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2018

The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Work by Rihanna Featuring Drake. Keanu, directed by Peter Atencio, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 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: 12 March 2015.

2014

Kid Cannabis directed by John Stockwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 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: 12 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: 12 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: 12 March 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Braydon Wilkerson. In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. Drillbit Taylor, directed by Steven Brill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Duma Key: A Novel by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 2008.

2007

Dead Silence directed by James Wan was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 2007.

2006

The Lost directed by Chris Sivertson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Darlene Vibares. In UK Toxic by Britney Spears was in the top 5 hits. Taking Lives, directed by D.J. Caruso, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. The Zero Game by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 2004.

2003

Famous people born on this day include Andrea Brillantes. In UK Beautiful by Christina Aguilera was in the top 5 hits. Ned Kelly, directed by Gregor Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003. Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 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: 12 March 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Corrina Gill. 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. The First Counsel by Brad Meltzer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Keeley Elise. 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. From This Day Forward by Cokie Roberts and Steve Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Jessie Paege. In UK Baby One More Time by Britney Spears was in the top 5 hits. Arlington Road, directed by Mark Pellington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Send No Flowers by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Conner Dennis. In that special week people in US were listening to My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion. Primary Colors, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1998.

1997

Selena directed by Gregory Nava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1997.

1996

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gra was one of the best seller of 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Kanon Fukuda. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. 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: 12 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Christina Grimmie. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base. Monkey Trouble, directed by Franco Amurri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include JoJoe . In that special week people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, directed by Stuart Gillard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Clay Honeycutt. 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. The Texas Connection by Craig I. Zirbel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Felix Kroos. 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 Next Century by David Halberstam was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Lawrence Clarke. In that special week people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson. Nuns on the Run, directed by Jonathan Lynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Parting With Illusions by Vladimir Pozner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include AJ Rafael. 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. Rivals by Janet Dailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Elly Jackson. In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Dominick and Eugene, directed by Robert M. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. The Tommyknockers by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Teimour Radjabov. 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. Dreams Are Not Enough by Jacqueline Briskin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Danny Jones (musician). 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. House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1986.

1985

See You Later Alligator by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best seller of 1985.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Jaimie Alexander. 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. Rainsong by Phyllis A. Whitney was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1984.

1983

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse by Len Deighton was one of the best seller of 1983.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Gaëlle Niare. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Deathtrap, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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: 12 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Holly Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to I Love A Rainy Night by Eddie Rabbitt. Cutter's Way, directed by Ivan Passer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ruth Hunt. 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. Donahue by Phil Donahue was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Pete Doherty. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. From Hell to Victory, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Overload by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Dave Hause. In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits. The Big Sleep, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Amdy Faye. In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits. Bilitis, directed by David Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Trinity by Leon Uris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arnaud Gourvennec. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. Nightwork by Irwin Shaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Valérie Nicolas. 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. Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Carr. 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. Nickel Mountain by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Desirae Spencer. In that special week people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. Tom Sawyer, directed by Don Taylor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Implosion Conspiracy by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1973.

1972

Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes was one of the best seller of 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Isaiah Rider. 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 New Centurions by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Rex Walters. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. The Boys in the Band, directed by William Friedkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Christopher Coke. In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits. Smith!, directed by Michael O'Herlihy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aaron Eckhart. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra. Angelique and the Sultan, directed by Bernard Borderie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Julio Dely Valdes. 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 Jury Returns by Louis Nizer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Deborah Evelyn. 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. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Steve Finley. 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. Life With Picasso by Francoise Gilot and Carlton Lake was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Francesco Piccolo. 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. The Green Felt Jungle by Ed Reid and Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include John Andretti. 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: 12 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Darryl Strawberry. 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. The Last Plantagenets by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Titus Welliver. 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 White Nile by Alan Moorehead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jason Beghe. 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. Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Mark Easton. 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: 12 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Phil Anderson (cyclist). In that special week people in US were listening to Get A Job by The Silhouettes. Dunkirk, directed by Leslie Norman, 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: 12 March 1958.

1957

Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Steve Harris (musician). 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. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1956.

1955

Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best seller of 1955.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Anish Kapoor. 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 Great Iron Ship by James Dugan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1954.

1953

I Love Melvin directed by Don Weis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1953.

1952

Barabbas by Par Lagerkvist was one of the best seller of 1952.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 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: 12 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: 12 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: 12 March 1949.

1948

The Miracle of the Bells directed by Irving Pichel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 March 1948.

1947

Range Beyond the Blue directed by Ray Taylor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 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: 12 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: 12 March 1945.

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: 12 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: 12 March 1942.

1941

Topper Returns directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 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: 12 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: 12 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: 12 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: 12 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: 12 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: 12 March 1933.

1931

Behind Office Doors directed by Melville W. Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 12 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: 12 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: 12 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: 12 March 1925.