Historical Events on May 19th, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 25th Cannes Film Festival: "The Working Class Goes to Heaven" directed by Elio Petri and "The Mattei Affair" directed by Francesco Rosi jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • WMAV TV channel 18 in Oxford, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting