Events in Film & Television in March 1955

  • Mar 1 KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast
  • Mar 5 WBBJ TV channel 7 in Jackson, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

Mar 7 7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas & Loretta Young win

Actress Loretta Young
Actress
Loretta Young

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Mar 7 Mary Martin as "Peter Pan" 1st televised

Actress Mary Martin
Actress
Mary Martin
  • Mar 15 WLEX TV channel 18 in Lexington, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Mar 20 KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

Mar 27 Steve McQueen makes his network TV debut (Goodyear Playhouse)

  • Mar 27 WPRI TV channel 12 in Providence, RI (ABC) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 30 27th Academy Awards: "On the Waterfront", Marlon Brando & Grace Kelly win