On This Day

Events in Film & TV on March 7

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

1946 18th Academy Awards: "The Lost Weekend" Ray Milland & Joan Crawford win

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

1955 7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas & Loretta Young win

Actress Loretta Young
Loretta Young

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

1955 Mary Martin as "Peter Pan" 1st televised

Actress Mary Martin
Mary Martin
  • 1968 The BBC broadcasts the news for the first time in color on television.
  • 1970 WXOW TV channel 19 in La Crosse, WI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1975 "Mirror", Russian film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, starring Margarita Terekhova and Ignat Daniltsev, is released

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

1979 5th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds & Olivia Newton-John win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda, Mary Tyler Moore & Carol Burnett win (TV)

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Actor Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
  • 1981 1st homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death
  • 1982 NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for 1st time
  • 1983 TNN (The Nashville Network) begins on Cable TV
  • 1993 Diff'rent Strokes actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant
  • 1994 8th American Comedy Award: Carrot Top

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

2010 82nd Academy Awards: "The Hurt Locker", Jeff Bridges & Sandra Bullock win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2011 Charlie Sheen is fired from the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men"