March 16

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on March 16. From 1900 until now. March 16 is under the sign of Pisces. Famous birthdays on this day include Monica Cruz (1977), Isabelle Huppert (1953) and Jhene (pop singer) (1988). Several movies were released around March 16 over the years, such as Forbidden Planet in 1956 directed by Fred M. Wilcox and Adventures of Captain Marvel in 1941 directed by John English, William Witney.
But much more happened on March 16 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around March 16 over the years?
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Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Country: United States of America

Adventures of Captain Marvel

Adventures of Captain Marvel

Release year: 1941

Directed by: John English, William Witney

Starring: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr., William 'Billy' Benedict, Louise Currie

Thief

Thief

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: James Caan, Tuesday Weld, Willie Nelson, Jim Belushi

Country: United States of America

Town Without Pity

Town Without Pity

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Gottfried Reinhardt

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Barbara Rütting, Christine Kaufmann, E.G. Marshall

Chronicle of an Escape

Chronicle of an Escape

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Israel Adrián Caetano

Starring: Rodrigo De la Serna, Pablo Echarri, Nazareno Casero, Lautaro Delgado

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 16?


Holidays

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Events

  • 2019 A fire at a refugee camp in Nigeria kills eight and leaves 15,000 homeless. The residents are people displaced by ongoing conflict with Boko Haram. (Reuters)
  • 2018 2017–18 North Korea crisis: 2018 inter-Korean summit, North Korea–South Korea relations: South Korea states that they want high-level talks with North Korea before the summit. (Reuters)South Korea–United States relations: South Korea and the United States announce that the Foal Eagle and Key Resolve military drills will be scaled down and shortened. (The Malay Mail)
  • 2017 Piracy off the coast of Somalia: The Somali pirates that hijacked the Aris 13, a United Arab Emirates-owned oil tanker, release it without condition. (BBC)
  • 2016 War in North-West Pakistan: 2016 Peshawar bus bombing: A bomb detonates in a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing 15 and injuring at least 54. (AP via CBS)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16 over the years?


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Books

Which were the most popular books released around March 16 over the years?
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Cold Fire by Dean R. Koontz

Cold Fire

Year: 1991

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'There is an Enemy. It is coming. It is relentless.' Schoolteacher Jim Ironheart flies on an impulse to Portland, Oregon. There he risks his life to save a child from being

Midnight by Dean R. Koontz

Midnight

Year: 1989

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Couplehood by Paul Reiser

Couplehood

Year: 1995

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In the tradition of the #1 best-seller SeinLanguage, Bantam Books proudly presents the first book by Paul Reiser, television's sharpest, funniest observer of love, marriage and other mysteries of life.

Absolute Friends by John le Carre

Absolute Friends

Year: 2004

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An absolutely triumphant bestseller-everywhere hailed as the masterpiece toward which John le Carre has been building since the fall of communism.

The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton

The Winthrop Woman

Year: 1958

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“The Winthrop Woman is that rare literary accomplishment — living history. Really good fictionalized history [like this] often gives closer reality to a period than do factual records.”

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