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On This Day - October 4

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 4.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2013 Gravity Friday $17,484,818 $274,092,705
2014 Gone Girl Saturday $15,175,369 $167,767,189
2014 Annabelle Saturday $13,979,788 $84,273,813
2015 The Martian Sunday $13,911,129 $228,433,663
2002 Red Dragon Friday $13,478,355 $92,955,420
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Saturday $12,482,375 $94,514,402
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 Sunday $9,982,870 $169,700,110
2003 School of Rock Saturday $8,712,422 $81,261,177
2014 The Equalizer Saturday $8,446,549 $101,530,738
2008 Eagle Eye Saturday $7,869,322 $101,440,743

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 4.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2013 Gravity Friday $17,484,818 $274,092,705
2002 Red Dragon Friday $13,478,355 $92,955,420
2013 Runner Runner Friday $2,786,580 $19,316,646
2002 Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie Friday $1,898,000 $25,571,351
2013 Pulling Strings Friday $758,787 $5,842,961
2013 Grace Unplugged Friday $346,973 $2,507,159
2013 Nothing Left to Fear Friday $3,759 $7,886
2013 All is Bright Friday $1,364 $4,556

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 4.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2013 Gravity $55,785,112 $274,092,705
2015 The Martian $54,308,575 $228,433,663
2014 Gone Girl $37,513,109 $167,767,189
2014 Annabelle $37,134,255 $84,273,813
2002 Red Dragon $36,540,945 $92,955,420
2015 Hotel Transylvania 2 $33,192,596 $169,700,110
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua $29,300,465 $94,514,402
2009 Zombieland $24,733,155 $75,590,286
2002 Sweet Home Alabama $21,325,435 $127,214,072
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 $20,950,192 $119,793,567

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2019: Gemini Man

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Buster Keaton (1895, died on February 1st, 1966 at the age of 70), Edmund Lyndeck (1925, died on December 14th, 2015 at the age of 90), Michael C. Gross (1945, died on November 16th, 2015 at the age of 70), Alicia Silverstone (1976, turned 41 this year), Dakota Johnson (1989, turned 28 this year)

Died on this day in history: William Tepper (2017, turned 28 this year)

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