On This Day

March 1964 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Music History

Mar 2 Beatles begin filming "A Hard Day's Night", George Harrison meets Pattie Boyd

Golden Globes

Mar 11 21st Golden Globes: The Cardinal, Sidney Poitier, & Leslie Caron win

  • Mar 12 WKAB TV channel 32 in Montgomery, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 16 KCOY TV channel 12 in Santa Maria, California (CBS) begins broadcasting

Film & TV History

Mar 19 Sean Connery's 1st day of shooting on James Bond film "Goldfinger"

  • Mar 22 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of NY Times Magazine section
  • Mar 26 Jule Styne and Bob Merrill's musical "Funny Girl", starring Barbra Streisand as Fanny Brice, opens at Winter Garden Theater, New York City; runs for 1,348 performances

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 Laura Martinez-Herring, American-Mexican actress (General Hospital) and Miss USA 1985, born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Mar 3 Lisa Ann Poggi, actress (Jolie-Loving), born in Grand Rapids Michigan

Wanda Sykes

Mar 7 Wanda Sykes, American actress and comedienne (Black-ish), born in Portsmouth, Virginia

  • Mar 9 Juliette Binoche, French actress (The English Patient, Unbearable Lightness), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 11 Shane Richie, British actor (EastEnders, Flushed Away), born in Harlesden, London
  • Mar 11 Emma Chambers, British actress (The Vicar of Dibley, Notting Hill), born in Doncaster, England (d. 2018)
  • Mar 12 Tony Terry, American soul singer and actor (With You), born in Pinehurst, North Carolina
  • Mar 16 Gore Verbinski, American movie director ( Pirates of the Caribbean films; Rango), born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • Mar 17 Rob Lowe, actor (St Elmo's Fire, Hotel NH, Class), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Mar 19 Jake Weber, British actor
  • Mar 23 John Pinette, American comedian, (d. 2014)

Elle MacPherson

Mar 29 Elle MacPherson, Australian supermodel and actress (Sirens), born in Sydney, New South Wales

  • Mar 29 Jill Goodacre Connick, model (Victoria Secrets), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Mar 30 Ian Ziering, American actor (Beverly Hills 90210), born in West Orange, New Jersey
  • Mar 31 Dave Wyman, American NFL linebacker, broadcaster (Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos), born in San Diego, CA
  • Mar 31 David Diaz-Infante, American NFL guard, coach, broadcaster (2-time Super Bowl winner, Denver Broncos, born in San Jose, CA
  • Mar 31 Isabelle Ferrari [Isabella Fogliazza], Italian actress (Italy's Miss Teenager), born in Ponte dell'Olio, Italy

Weddings in Film & TV

Wedding of Interest

Mar 15 Actress Elizabeth Taylor (32) marries for the 5th time to actor Richard Burton (38)

Divorces in Film & TV

Elizabeth Taylor

Mar 6 Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 4th divorce from entertainer Eddie Fisher

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Edward Van Sloan, American actor (Frankenstein, Dracula), dies at 81
  • Mar 9 Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje), dies at 87
  • Mar 15 Paul Cavanagh, British actor (The Woman in Green, Tarzan & his Mate), dies at 75
  • Mar 16 Nicholas Joy, French actor (Gentleman's Agreement; Desk Set; Boss Lady), dies at 80
  • Mar 22 Addison Richards, American actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees), dies at 61
  • Mar 23 Peter Lorre, Hungarian-American actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers), dies from a stroke at 59