March 1966 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 WRFT (now WVFT) TV channel 27 in Roanoke, VA (IND) begins broadcasting

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 15 8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Frank Sintra & Barbra Streisand

Singer Tom Jones
Singer
Tom Jones
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 30 Barbra Streisand stars on "Color Me Barbra" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 John David Cullum, actor (1776, Sweet Country, Day After)
  • Mar 3 Hope Marie Carlton, Riverhead NY, playmate (July, 1985)
  • Mar 3 Fernando Colunga, Mexican actor and director (Pasión, Ladrón que roba a ladrón), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Mar 4 Steve Bastoni, Italian Australian actor
  • Mar 4 Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], English film director (Still Alice, The Last of Robin Hood), born in Leeds, England
  • Mar 5 Aasif Mandvi, Indian-born American actor and comedian
  • Mar 6 Alan Davies, British comedian and actor (Jonathan Creek, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging), born in Loughton, Essex, England
  • Mar 7 Joy Tanner, American actress
  • Mar 10 Stephen Mailer, American actor (Red Meat, League of Their Own, War & Love), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 13 Akira Nogami, Japanese wrestler (NJPW), born in Narashino, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Mar 14 Elise Neal, American actress
  • Mar 15 Chris Bruno, actor (Michael-All My Children, Dennis-Another World)
  • Mar 17 Jeremy Sheffield, English actor
  • Mar 24 Tatjana Patitz, model/actress (Rising Sun), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Mar 26 Michael Imperioli, American actor

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 17 The Who drummer Keith Moon (19) weds model Kim Kerrigan (18) at Brent Registry Office

Rocker Keith Moon
Rocker
Keith Moon

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 Alice Pearce, American comedienne and actress (On the Town, Bewitched), dies from ovarian cancer at 48
  • Mar 3 William Frawley, American actor (I Love Lucy, My 3 Sons), dies of a heart attack at 89
  • Mar 12 Estelita Rodriguez, Cuban actress (Rio Bravo, Cuban Fireball, Havana Rose), dies of influenza at 37
  • Mar 23 Johannes W Elsensohn, Dutch actor/writer (Arie), dies at 82
  • Mar 25 Colin Campbell, actor (Leather Boys), dies at 83