On This Day

March 2016 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Mar 6 Seventh Democratic presidential candidates debate hosted by CNN and held in Flint, Michigan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 8 Turner Classic Movies show several of Claire Trevor’s films to honor the 106th anniversary of her birth

Actress Claire Trevor
Actress
Claire Trevor
  • Mar 10 Twelfth Republican presidential candidates debate hosted by CNN, held in Coral Gables, Florida

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 19 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, directed by Zack Synder and starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, first premieres in Mexico City


Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 4 Media mogul Rupert Murdoch (84) weds model Jerry Hall (59) in a private civil ceremony at Spencer House in London

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch
Media Mogul
Rupert Murdoch

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 30 Comedian Rosie O'Donnell and marketing executive Kelli O'Donnell divorce after 3 years of marriage

Comedienne Rosie O'Donnell
Comedienne
Rosie O'Donnell

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], English actor & screenwriter (Coronation Street), dies at 79
  • Mar 1 Martha Wright, American actress & singer (South Pacific, The Martha Wright Show), dies at 92
  • Mar 9 Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), dies at 91
  • Mar 10 Ken Adam, British film production designer (James Bond sets), dies at 95
  • Mar 13 Adrienne Corri, British actress (River, Doctor Zhivago), dies at 85
  • Mar 18 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford files), dies at 84
  • Mar 18 Jan Nemec, Czech film director (Diamonds of the Night), dies at 79
  • Mar 21 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], American actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), dies at 80
  • Mar 22 Rita Gam, American actress (Night People, Hannibal), dies at 88
  • Mar 23 Ken Howard, American actor (The White Shadow), dies at 71
  • Mar 24 Garry Shandling, American comedian (It's Garry Shandling's Show, Larry Sanders Show), dies at 66
  • Mar 28 James Noble, American actor (Benson, 1776, Airplane II: The Sequel), dies of a stroke at 94
  • Mar 29 Patty Duke, American actress (The Miracle Worker), dies at 69
  • Mar 29 Jean Lapierre, Canadian politician and television host, dies at 59
  • Mar 31 Ronnie Corbett, British comedian (The Two Ronnies), dies at 85
  • Mar 31 Douglas Wilmer, British actor (Sherlock Holmes, Octopussy, El Cid), dies of pneumonia at 96