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2018

Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs was one of the best seller of 2018.

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

2015

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins was one of the best seller of 2015.

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

2013

A Deeper Love Inside by Sister Souljah was one of the best seller of 2013.

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

2009

The Hurt Locker directed by Kathryn Bigelow was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009.

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

2006

She's the Man directed by Andy Fickman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

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

2005

Famous people born on this day include Flynn Morrison. In UK Over And Over by Nelly featuring Tim McGraw was in the top 5 hits. Dianne Reeves: Live at Montreal was one of the most viewed movies released in 2005. The Killing Club by Marcie Walsh with Michael Malone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 March 2003.

2002

Ice Age directed by Chris Wedge 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. Enemy at the Gates, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. A Painted House by John Grisham 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. High Fidelity, directed by Stephen Frears, 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: 17 March 2000.

1999

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels directed by Guy Ritchie 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. The Man in the Iron Mask, directed by Randall Wallace, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt 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. Donnie Brasco, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield 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. Fargo, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Cat Who Said Cheese by Lilian Jackson Braun 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. I Am Cuba, directed by Mijail Kalatozov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Original Sin by P.D. James was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1995.

1994

The Hudsucker Proxy directed by Joel Coen 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. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. To Green Angel Tower by Tad Williams 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. My Cousin Vinny, directed by Jonathan Lynn, 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 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. Patrimony by Philip Roth 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. Lord of the Flies, directed by Harry Hook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Parting With Illusions by Vladimir Pozner 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. Leviathan, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The Boy Who Couldn'T Stop Washing by Judith L. Rapoport 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. Frantic, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Emperor Of The Air by Ethan Canin 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. Evil Dead II, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. A Season On The Brink by John Feinstein 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. A Room with a View, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. The Storyteller by Harold Robbins 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. Mask, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, 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. Children of the Corn, directed by Fritz Kiersch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Pet Sematary by Stephen King 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 Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle 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. Victor Victoria, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum 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. The Howling, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Company Of Women by Mary Gordon 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. 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: 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 China Syndrome, directed by James Bridges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1979. Lauren Bacall By Myself by Lauren Bacall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1979.

1978

Scruples by Judith Krantz was one of the best seller of 1978.

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 Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, directed by John Lounsbery, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Trinity by Leon Uris 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. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer 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. 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: 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 Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort 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. The Crazies, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. Harry S. Truman by Margaret Truman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1973.

1972

Pink Flamingos directed by John Waters 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. The Andromeda Strain, directed by Robert Wise, 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. Fellini Satyricon, directed by Federico Fellini, 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 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. 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 (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maxence Fermine. 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. 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. Chimes at Midnight, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank 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. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. Is Paris Burning? by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre 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 John Smiley in Phoenixville. In UK It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. Major Dundee, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Founding Father by Richard J. Whalen 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. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, directed by Vittorio De Sica, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre 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 Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Whole Truth And Nothing But by Hedda Hopper 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. Through a Glass Darkly, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 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. Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell 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. Can-Can, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Ugly American by William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick 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. The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. The Devil In Bucks County by Edmund Schiddel 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. The Brothers Karamazov, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. A Death In The Family by James Agee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1958.

1957

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 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. East of Eden, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Love Is Eternal by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 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. Lili, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 17 March 1953.

1952

Rancho Notorious directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952.

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

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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 March 1935.

1934

Jimmy the Gent directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 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: 17 March 1907.