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2017

The Punisher directed by Jonathan Hensleigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2017.

2015

Secret in Their Eyes directed by Billy Ray was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2015.

2014

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2014.

2013

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire directed by Francis Lawrence was one of the most viewed movies released in 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2013.

2011

Jack and Jill directed by Dennis Dugan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2011.

2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 directed by David Yates was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2010.

2009

2012 directed by Roland Emmerich was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2009.

2007

Beowulf directed by Robert Zemeckis was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2007.

2006

The Dead Girl directed by Karen Moncrieff was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2006.

2005

Famous people born on this day include Infanta Leonor of Spain. In that special week people in US were listening to Gold Digger by Kanye West. Derailed, directed by Mikael Håfström, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. Blue Smoke by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2005.

2003

Looney Tunes: Back in Action directed by Joe Dante was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2003.

2002

Nightstalker directed by Chris Fisher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Griffin Tucker. In that special week people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. Gosford Park, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Willow Smith. In UK Who Let The Dogs Out by Baha Men was in the top 5 hits. Fatal Conflict, directed by Lloyd A. Simandl, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Mikey Marrero. In UK Keep On Movin' by Five was in the top 5 hits. The World Is Not Enough, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Christian Kai. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Night by Monica. The Faculty, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Sydney Park. In UK Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John was in the top 5 hits. The Man Who Knew Too Little, directed by Jon Amiel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Royals by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1997.

1996

Shiloh directed by Dale Rosenbloom was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Mateo Arias. In UK I Believe / Up On The Roof by Robson & Jerome was in the top 5 hits. The American President, directed by Rob Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Finding Moon by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Sahyounie. In UK Baby Come Back by Pato Banton was in the top 5 hits. Deadly Target, directed by Charla Driver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Nicole Brown Simpson: The Private Diary of a Life Interrupted by Faye D. Resnick with Mike Walker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Barnes. In UK I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf was in the top 5 hits. The Three Musketeers, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Marano. In that special week people in US were listening to End Of The Road by Boyz II Men. Play Nice, directed by Terri Treas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1992.

1991

The Deceiver by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1991.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Tati Cotliar. In that special week people in US were listening to Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice. Home Alone, directed by Chris Columbus, 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: 31 October 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Icewear Vezzo. In UK All Around The World by Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Steel Magnolias, directed by Herbert Ross, 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: 31 October 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Buemi. In that special week people in US were listening to Kokomo by The Beach Boys. Distant Thunder, directed by Rick Rosenthal, 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: 31 October 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Nick Foligno. In UK You Win Again by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits. Cherry 2000, directed by Steve De Jarnatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Brent Corrigan. In that special week people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. Jocks, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Red Storm Rising by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Anne Dechauffour. In that special week people in US were listening to Part-Time Lover by Stevie Wonder. Once Bitten, directed by Howard Storm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Red Fox by Anthony Hyde was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Hanna Hilton. In UK I Feel For You by Chaka Khan was in the top 5 hits. Trancers, directed by Charles Band, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Superior Women by Alice Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Alexander Grischuk. In that special week people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers. I Am the Cheese, directed by Robert Jiras, 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: 31 October 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Justin Chatwin. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Five Days One Summer, directed by Fred Zinnemann, 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: 31 October 1982.

1981

Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike was one of the best seller of 1981.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Samaire Armstrong. In UK Don't Stand So Close To Me by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Insaf Ka Tarazu, directed by B.R. Chopra, 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: 31 October 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Karine Delgado. In that special week people in US were listening to Pop Muzik by M. The Rose, directed by Mark Rydell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Class Reunion by Rona Jaffe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1979.

1978

Magic directed by Richard Attenborough was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Séverine Ferrer. In that special week people in US were listening to You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone. Black Joy, directed by Anthony Simmons, 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: 31 October 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Piper Perabo. In that special week people in US were listening to If You Leave Me Now by Chicago. Alice Sweet Alice, directed by Alfred Sole, 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: 31 October 1976.

1975

The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1975.

1974

Famous people born on this day include Céline Balitran. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. Earthquake, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1974.

1973

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Bas (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight and the Pips. Robin Hood, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, 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: 31 October 1973.

1972

Dark Horse by Fletcher Knebel was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Rafael Novoa (actor). In that special week people in US were listening to Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves by Cher. Hannie Caulder, directed by Burt Kennedy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Linn Berggren. In that special week people in US were listening to I'll Be There by Jackson 5. Ryan's Daughter, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. How You Can Profit From The Coming Devaluation by Harry Browne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Kim Rossi Stuart. In UK I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Bobbie Gentry was in the top 5 hits. The Passion of Anna, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Antonio Davis. In UK The Good, The Bad And The Ugly by Hugo Montenegro was in the top 5 hits. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Vanilla Ice. In that special week people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu. Custer of the West, directed by Robert Siodmak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Twenty Letters To A Friend by Svetlana Alliluyeva was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Ad-Rock . In UK Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys was in the top 5 hits. Runaway Railway, directed by Jan Darnley-Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Human Sexual Response by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Sidi Oraza. In that special week people in US were listening to Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones. Red Line 7000, directed by Howard Hawks, 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: 31 October 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Marco van Basten. In UK Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison was in the top 5 hits. Pajama Party, directed by Don Weis, 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: 31 October 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dermot Mulroney. In that special week people in US were listening to Sugar Shack by Jimmy Gilmer. McLintock!, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Margaret Rudkin Pepperidge Farm Cookbook by Margaret Rudkin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1963.

1962

Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Peter Jackson. In UK His Latest Flame / Little Sisters by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Flower Drum Song, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The White Rajah by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Reza Pahlavi. In that special week people in US were listening to Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters. The World of Suzie Wong, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Waste Makers by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include François Lamy. In that special week people in US were listening to Mack The Knife by Bobby Darin. The Last Days of Pompeii, directed by Mario Bonnard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Great Imposter by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Jeannie Longo. In UK Stupid Cupid / Carolina Moon by Connie Francis was in the top 5 hits. Missile to the Moon, directed by Richard E. Cunha, 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: 31 October 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Brian Mitchell. In that special week people in US were listening to Wake Up Little Susie by The Everly Brothers. Don't Go Near the Water, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Bruce Bawer. In that special week people in US were listening to The Green Door by Jim Lowe. The Sharkfighters, directed by Jerry Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Patrick Beurard-Valdoye. In that special week people in US were listening to Autumn Leaves by Roger Williams. Artists and Models, directed by Frank Tashlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1955.

1954

Target Earth directed by Sherman A. Rose was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Lionnel Astier. In UK Look At That Girl by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. A Day to Remember, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Sunset Touch by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jane Wymark. Hangman's Knot, directed by Roy Huggins, 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: 31 October 1952.

1951

Flight to Mars directed by Lesley Selander was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1951.

1950

Three Husbands directed by Irving Reis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1950.

1949

The Story of Seabiscuit directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1949.

1948

Joan of Arc directed by Victor Fleming was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1948.

1947

Gentleman's Agreement directed by Elia Kazan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1947.

1946

The Devil's Playground directed by George Archainbaud was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1946.

1945

Fallen Angel directed by Otto Preminger was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1945.

1944

Two Thousand Women directed by Frank Launder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1944.

1943

Northern Pursuit directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1943.

1942

Road to Morocco directed by David Butler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1942.

1941

Blues in the Night directed by Anatole Litvak was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1941.

1940

Li'l Abner directed by Albert S. Rogell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1940.

1939

Buried Alive directed by Victor Halperin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1939.

1938

Gang Bullets directed by Lambert Hillyer was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1938.

1937

The Last Gangster directed by Edward Ludwig was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1937.

1936

Theodora Goes Wild directed by Richard Boleslawski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1936.

1935

Annie Oakley directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1935.

1934

Evelyn Prentice directed by William K. Howard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1934.

1932

The Sport Parade directed by Dudley Murphy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1932.

1931

Blonde Crazy directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1931.

1930

Sin Takes a Holiday directed by Paul L. Stein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1930.

1929

The Kiss directed by Jacques Feyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1929.

1926

Spangles directed by Frank O'Connor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1926.

1925

The Eagle directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1925.

1922

Shadows directed by Tom Forman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1922.

1921

Be My Wife directed by Max Linder was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1921.

1920

Erotikon directed by Mauritz Stiller was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1920.

1919

Scarlet Days directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1919.

1918

Little Women directed by Harley Knoles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 31 October 1918.