Events in Film & TV on May 5

  • 1949 KGO TV channel 7 in San Francisco, California (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1952 "Lucy Does a TV Commercial" (also known as "Vitameatavegamin") episode of "I Love Lucy" premieres, garnering 68% of US television viewers
  • 1958 KNME TV channel 5 in Albuquerque, NM (PBS) begins broadcasting

#1 in the Charts

1962 "West Side Story" soundtrack album goes #1 & stays #1 for 54 weeks which is more than 20 weeks longer than any other album

  • 1996 Renette Cruz, Vancouver, wins Miss Canadian Universe
  • 1997 "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV

Music Single

2018 Childish Gambino [Donald Glover] releases the music video to new single "This is America" to wide acclaim