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2018

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to God's Plan by Drake. Paul, Apostle of Christ, directed by Andrew Hyatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018. High Voltage by Karen Marie Moning was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2018.

2016

The Boss directed by Ben Falcone was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2016.

2015

Famous people born on this day include Montgomery Baron Cohen. In that special week people in US were listening to Uptown Funk! by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars. A Girl Like Her, directed by Amy S. Weber, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015. Private Vegas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2015.

2014

Parts Per Billion directed by Brian Horiuchi was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2014.

2012

Brake directed by Gabe Torres was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2012.

2011

Dead Or Alive by Tom Clancy and Grant Blackwood was one of the best seller of 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2011.

2010

Nanny McPhee Returns directed by Susanna White was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Love In This Club by Usher. Superhero Movie, directed by Craig Mazin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2008.

2007

Reign Over Me directed by Mike Binder was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2007.

2006

Stay Alive directed by William Brent Bell was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2006.

2004

Good To Great by Jim Collins was one of the best seller of 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2004.

2003

The Core directed by Jon Amiel was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2003.

2002

À la folie... pas du tout directed by Laetitia Colombani was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Ketchum. In that special week people in US were listening to Stutter by Joe. Mademoiselle, directed by Philippe Lioret, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. A Day Late and A Dollar Short by Terry McMillan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Say My Name by Destiny's Child. Romeo Must Die, directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Gap Creek by Robert Morgan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2000.

1999

Kate's Addiction directed by Eric DelaBarre was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include SubZeroExtabyte . In that special week people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith. Ride, directed by Millicent Shelton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Katie Ledecky. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Driftwood, directed by Ronan O'Leary, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Alain Jérôme. In UK Children by Robert Miles was in the top 5 hits. The Dress, directed by Alex van Warmerdam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Undaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Adam Perkins. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Dolores Claiborne, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Home Song by LaVyrle Spencer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1995.

1994

Above the Rim directed by Jeff Pollack was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Julia Winter. In UK Oh Carolina by Shaggy was in the top 5 hits. Born Yesterday, directed by Luis Mandoki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Preparing For The Twenty-First Century by Paul Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Boyega. In that special week people in US were listening to To Be With You by Mr. Big. White Men Can't Jump, directed by Ron Shelton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Brother Eagle by Susan Jeffers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Cordarrelle Patterson. In that special week people in US were listening to Someday by Mariah Carey. Career Opportunities, directed by Bryan Gordon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Firm by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Hozier (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to Escapade by Janet Jackson. Pretty Woman, directed by Garry Marshall, 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: 17 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Shinji Kagawa. In UK Too Many Broken Hearts by Jason Donovan was in the top 5 hits. Troop Beverly Hills, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grimes (musician). In UK I Should Be So Lucky by Kylie Minogue was in the top 5 hits. Johnny Be Good, directed by Bud S. Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Lightning by Dean R. Koontz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Rob Kardashian. In UK Everything I Own by Boy George was in the top 5 hits. The Hanoi Hilton, directed by Lionel Chetwynd, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Dinner Party by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Miles Kane. In that special week people in US were listening to Sara by Starship. Lucas, directed by David Seltzer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Anne Ross. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon. Ladyhawke, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Moscow Rules by Robert Moss was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Ryan Rottman. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. Charrito, directed by Roberto Gómez Bolaños, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Smart Women by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Astrid Guyart. In that special week people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. The Outsiders, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Growing Up by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Steven Pienaar. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Paradise, directed by Stuart Gillard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Fever by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Kyle Korver. In that special week people in US were listening to 9 To 5 by Dolly Parton. Thief, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. You Can Negotiate Anything by Herb Cohen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Katie Morgan. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. White House Years by Henry Kissinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Coco Austin. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor. Boulevard Nights, directed by Michael Pressman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Pilar Rubio. In UK Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush was in the top 5 hits. What's Up Superdoc!, directed by Derek Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Women'S Room by Marilyn French was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Tamar Braxton. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Theme From A Star Is Born (Evergreen) by Barbra Streisand. The Domino Principle, directed by Stanley Kramer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Roots by Alex Haley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brittany Daniel. In UK I Love To Love by Tina Charles was in the top 5 hits. Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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: 17 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Justin Hawkins. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Water by The Doobie Brothers. Rosebud, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marisa Coughlan. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. The Great Gatsby, directed by Jack Clayton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Creative Divorce by Mel Krantzler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Caroline Corr. In UK Cum On Feel The Noize by Slade was in the top 5 hits. Godspell, directed by David Greene, 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: 17 March 1973.

