Events in Film & Television in May 1966

  • May 3 WDHO (now WNWO) TV channel 24 in Toledo, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • May 17 KFDO (now KVIJ) TV channel 8 in Sayre, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • May 20 19th Cannes Film Festival: "A Man and a Woman" directed by Claude Lelouch and "The Birds, the Bees and the Italians" directed by Pietro Germi jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film

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May 22 18th Emmy Awards: The Fugitive, Dick Van Dyke & Mary Tyler Moore win

  • May 25 "Au Hasard Balthazar", French film directed by Robert Bresson, starring Anne Wiazemsky and Fran├žois Lafarge, is released