‘Sin City’ premieres in Westwood, California 10 years ago today (Mar 28 2005)


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(Monday, March 28, 2005)Sin City’, a neo-noir crime thriller anthology film which tells the story of three different people caught up in violent corruption in the town of Basin City, premiered today in Westwood, California.

Directed by Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, the film starred Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Benicio del Toro, Jessica Alba, Brittany Murphy and Elijah Wood.

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ debuts on ABC-TV 10 years ago this hour (Mar 27 2005)


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(Sunday, March 27, 2005, 10:00 p.m. EST)Grey’s Anatomy, a medical drama series about lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually evolve into seasoned doctors while trying to maintain personal lives and relationships, debuted tonight as a television series on ABC.

It starred Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Katherine Heigl, Justin Chambers, T.R. Knight, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens, Jr., Isaiah Washington and Patrick Dempsey.

‘Forrest Gump’ wins Best Picture at 67th Academy Awards 20 years ago this hour (Mar 27 1995)


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(Monday, March 27, 1995, 6:00 p.m. PST)Forrest Gump, an epic romantic-comedy-drama film about a mentally challenged man who stumbles through formative events in U.S. history, won six Oscars tonight at the 67th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Robert Zemeckis for Best Director and Tom Hanks for Best Actor. Continue reading

Lincoln, Grant, Sherman and Porter confer at City Point, Virginia 150 years ago this evening (Mar 27 1865)


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(Monday, March 27, 1865, evening; during the American Civil War) — U.S. President Abraham Lincoln met with union generals Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman and Admiral David D. Porter onboard the passenger steamboat River Queen tonight at City Point, Virginia, to plot the final stages of the Civil War. The four met again the next day, Mar. 28, 1865.