Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on March 8. From 1900 until now.
March 8 is under the sign of Pisces.
Famous birthdays on this day include Kat Von D (1982), Freddie Jr Prinze (1976) and Tom Chaplin (1979).
Several movies were released around March 8 over the years, such as The Lives of Others in 2006 directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck and These Three in 1936 directed by William Wyler.
But much more happened on March 8 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around March 8 over the years?
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Which were the important events of March 8?
- 2019 Crisis in Venezuela: 2019 Venezuelan blackout: A nationwide power blackout enters its second day in Venezuela. Information Minister Jorge Rodríguez and Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López claim the country appears to be the victim of a cyberattack intended to "derail the whole system". Venezuelan National Assembly-declared Acting President Juan Guaidó stated that "state corruption and mismanagement (...) have left the electrical grid in shambles". (AP) (Forbes)
- 2018 Turkish military operation in Afrin: The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army seizes control of Jindires in Syria's Afrin District from the Kurdish YPG. The town is extensively destroyed by Turkish airstrikes, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (Reuters) (France 24)
- 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): March 2017 Kabul attack: A suicide bomber and unidentified gunmen dressed as doctors attack a military hospital in Kabul, killing at least 38 people and wounding dozens more. ISIL claims responsibility for the attack. (The Guardian)
- 2016 Spillover of the Syrian Civil War: Mortar shells fired from Syria kill at least one person and injure another in the Turkish border town of Kilis. (Reuters)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 8 over the years?
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- 2018 Drake - God's Plan
- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
- 2016 Rihanna Featuring Drake - Work
- 2015 Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk!
- 2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy
- 2013 Baauer - Harlem Shake
- 2012 Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
- 2011 Lady GaGa - Born This Way
- 2010 The Black Eyed Peas - Imma Be
- 2009 Flo Rida - Right Round
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Which were the most popular books released around March 8 over the years?
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