Events in Film & Television in May 1971

  • May 9 23rd Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Jack Klugman & Jean Stapleton win
  • May 27 24th Cannes Film Festival: "The Go-Between" directed by Joseph Losey wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • May 31 WDXR (now WKPD) TV channel 29 in Paducah, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting