Events in Film & TV on May 26

  • 1913 US Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

1963 15th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth win

Actress Shirley Booth
Actress
Shirley Booth

Music releaseMusic Single

1975 "Rhinestone Cowboy" single released by Glen Campbell (Billboard Song of the Year 1975)

Actor and Country Singer Glen Campbell
Actor and Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • 1982 35th Cannes Film Festival: "Missing" directed by Costa Gavras and "Yol" directed by Serif Goren and Yilmaz Guney jointly awarded the Palme d'Or

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1984 US President President Ronald Reagan rules out US military intervention in Iran-Iraq war

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1987 Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe
  • 2002 55th Cannes Film Festival: "The Pianist" directed by Roman Polanski wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2013 66th Cannes Film Festival: "Blue Is the Warmest Colour" directed by Abdellatif Kechiche wins the Palme d'Or. The two main actresses in the film, Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux also awarded