Video: 'LITTLE ANTHONY & THE IMPERIALS - Hurt So Bad (1965)'
(Sunday, March 14, 1965, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Little Anthony and the Imperials made their debut appearance tonight on the live CBS television variety series The Ed Sullivan Show, performing “Hurt So Bad” from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City.
(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.
Video: 'Dissent in the Supreme Court: John Marshall Harlan II - Biography, Education, Civil Rights (1992)'
(Monday, March 28, 1955) — John Marshall Harlan was sworn in today as an associate justice of the Supreme Court. The New Yorker became the eighty-ninth man to sit on the high bench since the Federal judiciary was established in 1789.
Video: 'Leni Riefenstahl: Triumph of the Will (1935)'
(Thursday, March 28, 1935) — The notorious Nazi propaganda film Triumph des Willens (Triumph of the Will), directed by Leni Riefenstahl, premiered today at the Berlin Ufa Palace Theater with Adolf Hitler present.
(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.
(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 →
Video: 'Ken Burns - The Civil War: Episode 8 - War Is All Hell (1865) | Ken Burns Documentary' (Mar. 27, 1865, 33:50)
(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.
(Saturday, March 27, 1965) — “Stop! In the Name of Love” by The Supremes peaked today at #1 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Mar. 27, Apr. 3, 1965). It was the group’s fourth consecutive number one hit and the fourth of 12 number one hits on the chart (1964-1969). Continue reading →