Events in Film & Television in May 1944

  • May 2 WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast

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May 3 "Going My Way", directed by Leo McCary and starring Bing Crosby premieres in New York (Best Picture 1945)

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
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Bing Crosby

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May 4 "Gaslight", starring an 18-year-old Angela Lansbury in her film debut, is released