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2018

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L?Engle was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2018.

2016

The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week people in US were listening to Work by Rihanna Featuring Drake. The Bronze, directed by Bryan Buckley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016. The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2016.

2015

The Assassin by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 March 2014.

2012

21 Jump Street directed by Phil Lord was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2012.

2011

Detention directed by Joseph Kahn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2011.

2010

Kick-Ass directed by Matthew Vaughn was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In UK Mercy by Duffy was in the top 5 hits. Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Lady Killer by Lisa Scottoline was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2008.

2007

Hot Fuzz directed by Edgar Wright was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2007.

2006

Famous people born on this day include William Trump. In that special week people in US were listening to So Sick by Ne-Yo. She's the Man, directed by Andy Fickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006. Manhunt by James L. Swanson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2006.

2004

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind directed by Michel Gondry was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2004.

2003

Phone Booth directed by Joel Schumacher was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 March 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Jonas Bridges. In UK Whole Again by Atomic Kitten was in the top 5 hits. Spy Kids, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In UK Pure Shores by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Romeo Must Die, directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Mason Gonzales. In that special week people in US were listening to Believe by Cher. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, directed by Guy Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Tasia Alexis. In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Wild Things, directed by John McNaughton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Street Lawyer by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1998.

1997

Donnie Brasco directed by Mike Newell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Zonnique Pullins. In that special week people in US were listening to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion. Fargo, directed by Joel Coen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. Time Present, Time Past by Bill Bradley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Samantha Weinstein. 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: 20 March 1995.

1994

Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult directed by Peter Segal was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Sloane Stephens. In that special week people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sandeul (singer). In that special week people in US were listening to Save The Best For Last by Vanessa Williams. Basic Instinct, directed by Paul Verhoeven, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Unto The Sons by Gay Talese was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Alexis Pinturault. In that special week people in US were listening to One More Try by Timmy T. La Femme Nikita, directed by Luc Besson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Battleground by W. E. B. Griffin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Marcos Rojo. In UK Dub Be Good To Me by Beats International featuring Lindy Layton was in the top 5 hits. Lord of the Flies, directed by Harry Hook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Means Of Ascent by Robert A. Caro was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Xavier Dolan. 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. Black Sand by William J. Caunitz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louie Vito. In that special week people in US were listening to Man In The Mirror by Michael Jackson. Bloodsport, directed by Newt Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988. Hot Money by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Emilia Attias. In that special week people in US were listening to Lean On Me by Club Nouveau. Evil Dead II, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1987. The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Ruby Rose. In that special week people in US were listening to These Dreams by Heart. Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986. Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Faith Leon. 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. Thinner by Richard Bachman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Fernando Torres. In UK 99 Red Balloons by Nena was in the top 5 hits. Splash, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Thomas Kahlenberg. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Nick Blood. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Porky's, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Sylvain Monsoreau. In that special week people in US were listening to Keep On Loving You by REO Speedwagon. The Howling, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Answer As A Man by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jamal Crawford. In that special week people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd. Coal Miner's Daughter, directed by Michael Apted, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. Hungry As The Sea by Wilbur Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Faustine Bollaert. In that special week people in US were listening to Tragedy by Bee Gees. The Champ, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, 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: 20 March 1979.

1978

Daniel Martin by John Fowles was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Finot. In that special week people in US were listening to Rich Girl by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Eraserhead, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Your Erroneous Zones by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chester Bennington. In that special week people in US were listening to December 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by The Four Seasons. Robin and Marian, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976. In The Beginning by Chaim Potok was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Isolde Kostner. In that special week people in US were listening to My Eyes Adored You by Frankie Valli. Tommy, directed by Ken Russell, 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: 20 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paula Garces. In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits. Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Harry Roselmack. In that special week people in US were listening to Love Train by The O'Jays. The Crazies, directed by George A. Romero, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973. I'M O.K.- You'Re O.K. by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Heulot. In that special week people in US were listening to Me And Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin. The Andromeda Strain, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. The Passions Of The Mind by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Michael Rapaport. In UK Wand'rin' Star by Lee Marvin was in the top 5 hits. Fellini Satyricon, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Culture And Commitment by Margaret Mead was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Fabien Galthié. In UK Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) by Peter Sarstedt was in the top 5 hits. Charro!, directed by Charles Marquis Warren, 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: 20 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ultra Naté. 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 Double Helix by James Watson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Marc Warren. In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Chimes at Midnight, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Games People Play by Eric Berne was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Jessica Lundy. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of The Green Berets by Barry Sadler. Harper, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. On TV people were watching En famille.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Forbes Masson. 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 Legend Of The Seventh Virgin by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Natacha Atlas. In that special week people in US were listening to She Loves You by The Beatles. The Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. Confessions Of An Advertising Man by David Ogilvy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include David Thewlis. In that special week people in US were listening to Our Day Will Come by Ruby and the Romantics. The Trial, directed by Orson Welles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. The Sand Pebbles by Richard McKenna was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Stephen Sommers. 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 Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include John Clark Gable. In that special week people in US were listening to Surrender by Elvis Presley. The AbsentMinded Professor, directed by Robert Stevenson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich by William L. Shirer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Benoît Duteurtre. In UK Running Bear by Johnny Preston was in the top 5 hits. Can-Can, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Jean-François Abgrall. In UK As I Love You by Shirley Bassey was in the top 5 hits. Rio Bravo, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Henderson The Rain King by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Holly Hunter. In UK Magic Moments by Perry Como was in the top 5 hits. South Pacific, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Peter Freuchen'S Book Of The Seven Seas by Peter Freuchen and David Loth was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Spike Lee. In that special week people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957. The Crisis Of The Old Order by Arthur Schlesinger was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 March 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Ian Moss. In that special week people in US were listening to The Ballad Of Davy Crockett by Bill Hayes. Blackboard Jungle, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Billions, Blunders And Baloney by Eugene W. Castle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Louis Sachar. In UK I See The Moon by The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Beat the Devil, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1954.

1953

Lili directed by Charles Walters was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Geoff Brabham. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 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: 20 March 1950.

1949

Impact directed by Arthur Lubin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1949.

1948

The Big Clock directed by John Farrow was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1948.

1947

My Favorite Brunette directed by Elliott Nugent was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 March 1937.

1936

These Three directed by William Wyler was one of the most viewed movies released in 1936.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 March 1932.

1931

The Front Page directed by Lewis Milestone was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 March 1929.

1928

The Trail of '98 directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1928.

1927

Tarzan and the Golden Lion directed by J.P. McGowan was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1927.

1926

Waxworks directed by Leo Birinsky was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 March 1925.

1924

The Thief of Bagdad directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 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: 20 March 1922.

1921

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari directed by Robert Wiene was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 March 1921.

1920

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde directed by John S. Robertson was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 20 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: 20 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: 20 March 1917.

1916

Hell's Hinges directed by Charles Swickard was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916.

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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: 20 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: 20 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: 20 March 1907.