March 24

March 24 is under the sign of Aries. Famous birthdays on this day include Steve McQueen (1930), The Undertaker (1965) and Jessica Chastain (1977). Several movies were released around March 24 over the years, such as Shaun of the Dead in 2004 directed by Edgar Wright and The Set-Up in 1949 directed by Robert Wise.
But much more happened on March 24 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around March 24 over the years?

Shaun of the Dead

Release year: 2004

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

Country: United States of America

The Set-Up

Release year: 1949

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter

Country: United States of America

The Chalk Garden

Release year: 1964

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills, John Mills, Edith Evans


Release year: 1959

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Diane Varsi, Bradford Dillman

Country: United States of America

10 Things I Hate About You

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Gil Junger

Starring: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 24?


  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)


  • 2019 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A United States airstrike in Afghanistan early Saturday kills 10 children and 3 adults. The family was displaced because of the conflict according to early findings by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. (Reuters)
  • 2018 Terrorism in Egypt: A bomb planted beneath a car explodes in Alexandria, Egypt, as a motorcade carrying the city's head of security passes by, killing at least two people. (The Telegraph)
  • 2017 Insurgency in the North Caucasus: Six Chechen soldiers, along with six militants, are killed in a nighttime attack on a Russian National Guard base in Chechnya. (BBC)
  • 2016 Starboard Value LP, an activist hedge fund, begins a proxy contest to oust the entire board of directors of internet pioneer Yahoo. (Reuters)
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Which were the most popular books released around March 24 over the years?

The Search For Bridey Murphy

Year: 1956

By: Morey Bernstein

First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

The Fabulous Fanny

Year: 1953

By: Norman Katkov

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf, New York. (A Borzol Book) First Edition. B/w illustrations. Fanny Brice, much-loved comedian, star of the Zigfield Follies and vaudeville legend.

A Reporter's Life

Year: 1997

By: Walter Cronkite

"IMMEDIATELY ENGROSSING . . . [A] SPLENDID MEMOIR."--The Wall Street Journal"Run, don't walk to the nearest bookstore and treat yourself to the most heartwarming, nostalgia-producing book you will have read in many a year."--Ann

The Hunt For Bin Laden

Year: 2003

By: Robin Moore

“As the [al-Qaida terrorists] charged one wall, three Green Berets leaned over the parapets, oblivious to the enemy small-arms fire that was cracking by their heads and shoulders.“

Final Target

Year: 2002

By: Iris Johansen

The President’s daughter...The women determined to save her...The man with the power to betray a nation...Melissa Riley arrives at her sister’s isolated Virginia country home to find herself plunged into a deadly drama.

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