Events in Film & Television in March 1977

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 2 Bette Davis is 1st woman to receive American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 2 Future Tonight Show host Jay Leno debuts with host Johnny Carson

TV Host and Comedian Jay Leno
TV Host and Comedian
Jay Leno
Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 5 3rd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Actress
Mary Tyler Moore
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
  • Mar 10 CBS' premiere of "A Circle of Children", starring Jane Alexander and based on the life and book about this by Mary Mac Cracken
  • Mar 15 "Eight is Enough" premieres on ABC-TV

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

Mar 28 49th Academy Awards: "Rocky", Peter Finch & Faye Dunaway win