Events in Film & Television in May 1992

  • May 9 Final episode of "Golden Girls" airs on NBC-TV
  • May 9 Michelle McLean, 19, of Namibia, crowned 41st Miss Universe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 16 "Smells Like Nirvana" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #35

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain
  • May 18 45th Cannes Film Festival: "Den goda viljan" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or
  • May 19 US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

May 22 Johnny Carson's final appearance as host of Tonight Show

Comedian and TV Host Johnny Carson
Comedian and TV Host
Johnny Carson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 25 Jay Leno becomes permanent host of "Tonight Show"

TV Host and Comedian Jay Leno
TV Host and Comedian
Jay Leno
  • May 31 "The 1992 Boat Show" - the final episode of US comedy series "Night Court" - airs on NBC-TV