Events in Film & Television in May 1942

Music releaseMusic Recording

May 29 Bing Crosby records "White Christmas", the greatest-selling record to date

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby

Film release premierFilm Premier

May 29 "Yankee Doodle Dandy", directed by Michael Curtiz, starring James Cagney and Joan Lesley, premieres in NYC (Academy Awards Best Actor 1943)