On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 25

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1943 Jimmy Durante & Garry Moore premiere on radio

Actor and Comedian Jimmy Durante
Actor and Comedian
Jimmy Durante

Film tv awardsAcademy 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 releaseMusic Recording

1974 Barbra Streisand records the album "Butterfly"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Music releaseMusic Single

1975 Linda Ronstadt releases cover of the Everly Brothers' song "When Will I Be Loved" as a single

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

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1985 57th Academy Awards: "Amadeus", F. Murray Abraham & Sally Field win

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1988 Robin Givens demands full access to husband Mike Tyson's money

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
Model and Actress Robin Givens
Model and Actress
Robin Givens

Film release premierFilm 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

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

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

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1996 68th Academy Awards: "Braveheart", Nicolas Cage & Susan Sarandon win

  • 2000 20th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Wild Wild West" wins

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

2001 73rd Academy Awards: "Gladiator", Russell Crowe & Julia Roberts win

  • 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

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

British Prime Minister David Cameron
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