On This Day in Film & TV for March 28

Events in Film & TV

  • 1935 Influential Nazi Propaganda film "Triumph of the Will" released showing Nuremberg rallies, commissioned by Adolf Hitler and directed by Leni Riefenstahl
  • 1948 2nd Tony Awards: "Mister Roberts" (Play); Henry Fonda (Actor) and Joshua Logan (Director) win
  • 1953 KCAU TV channel 9 in Sioux City, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WKAQ TV channel 2 in San Juan, PR (TM) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece
  • 1971 Last original edition of "The Ed Sullivan Show" broadcasts on CBS-TV
  • 1977 49th Academy Awards: "Rocky", Peter Finch & Faye Dunaway win
  • 1979 Frank Lazarus & Dick Vosburgh's stage musical comedy "A Day in Hollywood/A Night in Ukraine" premieres at the Mayfair Theatre, London, England
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Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1950 Georgine M "May" Basting, actress (Occupier), dies at 67
  • 1965 Jack Hoxie, American actor, rodeo performer (The White Outlaw), dies at 80
  • 1974 Francoise Rosay, actress (Interlude, Women in Prison), dies at 82
  • 1976 Richard Arlen, American actor (Apache Uprising, Wings), dies at 75
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