On This Day

Events in Film & Television in March 2002

  • Mar 3 33rd NAACP Image Awards: "Ali" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

Mar 5 American reality TV program The Osbournes" featuring family of Ozzy Osbourne premieres on MTV

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne

Film release premierFilm Premier

Mar 12 Animated film "Ice Age" directed by Chris Wedge and Carlos Saldanha, with voices by Denis Leary and John Leguizamo premieres

  • Mar 12 US crime series "The Shield" starring Michael Chiklis premieres on FX

Sport defeatWrestleMania

Mar 17 WrestleMania XVIII, Skydome, Toronto, ON (68,237): Triple H beats Chris Jericho for the undisputed WWF Heavyweight title

Professional Wrestler Triple H
Professional Wrestler
Triple H
  • Mar 23 22nd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Freddy Got Fingered" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Mar 24 74th Academy Awards: "A Beautiful Mind", Denzel Washington and Halle Berry win; Berry is the first woman of colour to win the Best Actress award

  • Mar 25 TV reality show "The Bachelor" hosted by Chris Harrison debuts on ABC in the US