On This Day

May 20, 1996 in Film & Television

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Film & TV

  • 49th Cannes Film Festival: "Secrets & Lies" directed by Mike Leigh wins the Palme d'Or

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter, dies at 65
  • Jon Pertwee, English actor and entertainer (third Doctor in Doctor Who, Worzel Gummidge), dies from a heart attack at 76