On This Day

March 1944 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 2 16th Academy Awards: "Casablanca", Jennifer Jones & Paul Lukas win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 22 American movie star Jimmy Stewart flies his 12th combat mission, leading the 2nd Bomb Wing in an attack on Berlin


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Roger Daltrey, English singer and founder of the rock band "The Who", born in East Acton, London, England
  • Mar 2 Katherine Crawford, actress (Captains & Kings, Gemini Man)
  • Mar 2 Uschi Glas, German actress
  • Mar 5 Paul Sands, comedian and actor (SCTV, Story Theater, St Elsewhere), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 8 Palito Ortega, Argentine singer and actor
  • Mar 15 Jacques Doillon director/writer (La Fille de Quinze Ans)
  • Mar 21 Marie-Christine Barrault, actress (Stardust Memories), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 24 R. Lee Ermey, American actor (Full Metal Jacket- Gunnery Sergeant Hartman), born in Emporia, Kansas (d. 2018)
  • Mar 27 Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (Hamoun), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2008)
  • Mar 28 Ken Howard, American actor (Ken - The White Shadow), born in El Centro California (d. 2016)
  • Mar 29 John Suchet, British TV journalist (Independent TV News), born in London

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 17 Actor Charlton Heston weds Lydia Clarke


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 18 Benjamin Delmonte, theater director and actor (Black Haired Whore), dies at 79