August 29 in History
1952August 29, 1952:
"The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima", a movie based on a historical event, is premiered in New York.
1964August 29, 1964:
Celebrated American musician, Roy Orbison issues his single dubbed "(Oh) Pretty Woman". It was written by the singer alongside Bill Dees.
1966August 29, 1966:
British rock collective, The Beatles ends their U.S. tour with a concert at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. The show would become their final paid concert.
- August 29, 1966:
American rock ensemble, The Youngbloods begins the recording of their single titled "Get Together".
1980August 29, 1980:
British music group, UB40 drop their debut album entitled “Signing Off”. It would peak at #2 on the highly-rated UK albums chart.
1986August 29, 1986:
The Jim Goddard-directed movie titled “Shanghai Surprise”, which stars American singer Madonna, is released.
1994August 29, 1994:
English music collective, Oasis issue their first album titled “Definitely Maybe” through Creation Records.
2004August 29, 2004:
After finishing 2nd at the Belgian Grand Prix, German F1 driver Michael Schumacher wins his 5th consecutive World Drivers’ Championship.
- August 29, 2004:
At the renowned MTV Video Music Awards, Outkast’s "Hey Ya!" is adjudged the “Video of the Year”.
2009August 29, 2009:
A new world record is set after over 13,590 people living in Mexico City performs Michael Jackson's Thriller dance to mark the 51st birthday of the singer.