Events in Film & Television in March 1959

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 5 16th Golden Globes: The Defiant Ones, David Niven, & Susan Hayward win

  • Mar 6 11th Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr win
  • Mar 8 KUAT TV channel 6 in Tucson, AZ (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 15 WILX TV channel 10 in Lansing, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Release

Mar 29 "Some Like It Hot", directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon, is released

Actor Jack Lemmon
Actor
Jack Lemmon
Actress Marilyn Monroe
Actress
Marilyn Monroe
Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • Mar 30 WNED TV channel 17 in Buffalo, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting