March 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 WMET (now WHSW) TV channel 24 in Baltimore, MD (IND) 1st broadcast

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 2 9th Grammy Awards: "Strangers in the Night" by Frank Sinatra wins best record, "Michele" by The Beatles best song

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • Mar 5 WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 6 WACS TV channel 25 in Dawson, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 15 WSJK TV channel 2 in Sneedville/Knoxville, TN (PBS) 1st broadcast
  • Mar 20 WOET (now WPTD) TV channel 16 in Dayton, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 29 WCMU TV channel 14 in Mt. Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 George Eads, American actor (CSI), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Mar 3 Elizabeth Cheshire, actress (Jill-Sunshine), born in Burbank, California
  • Mar 11 John Barrowman, Scottish born actor (Peter Fairchild-Central Park West), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Mar 14 Melissa Brennan Reeves, Eatontown NJ, actress (Jen-Days of our Lives)
  • Mar 20 Bryan Genesse, actor, (Rocco-Bold & Beautiful, Grady-Street Justice)
  • Mar 23 Sandra Reinhardt, Pitts, actress (Another World, Illegal in Blue)
  • Mar 25 Doug Stanhope, American comedian
  • Mar 27 Talisa Soto, [Miriam], actress (License to Kill), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 30 Hayashibara Megumi, Japanese voice actress and singer

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Gordon Harker, British actor (Facts of Love, Champagne, Inspector Hornleigh), dies at 81
  • Mar 5 Mischa Auer, actor (My Man Godfrey), dies at 61 of a heart attack
  • Mar 6 Nelson Eddy, US baritone/actor (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 65
  • Mar 6 Oscar Shaw, actor (Rhythm on the River, Marianne), dies at 76
  • Mar 8 John F Bothwell, actor (Freckles-Our Gang), dies at 46
  • Mar 11 Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85
  • Mar 17 Richard Reeves, actor (Murph-Date With an Angel), dies at 54
  • Mar 23 Duncan Macrae, actor (Casino Royale, Kidnapped), dies at 61
  • Mar 31 Don Alvarado [Jose Page], American actor (Captain Thunder, Morning Glory, Big Steal), dies from cancer at 66