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2017

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss was one of the best seller of 2017.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2017.

2016

The Bronze directed by Bryan Buckley was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2016.

2015

14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2015.

2014

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I directed by Lars von Trier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2014.

2013

12th of Never by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2013.

2012

The Hunger Games directed by Gary Ross was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2012.

2011

Detention directed by Joseph Kahn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2011.

2010

Kick-Ass directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2010.

2009

The Hurt Locker directed by Kathryn Bigelow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2009.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Love In This Club by Usher. Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. 7th Heaven by James Patterson, Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2008.

2007

Hot Fuzz directed by Edgar Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2007.

2006

She's the Man directed by Andy Fickman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2006.

2005

Dianne Reeves: Live at Montreal directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2005.

2004

Dawn of the Dead directed by Zack Snyder was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2004.

2003

Phone Booth directed by Joel Schumacher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2003.

2002

Resident Evil directed by Paul W.S. Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2002.

2001

Spy Kids directed by Robert Rodriguez was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include MzIsabel . High Fidelity, directed by Stephen Frears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Density Of Souls by Christopher Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Alyssa Vanlandingham. In UK Baby One More Time by Britney Spears was in the top 5 hits. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. A Clash Of Kings by George R. R. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1999.

1998

The Man in the Iron Mask directed by Randall Wallace was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Ciara Bravo. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. 8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Felix Hardy. In that special week people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. The Birdcage, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. ?€œL?€? Is for Lawless by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1996.

1995

I Am Cuba directed by Mijail Kalatozov was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Alain-Fabien Delon. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. ?€œJ?€? Is for Judgment by Sue Grafton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Maziah Mahusin. In UK Oh Carolina by Shaggy was in the top 5 hits. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Barr. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. My Cousin Vinny, directed by Jonathan Lynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. A Brilliant Madness by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Constantinos Hilas. In that special week people in US were listening to One More Try by Timmy T. La Femme Nikita, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. A History Of The Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1991.

1990

Lord of the Flies directed by Harry Hook was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1990.

1989

Leviathan directed by George P. Cosmatos was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Garcia. In that special week people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. Bloodsport, directed by Newt Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. On TV people were watching Chelmsford 123.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Mauro Zarate. In that special week people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau. Evil Dead II, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Bia Figueiredo. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Marvin Humes. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Mask, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. A Catskill Eagle by Robert B. Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Vonzell Solomon. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Children of the Corn, directed by Fritz Kiersch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. ...And the Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Cohen-Aloro. In that special week people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. A Hero For Our Times by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Pedro Mantorras. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Victor Victoria, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Jang Nara. In that special week people in US were listening to Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon. The Howling, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. On TV people were watching Riker.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sebastien Frey. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. A Field Guide To The Birds by Roger Tory Peterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1980.

1979

The China Syndrome directed by James Bridges was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1979.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Devin Lima. In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, directed by John Lounsbery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. A Book Of Common Prayer by Joan Didion was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tomokazu Ohka. In that special week people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. 1876 by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Tomas Zvirgzdauskas. In that special week people in US were listening to My Eyes Adored You by Frankie Valli. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tina Krizan in Maribor. In that special week people in US were listening to Dark Lady by Cher. On TV people were watching Nova.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1974.

1973

The Crazies directed by George A. Romero was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Anja Mollenbeck. In that special week people in US were listening to Heart Of Gold by Neil Young. Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. A Happy Death by Albert Camus was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Mariaan de Swardt in Johannesburg. In that special week people in US were listening to Me And Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin. The Andromeda Strain, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. A White House Diary by Lady Bird Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Queen Latifah [Dana Owens] in Newark. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. Fellini Satyricon, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. A Beggar In Jerusalem by Elie Wiesel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Sheila Taormina. In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits. Charro!, directed by Charles Marquis Warren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Long Row Of Candles by C.L. Sulzberger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Pat Terrell NFL strong safety (Carolina Panthers. In that special week people in US were listening to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding. Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. A Mass For The Dead by William Gibson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1968.

