On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 22

  • 1895 Auguste & Louis Lumiere show their 1st movie to an invited audience

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1928 Noël Coward's musical "This Year of Grace" premieres in London

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward

Film release premierFilm Premier

1936 "The Great Ziegfeld" directed by Robert Z. Leonard and starring William Powell and Luise Rainer premieres in Los Angeles (Best Picture 1937

Actress Luise Rainer
Actress
Luise Rainer

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1941 James Stewart is inducted into the Army, becoming the first major American movie star to wear a military uniform in World War II

  • 1944 American movie star Jimmy Stewart flies his 12th combat mission, leading the 2nd Bomb Wing in an attack on Berlin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1964 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of NY Times Magazine section

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1975 Walt Disney World Shopping Village opens
  • 1978 The Ruttle's "All You Need is Cash" is show on NBC-TV
  • 1986 HBO launches boxing's heavyweight-title-unification-tournament
  • 1998 18th Golden Raspberry Awards: The Postman wins
  • 2003 23rd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Swept Away" wins
  • 2018 Musical "Frozen" opens on Broadway based on the film, starring Patti Murin and Caissie Levy