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On This Day - October 6

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on October 6.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 Taken 2 Saturday $18,942,416 $139,854,287
2013 Gravity Sunday $15,298,941 $274,092,705
2012 Hotel Transylvania Saturday $11,794,655 $148,313,048
2001 Training Day Saturday $9,350,000 $76,261,036
2006 The Departed Friday $8,689,561 $132,384,315
2000 Meet the Parents Friday $8,561,000 $166,225,040
2002 Red Dragon Sunday $8,526,780 $92,955,420
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Friday $7,400,000 $39,517,763
2007 The Game Plan Saturday $7,301,977 $90,648,202
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sunday $6,290,693 $119,793,567

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on October 6.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2006 The Departed Friday $8,689,561 $132,384,315
2000 Meet the Parents Friday $8,561,000 $166,225,040
2006 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning Friday $7,400,000 $39,517,763
2006 Employee of the Month Friday $4,216,360 $28,444,855
2000 Get Carter Friday $1,997,000 $14,967,182
2000 Digimon: The Movie Friday $1,233,000 $9,628,751
2004 Taxi Wednesday $300,000 $36,609,966
2016 Premam Thursday $74,219 $825,602

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 6.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2013 Gravity $55,785,112 $274,092,705
2012 Taken 2 $49,514,769 $139,854,287
2002 Red Dragon $36,540,945 $92,955,420
2000 Meet the Parents $28,623,300 $166,225,040
2012 Hotel Transylvania $27,053,395 $148,313,048
2006 The Departed $26,887,467 $132,384,315
2001 Training Day $22,550,788 $76,261,036
2002 Sweet Home Alabama $21,325,435 $127,214,072
2013 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 $20,950,192 $119,793,567
2000 Remember the Titans $19,209,998 $115,654,751

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2017: My Little Pony: The Movie, Blade Runner 2049, The Mountain Between Us, Bad Grandmas, The Florida Project, Generational Sins, Better Watch Out, The Stray, Abundant Acreage Available, Brawl in Cell Block 99, Faces, Places, Blackbird

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Vinod Khanna (1946, died on April 27th, 2017 at the age of 70)

Died on this day in history: Bette Davis (1989, at the age of 81)

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