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

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

May 15 Paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is substitute host

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson
  • May 19 20th Emmy Awards: "Get Smart", "Mission Impossible" & Barbara Bain win
  • May 21 WEKW TV channel 52 in Keene, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 31 Movie star James Stewart retires from the US Air Force after 27 years of service