Historical Events on May 23, 1969

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 22nd Cannes Film Festival: "If..." directed by Lindsay Anderson wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film

Event of interestEvent of Interest

BBC orders 13 episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus

Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese
  • Lauwerszee Dike in Holland closes
  • The Who release rock opera "Tommy"