Why Famous: China Corsair (1951), From Here to Eternity (1953) and Marty (1955).
- 1964-06-27 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) weds academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) in Beverly Hills, California
- 1964-07-28 Broadway musical actress-singer Ethel Merman (56) divorces academy award-winning actor Ernest Borgnine (47) after 32 days of marriage
- 1955-04-11 "Marty" directed by Delbert Mann and starring Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair premieres in New York (Best Picture 1956)
- 1956-02-23 13th Golden Globes: "East of Eden", Ernest Borgnine, & Anna Magnani win
- 1956-03-21 28th Academy Awards: "Marty", Anna Magnani & Ernest Borgnine win
- 1967-06-15 "The Dirty Dozen", based on E. M. Nathanson's novel, directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine and Charles Bronson is released in the US
- 1969-06-18 "The Wild Bunch", directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring William Holden and Ernest Borgnine, is released