1972

The Chinese Connection directed by Wei Lo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Frédérique Bedos. In UK Baby Jump by Mungo Jerry was in the top 5 hits. Brother John, directed by James Goldstone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Greening Of America by Charles Reich was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. In that special week people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. The Adventurers, directed by Lewis Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Ruffles And Flourishes by Liz Carpenter was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Alexander McQueen. In that special week people in US were listening to Dizzy by Tommy Roe. 100 Rifles, directed by Tom Gries, 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: 17 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maxence Fermine. In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits. The Bride Wore Black, directed by François Truffaut, 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: 17 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Billy Corgan. In that special week people in US were listening to Penny Lane by The Beatles. Thoroughly Modern Millie, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include José Garcia. In UK The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore by The Walker Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Le stagioni del nostro amore, directed by Florestano Vancini, 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: 17 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Diana Farrell. In UK It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Girl Happy, directed by Boris Sagal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Legend Of The Seventh Virgin by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Rob Lowe. In that special week people in US were listening to I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles. The Fall of the Roman Empire, directed by Anthony Mann, 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: 17 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Michael Ivins. In UK Summer Holiday by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Leopard, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Fall Of The Dynasties by Edmond Taylor was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Ostrowski. In UK Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Hitler, directed by Stuart Heisler, 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: 17 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Dana Reeve. In that special week people in US were listening to Pony Time by Chubby Checker. Town Without Pity, directed by Gottfried Reinhardt, 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: 17 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arye Gross. In that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. The Lincoln Lords by Cameron Hawley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Danny Ainge. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. Al Capone, directed by Richard Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Proud Possessors by Aline B. Saarinen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Jizzy Pearl. In that special week people in US were listening to Don't by Elvis Presley. Underworld Beauty, directed by Seijun Suzuki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. The Sound Of Thunder by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1958.

1957

The Strange One directed by Jack Garfein was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1957.

1956

Who Done It? directed by Basil Dearden was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Gary Sinise. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Rage at Dawn, directed by Tim Whelan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. The Prayers Of Peter Marshall by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1955.

1954

West of Zanzibar directed by Harry Watt was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1954.

1953

Famous people born on this day include Filemon Lagman. In UK She Wears Red Feathers by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Lone Hand, directed by George Sherman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. A Many-Splendored Thing by Han Suyin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Susie Allanson. Oklahoma Annie, directed by R.G. Springsteen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. Melville Goodwin, Usa by John Marquand was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1952.

1951

Strange Deception directed by Curzio Malaparte was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1951.

1950

Quicksand directed by Irving Pichel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1950.

1949

Outpost in Morocco directed by Robert Florey was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1949.

1948

The Search directed by Fred Zinnemann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1948.

1947

The Farmer's Daughter directed by H.C. Potter was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1947.

1946

House of Horrors directed by Jean Yarbrough was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1946.

1945

Without Love directed by Harold S. Bucquet was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1945.

1944

Cover Girl directed by Charles Vidor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1944.

1943

Hit Parade of 1943 directed by Albert S. Rogell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1943.

1942

To the Shores of Tripoli directed by H. Bruce Humberstone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1942.

1941

City of Missing Girls directed by Elmer Clifton was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1941.

1940

Rebecca directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1940.

1939

Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police directed by James P. Hogan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1939.

1938

Bluebeard's Eighth Wife directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1938.

1937

Git Along Little Dogies directed by Joseph Kane was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1937.

1936

The Great Ziegfeld directed by Robert Z. Leonard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1936.

1935

Circumstantial Evidence directed by Charles Lamont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1935.

1933

Daring Daughters directed by Christy Cabanne was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1933.

1932

Are You Listening? directed by Harry Beaumont was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1932.

1930

Mammy directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1930.

1928

Spies directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1928.

1927

Mr. Wu directed by William Nigh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1927.

1923

Friedrich Schiller - Eine Dichterjugend directed by Curt Goetz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1923.