1967

Chimes at Midnight directed by Orson Welles was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Daniel S Nevins. In UK The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by The Walker Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching En famille.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Jeff Labarr. In UK It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Major Dundee, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. A Covenant With Death by Stephen Becker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Christina Ferguson. In that special week people in US were listening to She Loves You by The Beatles. The Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. A Day In The Life Of President Kennedy by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa L Williams in Tarrytown. In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. How the West Was Won, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. A Shade Of Difference by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Ian Griffith. In UK Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Through a Glass Darkly, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Bridge For Passing by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Todd Nelson in Dalles. In that special week people in US were listening to Pony Time by Chubby Checker. The AbsentMinded Professor, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Claudia Udy in Albuquerque. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. Can-Can, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. A Distant Trumpet by Paul Horgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Irene Cara in Bronx. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. Rio Bravo, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. A Fever In The Blood by William Pearson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Andreas Wenzel. In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits. The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Melvin Gentry. In that special week people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. On TV people were watching Panic!.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include "The Model" Rick Martel [Richard Vignault]. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Forbidden Planet, directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Francis G Slay. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. East of Eden, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1955.

1954

Beat the Devil directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Margaret L Augustine in Buffalo. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Lili, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A House Is Not A Home by Polly Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Will Durst. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Creed For Free Enterprise by Clarence B. Randall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1952.

1951

The Red Badge of Courage directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1951.

1950

Stage Fright directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1950.

1949

Little Women directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1949.

1948

The Big Clock directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1948.

1947

The Red House directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1947.

1946

To Each His Own directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aleksey Vakhonin. The House of Fear, directed by Roy William Neill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. Cass Timberlane by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1945.

1944

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith was one of the best seller of 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1944.

1943

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1943.

1942

49th Parallel directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1942.

1941

Meet John Doe directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1941.

1940

Virginia City directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1940.

1939

Love Affair directed by Leo McCarey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1939.

1938

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm directed by Allan Dwan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1938.

1937

Swing High, Swing Low directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1937.

1936

These Three directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1936.

1935

Gold Diggers of 1935 directed by Busby Berkeley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1935.

1934

Jimmy the Gent directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1934.

1933

Christopher Strong directed by Dorothy Arzner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1933.

1932

The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican). Famous people born on this day include F[rederik] W[illem]. Murders in the Rue Morgue, directed by Robert Florey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932. Magnolia Street by Louis Golding was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1932.

1931

Tabu: A Story of the South Seas directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1931.

1930

Cimarron by Edna Ferber was one of the best seller of 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1930.

1929

Spies directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1929.

1928

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fidel V. A Girl in Every Port, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928. Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1928.

1927

The Beloved Rogue directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1927.

1926

Waxworks directed by Leo Birinsky was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1926.

1925

The Monster directed by Roland West was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1925.

1924

The Thief of Bagdad directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1924.

1923

The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ben Chase. The Covered Wagon, directed by James Cruze, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1923.

1922

Sherlock Holmes directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1922.

1921

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse directed by Rex Ingram was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1921.

1920

The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Eric Halsall. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, directed by John S. Robertson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920. A Man for the Ages by Irving Bacheller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1920.

1919

Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best seller of 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1919.

1918

Hearts of the World directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1918.

1917

A Tale of Two Cities directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1917.

1916

Hell's Hinges directed by Charles Swickard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1916.

1915

The Juggernaut directed by Ralph W. Ince was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1915.

1914

Judith of Bethulia directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1914.

1913

Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best seller of 1913.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1913.

1912

A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson was one of the best seller of 1912.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1912.

1911

Queed Henry by Sydnor Harrison was one of the best seller of 1911.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1911.

1910

A Modern Chronicle by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1910.

1909

Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best seller of 1909.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1909.

1908

Mr. Crewe's Career by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1908.

1907

Life and Passion of Christ directed by Ferdinand Zecca was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1907.

1906

Coniston by Winston Churchill was one of the best seller of 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1906.

1905

Nedra George by Barr McCutcheon was one of the best seller of 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1905.

1904

In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson was one of the best seller of 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1904.

1903

Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page was one of the best seller of 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1903.

1902

Audrey by Mary Johnston was one of the best seller of 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1902.

1901

Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson was one of the best seller of 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 18 March 1901.