The Cannes Film Festival was established in 1939.
Winners of its Golden Palm (for Best Film) have included Marty (1955), La Dolce Vita (1960), M*A*S*H (1970), and The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978).
- How many female speaking roles are in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)? There are no female speaking roles are in Lawrence of Arabia (1962).
- How many Levittowns were built in the post–World War II era? There were three pioneering suburban housing developments bearing the Levittown name: the one in Hempstead, New York, in the late 1940s; one near Philadelphia in the 1950s; and one in New Jersey in…
- How many females have appeared on U.S. currency? Aside from the female representations of Justice and Liberty, only three women have been so commemorated: Martha Washington, on the face of the 1886 and 1891 $1 silver certificates and on the reverse…
- What are the highest and lowest elevations in the United States? The highest elevation is Mount McKinley, Alaska, at 20,320 feet. The lowest is Death Valley, California, at 282 feet below sea level. The average elevation of the United States is 2,500 feet.
- How long have Siskel and Ebert had a syndicated television show? On their syndicated TV show, Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert have been putting thumbs up and down to movies since September 1982. They first gained national fame on PBS's "Sneak Previews" in 1977.
- What was the first American cookbook? The first American cookbook was the 1796 collection American Cookery by Amelia Simmons, whose pen name was "An American Orphan." Four editions of the book appeared between 1796 and 1808.