On This Day

May 19, 1972 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Film & TV

  • 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
  • WMAV TV channel 18 in Oxford, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting