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The 90th Academy Awards are held

The 90th Oscars took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, LA, CA. Jimmy Kimmel hosted for the second consecutive year. The Shape of Water won a leading four awards, including Best Picture. Dunkirk won three awards. Blade Runner 2049, Coco, Darkest Hour, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won two awards each. I, Tonya, Get Out, Call Me by Your Name, A Fantastic Woman, Icarus, Phantom Thread, Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405, The Silent Child, and Dear Basketball received one award each.

NCIS celebrates its 250th episode

NCIS is an American action police procedural television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which investigates crimes involving the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The concept and characters were initially introduced in two episodes of the CBS series JAG.

"Broadchurch" is released on ITV

The first series of the British crime drama Broadchurch originally aired on the ITV broadcast network in the UK in 2013. The 8-episode series began with the murder of an 11-year-old boy in the close-knit coastal town of Broadchurch in Dorset, UK. The series depicted the impact that suspicion and media attention have on the community.

Take That are at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Shine"

"Shine" is the second single taken from Take That's comeback album, Beautiful World. It reached number 1 in March 2007, staying 2 weeks at the top. During its 1st week at the top of the UK Singles Chart, the single rose from number 20 to 2 on the Irish Singles Chart. The single has been certified Gold in the UK with sales of 493,000.

Actor John Candy dies at 43

John Franklin Candy was a Canadian comedy actor known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. While filming the Western parody Wagons East!, Candy died of a heart attack in Durango, Mexico, in March 1994, aged 43. His final two films, Wagons East! and Canadian Bacon, are dedicated to his memory.

The 15th Grammy Awards are held

The 15th Annual Grammy Awards were held in March 1973 and were the first to be broadcast live on CBS, after the first two ceremonies were on ABC. CBS has been the TV home for the Grammy Awards ever since. The awards recognized accomplishments by musicians from the year 1972. The ceremony was held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Metallica bass guitarist Jason Newsted is born

Jason Curtis Newsted is an American metal musician, known for being the 3rd recording bass guitarist with the band Metallica from 1986 until his departure in 2001, as well as being a part of Voivod and Flotsam and Jetsam. After leaving Metallica he continued with his project Echobrain, played with Ozzy Osbourne and joined heavy metal band Voivod.

Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis

Reagan met actress Nancy Davis in 1949 after she contacted him in his capacity as president of the Screen Actors Guild. They were engaged at Chasen's restaurant in Los Angeles and were married in 1952, at the Little Brown Church in the Valley, San Fernando Valley. They had two children: Patti and Ronald "Ron" Jr.

The 15th Academy Awards are held

The 15th Academy Awards was held in the Cocoanut Grove at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles honoring the films of 1942. Best Picture honors went to the film Mrs. Miniver. The ceremony is most famous for the speech by the film’s Oscar-winning actress Greer Garson, whose acceptance speech as Best Actress ran nearly 6 minutes.

The 9th Academy Awards are held

The 9th Academy Awards were held in March 1937, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. They were hosted by George Jessel; music was provided by the Victor Young Orchestra, which at the time featured Spike Jones on drums. This ceremony marked the 1st time in which the categories of Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress were awarded.

The first vampire film "Nosferatu" is released in Germany

Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens, translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. The film, shot in 1921 and released in 1922, was an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula from 1897.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

died 1994

John Candy

born 1973

Len Wiseman

born 1987

Aja Volkman