Events in Film & TV on March 26

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1938 NBC radio performance of Howard Hanson's 3rd Symphony

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson

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1958 30th Academy Awards-"The Bridge on the River Kwai" wins Best Picture, Joanne Woodward & Alec Guinness win Best Actress and Best Actor, respectively

  • 1969 Marcus Welby MD, a TV movie is shown on ABC-TV
  • 1971 "Cannon" with William Conrad premieres on CBS-TV
  • 1973 TV Soap "The Young & the Restless" premieres on CBS
  • 1982 Soap opera "Capitol" premieres

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1990 62nd Academy Awards: "Driving Miss Daisy", Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Tandy win

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1990 Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa wins the Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement

Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa
  • 1995 15th Golden Raspberry Awards: Color of Night wins

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2000 72nd Academy Awards: "American Beauty", Kevin Spacey & Hilary Swank win

  • 2005 "Doctor Who" returns to BBC TV after 16 years with the debut of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose

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2012 Canadian filmmaker James Cameron becomes the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth in over 50 years

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron