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On This Day - October 21

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 21.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2011 Paranormal Activity 3 Friday $26,305,745 $104,028,807
2016 Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween Friday $9,470,228 $73,206,343
2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Friday $8,848,149 $58,697,076
2000 Meet the Parents Saturday $7,719,000 $166,225,040
2005 Doom Friday $5,857,775 $28,212,337
2006 The Prestige Saturday $5,851,002 $53,089,891
2006 The Departed Saturday $5,774,201 $132,384,315
2016 Ouija: Origin of Evil Friday $5,509,610 $35,144,505
2000 Bedazzled Saturday $5,468,000 $37,879,996
2000 Remember the Titans Saturday $4,809,000 $115,654,751

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 21.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2011 Paranormal Activity 3 Friday $26,305,745 $104,028,807
2016 Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween Friday $9,470,228 $73,206,343
2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Friday $8,848,149 $58,697,076
2005 Doom Friday $5,857,775 $28,212,337
2016 Ouija: Origin of Evil Friday $5,509,610 $35,144,505
2011 The Three Musketeers Friday $2,969,687 $20,377,913
2005 Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story Friday $2,743,429 $33,022,286
2005 North Country Friday $2,012,482 $18,324,242
2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses Friday $1,979,750 $14,904,426
2011 Johnny English Reborn Friday $1,163,845 $8,305,970

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was October 21.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2011 Paranormal Activity 3 $52,568,183 $104,028,807
2012 Paranormal Activity 4 $29,003,866 $53,900,335
2016 Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween $28,501,448 $73,206,343
2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back $22,872,490 $58,697,076
2012 Argo $16,445,475 $136,025,503
2000 Meet the Parents $16,015,185 $166,225,040
2007 30 Days of Night $15,951,902 $39,568,996
2005 Doom $15,488,870 $28,212,337
2006 The Prestige $14,801,808 $53,089,891
1989 Look Who's Talking $14,147,340 $140,088,813

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Brock Yates (1933, died on October 5th, 2016 at the age of 82), Carrie Fisher (1956, died on December 27th, 2016 at the age of 60)

Died on this day in history: Kevin Meaney (2016, at the age of 60), Janet Patterson (2016, at the age of 59)

Note: The charts on this page are not adjusted for inflation.