Events in Film & TV on May 30

  • 1949 WRTV TV channel 6 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955 KMVT TV channel 11 in Twin Falls, ID (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1978 31st Cannes Film Festival: "The Tree of Wooden Clogs" directed by Ermanno Olmi wins the Palme d'Or
  • 1987 North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video

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1989 Margaret Ray pleads guilty to breaking into David Letterman's house

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman
  • 1996 John Tesh's final day as host of "Entertainment Tonight"

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2003 "Finding Nemo", directed by Andrew Stanton and starring Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres is released in the US and Canada

Comedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian and TV Star
Ellen DeGeneres

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2014 Seth MacFarlane's "A Million Ways to Die in the West" is released to theatres, MacFarlane's first live-action role on the big screen

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2017 Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John reveals her breast cancer has returned after 25 years

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
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Olivia Newton-John