Events in Film & TV on May 26

  • 1913 US Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)
  • 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

Daytime Emmy Awards

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

Cannes Film Festival

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
  • 2021 Amazon says it will buy 97-year-old film and television studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for $8.45 billion