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
  • 1981 "Nightline" extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday)
  • 1987 North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video

Film & TV History

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

  • 1996 John Tesh's final day as host of "Entertainment Tonight"

Film Premiere

2003 Animated fish tale "Finding Nemo", directed by Andrew Stanton, and starring Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres premieres in US and Canada

  • 2004 Indianapolis 500: Buddy Rice wins from pole for team owners Bobby Rahal and David Letterman in a rain shortened race (450 miles - 180 of 200 scheduled laps)

TV Show Appearance

2005 Gordon Ramsay first appears on US television in cooking competition show "Hell's Kitchen" on Fox

Film Release

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

Music History

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