Events in Film & Television in May 1972

  • May 14 24th Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Carrol O'Conner & Jean Stapleton win
  • May 18 "Me and The Chimp" an American TV sitcom last airs on CBS in the US
  • May 19 WMAV TV channel 18 in Oxford, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • May 19 25th Cannes Film Festival: "The Working Class Goes to Heaven" directed by Elio Petri and "The Mattei Affair" directed by Francesco Rosi jointly awarded the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film