Events in Film & TV on March 6

Theater Premiere

1851 Dion Boucicault's play "Love in a Maze" premieres in London

  • 1909 Dutch film distributor Jean Desmet opens his first permanent cinema, the Cinema Parisien in Rotterdam

Emmy Awards

1959 11th Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr win

  • 1967 WACS TV channel 25 in Dawson, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Daytime Emmy Awards

1980 Emmy 7th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 1st time

Film & TV History

1981 Walter Cronkite signs off as anchorman of "CBS Evening News"

Film & TV History

1985 Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "The King & I"

Film & TV History

1995 9th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield

  • 1996 10th American Comedy Award: James Burrows
  • 2004 35th NAACP Image Awards: "The Fighting Temptations" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • 2010 30th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" wins
  • 2016 Seventh Democratic presidential candidates debate hosted by CNN and held in Flint, Michigan