Events in Film & TV on May 27

  • 1949 Martin Canine, cartoon character, spoofs Martin Kane
  • 1955 Red Buttons Show, last airs on NBC-TV

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1969 Jerry Lewis Show second run, last airs on NBC-TV

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Comedian
Jerry Lewis
  • 1971 24th Cannes Film Festival: "The Go-Between" directed by Joseph Losey wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • 1977 30th Cannes Film Festival: "Padre Padrone" directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani wins the Palme d'Or
  • 1977 The Sex Pistols release "God Save the Queen", sparking major controversy and leading to a ban on the song by the BBC
  • 1981 34th Cannes Film Festival: "Man of Iron" directed by Andrzej Wajda wins the Palme d'Or

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1985 Inaugural bands parade for President Reagan

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

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1995 Actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition in Culpeper, Virginia

  • 2007 60th Cannes Film Festival: "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days" directed by Cristian Mungiu wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2012 65th Cannes Film Festival: "Amour" directed by Michael Haneke wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2012 58th British Academy Television Awards: "Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle" Best Comedy, "The Fades" Best Drama

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2014 The director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde calls for "tougher regulation and tighter supervision" of banking sector

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Christine Lagarde