March 1948 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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Mar 10 5th Golden Globes: "Gentleman's Agreement", Ronald Colman, & Rosalind Russell win

  • Mar 11 WBAL TV channel 11 in Baltimore, MD (CBS) begins broadcasting

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Mar 15 Sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine

  • Mar 15 WCAU TV channel 10 in Philadelphia, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 20 1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90

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Mar 20 20th Academy Awards: "Gentleman's Agreement", Loretta Young, Ronald Colman win

  • Mar 21 "Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 Byron MacGregor, newscaster
  • Mar 5 Elaine Paige, English singer and actress
  • Mar 13 Robert S. Woods, American actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons), born in Maywood, California
  • Mar 14 Billy Crystal, Long Beach, New York, American actor, writer, producer (Soap, City Slickers)
  • Mar 16 Michael Bruce, rocker/actor (Rudy-Rainbow Drive)
  • Mar 20 John de Lancie, actor (Q-Star Trek Next Gen, Days of our Lives)
  • Mar 25 Kelly Garrett, actress/singer (Holdin)
  • Mar 25 Lynn Faulds Wood, Scottish television presenter
  • Mar 28 Dianne Wiest, American actress (Hannah & Her Sisters, Footloose), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mar 28 Matthew Corbett, English retired actor
  • Mar 29 Bud Cort, actor and director (Electric Dreams, M*A*S*H), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Mar 30 Justin Deas, actor (As The World Turns, Santa Barbara), born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 31 Rhea Perlman, American actress (Zena in Taxi, Carla in Cheers), born in Brooklyn, New York

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Mar 5 Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 Antonin Artaud, French poet/actor (Napoleon), dies at 51
  • Mar 25 Warren Hymer, actor (Show Them No Mercy), dies at 42