On This Day

March 1932 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

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

Radio Premiere

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

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