On This Day

March 1986 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 13 12th People's Choice Awards: Sylvester Stallone & Meryl Streep win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby, Linda Evans win (TV)

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby
Actress Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
  • Mar 22 HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament
  • Mar 23 6th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Rambo: First Blood Part II" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 24 58th Academy Awards: "Out of Africa", William Hurt & Geraldine Page win

  • Mar 27 Disney-MGM Studio Tour groundbreaking

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 Margo Harshman, American actress
  • Mar 6 Eli Marienthal, American actor
  • Mar 9 Brittany Snow, American actress (Guiding Light), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Mar 10 JC de Vera, Filipino Actor
  • Mar 14 Jamie Bell, British actor
  • Mar 15 Tyler Noyes, actor (CJ-One Life to Live)
  • Mar 16 Ken Doane, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 17 Olesya Rulin, American actress
  • Mar 20 Dean Geyer, Australian singer/actor
  • Mar 20 Ruby Rose, Australian model, actor (Orange is the New Black) recording artist, and gender activist, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Mar 23 Steven Strait, American actor
  • Mar 27 SoCal Val [Paige Nicole Mayo], American professional wrestling valet, born in Texas

Person of interestLady Gaga

Mar 28 Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], American singer-songwriter and actress (Bad Romance, A Star is Born), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 7 Actor Johhny Depp and Lori Depp divorce after 2 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies
  • Mar 9 Ned Calmer, TV host (In the First Person), dies at 78

Person of interestRay Milland

Mar 10 Ray Milland, Welsh actor (The Lost Weekend-Academy Award 1945), dies at 81

  • Mar 14 Edith Atwater, American actress (Phyllis-Love on a Rooftop), dies at 74
  • Mar 14 Huw Wheldon, Welsh broadcaster (BBC), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 Hal Buckley, actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49
  • Mar 22 Charles Starrett, American actor (The Mask of Fu Manchu, Bonanza Town), dies at 82
  • Mar 22 Derek Farr, British actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large), dies from cancer at 74
  • Mar 24 Sarah Cunningham, actress (Nurse Andrews-Trapper John MD), dies at 67
  • Mar 26 Bartlett Robinson, actor (Wendy & Me, Mona McCluskey), dies at 73
  • Mar 28 Victor J Lopez, actor (Chuey-Man From Atlantis), dies at 39
  • Mar 28 Virginia Gilmore, American actress (Jennie, Western Union), dies at 66
  • Mar 29 Harry Ritz [Joachim], American actor and comedian (Ritz Brothers-Silent Movie), dies at 78

Person of interestJames Cagney

Mar 30 James Cagney, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 86

  • Mar 31 Jerry Paris, American director (Happy Days) and actor (The Dick Van Dyke Show- Jerry), dies at 60