Events in Film & Television in May 1991

  • May 3 356th & final episode of CBS second longest running series "Dallas", (2nd only to "Gunsmoke")
  • May 4 ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Doug Kent
  • May 9 Italian actress Laura Antonelli found guilty of cocaine possession (conviction overturned 2006)
  • May 17 Lupita Jones, 23, of Mexico, crowned 40th Miss Universe
  • May 20 44th Cannes Film Festival: "Barton Fink" directed by Ethan and Joel Coen wins the Palme d'Or