On This Day

Events in Film & Television in March 1990

  • Mar 3 Carole Gist (20) is the 1st African American to be crowned Miss USA in Wichita, Kansas
  • Mar 10 4th American Comedy Award: "When Harry Met Sally"

Film and TV Awards

Mar 11 16th People's Choice Awards: Dustin Hoffman & Meryl Streep win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Phylicia Rashad win (TV)

Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
Actor Dustin Hoffman
Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
  • Mar 21 "Normal Life" starring Moon Unit & Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV
  • Mar 21 "Sydney" starring Valerie Bertinelli premieres on CBS-TV
  • Mar 25 10th Golden Raspberry Awards: Star Trek V wins

Academy Awards

Mar 26 62nd Academy Awards: "Driving Miss Daisy", Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Tandy win

Academy Awards

Mar 26 Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa wins the Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement

Film Director and Screenwriter Akira Kurosawa
Film Director and Screenwriter
Akira Kurosawa

Television Premiere

Mar 31 "Carol & Company" starring Carol Burnett premieres on NBC-TV

Comedian and Actress Carol Burnett
Comedian and Actress
Carol Burnett