On This Day

Events in Film & TV on May 26

  • 1913 US Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

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

Actress Shirley Booth
Actress
Shirley Booth
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director Carl Reiner
Actor, Comedian, Writer and Director
Carl Reiner
Actor Dick Van Dyke
Actor
Dick Van Dyke
  • 1982 35th Cannes Film Festival: "Missing" directed by Costa Gavras and "Yol" directed by Serif Goren and Yilmaz Güney jointly awarded the Palme d'Or
  • 1987 Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993 Emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time

Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur Susan Lucci
Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur
Susan Lucci

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2002 55th Cannes Film Festival: "The Pianist" directed by Roman Polanski wins the Palme d'Or

Film Director Roman Polanski
Film Director
Roman Polanski

Music awardsMusic Awards

2004 39th Academy of Country Music Awards: Toby Keith & Martina McBride win

Country Singer-Songwriter Martina McBride
Country Singer-Songwriter
Martina McBride
Country Singer and Actor Toby Keith
Country Singer and Actor
Toby Keith
  • 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
  • 2021 Amazon says it will buy 97-year-old film and television studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for $8.45 billion