On This Day

Events in Film & Television in March 1956

  • Mar 5 "King Kong" 1st televised

Film release premierFilm Release

Mar 13 "The Searchers" American western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne and Natalie Wood is released

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne
Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

Mar 17 8th Emmy Awards: "Ed Sullivan Show", Phil Silvers Show & Lucy Ball win

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 21 28th Academy Awards: "Marty", Anna Magnani & Ernest Borgnine win