Events in Film & TV on March 20

  • 1948 1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90

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1948 20th Academy Awards: "Gentleman's Agreement", Loretta Young, Ronald Colman win

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1952 24th Academy Awards: "An American in Paris", Humphrey Bogart & Vivian Leigh win

  • 1955 KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1967 WOET (now WPTD) TV channel 16 in Dayton, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1973 NBC TV premiere of pilot episode of "Police Story", based on Los Angeles Police Dept. Joseph Wambaugh's writings
  • 1987 Soap opera "Capitol" final episode
  • 1987 Soviet filmmakers arrive in Hollywood for an entertainment summit
  • 1994 14th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Indecent Proposal" wins
  • 1994 Brett Hart wins WWF championship at Wrestlemania X at Madison Square Garden, New York
  • 1999 19th Golden Raspberry Awards: An Alan Smithee Film "Burn Hollywood Burn" wins
  • 2010 56th National Film Awards (India): "Antaheen" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 2012 Disney movie John Carter records one of the largest losses in cinema history with a $200 million dollar write down