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On This Day - October 19

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 19.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 Paranormal Activity 4 Friday $15,110,106 $53,900,335
2013 Gravity Saturday $13,609,193 $274,092,705
2013 Captain Phillips Saturday $7,378,399 $107,136,417
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Sunday $6,719,000 $80,571,655
2002 The Ring Saturday $6,323,567 $129,094,024
2013 Carrie Saturday $6,264,952 $35,266,619
2007 30 Days of Night Friday $6,251,903 $39,568,996
2014 Fury Sunday $5,756,470 $85,755,593
2014 The Book of Life Sunday $5,105,210 $50,151,543
2012 Argo Friday $5,066,115 $136,025,503

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 19.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 Paranormal Activity 4 Friday $15,110,106 $53,900,335
2007 30 Days of Night Friday $6,251,903 $39,568,996
2012 Alex Cross Friday $4,030,024 $25,888,412
2001 From Hell Friday $3,815,000 $31,598,308
2001 Riding in Cars with Boys Friday $3,625,000 $29,781,453
2001 The Last Castle Friday $2,216,000 $18,208,078
2007 The Comebacks Friday $2,123,750 $13,349,927
2007 Gone, Baby, Gone Friday $1,944,000 $20,300,218
2007 Rendition Friday $1,405,000 $9,736,045
2007 Things We Lost in the Fire Friday $505,100 $3,287,315

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 19.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2013 Gravity $30,027,161 $274,092,705
2012 Paranormal Activity 4 $29,003,866 $53,900,335
2003 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre $28,094,014 $80,571,655
2014 Fury $23,702,421 $85,755,593
2008 Max Payne $17,639,849 $40,687,294
2014 Gone Girl $17,511,956 $167,767,189
2014 The Book of Life $17,005,218 $50,151,543
2012 Argo $16,445,475 $136,025,503
2013 Captain Phillips $16,413,093 $107,136,417
2013 Carrie $16,101,552 $35,266,619

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2018: Jungle Book, Halloween, The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: John Lithgow (1945, turns 72 this year), Jon Favreau (1966, turns 51 this year), Gillian Jacobs (1982, turns 35 this year)

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