Events in Film & Television in March 1999

  • Mar 20 19th Golden Raspberry Awards: An Alan Smithee Film "Burn Hollywood Burn" wins

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Mar 21 71st Academy Awards: "Shakespeare in Love", Roberto Benigni & Gwyneth Paltrow win

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actor Roberto Benigni
Actor
Roberto Benigni
Playwright and Screenwriter Tom Stoppard
Playwright and Screenwriter
Tom Stoppard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 23 "Livin' la Vida Loca" sung by Ricky Martin released - goes on to sell over 8 million copies

Singer/Actor Ricky Martin
Singer/Actor
Ricky Martin

Film release premierFilm Premier

Mar 24 "The Matrix" film written and directed by The Wachowskis, starring Keanu Reeve, Lawrence Fishburne and Carrie-Ann Moss premieres

Film release premierFilm Release

Mar 31 "10 Things I Hate About You", a modernization of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, starring Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger, is released