Events in Film & Television in May 1968

  • May 2 Israeli television begins transmitting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 11 Richard Harris releases "MacArthur Park"

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • May 12 WSKG TV channel 46 (PBS) in Binghamton, NY, begins broadcasting

Film release premierFilm Premier

May 15 "Wonderwall" with George Harrison premieres at Cannes Film Festival

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • May 19 20th Emmy Awards: "Get Smart", "Mission Impossible" & Barbara Bain win
  • May 21 WEKW TV channel 52 in Keene, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • May 31 Movie star James Stewart retires from the US Air Force after 27 years of service, and is promoted to major general by President Reagan