On March 24 “Pretty Woman” was released…

On March 24, 1990 the romantic comedy “Pretty Woman” was released.  The film, starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, centered on a Hollywood prostitute (Roberts) who begins to develop a relationship with a wealthy businessman (Gere), while venturing through the various social structures present in Los Angeles.  Directed by Garry Marshall, the film itself has…

On March 22 Reese Witherspoon was born…

On March 22, 1976 Reese Witherspoon was born. She is best known for her roles in 1999’s “Election” and “Cruel Intentions,” the “Legally Blonde” movies, 2002’s “Sweet Home Alabama,” as well as her Academy Awarding-winning portrayal of June Carter Cash in 2005’s “Walk the Line.” For her role as June Carter Cash she also won…

On March 21, 2006 “The Real Housewives of Orange County” premiered on Bravo. The series, set in Orange County, California, is the first of “The Real Housewives” franchise (deemed the flagship show), with its ninth season premiering April of 2014. The series was inspired during the time the series’ “The O.C.” and “Desperate Housewives” were…

On March 20 Madonna released “Vogue”…

On March 20, 1990 Madonna released “Vogue.” The song, inspired by the style of dance Madonna was introduced to at the New York City club Sound Factory, is about enjoying oneself on the dance floor, regardless of what others are thinking. “Vogue” was originally part of the “Dick Tracy” film soundtrack (which Madonna starred in),…

On March 19 “Monopoly” was published…

On March 19, 1935 the board game “Monopoly” was first published. The board game, which is currently produced by toy company Hasbro,” is named after the economic term of monopoly. Players engage with each other throughout the game by buying and trading properties, until one player is left standing after either buying everyone out, or…

On March 18 Queen Latifah was born…

On March 18, 1970 Queen Latifah was born. She is best known as a rapper, actress, comedienne, and television show hostess. She is often considered one of hip-hop’s female pioneers, paving the way for many other female hip-hop artists. She released her first album at the age of 19, titled “All Hair The Queen,”  which…

On March 17 No Doubt released their debut album…

On March 17, 1992 No Doubt released their self-titled debut album. The album, originally meant to be released independently, was released through Interscope Records. Even though the album didn’t perform as well as the record label expected, No Doubt was able to release the album’s only single “Trapped in a Box” independently.  To date, No…

On March 16 Flavor Flav was born…

On March 16, 1959 rapper and reality star, Flavor Flav was born. He is best known as being a member of the hip-hop group Public Enemy, as well as starring in various reality shows on VH1. He often wears a trademark oversize clock around his neck, while yelling “Yeah boy!” and “Flavor Flav!” during performances.

On March 15 Marvin Gaye released “Got to Give It Up”…

On March 15, 1997 “Got to Give It Up” by Marvin Gaye was released. The single, which has become one of Gaye’s signature hits, was a worldwide success. It topped various Billboard charts, including the Hot 100 chart. In addition, it was Gaye’s first “disco” song.  Marvin Gaye performing “Got to Give It Up” on…