Events in Film & TV on May 28

  • 1951 The Jerry Colonna Show debuts on ABC-TV

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1951 Radio programme "Crazy People" (later titled The Goon Show) premieres on the BBC, created by Spike Milligan

Comedian and author Spike Milligan
Comedian and author
Spike Milligan
  • 1953 Premier of 1st animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody"
  • 1957 WPSD TV channel 6 in Paducah, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 Wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio

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1974 26th Emmy Awards: M*A*S*H, Alan Alda & Mary Tyler Moore win

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1976 29th Cannes Film Festival: "Taxi Driver" directed by Martin Scorsese wins the Palme d'Or

Film Director Martin Scorsese
Film Director
Martin Scorsese

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1979 ABC premiere of TV's "The House on Garibaldi Street", based on the 1960 capture of Adolf Eichmann in Argentina

SS officer Adolf Eichmann
SS officer
Adolf Eichmann
  • 1982 Leonard Maltin's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight

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1983 "Ricky" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 1990 "Dave Thomas Comedy Show" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 1994 "Cafe American" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 1995 48th Cannes Film Festival: "Underground" directed by Emir Kusturica wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2006 59th Cannes Film Festival: "The Wind That Shakes the Barley" directed by Ken Loach wins the Palme d'Or
  • 2017 Swedish film "The Square" directed by Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival