On This Day

On This Day in Film & TV for May 19

Events in Film & TV

  • 1962 Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" to JFK before 15,000 attendees, accompanied by jazz pianist Hank Jones, at Madison Square Garden, NYC
  • 1968 20th Emmy Awards: "Get Smart", "Mission Impossible" & Barbara Bain win
  • 1972 WMAV TV channel 18 in Oxford, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1972 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
  • 1975 27th Emmy Awards: "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", Robert Blake & Jean Marsh win
  • 1977 Film "Smokey & the Bandit" starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field and Jackie Gleason premieres in NYC
  • 1980 Ringo & Barbara Bach are involved in a car crash
  • 1982 Sophia Loren jailed in Naples, Italy for tax evasion
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