Events in Film & Television in March 1958

  • Mar 3 KTVU TV channel 2 in Oakland-San Francisco, California (IND) 1st broadcast
  • Mar 5 KDUH TV channel 4 in Scottsbluff-Hay Spring, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • Mar 11 Charles Van Doren finally loses on US TV game show "Twenty-One" after winning $129,000 - later revealed to be fixed
  • Mar 15 KULR TV channel 8 in Billings, MT (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

Film ReleaseThe Bridge on the River Kwai

Mar 26 30th Academy Awards-"The Bridge on the River Kwai" wins Best Picture, Joanne Woodward & Alec Guinness win Best Actress and Best Actor, respectively
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  • Mar 27 CBS Labs announce new stereophonic records