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Sport Relief 2016 raises a record 55 million pounds

'Sport Relief 2016' was a fundraising event organized by Sport Relief, in association with BBC Sport. The main event included a live telethon broadcast on BBC One and BBC Two, in addition to a number of run-up events. It took place at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The total sum of the donations was £55,444,906.

'Divergent' premieres in Los Angeles

'Divergent' is a 2014 American dystopian science fiction action film directed by Neil Burger, based on the novel of the same name by Veronica Roth. The film is the first installment in the 'Divergent' series and was produced by Lucy Fisher, Pouya Shabazian, and Douglas Wick, with a screenplay by Evan Daugherty and Vanessa Taylor.

'Glee's' 100th episode airs

The 100th episode of TV series 'Glee' aired on Fox as the 12th episode of the 5th season. It is simply named as '100'. It was divided into 2 parts, with the second part airing a week later. Kristin Chenoweth and Gwyneth Paltrow appeared again in roles of April Rhodes and Holly Holliday as special guest stars.

'Bates Motel' is released on A&E

The first season of 'Bates Motel' premiered in March 2013 and concluded in May 2013. The season consisted of 10 episodes and aired on Mondays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on A&E. The series is described as a contemporary prequel to the 1960 film 'Psycho' and follows the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in the Hitchcock film.

Actress Natasha Richardson dies at 45

Natasha Jane Richardson was an English actress of stage and screen. She was a member of the Redgrave family, being the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director/producer Tony Richardson. Richardson died in March 2009 from an epidural hematoma, after hitting her head in a skiing accident in Quebec, Canada.

The 8th People's Choice Awards

The American awards show People’s Choice awards recognizes people in entertainment, voted online by the general public and fans. The 8th People’s Choice Awards was hosted by Army Archerd and John Forsythe. Barbara Mandrell and Burt Reynolds were named the Favorite All-Around Male and Female Entertainers.

France wins the 7th Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest 1962 was the seventh edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest, held in March 1962 at the Villa Louvigny in Luxembourg. The contest was won for a third time by France with the song 'Un premier amour', performed by Isabelle Aubret. This marked the first time a country had won three contests.

Luxembourg wins the 6th Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest 1961 was the sixth Eurovision Song Contest held in March 1961. It was hosted in the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès located in Cannes, France, where it had been staged two years previously. Luxembourg won for its first time with the song "Nous les amoureux" performed in French by Jean-Claude Pascal.

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