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2018

Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2018.

2015

Girl In A Band by Kim Gordon was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2015.

2014

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I directed by Lars von Trier was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2014.

2013

Touch And Go by Lisa Gardner was one of the best seller of 2013.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2013.

2011

Detention directed by Joseph Kahn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2011.

2010

She's Out of My League directed by Jim Field Smith was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2010.

2009

Drag Me to Hell directed by Sam Raimi was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2009.

2007

Hot Fuzz directed by Edgar Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2007.

2006

Cars directed by John Lasseter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2006.

2005

Dianne Reeves: Live at Montreal directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2005.

2003

Phone Booth directed by Joel Schumacher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2003.

2002

Famous people born on this day include Isabelle Allen. In that special week people in US were listening to Ain't It Funny by Jennifer Lopez. Resident Evil, directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002. Self Matters by Phillip C. McGraw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Jeyna Ponce. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Enemy at the Gates, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Claws And Effect by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Pure Shores by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Final Destination, directed by James Wong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Zack Torres. In UK Baby One More Time by Britney Spears was in the top 5 hits. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. Monica'S Story by Andrew Morton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1999.

1998

The Man in the Iron Mask directed by Randall Wallace was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Tyrel Williams. In that special week people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Stones From the River by Ursula Hegi was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1997.

1996

Fargo directed by Joel Coen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Oliver Garland. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. I Am Cuba, directed by Mijail Kalatozov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Cat Who Blew The Whistle by Lilian Jackson Braun was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Sierra McClain. In that special week people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base. The Hudsucker Proxy, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Second Nature by Alice Hoffman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Marine Lorphelin. In that special week people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Official And Confidential by Anthony Summers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tim Hardaway. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. My Cousin Vinny, directed by Jonathan Lynn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Revolution From Within by Gloria Steinem was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Wolfgang Van Halen. In that special week people in US were listening to Someday by Mariah Carey. La Femme Nikita, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Battleground by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Madison Riley. In that special week people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson. Lord of the Flies, directed by Harry Hook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. What I Saw At The Revolution by Peggy Noonan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Blake Griffin. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Edge by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jhene (pop singer). In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Bloodsport, directed by Newt Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Mortal Fear by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Tiiu Kuik. In that special week people in US were listening to Jacob's Ladder by Huey Lewis & The News. Evil Dead II, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Night Of The Fox by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Daddario. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. A Room with a View, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Fringes Of Power by John Colville was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Nicole Trunfio. In UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. Mask, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Glitz by Elmore Leonard was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Élodie Bertal. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Splash, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Lord Of The Dance by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Gatschet. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Vincent Cerutti. In that special week people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. Victor Victoria, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Noble House by James Clavell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Fabiana Murer. In that special week people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton. The Howling, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Century by Fred Mustard Stewart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Todd Heap. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Portraits by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Marcela Mar. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. The China Syndrome, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Brooke Burns. In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits. Coming Home, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. Dynasty by Robert S. Elegant was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Monica Cruz. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, directed by John Lounsbery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Voyage by Sterling Hayden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alvaro Recoba. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Audrey Rose by Frank De Felitta was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Sienna Guillory. In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, directed by Terry Gilliam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anne Charrier. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Tim Kang. In that special week people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. The Crazies, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Sándor Noszaly. In that special week people in US were listening to Heart Of Gold by Neil Young. Slaughterhouse-Five, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Alan Tudyk. In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. The Andromeda Strain, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Curt Schmidt. In that special week people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. Fellini Satyricon, directed by Federico Fellini, 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: 16 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Tonhi Terenzi. In that special week people in US were listening to Dizzy by Tommy Roe. Charro!, directed by Charles Marquis Warren, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. A Small Town in Germany by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Gregory Cohen. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. Gipsy Moth Circles The World by Francis Chichester was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Lauren Graham. In that special week people in US were listening to Penny Lane by The Beatles. A Countess from Hong Kong, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Madame Sarah by Cornelia Otis Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include H P Baxxter. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Those Who Love by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Belén Rueda. In that special week people in US were listening to Eight Days A Week by The Beatles. Major Dundee, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Catherine The Great by Zoe Oldenbourg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Alaize. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. The Servant, directed by Joseph Losey, 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: 16 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jerome Flynn. In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. Fail-Safe by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Marcel Brands. In UK Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Through a Glass Darkly, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. A Prologue To Love by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include David Habib. In that special week people in US were listening to Pony Time by Chubby Checker. The AbsentMinded Professor, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Dean'S Watch by Elizabeth Goudge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Attila Kaszás. In that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. Can-Can, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Enemy Within by Robert F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Flavor Flav. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The New Testament In Modern English by J.B. Phillips was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Catherine Mégret. In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits. The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Laurence La Ferrière. In that special week people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1957.

1956

Forbidden Planet directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Svetlana Alexeeva. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. East of Eden, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. I'Ll Cry Tomorrow by Lillian Roth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1955.

1954

Beat the Devil directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1954.

1953

Lili directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jack Gardner Ford. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1952.

1951

The Red Badge of Courage directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1951.

1950

Stage Fright directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1950.

1949

Little Women directed by Mervyn LeRoy was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1949.

1948

Sitting Pretty directed by Walter Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1948.

1947

The Red House directed by Delmer Daves was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1947.

1946

To Each His Own directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1946.

1945

The House of Fear directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1945.

1944

Passage to Marseille directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1944.

1943

Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1943.

1942

49th Parallel directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1942.

1941

Meet John Doe directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 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: 16 March 1939.

1938

Jezebel directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1938.

1937

Swing High, Swing Low directed by Mitchell Leisen was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1937.

1936

Little Lord Fauntleroy directed by John Cromwell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1936.

1935

Gold Diggers of 1935 directed by Busby Berkeley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1935.

1934

It Happened One Night directed by Frank Capra was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1934.

1933

Christopher Strong directed by Dorothy Arzner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1933.

1932

Murders in the Rue Morgue directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1932.

1931

Dishonored directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1931.

1929

Spies directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1929.

1928

A Girl in Every Port directed by Howard Hawks was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1928.

1927

The Beloved Rogue directed by Alan Crosland was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1927.

1926

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

But much more happened, find out here: 16 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: 16 March 1925.

1924

America directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1924.

1923

The Covered Wagon directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1923.

1922

Sherlock Holmes directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1922.

1921

The Nut directed by Theodore Reed was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1921.

1920

Why Change Your Wife? directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1920.

1918

Hearts of the World directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1918.

1917

A Tale of Two Cities directed by Frank Lloyd was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1917.

1916

Hell's Hinges directed by Charles Swickard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1916.

1915

The Juggernaut directed by Ralph W. Ince was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1915.

1914

Judith of Bethulia directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1914.

1907

Life and Passion of Christ directed by Ferdinand Zecca was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 16 March 1907.