March 1979 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 200th episode of "All in the Family"

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 7 5th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds & Olivia Newton-John win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda, Mary Tyler Moore & Carol Burnett win (TV)

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Actress
Mary Tyler Moore

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 16 CBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Mar 28 Lazarus & Vosburgh's "Day in Hollywood & night in Ukraine" premieres

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 2 Amanda Ireton, Cast member of MTV's A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila
  • Mar 3 Patrick Renna, American actor
  • Mar 3 Alex Zane, English comedian
  • Mar 6 David Flair, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 9 Melina Perez, WWE Diva
  • Mar 12 Nidia Guenard, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 14 Chris Klein, American actor
  • Mar 17 Nicole "Coco" Austin, American glamor model
  • Mar 17 Samoa Joe, Samoan professional wrestler
  • Mar 18 Danneel Harris, American actress
  • Mar 20 Silvia Abascal, Spanish actress
  • Mar 20 Freema Agyeman, British actress
  • Mar 20 Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • Mar 24 Lake Bell, American actress
  • Mar 24 Emraan Hashmi, Indian actor (Murder, Zeher), born in Pulgaon, Maharashtra
  • Mar 25 Lee Pace, American actor
  • Mar 25 Natasha Yi, American supermodel
  • Mar 26 Heidi Zeigler, actress (Sherry-Just the 10 of Us)
  • Mar 28 Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 17 Actor Kurt Russell (28) weds actress Season Hubley (28)

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 26 Comedic actor Bob Denver (44) weds fourth wife Dreama Peery

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Dolores Costello, actress (Noah's Ark, Expensive Women), dies at 73
  • Mar 2 Edith Craig, actress (Harmony Lane, Smashing Rackets), dies at 71
  • Mar 6 Charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83
  • Mar 9 Barbara Mullen, American actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • Mar 11 Victor Kilian, American actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88
  • Mar 19 Albert "Al" Hodge, American actor (Captain Video, Green Hornet), dies at 65
  • Mar 19 Richard Beckinsale, actor (Doing Time, Porridge, Lovers), dies at 31
  • Mar 22 Ben Lyon, American actor (Hell's Angels, I Cover the Waterfront, Night Nurse), dies at 78
  • Mar 23 Philip Bourneuf, actor (Big Night, Frankenstein), dies at 71
  • Mar 27 Ronald Adam, actor (Phantom Shot), dies at 82