March 8

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 Seven Chances in 1925 directed by Buster Keaton and The King and the Mockingbird in 1980 directed by Paul Grimault.
But much more happened on March 8 over the years: find out below

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Seven Chances

Seven Chances

Release year: 1925

Directed by: Buster Keaton

Starring: Buster Keaton, Ruth Dwyer, T. Roy Barnes, Snitz Edwards

Country: United States of America

The King and the Mockingbird

The King and the Mockingbird

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Paul Grimault

Starring: Jean Martin, Pascal Mazzotti, Raymond Bussières, Agnès Viala



Release year: 1960

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet

Country: United States of America

The Angry Silence

The Angry Silence

Release year: 1960

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

The Boys in the Band

The Boys in the Band

Release year: 1970

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Kenneth Nelson, Peter White, Leonard Frey, Frederick Combs


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 8?


  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
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  • 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 most popular books released around March 8 over the years?
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The Honorable Schoolboy by John le Carré

The Honorable Schoolboy

Year: 1978


Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library / First Edition Society, 1977. First edition. Full-leather. Bound in orange brown full leather with raised bands, gilt-decorated and -titled, all edges gilt.

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

Heart-Shaped Box

Year: 2007


“Wild, mesmerizing, perversely witty….A Valentine from hell.” —Janet Maslin, New York Times The publication of Joe Hill’s beautifully textured, deliciously scary debut novel Heart-Shaped Box was greeted with the sort of overwhelming critical

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand


Year: 2013


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.In

The Closing Of The American Mind by Allan Bloom

The Closing Of The American Mind

Year: 1988



Ten Days In The Hills by Jane Smiley

Ten Days In The Hills

Year: 2007


In the aftermath of the 2003 Academy Awards, Max and Elena- he's an Oscar-winning writer/director-open their Holywood Hills home to a group of friends and neighbors, industy insiders and hangers-on,

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