Events in Film & TV on March 29

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1945 Movie star Jimmy Stewart is promoted to full colonel, one of the few Americans to rise from private to colonel in four years

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1951 23rd Academy Awards: "All About Eve", Judy Holliday and José Ferrer win

Film release premierFilm Release

1959 "Some Like It Hot", directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon, is released in NYC

Actor Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
Actress Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
  • 1961 KCPT TV channel 19 in Kansas City, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1963 Final episode of soap opera "Young Doctor Malone"
  • 1967 WCMU TV channel 14 in Mt. Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1971 WSVN (now WSBN) TV channel 47 in Norton, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1976 48th Academy Awards: "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest", Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher wins

  • 1982 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Mommie Dearest" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1982 54th Academy Awards: "Chariots of Fire", Henry Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win

  • 1987 7th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Howard the Duck" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1989 61st Academy Awards: "Rainman", Dustin Hoffman & Jodie Foster win

  • 1989 9th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Cocktail" wins
  • 1992 12th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Hudson Hawk" wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1993 65th Academy Awards: "Unforgiven", Al Pacino & Emma Thompson win

Actress Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
Actor Al Pacino
Al Pacino

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1993 Actress Elizabeth Taylor presented the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for work for AIDs causes at 65th Academy Awards