Events in Film & TV on March 1

  • 1864 Louis Ducos du Hauron patents movie machine (never built)

Music releaseMusic Recording

1928 Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra record "Ol' Man River" for Victor Records featuring Bing Crosby

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1978 Charlie Chaplin's coffin and remains are stolen from a Swiss cemetery in an extortion plot

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
  • 1993 New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks

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

Film release premierFilm Premier

2006 Animated film "Ice Age: The Meltdown" directed by Carlos Saldanha with voices by Ray Romano and John Leguizamo premieres in Belgium

Actor Ray Romano
Actor
Ray Romano
  • 2014 34th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Movie 43" wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Actress Charo
Actress
Charo