On This Day

Events in Film & TV on May 5

  • 1949 KGO TV channel 7 in San Francisco, California (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1958 KNME TV channel 5 in Albuquerque, NM (PBS) begins broadcasting

Music release#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

Singer, Dancer and Actress Rita Moreno
Singer, Dancer and Actress
Rita Moreno
  • 1996 Renette Cruz, Vancouver, wins Miss Canadian Universe
  • 1997 "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV

Music releaseMusic Single

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

Actor, Musician and Director Donald Glover
Actor, Musician and Director
Donald Glover