March 5

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on March 5. From 1900 until now. March 5 is under the sign of Pisces. Famous birthdays on this day include Eva Mendes (1974), Bertrand Cantat (1964) and John Frusciante (1970). Several movies were released around March 5 over the years, such as Bombay in 1995 directed by Mani Ratnam and East of Eden in 1955 directed by Elia Kazan.
But much more happened on March 5 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around March 5 over the years?
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Release year: 1995

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

Starring: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Kitty, Master Harsha

East of Eden

East of Eden

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

Country: United States of America

Purple Noon

Purple Noon

Release year: 1960

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Alain Delon, Maurice Ronet, Marie Laforêt, Erno Crisa

Country: United States of America

The Girl Said No

The Girl Said No

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: William Haines, Leila Hyams, Polly Moran, Marie Dressler

The Things of Life

The Things of Life

Release year: 1970

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Romy Schneider, Gérard Lartigau, Jean Bouise


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 5?


  • St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
  • Saint Theophile (d. 195)
  • Saint Olivia (d. 308)
  • Saint Gerarda
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  • 2019 Packages containing suspected improvised explosive devices are found near Heathrow Airport, London City Airport, and London Waterloo station in London, England. (BBC)
  • 2018 Tongo Tongo ambush: ISIL releases purported footage of the October 2017 attack on American special forces in Tongo Tongo, Niger. (BBC)
  • 2017 Sudanese conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile: The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North releases 127 prisoners from captivity, mostly troops of the Sudanese military. (Al Jazeera)
  • 2016 Taliban insurgency: The Afghan Taliban releases a statement rejecting peace talks with the government of Afghanistan until foreign forces stop attacking their positions and withdraw from the country. Direct peace talks between the government and the Taliban were expected to take place in Islamabad, Pakistan next week. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
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Duma Key: A Novel by Stephen King

Duma Key: A Novel

Year: 2008


Don’t miss the thrilling novel from undisputed King of Horror and #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King about what happens when the barrier between our world and that of the supernatural is breached...No

The Counterfeit Agent by Alex Berenson

The Counterfeit Agent

Year: 2014


“Berenson’s strength is his deep understanding of geopolitics and of the shoddy compromises it demands. He clearly has excellent contacts in the world of shadows.

Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman

Harry S. Truman

Year: 1973


The definitive biography of one of the most enduring political figures of the 20th century. Margaret Truman writes with unequaled insight and understanding about her father's extraordinary life and offers rare

Border Music by Robert James Waller

Border Music

Year: 1995


Texas Jack Carmine is a free soul, a rider of roads, and a man with secrets that stretch back to Vietnam and hungers that keep him from settling down.

The Testament by John Grisham

The Testament

Year: 1999


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry old man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions—a …

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