Events in Film & Television in May 1990

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May 6 Tom Cruise is ticketed for careless operation of a vehicle in South Carolina

Actor Tom Cruise
Actor
Tom Cruise

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May 12 3rd time "Saturday Night Live" uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels

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May 12 Nora Dunn & Sinead O'Connor boycott "Saturday Night Live" to protest Andrew "Dice" Clay's hosting

Singer-Songwriter Sinead O'Connor
Singer-Songwriter
Sinead O'Connor
Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • May 15 Mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe
  • May 17 "Cheers" star Kelsey Grammer sentenced to jail for 30 days for DWI
  • May 18 TV movie "Return To Green Acres" airs

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May 19 "Elvis" TV Drama about early life of Elvis Presley last airs on ABC

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • May 21 Last episode of "Newhart" airs on CBS-TV
  • May 21 43rd Cannes Film Festival: "Wild at Heart" directed by David Lynch wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 28 "Dave Thomas Comedy Show" debuts on CBS-TV