On This Day

Events in Film & Television in March 1982

  • Mar 7 NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 10 8th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field & Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Barbara Mandrell win (TV)

Actress Jane Fonda
Actress
Jane Fonda
Actress Sally Field
Actress
Sally Field
Actor Burt Reynolds
Actor
Burt Reynolds
  • Mar 12 PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on "Nightline"

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

Mar 13 ABC TV crime drama "T.J. Hooker" premieres, starring William Shatner

  • Mar 15 Actress Theresa Saladana, stabbed repeatedly by obsessed fan
  • Mar 15 KGB-AM in San Diego CA changes call letters to KCNN (now KPOP)

Film release premierFilm Premier

Mar 21 Movie "Annie" directed by John Huston, starring Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney and Carol Burnett premieres

Comedian and Actress Carol Burnett
Comedian and Actress
Carol Burnett
  • Mar 25 1st broadcast of "Cagney & Lacey" starring Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly on CBS-TV
  • Mar 26 Soap opera "Capitol" premieres
  • Mar 29 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Mommie Dearest" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 29 54th Academy Awards: "Chariots of Fire", Henry Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win