Richard Schickel, TIME’s movie critic from 1972 to 2010, at 84. Schickel wrote 37 books and produced documentaries including the Emmy-nominated Life Goes to the Movies in 1976.
> Aileen Hernandez, trailblazing African-American feminist and second president of the National Organization for Women, at 90.
> Judge Joseph Wapner, who presided over the reality show The People’s Court, at 97.
A book deal reportedly worth as much as $65 million for Barack and Michelle Obama, with Penguin Random House, after a heated auction.
> The opening of Milan Reserve Roastery, Italy’s first Starbucks, in late 2018. Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO, credits a visit to Italy in 1983 as his inspiration for the coffee chain.
A record temperature of 63.5°F on the Antarctic continent. The reading was made on March 24, 2015, the World Meteorological Organization said.
This appears in the March 13, 2017 issue of TIME.