Daily Archives: March 19, 2013

Bush confirms attack on Iraq has begun 10 years ago this hour (2003)


Video: 'George W. Bush - Operation Iraqi Freedom'

(Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 10:16 p.m. EST; during the Iraq War) — Shortly after explosions erupted in Baghdad Wednesday evening, President Bush addressed the nation and confirmed that the attack on Iraq had begun (at 9:34 p.m. EST; 5:34 a.m. Baghdad time on 20 March 2003). Continue reading Bush confirms attack on Iraq has begun 10 years ago this hour (2003)

‘The Greatest Show On Earth’ wins Best Picture at 25th Academy Awards 50 years ago this hour (1953)


Video: '1952 Oscar Winners'

(Thursday, March 19, 1953, 10:30 p.m. EST)The Greatest Show On Earth won two Oscars tonight at the 25th Academy Awards, including Best Picture. John Ford won Best Director for The Quiet Man, Gary Cooper won Best Actor for High Noon and Shirley Booth won Best Actress for Come Back, Little Sheba. Continue reading ‘The Greatest Show On Earth’ wins Best Picture at 25th Academy Awards 50 years ago this hour (1953)