On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 5

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1936 8th Academy Awards: "Mutiny on the Bounty", Victor McLaglen & Bette Davis wins

  • 1953 6th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Sound Barrier" Best Film
  • 1955 WBBJ TV channel 7 in Jackson, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 "King Kong" 1st televised
  • 1958 KDUH TV channel 4 in Scottsbluff-Hay Spring, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

1959 16th Golden Globes: "The Defiant Ones", David Niven, & Susan Hayward win

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

1962 19th Golden Globes: "The Guns of Navarone", Maximilian Schell, & Geraldine Page win

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
Actor Gregory Peck
Actor
Gregory Peck
Actress Geraldine Page
Actress
Geraldine Page
  • 1967 WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Release

1970 "Airport" based on the book by Arthur Hailey, directed by George Seaton and starring Burt Lancaster and Dean Martin is released

Actor Burt Lancaster
Actor
Burt Lancaster
Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1977 3rd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Actress
Mary Tyler Moore
Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actor John Wayne
Actor
John Wayne
  • 1985 38th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "The Killing Fields" Best Film, Wim Wenders Best Director

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1995 21st People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Jodie Foster win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Barr win (TV)

Actress Jodie Foster
Actress
Jodie Foster
Actor Tim Allen
Actor
Tim Allen
Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

2002 American reality TV program The Osbournes" featuring family of Ozzy Osbourne premieres on MTV

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2006 Nature documentary "Planet Earth" narrated by David Attenborough premieres on the BBC

Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality David Attenborough
Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality
David Attenborough

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015 Harrison Ford crash-lands his 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR aeroplane in California

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 Kylie Jenner is the world's youngest-ever billionaire at 21, according to Forbes

Model, TV Personality and Businesswoman Kylie Jenner
Model, TV Personality and Businesswoman
Kylie Jenner