March 17

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2018

Paul, Apostle of Christ directed by Andrew Hyatt was one of the most viewed movies released in 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2018.

2016

The Whole Truth directed by Courtney Hunt 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. H Is For Hawk by Helen Macdonald was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2015.

2014

The Undead Pool by Kim Harrison was one of the best seller of 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

Act Naturally directed by J.P. Riley was one of the most viewed movies released in 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 UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Superhero Movie, directed by Craig Mazin, 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: 17 March 2008.

2007

Sunshine directed by Danny Boyle was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

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

2006

Chronicle of an Escape directed by Israel Adrián Caetano was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2004

The I Inside directed by Roland Suso Richter was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

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

2003

Head of State directed by Chris Rock was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

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

2002

Teddy Bears' Picnic directed by Harry Shearer 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 UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. The Animal, directed by Luke Greenfield, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2001.

2000

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best seller of 2000.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 2000.

1999

International Khiladi directed by Umesh Mehra 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 UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Ride, directed by Millicent Shelton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Talking to Heaven by James Van Praagh 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 that special week people in US were listening to Wannabe by The Spice Girls. Driftwood, directed by Ronan O'Leary, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Total Control by David Baldacci 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 that special week people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. The Wolves, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Contagion by Robin Cook 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 that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. New Jersey Drive, directed by Nick Gomez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield 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. Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore 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. The Power of One, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Line Of Fire by W. E. B. Griffin 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 UK Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash was in the top 5 hits. The Unborn, directed by Rodman Flender, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Sliver by Ira Levin 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. Black Snow, directed by Frank Patterson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Second World War by John Keegan 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 that special week people in US were listening to Lost In Your Eyes by Debbie Gibson. Sonny Boy, directed by Robert Martin Carroll, 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: 17 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grimes (musician). In that special week people in US were listening to Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. Biloxi Blues, directed by Mike Nichols, 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: 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. Blind Date, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. Flight Of The Intruder by Stephen Coonts 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 UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Lucas, directed by David Seltzer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Stone 588 by Gerald A. Browne 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 UK You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) by Dead Or Alive was in the top 5 hits. The Slugger's Wife, directed by Hal Ashby, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams 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. Polar, directed by Jacques Bral, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett 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. Android, directed by Aaron Lipstadt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. The Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1983.

1982

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best seller of 1982.

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. The Last Mafioso by Ovid Demaris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Katie Morgan. In that special week people in US were listening to Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen. The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin 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. The Champ, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Proteus by Morris West 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. Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1978.

1977

Voyage by Sterling Hayden was one of the best seller of 1977.

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 that special week people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons. Family Plot, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. The Russians by Hedrick Smith 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. Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry 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 Sugarland Express, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. The Best Of Life by David Scherman 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 that special week people in US were listening to Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack. Godspell, directed by David Greene, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Mia Hamm. In UK Without You by Nilsson was in the top 5 hits. Eye in the Labyrinth, directed by Mario Caiano, 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: 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. Passenger To Frankfurt by Agatha Christie 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. Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean 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 UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits. Run Wild, Run Free, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. Miss Craig'S 21-Day Shape-Up Program For Men And Women by Marjorie Craig 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 (Democrat). 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 Naked Ape by Desmond Morris 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 UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Wanted, directed by Giorgio Ferroni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane 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 that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. Une femme en blanc se révolte, directed by Claude Autant-Lara, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1966.

1965

Life With Picasso by Francoise Gilot and Carlton Lake was one of the best seller of 1965.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Rob Lowe. In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits. The Fall of the Roman Empire, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Venetian Affair by Helen MacInnes 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 (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Michael Ivins. In that special week people in US were listening to Walk Like A Man by The 4 Seasons. Operation Bikini, directed by Anthony Carras, 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: 17 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Ostrowski. In that special week people in US were listening to Hey! Baby by Bruce Channel. Hitler, directed by Stuart Heisler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. The Guns Of August by Barbara W. Tuchman 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 UK Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Konga, directed by John Lemont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Pomp And Circumstance by Noel Coward 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 War Lover by John Hersey 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 that special week people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. Al Capone, directed by Richard Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Main Street, U.S.S.R. by Irving R. Levine 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. Gideon of Scotland Yard, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Below The Salt by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Markku Manninen. In that special week people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. The Strange One, directed by Jack Garfein, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Tribe That Lost Its Head by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Catherine Leprince. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Alexander the Great, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. A Night To Remember by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1956.

1955

Strategic Air Command directed by Anthony Mann was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955.

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. Golden Admiral by Francis Van Wyck Mason 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 (Democrat). 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. Gods, Graves And Scholars by C.W. Ceram 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

Fort Apache directed by John Ford was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

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

1947

Lost Honeymoon directed by Leigh Jason was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

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

1946

Gentlemen with Guns directed by Sam Newfield 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

Sherlock Holmes in Washington directed by Roy William Neill was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

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

1942

Ghost Town Law directed by Howard Bretherton 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

Band Waggon directed by Marcel Varnel was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

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

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

Seventh Heaven directed by Henry King was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

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

1936

O'Malley of the Mounted directed by David Howard 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

La maison du mystère directed by Alexandre Volkoff was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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

1914

The Monster and the Girl directed by Stuart Heisler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1914.