Video: 'Annie Hall' trailer
(Sunday, March 27, 1977) — Annie Hall, an American romantic comedy film about a comedian and an aspiring singer who try to overcome their neuroses and find happiness, premiered tonight as the closing night film at the Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Filmex). Continue reading Woody Allen’s ‘Annie Hall’ premieres in Los Angeles 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 27 1977)
Video: '1957 Oscars' (23 videos)
(Wednesday, March 27, 1957, 7:30-10:38 p.m. PST) — Around the World in 80 Days, an American epic adventure-comedy film about a Victorian gentleman who bets that he can beat the world’s record for circling the globe, won five Oscars tonight at the 29th Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Continue reading ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ wins Best Motion Picture at 29th Academy Awards 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 27 1957)
Video: '1987 Nike Revolution'
(Friday, March 27, 1987) — In America, the footwear manufacturers Nike began using The Beatles’ 1968 recording of “Revolution” today in a highly publicized television advertising campaign. Continue reading Nike launches advertising campaign using The Beatles’ ‘Revolution’ 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 27 1987)
Video: 'Tenerife Airport Disaster'
(Sunday, March 27, 1977, 5:06:56 p.m. WET) — In the worst disaster in aviation history, 583 people were killed today when a KLM Boeing 747, attempting to take off in heavy fog, crashed into a Pan Am 747 on an airport runway at Los Rodeos Airport, on the Spanish island of Tenerife, Canary Islands. Continue reading 583 people killed aviation’s worst disaster 40 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 27 1977)