March 1951 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Music releaseMusic Recording

Mar 27 Frank Sinatra records "I'm a Fool to Want You"

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 29 23rd Academy Awards: "All About Eve", Judy Holliday and José Ferrer win


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Cassie Yates, Macon Ga, actress (Osterman Weekend, Dynasty)
  • Mar 4 Gwen Welles, American actress (Desert Hearts, Sticky Fingers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1993)
  • Mar 5 Giorgos Ninios, Greek actor
  • Mar 12 Caren Kaye, actress (My Tutor, Bambi-Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 13 Fred Berry, African-American actor (Rerun-What's Happening), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Mar 14 Rigdon "Rick" Dees, American actor, voice artist and radio disc jock (The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Mar 16 Kate Nelligan, actress (Bethune, Eye of the Needle), born in London, Ontario

Person of interestKurt Russell

Mar 17 Kurt Russell, actor (Thing, Overboard, Mean Seasons), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

  • Mar 20 Tanya Boyd, actress (Celeste-Days of our Life), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 21 Helena Antonaccio, playmate (June, 1969)
  • Mar 23 Lis Howell, director of programs (GMTV)
  • Mar 28 Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician, born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1995)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Ivor Novello [David Ivor Davies], Welsh composer, writer and actor (Keep the Home Fires Burning, The Truth Game), dies at 58
  • Mar 31 Ralph Forbes, actor (Riptide, Shock, Shock), dies at 45