March 1965 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 WPSX TV channel 3 in Clearfield, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Release

Mar 2 One of the most popular musical films of all time, "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1966)

Actor Christopher Plummer
Actor
Christopher Plummer
Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Actress/Singer
Julie Andrews
  • Mar 4 David Attenbrough became the new controller of BBC2
  • Mar 15 WMFE TV channel 24 in Orlando, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Booker Huffman, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 4 Stacy Edwards, actress (Santa Barbara), born in Glasgow, Montana
  • Mar 4 Paul W. S. Anderson, English filmmaker
  • Mar 4 Andrew Collins, English journalist, scriptwriter and broadcaster
  • Mar 7 Cameron Daddo, Australian actor (Brian Petersen-Models Inc), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 11 Wallace Langham, American actor
  • Mar 11 Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, British television presenter
  • Mar 12 Fran Harris, American TV personality, sportscaster and former WNBA guard, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mar 12 Steve Levy, American sports journalist (ESPN), born in New York, New York
  • Mar 12 Liza Umarova, Chechen singer and actress, born in Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Mar 14 Catherine Dent, American actress
  • Mar 14 Aamir Khan, Indian Bollywood actor, director and talk show host (3 Idiots, Lagaan, PK), born in Mumbai, India
  • Mar 14 Kiana Tom, American fitness guru and model
  • Mar 14 Kevin Williamson, American screenwriter
  • Mar 16 BelĂ©n Rueda, Spanish actress
  • Mar 18 Yoriko Douguchi, Japanese actress
  • Mar 22 Emma Wray, English actress, born in Birkenhead, England
  • Mar 23 Richard Grieco, Waterton NY, actor (21 Jump Street, Booker)
  • Mar 24 Peter Jacobson, American actor
  • Mar 24 Gurmit Singh, Singaporean actor
  • Mar 24 The Undertaker, American professional wrestler

Person of interestSarah Jessica Parker

Mar 25 Sarah Jessica Parker, American actress (Square Pegs, Sex and the City), born in Nelsonville, Ohio

  • Mar 25 Sean "Hollywood" Hamilton, DJ (Hangin' With Hollywood, Z-100)
  • Mar 31 William McNamara, American actor (Texasville, Beat, Stealing Home), born in Dallas, Texas

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Margaret Dumont [Daisy Baker], actress (Animal Crackers), dies at 75
  • Mar 8 Esther Howard, actress (Detour), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Mar 17 Quentin Reynolds, American newscaster (Its News to Me) and author (FBI), dies at 62
  • Mar 23 Mae Murray, actress (Bachelor Apartment), dies of heart ailment at 75
  • Mar 28 Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (The White Outlaw), dies at 80