Events in Film & TV on March 19

  • 1928 "Amos & Andy" debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)

Academy Awards

1953 25th Academy Awards: "Greatest Show on Earth", Gary Cooper & Shirley Booth win (1st time televised)

Film & TV History

1964 Sean Connery's 1st day of shooting on James Bond film "Goldfinger"

Television Premiere

1977 Last episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" premieres on CBS, with a group hug searching for a box tissues, then singing "It's a Long Way to Tipperary"

  • 1979 US House of Representatives begins live TV broadcasts via C-SPAN

Daytime Emmy Awards

1981 -21] Emmy 8th Daytime Awards - Susan Lucci loses for 2nd time

Television Premiere

1984 American sitcom "Kate & Allie" premieres on CBS TV starring Susan Saint James and Jane Curtin

Film & TV History

2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, directed by Zack Synder and starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, first premieres in Mexico City