On This Day

March 1994 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Grammy Awards

Mar 1 36th Grammy Awards: "I Will Always Love You"; Whitney Houston; Sting; Toni Braxton; Mary Chapin-Carpenter win

  • Mar 7 8th American Comedy Award: Carrot Top

Film and TV Awards

Mar 8 20th People's Choice Awards: Tom Cruise & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Arnold win (TV)

  • Mar 10 1 million Greeks attend actress and activist Melina Mercouri's funeral

Film & TV History

Mar 18 Zsa Zsa Gabor files for bankruptcy

  • Mar 20 14th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Indecent Proposal" wins
  • Mar 20 WrestleMania X, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Bret Hart beats Yokozuna to win WWF Championship

Music History

Mar 21 English actor Dudley Moore arrested for hitting his girlfriend

Album Release

Mar 22 "Not a Moment Too Soon" second studio album by Tim McGraw is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1994)

  • Mar 30 ABC Masters Tournament won by Hobo Boothe
  • Mar 31 Actor James Farentino pleads no contest to stalking ex-girlfriend Tina Sinatra

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Mar 14 Ansel Elgort, American actor (Fault in our Stars), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 16 Sierra McClain, American actress (Sierra James-Daddy's Little Girls), born in Decatur, Georgia
  • Mar 29 Sulli [Choi Jin-ri], South Korean K-pop singer (f(x)) and actress (Fashion King), born in Basun, South Korea (d. 2019)

Divorces in Film & TV

Billy Joel

Mar 26 American 'Piano Man' Billy Joel (45) and American supermodel Christie Brinkley (40) divorce after 9 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Manmohan Desai, Indian filmmaker (Amar Akbar Anthony, Suhaag), dies at 57
  • Mar 2 Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker, dies at 70
  • Mar 3 Anita Morris, actress (Nine), dies of cancer at 50
  • Mar 3 Ezra Stone [Chaim Feinstone], American director, actor and producer (My Living Doll, Henry Aldrich), dies in a road accident at 76
  • Mar 6 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress, activist and politician, dies of lung cancer at 73
  • Mar 9 Fernando Rey [Arambillet], Spanish actor (The French Connection, Matter of Time), dies of bladder cancer at 76
  • Mar 9 John Harrison, South African correspondent (BBC), dies at 48
  • Mar 9 Eddie Creatchman, Canadian wrestler manager (b. 1928)
  • Mar 9 Charles Bukowski, German-born American columnist (Notes of a Dirty Old Man) and writer (Hollywood: A Novel) who was described as a "laureate of American lowlife", dies of leukemia at 73
  • Mar 15 Mae Zetterling, Swedish actress (Night Games), dies at 68
  • Mar 17 Harold Myers, film journalist, dies at 81
  • Mar 17 Mai Zetterling, Swedish actress and film director (Witches, Offbeat, Jet Storm), dies of cancer at 68
  • Mar 20 Lewis Grizzard, American humorist (b. 1946)
  • Mar 20 Don Goddard, American news anchor (ABC Evening News, 1958-59), dies at 89
  • Mar 21 Dack Rambo, American actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies from AIDs at 52
  • Mar 21 Lili Damita [Liliane Carré], French actress and wife of Errol Flynn (Bridge of San Luis Rey), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • Mar 21 Macdonald Carey, American actor (Days of Our Lives, Lock Up), dies of cancer at 81
  • Mar 23 Giulietta Masina, Italian actress, (La Strada, Swindle, White Sheik) and wife of director Federico Fellini, dies at 73
  • Mar 23 Jim Moloney, American actor and writer, dies of Parkinson's disease at 64
  • Mar 29 Bill Travers [William Inge Lindon-Travers], British actor, director, officer and animal rights activist (Born Free, Gorgo), dies at 72
  • Mar 29 Paul Grimault, animator, dies at 89