On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 28

Film release premierFilm Release

1935 Influential Nazi Propaganda film "Triumph of the Will" released showing Nuremberg rallies, commissioned by Adolf Hitler and directed by Leni Riefenstahl

Film director Leni Riefenstahl
Film director
Leni Riefenstahl
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1953 KCAU TV channel 9 in Sioux City, IA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1954 WKAQ TV channel 2 in San Juan, PR (TM) begins broadcasting
  • 1969 Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1977 49th Academy Awards: "Rocky", Peter Finch & Faye Dunaway win

  • 1979 Lazarus & Vosburgh's "Day in Hollywood & night in Ukraine" premieres
  • 1992 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal
  • 1993 13th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Shining Through" wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1995 Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovette split up

Actress Julia Roberts
Actress
Julia Roberts
  • 1997 "City" soap opera's final episode on ABC-TV

Sport defeatWrestleMania

1999 WrestleMania XV, First Union Center, Philadelphia, PA: 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin beats The Rock in no disqualification match for the WWF Heavyweight title

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock

Sport defeatWrestleMania

2010 WrestleMania XXVI, Uni of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ (72,219): Chris Jericho defeats Edge; John Cena downs Batista; The Undertaker beats Shawn Michaels

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena