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2017

Origin by Dan Brown was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2017.

2016

Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance by Mark Greaney was one of the best seller of 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2016.

2015

Love directed by Gaspar Noé was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2015.

2014

John Wick directed by Chad Stahelski, David Leitch was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2014.

2013

Blue Is the Warmest Color directed by Abdellatif Kechiche was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2013.

2012

Shadows In Flight by Orson Scott Card was one of the best seller of 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2012.

2011

In Time directed by Andrew Niccol was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2011.

2010

Ip Man directed by Wilson Yip was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2010.

2009

Nathan der Weise directed by Manfred Noa was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I.. Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Dark Curse by Christine Feehan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2008.

2007

American Gangster directed by Ridley Scott was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2007.

2006

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer directed by Tom Tykwer was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2006.

2005

Havoc directed by Barbara Kopple was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2005.

2004

Shark Tale directed by Bibo Bergeron was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Jake Brennan. In UK Where Is The Love? by The Black Eyed Peas was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix Revolutions, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. The Beach House by James Patterson, Peter de Jonge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Lilly Liefers. In UK The Long And Winding Road / Suspicious Minds by Will Young & Gareth Gates was in the top 5 hits. Anand, directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Atonement by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Jaheem Toombs. In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. Monsters, Inc., directed by Pete Docter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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. Charlie's Angels, directed by McG, 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: 30 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include AEFresh . In that special week people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. The Insider, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1999.

1998

American History X directed by Tony Kaye was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Riley Lynch. In that special week people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. The Devil's Advocate, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Absolute Power by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Ally Case. In UK Breakfast At Tiffany's by Deep Blue Something was in the top 5 hits. Thinner, directed by Tom Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. To The Hilt by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Salexbrown . In that special week people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. Powder, directed by Victor Salva, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Puerto Vallarta Squeeze by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1995.

1994

Stargate directed by Roland Emmerich was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Marcus Mariota. In that special week people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greeicy Rendon. In UK End Of The Road by Boyz II Men was in the top 5 hits. The Lover, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Night Over Water by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Edouard Louis. In that special week people in US were listening to Romantic by Karyn White. Frankie and Johnny, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Molly Ivins Can'T Say That by Molly Ivins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Amberley Lobo. In UK Show Me Heaven by Maria McKee was in the top 5 hits. Dances with Wolves, directed by Kevin Costner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. September by Rosamunde Pilcher was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Jay Asforis. In UK Ride On Time by Black Box was in the top 5 hits. Look Who's Talking, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Eleventh Hour by Graeme Base was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scott Dyleski. In UK One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston was in the top 5 hits. Mystic Pizza, directed by Donald Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Duchess Of Windsor by Charles Higham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Ashley Graham. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Near Dark, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Texasville by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Morgenstern. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Ragnar Klavan. In that special week people in US were listening to Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder. Re-Animator, directed by Stuart Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Eva Marcille. In that special week people in US were listening to Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run) by Billy Ocean. The Terminator, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Possessions by Judith Michael was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1984.

1983

The Dead Zone directed by David Cronenberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1983.

1982

First Blood directed by Ted Kotcheff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Jun Ji-hyun. In UK It's My Party by Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin was in the top 5 hits. Halloween II, directed by Rick Rosenthal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. American Dreams by Studs Terkel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Foo. In that special week people in US were listening to Woman In Love by Barbra Streisand. Oh, God! Book II, directed by Gilbert Cates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Memories Of Another Day by Harold Robbins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Jerry Berg. In that special week people in US were listening to Pop Muzik by M. ...And Justice for All., directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Shibumi by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Gretchen Rossi. In UK Summer Nights by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John was in the top 5 hits. The Wiz, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Delta Of Venus by Anais Nin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1978.

1977

Looking for Mr. Goodbar directed by Richard Brooks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Umit Ozat. Car Wash, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Angels by Billy Graham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Joanne Malar. In that special week people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John. Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1975.

1974

The Odessa File directed by Ronald Neame was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ellis Johnson. In UK Eye Level by Simon Park Orchestra was in the top 5 hits. Charley Varrick, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Georgina Douglas. In that special week people in US were listening to I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash. Boot Hill, directed by Giuseppe Colizzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1972.

1971

Murmur of the Heart directed by Louis Malle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Dino Philyaw. In UK Band Of Gold by Freda Payne was in the top 5 hits. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The Shivering Sands by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Mayumi Hirase. In that special week people in US were listening to Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley. Marlowe, directed by Paul Bogart, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Love Machine by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Emmanuelle Claret. 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. The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Brenda Catherine Lawson. In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits. Elvira Madigan, directed by Bo Widerberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1967.

