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2018

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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. Property of a Noblewoman by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 2016.

2015

Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman was one of the best seller of 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 2015.

2014

Divergent directed by Neil Burger was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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. Forgetting Sarah Marshall, directed by Nicholas Stoller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Losing It by Valerie Bertinelli was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 March 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Phoebe Tomlinson. In UK Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper was in the top 5 hits. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, directed by Michel Gondry, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Give Me A Break by John Stossel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 March 2003.

2002

Resident Evil directed by Paul W.S. Anderson was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 2002.

2001

Famous people born on this day include Misslisibell . In that special week people in US were listening to Butterfly by Crazy Town. Heartbreakers, directed by David Mirkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001. The Vendetta Defense by Lisa Scottoline was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jan Bautista. 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. The Brethren by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Olivia Stuck. 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. Tara Road by Maeve Binchy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Marine Lo Iacono. In that special week people in US were listening to Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith. Wild Things, directed by John McNaughton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. Paradise by Toni Morrison was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Mini Muka. In UK Don't Speak by No Doubt was in the top 5 hits. Liar Liar, directed by Tom Shadyac, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Hornet'S Nest by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Josef Elzein. 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. Primary Colors by Anonymous was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Jan Lisiecki. In that special week people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. I Am Cuba, directed by Mijail Kalatozov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Kiss The Girls by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Nick Powell. In UK Without You by Mariah Carey was in the top 5 hits. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Kyra Santoro. 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. Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kyrie Irving. In UK Stay by Shakespear's Sister was in the top 5 hits. 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: 23 March 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Gregg Wylde. In that special week people in US were listening to One More Try by Timmy T. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, directed by Michael Pressman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. The Spiritual Life Of Children by Robert Coles was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Princess Eugenie of York. In that special week people in US were listening to Black Velvet by Alannah Myles. Pretty Woman, directed by Garry Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. The Scions Of Shannara by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Daniel Hardcastle. In that special week people in US were listening to The Living Years by Mike + The Mechanics. Leviathan, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. Star by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hannah Carr. 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. Chaos by James Gleick was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1988.

1987

Famous people born on this day include Kangana Ranaut. 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. Windmills Of The Gods by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1987.

1986

Famous people born on this day include Steven Strait. 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. The Lebaron Secret by Stephen Birmingham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Memphis Monroe. In that special week people in US were listening to Can't Fight This Feeling by REO Speedwagon. The Last Dragon, directed by Michael Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. The Sicilian by Mario Puzo was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1985.

1984

Famous people born on this day include Brandon Marshall. In that special week people in US were listening to Jump by Van Halen. Police Academy, directed by Hugh Wilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984. The Aquitaine Progression by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include François Gabart. 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. The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1983.

1982

Famous people born on this day include Werner Heel. In that special week people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. Porky's, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982. An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Fabien Biancalani. In UK Jealous Guy by Roxy Music was in the top 5 hits. The Howling, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. Nice Girls Do by Irene Kassorla was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Kafétien Gomis. In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits. Little Darlings, directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980. The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1980.

1979

Famous people born on this day include Ray Gordy. 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. Second Generation by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1979.

1978

All Things Wise And Wonderful by James Herriot was one of the best seller of 1978.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1978.

1977

Famous people born on this day include David Jarre. In UK Chanson D'Amour by The Manhattan Transfer was in the top 5 hits. Eraserhead, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977. Changing by Liv Ullmann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Keri Russell. 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. Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1976.

1975

Famous people born on this day include Rita Grande. In that special week people in US were listening to My Eyes Adored You by Frankie Valli. Escape to Witch Mountain, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975. A Month Of Sundays by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Tabacco. In that special week people in US were listening to Dark Lady by Cher. The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1974.

1973

Famous people born on this day include Delphine Batho. 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. Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution by Dr. Robert Atkins was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 March 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Yasmeen Ghauri. 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. Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Melissa Errico. In that special week people in US were listening to Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. My Night at Maud's, directed by Eric Rohmer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. In Someones Shadow by Rod McKuen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Anick Lemay. 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. The Vines Of Yarrabee by Dorothy Eden was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Damon Albarn. 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: 23 March 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include John Wayne Bobbitt. In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Hombre, directed by Martin Ritt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. The Mask Of Apollo by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Lorenzo Daniel. 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. Up The Down Staircase by Bel Kaufman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Marti Pellow. In that special week people in US were listening to Stop! In The Name Of Love by The Supremes. Major Dundee, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. Catherine The Great by Zoe Oldenbourg was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Hope Davis. In UK Little Children by Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas was in the top 5 hits. The Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards, 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: 23 March 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Elisabeth Quin. In that special week people in US were listening to Our Day Will Come by Ruby and the Romantics. Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1963.

1962

Famous people born on this day include Marc Cherry. In UK Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-A-Hula Baby by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Sweet Bird of Youth, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1962. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Ali Hewson. In UK Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. Ice Cold in Alex, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. Shadows On The Grass by Isak Dinesen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christian Paul. In that special week people in US were listening to The Theme From A Summer Place by Percy Faith. The Cranes are Flying, directed by Mikhail Kalatozov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. The Joy Of Music by Leonard Bernstein was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1960.

1959

Famous people born on this day include Catherine Keener. In that special week people in US were listening to Venus by Frankie Avalon. The Diary of Anne Frank, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1959. Wedemeyer Reports! by General Albert C. Wedemeyer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1959.

1958

Famous people born on this day include Serena Grandi. In that special week people in US were listening to Tequila by The Champs. South Pacific, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958. Time And The Hour by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1958.

1957

Famous people born on this day include Amanda Plummer. 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. Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include José Manuel Barroso. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Forbidden Planet, directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include Bernard Laroche. In UK Give Me Your Word by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Blackboard Jungle, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. To The One I Love The Best by Ludwig Bemelmans was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Catherine Alric. 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. Forty Plus And Fancy Free by Emily Kimbrough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1954.

1953

I Confess directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Francesco Clemente. Rancho Notorious, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 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: 23 March 1948.

1947

The Egg and I directed by Chester Erskine was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 March 1945.

1943

Hangmen Also Die! directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 March 1942.

1941

The Sea Wolf directed by Michael Curtiz was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1941.

1940

Primrose Path directed by Gregory LaCava was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 March 1939.

1938

Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars directed by Ford Beebe was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 March 1936.

1935

The Man Who Knew Too Much directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 March 1933.

1932

One Hour with You directed by Ernst Lubitsch was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1932.

1931

Mary directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1931.

1930

Free and Easy directed by Edward Sedgwick was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 March 1930.

1929

Spies directed by Fritz Lang was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 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: 23 March 1927.

1926

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

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1925

The Monster directed by Roland West was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

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1924

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

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1923

The Covered Wagon directed by James Cruze was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

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1922

Sherlock Holmes directed by Albert Parker was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

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1921

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

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1920

The Idol Dancer directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

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1918

Hearts of the World directed by D.W. Griffith was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

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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: 23 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: 23 March 1915.

1914

The Perils of Pauline directed by Louis J. Gasnier was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 23 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: 23 March 1907.