Events in Film & TV on March 10

Film & TV History

1902 A United States court of appeals rules that Thomas Edison did not invent the movie camera

Film Premiere

1938 "Jezebel" film premieres directed by William Wyler, starring Bette Davis and Henry Fonda, from the play by Owen Davis

Academy Awards

1938 10th Academy Awards: "The Life of Emile Zola", Spencer Tracy & Luise Rainer win

Golden Globes

1948 5th Golden Globes: "Gentleman's Agreement", Ronald Colman, & Rosalind Russell win

Golden Globes

1960 17th Golden Globes: "Ben-Hur", Anthony Franciosa, & Elizabeth Taylor win

Film Premiere

1960 French-Italian crime film "Purple Noon" premieres starring Alain Delon, directed by René Clément, based on the novel "The Talented Mr Ripley" by Patricia Highsmith

Music Recording

1970 Barbra Streisand records "The Singer" and "I Can Do It"

  • 1972 "What's Up, Doc?", Peter Bogdanovich's film homage to screwball comedies, starring Ryan O'Neal, Barbra Streisand, Madeline Kahn & Kenneth Mars premieres
  • 1977 CBS' premiere of "A Circle of Children", starring Jane Alexander and based on the life and book about this by Mary Mac Cracken

Television Premiere

1978 "The Incredible Hulk", starring Bill Bixby as David Banner, premieres on CBS

  • 1990 4th American Comedy Award: "When Harry Met Sally"

Music Concert

1991 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, Gilberto Gil; Antonio Carlos Jobim, and Caetano Veloso

  • 1994 1 million Greeks attend actress and activist Melina Mercouri's funeral

People's Choice Awards

1996 22nd People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Demi Moore win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Candice Bergen win (TV)

Television Premiere

1997 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" created by Joss Whedon and starring Sarah Michelle Geller premieres on WB Television Network

  • 2000 16th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins

Soul Train Music Awards

2007 21st Soul Train Music Awards: Jermaine Dupri, Jennifer Hudson win

Film Release

2015 "See You Again" released by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth commissioned by film "Furious 7" as tribute to Paul Walker (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

  • 2016 Twelfth Republican presidential candidates debate hosted by CNN, held in Coral Gables, Florida
  • 2018 Two girls aged 8 and 6 become the first female weightlifters to appear on Iranian television after a protest
  • 2021 Video gaming platform Roblox goes public on the New York stock exchange, valued at $45 billion