Events in Film & TV on March 30

  • 1895 British inventor Birt Acres films Oxford and Cambridge boat race

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1946 3rd Golden Globes: "The Lost Weekend", Ray Milland, & Ingrid Bergman win

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1955 27th Academy Awards: "On the Waterfront", Marlon Brando & Grace Kelly win

  • 1959 WNED TV channel 17 in Buffalo, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1966 Barbra Streisand stars on "Color Me Barbra" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1970 Soap opera "Somerset" premieres

MurderAssassination Attempt

1981 US President Ronald Reagan is shot and wounded in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley Jr.; three others are also wounded

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1981 "Chariots of Fire" directed by Hugh Hudson and starring Ben Cross and Ian Charleson premieres at a Royal Command Film Performance (Best Picture 1982)

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1987 59th Academy Awards: "Platoon", Paul Newman & Marlee Matlin win

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin
Deaf Actress
Marlee Matlin

Music awardsMusic Awards

1988 2nd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston win

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Singer and actress Whitney Houston
Singer and actress
Whitney Houston

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

1992 64th Academy Awards: "The Silence of the Lambs", Anthony Hopkins & Jodie Foster win

  • 1992 CBS TV premieres overnight news program "Up To The Minute"
  • 1994 ABC Masters Tournament won by Hobo Boothe