Events in Film & Television in March 1949

  • Mar 8 WAGA TV channel 5 in Atlanta, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 15 WICU TV channel 12 in Erie, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 15 WLWD (now WDTN) TV channel 2 in Dayton, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 16 KFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 16 6th Golden Globes: Johnny Belinda, Laurence Olivier, & Jane Wyman win

  • Mar 18 WGAL TV channel 8 in Lancaster, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 21 WTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 24 21st Academy Awards: "Hamlet", Laurence Olivier & Jane Wyman win, Walter & John Huston become 1st father-and-son team to win awards