On This Day

May 1967 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • May 12 20th Cannes Film Festival: "Blowup" directed by Michelangelo Antonioni wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • May 20 BBC bans the Beatles' "A Day in the Life" because of drug references

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 1 Scott Coffey, HI, actor (Satisfaction, Shout)
  • May 1 Tim McGraw, American country musician and actor, born in Delhi, Louisiana
  • May 4 Matthew Crane, American actor (Matt Cory-Another World), born in Kimberton, Pennsylvania
  • May 4 Ana Gasteyer, American actress (Saturday Night Live), born in Washington, D.C.
  • May 4 Kate Garraway, English TV presenter (ITV Breakfast), born in Abingdon-on-Thames, Berkshire
  • May 5 Takehito Koyasu, Japanese seiyu (voice actor), born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • May 5 Maro Mavri, Greek fashion model and actress, born in Athens, Greece
  • May 15 Madhuri Dixit, Indian actress
  • May 17 Cameron Bancroft, actor (Beverly Hills 90210)
  • May 17 Debbie Dutch, Titusville NJ, actress (Hell's Paradox)
  • May 20 Gabriele Muccino, Italian film director
  • May 22 Brooke Smith, American actress (Grey's Anatomy - Dr. Erica Hahn), born in NYC, New York
  • May 28 Kari Wuhrer, American actress (Eight Legged Freaks), born in Brookfield, Connecticut
  • May 31 Sandrine Bonnaire, Clermont France, actress (Vagabond, Police)
  • May 31 Phil Keoghan, New Zealand television personality

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

May 1 King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley (32) weds actress Priscilla Beaulieu (21) at Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • May 8 "Bye Bye Birdie" actress Ann-Margret (26) weds actor and screenwriter Roger Smith (34)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • May 7 Judith Evelyn [Evelyn Morris], American actress (13th Letter, Tingler, Rear Window), dies of cancer at 54
  • May 8 Barbara Payton [Redfield], American actress known for her tumultuous private life (Dallas, Trapped, Bad Blonde), dies of heart and liver failure due to drug addiction at 39
  • May 8 Elmer Rice, NY playwright, director and novelist, dies at 74
  • May 13 Frank McGrath, American actor (The Reluctant Astronaut, Wagon Train), dies from a heart attack at 64
  • May 18 Andy Clyde, Scottish actor (The Real McCoys, Lassie), dies from natural causes at 75
  • May 18 Richard Ainley, British actor (I Dood It, As You Like It, Above Suspicion), dies from barbiturate poisoning at 56
  • May 23 Philip Coolidge, American actor (North by Northwest, North by Northwest, I Want to Live, Tingler), dies of lung cancer at 58
  • May 26 George E Stone, Polish actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile, 5 Star Final, Front Page), dies at 64
  • May 30 Claude Rains, British actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca), dies at 77