On This Day

Events in Film & Television in March 1948

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Mar 10 5th Golden Globes: "Gentleman's Agreement", Ronald Colman, & Rosalind Russell win

  • Mar 11 WBAL TV channel 11 in Baltimore, MD (CBS) begins broadcasting

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Mar 15 Sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine

  • Mar 15 WCAU TV channel 10 in Philadelphia, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 18 Philips begin experimental TV broadcasting
  • Mar 20 1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 20 20th Academy Awards: "Gentleman's Agreement", Loretta Young, Ronald Colman win

  • Mar 21 "Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio

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Mar 28 2nd Tony Awards: "Mister Roberts" (Play); Henry Fonda (Actor) and Joshua Logan (Director) win