Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work. Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Atlantic High by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Beard. 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. The Legacy by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ben Foster (acteur). 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 Fifth Horseman by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Andrew-Lee Potts. 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. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Brendan Fehr. 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. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Médéric Clain. 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. The Lonely Lady by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Cecilie Thomsen. 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. Cavett by Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robert Pirès. 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: 29 October 1973.

1972

O Jerusalem! by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Winona Ryder. 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 Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Toby Smith. 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: 29 October 1970.

1969

The Selling Of The President 1968 by Joe McGinniss was one of the best seller of 1969.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Johan Olav Koss. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles. The Case Against Congress by Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Rufus Sewell. 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. The Lawyers by Martin Mayer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Mary Bucholtz. 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. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Christy Clark. 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: 29 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: 29 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Christophe Alévêque. 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. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Einar Örn Benediktsson. 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. Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Randy Jackson (The Jacksons). 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. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Finola Hughes. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Be Wanted (Per Tutta La Vita) by Brenda Lee. The Black Book by Lawrence Durrell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1960.

1959

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

But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Tassadit Imache. 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 Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Vittorio Rambaldi. In that special week people in US were listening to Wake Up Little Susie by The Everly Brothers. Blonde in Bondage, directed by Robert Brandt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. Too Much, Too Soon by Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Kevin DuBrow. 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. The Deer Park by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 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: 29 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marcia Fudge. 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 October 1937.

1935

I Found Stella Parish directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 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: 29 October 1920.