March 20

March 20 is under the sign of Pisces. Famous birthdays on this day include Chester Bennington (1976), Xavier Dolan (1989) and Spike Lee (1957). Several movies were released around March 20 over the years, such as The Enchanted Cottage in 1924 directed by John S. Robertson and La fin du jour in 1939 directed by Julien Duvivier.
But much more happened on March 20 over the years: find out below

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Movies

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The Enchanted Cottage

Release year: 1924

Directed by: John S. Robertson

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, May McAvoy, Ida Waterman, Alfred Hickman

La fin du jour

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Julien Duvivier

Starring: Victor Francen, Michel Simon, Louis Jouvet, Madeleine Ozeray

Wuthering Heights

Release year: 1939

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Flora Robson

Country: United States of America

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Release year: 1939

Directed by: Sidney Lanfield

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Wendy Barrie

Country: United States of America

City Island

Release year: 2009

Directed by: Raymond De Felitta

Starring: Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 20?


    Holidays

  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
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    Events

  • 2019 Acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney: The Walt Disney Company completes its $71.3 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox's film and TV assets (with the exception of the business, broadcasting network, news, and sports assets owned by the newly-formed Fox Corporation). (The Hollywood Reporter)
  • 2018 Syrian Civil War: A rocket fired from rebel-held Eastern Ghouta strikes a popular market in Damascus, killing at least 35 people, according to Syrian state TV SANA. (Reuters) (Channel News Asia)An airstrike in Eastern Ghouta kills two women and 15 children in an underground school. (BBC)
  • 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): A car bomb in Baghdad's southwestern Hayy Al-A'amel neighborhood kills at least 23 people, and wounds 45 others. (AP via Fox News)
  • 2016 March 2016 Istanbul bombing: Turkish authorities name a Turkish man with alleged ties to the Islamic State responsible for this weekend's suicide bombing in Istanbul. (The Washington Post)
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 20 over the years?


Books

Which were the most popular books released around March 20 over the years?

The Appeal

Year: 2008

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history.

Gray Mountain

Year: 2015

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer’s career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track—until the recession hits …

The Night Of The Hunter

Year: 1954

By: Davis Grubb

The bestselling, National Book Award–finalist novel that inspired Charles Laughton’s expressionist horror classic starring Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters. Two young children, Pearl and John Harper, are being raised alone by

Shadows On The Grass

Year: 1961

By: Isak Dinesen

Isak Dinesen takes up the absorbing story of her life in Kenya begun in the unforgettable Out of Africa, which she published under the name of Karen Blixen.

Chicago Confidential

Year: 1950

By: Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer

Chicago is the hurly-burly, rough-and-tumble, guns-and-girls, front-page town of the U.S. - and this is an impudent, uncensored, shocking account of the fast, fabulous, fascinating city.

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