May 2014 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • May 3 61st National Film Awards (India): "Ship of Theseus" wins the Golden Lotus
  • May 18 60th British Academy Television Awards: "A League of Their Own" Best Comedy, "Broadchurch" Best Drama
  • May 25 67th Cannes Film Festival: "Winter Sleep" directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan wins the Palme d'Or

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May 27 The director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde calls for "tougher regulation and tighter supervision" of banking sector

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Christine Lagarde

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May 30 Seth MacFarlane's "A Million Ways to Die in the West" is released to theatres, MacFarlane's first live-action role on the big screen

  • May 31 Psy's "Gangnam Style" becomes the first video to reach 2 billion views on YouTube

Weddings in Film & TV

  • May 16 Supermodel and socialite Poppy Delevingne (28) weds James Cook in London

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May 24 Rapper and record producer Kanye West (36) weds model Kim Kardashian (33) at Fort di Belvedere in Florence, Italy

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
Kanye West
  • May 25 Happy Endings actress Casey Wilson (33) weds comedy writer David Caspe (35) in Ojai, California

Deaths in Film & TV

  • May 12 Cornell Borchers, German actress (The Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul), dies at 89
  • May 25 Herb Jeffries [Umberto Alejandro Ballentino], American actor and director (The Bronze Buckaroo, Mundo depravados), dies of heart failure at 100