On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 6

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

Actor and Playwright Dion Boucicault
Actor and Playwright
Dion Boucicault

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

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

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

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

Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur Susan Lucci
Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur
Susan Lucci

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

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite

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

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1995 9th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield

Comedian and Actor Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian and Actor
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