March 1990 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 3 Carole Gist (20) is the 1st African American to be crowned Miss USA in Wichita, Kansas
  • Mar 10 4th American Comedy Award: "When Harry Met Sally"

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 11 16th People's Choice Awards: Dustin Hoffman & Meryl Streep win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Phylicia Rashad win (TV)

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
Actor Dustin Hoffman
Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
  • Mar 21 "Normal Life" starring Moon Unit & Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV
  • Mar 21 "Sydney" starring Valerie Bertinelli premieres on CBS-TV
  • Mar 25 10th Golden Raspberry Awards: Star Trek V wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 26 62nd Academy Awards: "Driving Miss Daisy", Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Tandy win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 26 Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa wins the Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement

Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa
  • Mar 31 "Carol & Company" starring Carol Burnett premieres on NBC-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Harry Eden, English actor, born in Old Harlow, Essex
  • Mar 4 Andrea Bowen, American actress
  • Mar 13 Alec Medlock, American actor
  • Mar 24 Keisha Castle-Hughes, Australian-born New Zealand actress
  • Mar 28 Zoe Sugg [Zoella], British YouTube vlogger, born in Lacock, Wilshire

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 5 Gary Merrill, American actor, dies of a lung cancer at 74
  • Mar 15 Tom Harmon, American football player and broadcaster (b. 1919)
  • Mar 17 Capucine, French actress and fashion model (The Pink Panther), dies of suicide at 62
  • Mar 18 Robin Harris, actor (House Party, Mo' Better Blues), dies at 36
  • Mar 24 Alice Sapritch, actress (European Vacation), dies
  • Mar 24 Ray Goulding, comedian (Bob & Ray), dies of kidney failure at 68
  • Mar 24 Rene Enriquez, actor (Hill St Blues), dies of pancreatic cancer at 56
  • Mar 26 International Chrysis, Transvestite actor (Q&A), dies of cancer at 38
  • Mar 28 Helene Fortescu Reynolds, actress (Bermuda Mystery), dies at 65