On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 23

  • 1940 1st radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1950 22nd Academy Awards: "All The King's Men", Broderick Crawford and Olivia de Havilland win

  • 1972 Geoge Harrison and Friends: "The Concert for Bangladesh" film directed by Saul Swimmer released in the US
  • 1986 6th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Rambo: First Blood Part II" wins
  • 1997 17th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Striptease" wins
  • 1997 WrestleMania XIII, Rosemont Horizon, IL: Undertaker beats Sycho Sid for WWF Heavyweight title

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1998 70th Academy Awards: "Titanic", Jack Nicholson & Helen Hunt win

Music releaseMusic Single

1999 "Livin' la Vida Loca" sung by Ricky Martin released - goes on to sell over 8 million copies

Singer/Actor Ricky Martin
Singer/Actor
Ricky Martin
  • 2002 22nd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Freddy Got Fingered" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

2003 75th Academy Awards: "Chicago" (Best Picture), Adrien Brody (Best Actor - "The Piano") & Nicole Kidman (Best Actress - "The Hours") win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2007 After some initial hesitation, Emma Watson signs on to appear as Hermione in the final three Harry Potter films

Actress Emma Watson
Actress
Emma Watson