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On This Day - January 6

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Record Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Day Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Devil Inside Friday $16,756,764 $53,262,945
2001 Cast Away Saturday $11,110,000 $233,632,142
2007 Night at the Museum Saturday $10,485,369 $250,863,268
2017 Hidden Figures Friday $7,621,334 $169,387,004
2006 Hostel Friday $7,620,052 $47,326,473
2001 What Women Want Saturday $6,950,000 $182,805,123
2010 Avatar Wednesday $6,909,167 $760,507,625
2001 Traffic Saturday $6,514,000 $124,107,476
2016 Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens Wednesday $6,210,432 $936,662,225
2012 Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol Friday $6,140,865 $209,397,903

Record Opening Day

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

Year Title Day of
Week
Opening
Day
Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Devil Inside Friday $16,756,764 $53,262,945
2006 Hostel Friday $7,620,052 $47,326,473
2017 Underworld: Blood Wars Friday $4,870,916 $30,405,609
2013 Struck By Lightning Sunday $9,990 $28,378

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 6.

Year Title Weekend Domestic
Box Office
2012 The Devil Inside $33,732,515 $53,262,945
2007 Night at the Museum $23,743,960 $250,863,268
2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring $23,006,447 $315,544,750
2017 Hidden Figures $22,800,057 $169,387,004
2001 Cast Away $22,220,725 $233,632,142
2017 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story $22,063,570 $532,177,324
2013 Texas Chainsaw 3D $21,744,470 $34,341,945
2017 Sing $20,712,365 $270,329,045
2008 National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets $20,062,684 $219,961,501
2013 Django Unchained $20,010,745 $162,805,434

Born and Died

Born on this day in history: Rowan Atkinson (1955, turned 62 this year), Eddie Redmayne (1982, turned 35 this year)

Died on this day in history: Om Puri (2017, at the age of 66), Francine York (2017, at the age of 80)

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

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