On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 30

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

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

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

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

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

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

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

1966 "Color Me Barbra", Barbra Streisand's second TV special and the first in color, premieres on CBS

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1970 Soap opera "Another World in Somerset" premieres on NBC, running through 1976
  • 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 awardsAcademy Awards

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

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

Film tv awardsAcademy 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"
  • 1993 Lanford Wilson's play "Redwood Curtain", starring Jeff Daniels, opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater, NYC; runs for 40 performances
  • 1994 ABC Masters Tournament won by Hobo Boothe
  • 2003 WrestleMania XIX, Safeco Field, Seattle, WA (54,097): Brock Lesnar wins WWE Heavyweight Championship against Kurt Angle

Sport defeatWrestleMania

2008 WrestleMania XXIV, Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL: Kane defeats Chavo Guerrero; Randy Orton beats Triple H and John Cena in a title Triple Threat match; The Undertaker downs Edge

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena
Professional Wrestler Triple H
Professional Wrestler
Triple H

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 Swedish gamer and YouTuber PewDiePie overtaken by Indian channel T-Series as YouTube channel with most subscribers (both on 92 million)

YouTube Star PewDiePie
YouTube Star
PewDiePie