On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 12

  • 1896 1st movie in Netherlands (Kalverstr 220)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1912 Helen Hayes Theater (Little Theatre) opens at 240W 44th St, NYC

Actress Helen Hayes
Actress
Helen Hayes

Music awardsGrammy Awards

1964 6th Grammy Awards: Days of Wine & Roses, Barbra Streisand wins 2

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1964 WKAB TV channel 32 in Montgomery, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1973 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1982 PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on "Nightline"

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1985 11th People's Choice Awards: Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep win (Motion Picture) and Tom Selleck, Joan Collins & Linda Evans win (TV)

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
Actor Tom Selleck
Actor
Tom Selleck

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1989 15th People's Choice Awards: Dustin Hoffman & Meryl Streep win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Phylicia Rashad win (TV)

Actor Dustin Hoffman
Actor
Dustin Hoffman
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
  • 1993 Cleveland radio station WMMS-FM/101.7 is bought by Disney
  • 1993 Entertainment Tonight's 3,000th show
  • 2002 Animated film "Ice Age" directed by Chris Wedge and Carlos Saldanha, with voices by Denis Leary and John Leguizamo premieres
  • 2002 US crime series "The Shield" starring Michael Chiklis premieres on FX

Film release premierFilm Premier

2012 "The Hunger Games" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence premieres in Los Angeles

Actress Jennifer Lawrence
Actress
Jennifer Lawrence
Actress and Director Elizabeth Banks
Actress and Director
Elizabeth Banks
  • 2019 Dozens charged in US college admission scandal by US federal prosecutors, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman