Events in Film & TV on March 1

  • 1864 Louis Ducos du Hauron patents movie machine (never built)
  • 1953 KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1953 KTNT (now KSTW) TV channel 11 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins
  • 1953 WJZ-AM in NYC becomes WABC; WJZ-TV in Baltimore final transmission
  • 1953 WFBG TV (later WTAJ) channel 10 in Altoona, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1957 KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1965 WPSX TV channel 3 in Clearfield, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 WMET (now WHSW) TV channel 24 in Baltimore, MD (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1968 NBC's unprecedented on-air announcement, Star Trek will return
  • 1972 KHMA TV channel 11 in Houma, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1975 Colour television transmissions begin in Australia.

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1978 Charlie Chaplin's coffin and remains are stolen from a Swiss cemetery

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin

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1985 Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • 1988 Courtney Gibbs Eplin, 21, (Texas), crowned 37th Miss USA

Music awardsMusic Awards

2003 17th Soul Train Music Awards: LL Cool J, Mariah Carey & Nelly win

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey
  • 2006 Animated film "Ice Age: The Meltdown" directed by Carlos Saldanha with voices by Ray Romano and John Leguizamo premieres in Belgium
  • 2014 34th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Movie 43" wins

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2017 Charo is revealed as a contestant on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars

Actress Charo
Actress
Charo