March 17

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on March 17. From 1900 until now. March 17 is under the sign of Pisces. Famous birthdays on this day include Rob Kardashian (1987), John Wayne Gacy (1942) and Billy Corgan (1967). Several movies were released around March 17 over the years, such as Rebecca in 1940 directed by Alfred Hitchcock and Dolores Claiborne in 1995 directed by Taylor Hackford.
But much more happened on March 17 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around March 17 over the years?
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Rebecca

Rebecca

Release year: 1940

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America

Dolores Claiborne

Dolores Claiborne

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, Judy Parfitt

The Changeling

The Changeling

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Peter Medak

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

Country: United States of America

Side Street

Side Street

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Farley Granger, Cathy O'Donnell, James Craig, Paul Kelly

The Night My Number Came Up

The Night My Number Came Up

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Leslie Norman

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Alexander Knox, Denholm Elliott

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
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Events

  • 2019 2019 Jayapura flood and landslide: At least 73 people have been killed in flash floods in the province of Papua, Indonesia. (BBC)
  • 2018 2018 Philippine Piper PA-23 Apache crash: A Piper PA-23 passenger aircraft bound for Laoag International Airport in Ilocos Norte, Philippines, crashes upon take off from Plaridel Airport in Bulacan, killing all five people onboard as well as five on the ground. (Reuters) (Rappler)
  • 2017 Yemeni Civil War (2015-present): An unknown perpetrator using an Apache helicopter fires upon a boat carrying Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen, killing at least 40 of them, injuring 35 more. (Reuters), (AFP via MSN)
  • 2016 Iraqi Civil War, Syrian Civil War: The United States Secretary of State John Kerry says ISIL has committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shias in areas it controls in Syria and Iraq. (BBC)The Islamic State reports commander Hassan Aboud has died of wounds sustained about two weeks ago in a battle near Aleppo, Syria. He was injured when a vehicle he was in struck a roadside bomb near Khanaser. (The New York Times)
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Books

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The Sojourner by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The Sojourner

Year: 1953

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Rawlings' final novel The Sojourner is about the life of a man and his relationship to his family: a difficult mother who favors her other, first-born son and his relationship to

The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais

The Forgotten Man

Year: 2005

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In his major New York Times bestseller, The Last Detective, Robert Crais returned to his signature characters, private investigator Elvis Cole and his enigmatic partner, Joe Pike.

Inca Gold by Clive Cussler

Inca Gold

Year: 1995

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A classic, thrilling Dirk Pitt adventure from a master of the genre!Nearly five centuries ago a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea.

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy

A Week in Winter

Year: 2013

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Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know each other. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn …

Men In Black by Mark R. Levin

Men In Black

Year: 2005

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Conservative talk radio host, lawyer, and frequent National Review contributor Mark R. Levin comes out firing against the United States Supreme Court in Men in Black, accusing the institution of corrupting

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