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On This Day - January 3

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Record Day

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on daily domestic revenue recorded on January 3.

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Sunday $21,479,271 $936,662,225
2010 Avatar Sunday $17,381,129 $760,507,625
1998 Titanic Saturday $12,726,625 $659,363,944
2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Saturday $10,563,221 $377,845,905
2009 Marley & Me Saturday $9,177,480 $143,153,751
2014 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Friday $8,722,144 $32,462,372
2004 Cheaper by the Dozen Saturday $8,283,475 $138,614,544
2015 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Saturday $8,135,890 $255,119,788
2010 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Sunday $7,818,116 $219,614,612
2009 Bedtime Stories Saturday $7,637,546 $110,101,975

Record Opening Day

The chart below contains the top movies based on domestic opening day on January 3.

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2014 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Friday $8,722,144 $32,462,372

Record Weekend

The chart below contains the top 10 movies based on domestic revenue recorded on a weekend where Friday, Saturday or Sunday was January 3.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens $90,241,673 $936,662,225
2010 Avatar $68,490,688 $760,507,625
2010 Sherlock Holmes $36,612,481 $209,028,679
2010 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel $35,189,653 $219,614,612
1998 Titanic $33,315,278 $659,363,944
2016 Daddy’s Home $29,205,583 $150,357,137
2004 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King $28,180,378 $377,845,905
2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers $25,017,279 $342,548,984
2009 Marley & Me $24,263,763 $143,153,751
2015 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies $21,732,090 $255,119,788

Future Releases

Movies to be released on this date in the future: 2020: Untitled Blumhouse Horror Project

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: George Martin (1926, died on March 8th, 2016 at the age of 90), Robert Loggia (1930, died on December 4th, 2015 at the age of 85), Conrad Brooks (1931, died on December 6th, 2017 at the age of 86), Mel Gibson (1956, turned 62 this year)

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

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