On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 14

  • 1931 1st theater built for rear movie projection (NYC)

Film release premierFilm Premier

1940 "The Road to Singapore" directed by Victor Schertzinger starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour, first of seven such films premieres

Entertainer Bob Hope
Entertainer
Bob Hope
Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1953 KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins

Film release premierFilm Release

1966 British film "Born Free" based on the book "Born Free" by Joy Adamson released starring Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • 1968 CBS TV suspends Radio Free Europe free advertising because RFE doesn't make it clear it is sponsored by the CIA

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1971 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1987 13th People's Choice Awards: Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep win (Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Cybill Shepherd win (TV)

Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
Actor/Comedian Bill Cosby
Actor/Comedian
Bill Cosby
Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
  • 2004 WrestleMania XX, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Chris Benoit wins Triple Threat title match with Triple H and Shawn Michaels

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2006 Mike Wallace retires from news program "60 Minutes" after 37 years

Newscaster Mike Wallace
Newscaster
Mike Wallace