On This Day

Events in Film & Television in May 1964

  • May 4 KIII TV channel 3 in Corpus Christi, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • May 14 17th Cannes Film Festival: "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" directed by Jacques Demy wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 18 David Frost interviews Paul McCartney on BBC

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

May 25 16th Emmy Awards: "The Dick Van Dyke Show", Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore win

Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Actress
Mary Tyler Moore
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director Carl Reiner
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director
Carl Reiner