1966

The Fortune Cookie directed by Billy Wilder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1966.

1965

Alphaville directed by Jean-Luc Godard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Sandra H Magnus. In UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. The Naked Kiss, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Candy by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jerry de Borg. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. Tom Jones, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Danny Tartabull. In that special week people in US were listening to He's A Rebel by The Crystals. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. Conversation With Stalin by Milovan Djilas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Hans Segers. In UK Walking Back To Happiness by Helen Shapiro was in the top 5 hits. The Comancheros, directed by Michael Curtiz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Inside Europe Today by John Gunther was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Valle. In UK Tell Laura I Love Her by Ricky Valance was in the top 5 hits. The Alamo, directed by John Wayne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Advise And Consent by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Michael Fiedler. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. The Mouse That Roared, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Twixt Twelve And Twenty by Pat Boone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Kevin Pollak. In that special week people in US were listening to It's All In The Game by Tommy Edwards. The Seventh Seal, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The New Class by Milovan Djilas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Ivanovich Lazutkin. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Nights of Cabiria, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Tim Roemer. In that special week people in US were listening to The Green Door by Jim Lowe. I Vitelloni, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Peyton Place by Grace Metalious was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1956.

1955

Rebel Without a Cause directed by Nicholas Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1955.

1954

Summer Interlude directed by Ingmar Bergman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1954.

1953

The Big Heat directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1953.

1952

Limelight directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1952.

1951

Detective Story directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1951.

1950

Dark City directed by William Dieterle was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1950.

1949

Passport to Pimlico directed by Henry Cornelius was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1949.

1948

The Red Shoes directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1948.

1947

Forever Amber directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1947.

1946

The Strange Woman directed by Edgar Ulmer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1946.

1945

Blithe Spirit directed by David Lean was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1945.

1944

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ahmed Chalabi. None But the Lonely Heart, directed by Clifford Odets, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944. Strange Fruit by Lillian Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1944.

1943

Guadalcanal Diary directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1943.

1942

I Married a Witch directed by Rene Clair was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1942.

1941

How Green Was My Valley directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1941.

1940

North West Mounted Police directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1940.

1939

The Roaring Twenties directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1939.

1938

The Citadel directed by King Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1938.

1937

Stand-In directed by Tay Garnett was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1937.

1936

Les Misérables directed by Raymond Bernard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1936.

1935

Hands Across the Table directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1935.

1934

The Trail Beyond directed by Robert Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1934.

1933

The Kennel Murder Case directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Malle. Night After Night, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Sons by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1932.

1931

Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum was one of the best seller of 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1931.

1930

The Doorway to Hell directed by Archie Mayo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1930.

1929

The Taming of the Shrew directed by Sam Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Andrews. Gösta Berlings saga, directed by Mauritz Stiller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1928.

1927

When Boys Leave Home directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1927.

1926

The Great K & A Train Robbery directed by Lewis Seiler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1926.

1925

Go West directed by Buster Keaton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1925.

1924

Hot Water directed by Fred Newmeyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1924.

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: 30 October 1923.

1922

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jane White. Oliver Twist, directed by Frank Lloyd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922. The Sheik Edith by M. Hull was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 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: 30 October 1921.

1920

The River's End by James Oliver Curwood was one of the best seller of 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1920.

1919

Blind Husbands directed by Erich Stroheim was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1919.

1918

Shoulder Arms directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1918.

1917

Seven Keys to Baldpate directed by Hugh Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1917.

1916

The Return of Draw Egan directed by William S. Hart was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1916.

1915

The Coward directed by Reginald Barker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1915.

1914

The New Wizard of Oz directed by L. Frank Baum was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1914.

1913

The Debt of Honor directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1913.

1912

The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Preston Lockwood. From the Manger to the Cross; or, Jesus of Nazareth, directed by Sidney Olcott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912. The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1912.

1911

The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1911.

1910

The Rosary Florence by L. Barcla was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1910.

1909

The Inner Shrine by Anonymous (Basil King) was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1909.

1908

The Lure of the Mask by Harold MacGrath was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1908.

1907

The Port of Missing Men by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1907.

1906

Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1906.

1905

The Garden of Allah by Robert Hichens was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1904.

1903

Lady Rose's Daughter by Mary Augusta Ward was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1903.

1902

The Mississippi Bubble by Emerson Hough was one of the best seller of 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1902.

1901

Eben Holden by Irving Bacheller was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 30 October 1901.