On This Day

May 18, 1961 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Film & TV

  • 14th Cannes Film Festival: "The Long Absence" directed by Henri Colpi and "Viridiana" directed by Luis Bunuel jointly awarded the Palme d'Or

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Henry O'Neill, American actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble), dies