Events in Film & TV on March 3

  • 1958 KTVU TV channel 2 in Oakland-San Francisco, California (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 1966 WRFT (now WVFT) TV channel 27 in Roanoke, VA (IND) begins broadcasting

Film and TV Awards

1975 1st People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Pictures) and Alan Alda, Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

Television Premiere

1985 "Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard & Bruce Willis premieres on ABC TV in the US

  • 1990 Carole Gist (20) is the 1st African American to be crowned Miss USA in Wichita, Kansas
  • 2002 33rd NAACP Image Awards: "Ali" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Album Release

2005 American rapper 50 Cent releases his album “The Massacre” (2005 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Award nomination for Best Rap Album 2006)

  • 2006 37th NAACP Image Awards: "Crash" wins Outstanding Motion Picture

Film Release

2010 "Alice in Wonderland", inspired by Lewis Carroll directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska is released