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2018

Ready Player One directed by Steven Spielberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2018.

2016

Keanu directed by Peter Atencio was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2016.

2015

Danny Collins directed by Dan Fogelman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2015.

2014

Famous people born on this day include Flight Malaysia Airlines. In that special week people in US were listening to Happy by Pharrell Williams. Kid Cannabis, directed by John Stockwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014. Humans Of New York by Brandon Stanton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2014.

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: 08 March 2012.

2011

The Divide directed by Xavier Gens was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2011.

2010

Hot Tub Time Machine directed by Steve Pink was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Drillbit Taylor, directed by Steven Brill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. This Republic Of Suffering by Drew Gilpin Faust was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2008.

2007

Knocked Up directed by Judd Apatow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2007.

2006

The Lives of Others directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2006.

2004

Taking Lives directed by D.J. Caruso was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2004.

2003

Ned Kelly directed by Gregor Jordan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2003.

2002

Sorority Boys directed by Wallace Wolodarsky was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Cole Galotti. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Exit Wounds, directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. An Hour Before Daylight by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Amazed by Lonestar. Final Destination, directed by James Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 2000.

1999

Arlington Road directed by Mark Pellington was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1999.

1998

Primary Colors directed by Mike Nichols was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Jurina Matsui. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Selena, directed by Gregory Nava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Silent Witness by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1997.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Michael Rivera. In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. Losing Isaiah, directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Cunning Man by Robertson Davies was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include JiRafita . In UK Without You by Mariah Carey was in the top 5 hits. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Fatal Cure by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Davis. In UK Oh Carolina by Shaggy was in the top 5 hits. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, directed by Stuart Gillard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vitaly Zdorovetskiy. In that special week people in US were listening to To Be With You by Mr. Big. Basic Instinct, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Den Of Thieves by James B. Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Devon Werkheiser. In that special week people in US were listening to Someday by Mariah Carey. Defending Your Life, directed by Albert Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Witching Hour by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Petra Kvitová. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Nuns on the Run, directed by Jonathan Lynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Devices And Desires by P. D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Marloes Horst. In that special week people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson. Fletch Lives, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Thomas. In that special week people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. Dominick and Eugene, directed by Robert M. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Rise And Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Milana Vayntrub. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. The Fourth Protocol, directed by John Mackenzie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Outbreak by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Lopez. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Rad, directed by Hal Needham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1986.

1985

The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Rio Mavuba. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. Carmen, directed by Francesco Rosi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Story Of Henri Tod by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1984.

1983

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Kat Von D. In that special week people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. Deathtrap, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Vinita Nair. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. Cutter's Way, directed by Ivan Passer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Congo by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charli Robinson. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. Forbidden Zone, directed by Richard Elfman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. How You Can Become Financially Independent By Investing In Real Estate by Albert J. Lowry was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1980.

1979

From Hell to Victory directed by Umberto Lenzi was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Nick Zano. In that special week people in US were listening to (Love Is) Thicker Than Water by Andy Gibb. The Big Sleep, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Second Ring Of Power by Carlos Castaneda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include James Van Der Beek. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand. Bilitis, directed by David Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Storm Warning by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Freddie Jr Prinze. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Mauro Briano. In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits. Brannigan, directed by Douglas Hickox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Harlequin by Morris West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Agathe Lecaron. In that special week people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks. Shoot First, Die Later, directed by Fernando Di Leo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include David Wilcock. In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Tom Sawyer, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1973.

1972

Pink Flamingos directed by John Waters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Isabelle Demarest. In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. The Barefoot Executive, directed by Robert Butler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Antagonists by Ernest K. Gann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Parker. In that special week people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. The Ballad of Cable Hogue, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. The French Lieutenant'S Woman by John Fowles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Lisa Andersen. In that special week people in US were listening to Everyday People by Sly & the Family Stone. Smith!, directed by Michael O'Herlihy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Luc Goiris. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. Angelique and the Sultan, directed by Bernard Borderie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include John Harkes. In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Camelot, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Captain by Jan de Hartog was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Gregory Barker. In UK The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by The Walker Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Singing Nun, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Kenny Smith. In that special week people in US were listening to Eight Days A Week by The Beatles. The Ipcress File, directed by Sidney J. Furie, 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: 08 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Cheryl James. In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits. Paris When It Sizzles, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. My Years With General Motors by Alfred P. Sloan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Robert Stanton. In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Any Number Can Win, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Leon Robinson. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey! Baby by Bruce Channel. Rome Adventure, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Nation Of Sheep by William J. Lederer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Camryn Manheim. In UK Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Operation Eichmann, directed by R.G. Springsteen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The American Heritage Picture History Of The Civil War by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeffrey Eugenides. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. The Angry Silence, directed by Guy Green, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Ourselves To Know by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Aidan Quinn. In that special week people in US were listening to Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price. Green Mansions, directed by Mel Ferrer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Gary Numan. In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits. South Pacific, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Axel Weber. In that special week people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. Fear Strikes Out, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Fbi Story by Don Whitehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include John Kapelos. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Othello, directed by Sergei Yutkevich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Ananda Pilz. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Man from Laramie, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Good Morning, Miss Dove by Frances Gray Patton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Cheryl Baker. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Salt of the Earth, directed by Herbert J. Biberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Spirit Of St. Louis by Charles Lindbergh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Jim Rice. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Blue Gardenia, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. This I Believe by Edward R. Murrow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1953.

1952

The Forrestal Diaries by Walter Millis and E.S. Duffield was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1952.

1951

Tarzan's Peril directed by Byron Haskin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1951.

1950

Western Pacific Agent directed by Sam Newfield was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1950.

1949

Impact directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1949.

1948

The Return of the Whistler directed by D. Ross Lederman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1948.

1947

The Egg and I directed by Chester Erskine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1947.

1946

Romance of the West directed by Robert Emmett Tansey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1946.

1945

Thunderhead - Son of Flicka directed by Louis King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1945.

1944

Four Jills in a Jeep directed by William A. Seiter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1944.

1943

Aerial Gunner directed by William H. Pine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1943.

1942

Reap the Wild Wind directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1942.

1941

Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 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: 08 March 1939.

1938

The Girl of the Golden West directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1938.

1936

Colleen directed by Alfred E. Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1936.

1934

Mystery Liner directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1934.

1933

The Telegraph Trail directed by Tenny Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1933.

1931

The Front Page directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1931.

1930

Montana Moon directed by Malcolm St. Clair was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1930.

1926

The Bat directed by Roland West was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 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: 08 March 1925.

1920

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde directed by John S. Robertson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 08 March 1920.