Why Famous: The Godfather, The Great Santini and Tender Mercies.
- 1991-05-01 Actor Robert Duvall weds Sharon Brophy
- 1979-08-15 "Apocalypse Now", directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, and Martin Sheen, is released (Palme d'Or 1979)
- 1984-01-28 41st Golden Globes: Terms of Endearment, Tom Courtenay, Robert Duvall, & Shirley MacLaine win
- 1984-04-09 56th Academy Awards: "Terms of Endearment", Robert Duvall & Shirley MacLaine win