On This Day

March 1991 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 9 5th American Comedy Award: Dennis Wolfberg

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 11 17th People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Kirstie Alley win (TV)

Actress Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
Actor and Film Director Mel Gibson
Actor and Film Director
Mel Gibson

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

Mar 17 44th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Goodfellas" Best Film, Martin Scorsese Best Director

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese
  • Mar 20 Court awards Peggy Lee $3 million in suit against Disney
  • Mar 21 Largest wrestling crowd in Japan (64,500) at Tokyo Dome

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 21 Tatsumi Fujinami beats Ric Flair for NWA wrestling championship

Professional Wrestler Ric Flair
Professional Wrestler
Ric Flair
  • Mar 24 11th Golden Raspberry Awards: Ford Fairlane & Ghosts Can't Do It wins

Sport defeatWrestleMania

Mar 24 WrestleMania VII in LA Memorial Sports Arena, CA: Hulk Hogan beats Sgt Slaughter for WWF Heavyweight title

Professional Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Professional Wrestler
Hulk Hogan

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 25 63rd Academy Awards: "Dances with Wolves", Kathy Bates & Jeremy Irons win

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 4 Diandra Newlin, American actress, singer, and fashion model
  • Mar 8 Devon Werkheiser, American actor
  • Mar 12 Lauren Holt, American comedian (Saturday Night Live), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Mar 15 Kie Kitano, Japanese actress
  • Mar 26 Ramy Youssef, American comedian, writer and director (Ramy), born in New York City
  • Mar 28 Amy Bruckner, American actress

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Katharine Blake, South African-born British actress (To Have & To Hold), dies at 62
  • Mar 4 Vance Colvig, actor (UHF, Barfly, My Chauffeur), dies at 72
  • Mar 13 Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown), dies at 65
  • Mar 15 Eileen Sedgwick, silent film actress (Hot Heels), dies at 93
  • Mar 18 Jack McCoy, Radio/TV personality, dies at 72
  • Mar 18 Vilma Banky, actress (Eagle, Son of Sheik, Rebel), dies at 93
  • Mar 19 Sunday Wilshin, actor (Murder by Rope), dies at 86
  • Mar 22 Gloria Holden, actress (Dracula's Daughter, Test Pilot), dies at 73
  • Mar 23 Mona Maris, actress (Camila, Berlin Correspondent), dies at 88
  • Mar 27 Aldo Ray [Da Re], American actor (God's Little Acre, Green Beret), dies of cancer at 64
  • Mar 27 Leueen McGrath, actress (Edward My Son, Saint's Vacation), dies at 77
  • Mar 27 Ralph Bates, British actor (Persecution, Graveyard), dies at 50
  • Mar 28 Carlos Montalban, actor (Bananas), dies at 85
  • Mar 29 Matt Bennett, actor (Hickey & Boggs), dies of brain tumor at 52
  • Mar 30 Jan Willem Hofstra, Dutch actor/writer (Friends of My Friends), dies