Video: '1932-33 Oscar Winners'
(Friday, March 16, 1934, 8:00 p.m. PST) — Cavalcade, a drama film about a British family that survives war and changing times, won three Oscars tonight at the 6th Academy Awards, including Outstanding Production and Frank Lloyd for Best Director. Continue reading ‘Cavalcade’ wins Outstanding Production at 6th Academy Awards 80 years ago this hour (Mar 16 1934)
(Saturday, March 16, 1974; during the Watergate scandal) — The Grand Ole Opry House opened in Nashville tonight with a concert attended by President Richard Nixon and his wife, Pat (click here to watch video; Mar. 16, 1974, at 2:31:42 and click here for more video options).
(Wednesday, March 16, 1994) — Figure skater Tonya Harding pleaded guilty today in Portland, Oregon, to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for covering up an attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan, avoiding jail but drawing a $100,000 fine.
Video: 'The Beatles & Murray The "K" As It Happened' (Mar. 16, 1964, at 5:53-6:46)
(Monday, March 16, 1964) — New York disc jockey Murray the K interviewed Paul McCartney (and George Harrison) of The Beatles today in London via telephone. McCartney denied a report that he had married his girlfriend.
Video: 'A Hard Day's Night (Full Movie) 1080p [HD] subtitulada' (Mar. 16, 1964, at 56:09-58:46)
(Friday, March 13, 1964, 10 a.m. GMT) — Shooting for The Beatles’ first film resumed today at Twickenham Film Studios in London as Ringo Starr filmed the studio canteen scene with actor Wilfrid Brambell, who persuaded Starr to stop reading and go out without the rest of the group.
Video: 'The Beatles Can't Buy Me Love (2009 Stereo Remaster)'
(Monday, March 16, 1964) — The Beatles released their sixth British single “Can’t Buy Me Love” and “You Can’t Do That” today in the U.S. (it would be released in the UK four days later on Mar. 20, 1964). Continue reading The Beatles release ‘Can’t Buy Me Love/You Can’t Do That’ 50 years ago today (Mar 16 1964)