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March 1932 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 24 1st US radio broadcast from a moving train (Belle Baker WABC from MD)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 29 Jack Benny debuts on radio, on Ed Sullivan's New York interview program

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
Comedian Jack Benny
Jack Benny

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England
  • Mar 9 Walter Mercado, Puerto Rican astrologist and actor, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico (d. 2019)
  • Mar 11 Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • Mar 24 William Smith, Columbia Mo, actor (Rich Man Poor Man, Any Which Way You Can, Hawaii 5-0), born in Columbia, Missouri