The actor was only 18 years old when she made her Cannes red carpet debut. She had five films to her name, including Act of Love, for which she was attending the festival. A series of photos taken of her on the beaches of Côte d'Azur brought her to the limelight.
The singer wore a white silk Jean-Paul Gaultier ensemble, which consisted of the French designer's inventive conical-shaped bra. In doing so, Madonna proved her commitment to being true to herself, on a red carpet that at the time was relatively conservative.
Last year, Elvis received a 12-minute-long standing ovation at the film festival. Emotional and overwhelmed, the film's star Austin Butler hugged Priscilla Presley as the cheers failed to cease.
At Cannes 2008, Angelina Jolie revealed her pregnancy on the red carpet with her former husband Brad Pitt.
Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth received a 22-minute long standing ovation at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. It has held this record since 2006.
Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, the film features a surgeon who tries to guide a teenage boy only to find out that his intentions aren't entirely pure.