Events in Film & TV on March 21

  • 1921 Walter Kerr Theater (Ritz, CBS, NBC, ABC) opens at 223 W 48th St NYC
  • 1948 "Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio
  • 1949 WTVJ TV channel 4 in Miami, FL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

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1956 28th Academy Awards: "Marty", Anna Magnani & Ernest Borgnine win

  • 1970 Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the "agony of defeat guy" in the opening credits of ABC's Wide World of Sports.
  • 1970 1st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at U.S. Grant Hotel
  • 1971 WCPB TV channel 28 in Salisbury, MD (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1980 On TV show "Dallas", J.R. is shot
  • 1982 Movie "Annie" directed by John Huston, starring Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney and Carol Burnett premieres
  • 1990 "Normal Life" starring Moon Unit & Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV
  • 1990 "Sydney" starring Valerie Bertinelli premieres on CBS-TV
  • 1991 Largest wrestling crowd in Japan (64,500) at Tokyo Dome

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1994 66th Academy Awards: "Schindler's List", Tom Hanks & Holly Hunter win

Actress Holly Hunter
Actress
Holly Hunter
Actor Tom Hanks
Actor
Tom Hanks

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 English actor Dudley Moore arrested for hitting his girlfriend

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore

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1999 71st Academy Awards: "Shakespeare in Love", Roberto Benigni & Gwyneth Paltrow win