Events in Film & TV on March 25

  • 1913 Home of vaudeville, Palace Theatre, opens (NYC) starring Ed Wynn

Radio Premiere

1943 Jimmy Durante & Garry Moore premiere on radio

Academy Awards

1954 26th Academy Awards: "From Here to Eternity" best film, William Holden & Audrey Hepburn best actor, actress

  • 1954 RCA manufactures 1st color TV set (12½" screen at $1,000)
  • 1963 KWHY TV channel 22 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 1968 KLVX TV channel 10 in Las Vegas, NV (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music Recording

1974 Barbra Streisand records the album "Butterfly"

Music Single

1975 Linda Ronstadt releases cover of the Everly Brothers' 1960 song "When Will I Be Loved" as a single; climbs to No. 2 in the charts

  • 1982 1st broadcast of "Cagney & Lacey" starring Sharon Gless and Tyne Daly on CBS-TV

Film Release

1988 "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" film written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Carmen Maura and Antonio Banderas is released

  • 1990 10th Golden Raspberry Awards: Star Trek V wins

Academy Awards

1991 63rd Academy Awards: "Dances with Wolves", Kathy Bates & Jeremy Irons win

  • 2000 20th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Wild Wild West" wins
  • 2002 TV reality show "The Bachelor" hosted by Chris Harrison debuts on ABC in the US
  • 2005 36th NAACP Image Awards: "Ray" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Film & TV History

2012 Peter Cruddas, treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, resigns after being caught on film selling access to British Prime Minister David Cameron

  • 2019 Apple introduces new TV streaming platform Apple TV+, news service Apple News+ and an Apple credit card at star-studded event featuring Oprah