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Notable Historical Events for August 29th

1964Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" released

1533Francisco Pizarro orders death of last Incan King of Peru, Atahualpa

1958George Harrison joins The Quarrymen (Lennon-McCartney-Best-Sutcliffe)

1640English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland

200421st MTV Awards: OutKast, Beyoncé & Usher f/ Lil Jon & Ludacris wins

1929Aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh makes her first solo flight

1982George Brett gets his 1,500th hit

200219th MTV Awards: Eminem & Pink wins

201062nd Emmy Awards: Mad Men, Modern Family, Bryan Cranston & Kyra Sedgwick win

1990Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq

August 29th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on August 29th

1632John Locke, Wrington England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance

1959Chris Hadfield, Sarnia Ontario Canada, RCAF/astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99)

1958Michael Jackson, Gary Indiana, recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad), (d. 2009)

1915Ingrid Bergman, Stockholm, actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower), (d. 1982)

1862Maurice Maeterlinck, Ghent Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911), (d. 1949)

1974Jay Onrait, Athabasca Alberta, Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1)

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Notable Weddings on August 29th

1993Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28) in New York City

2009Retired Denver Bronco's quarterback John Elway (49) weds former Oakland Raiders cheerleader Paige Green

August 29th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on August 29th

1987Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63

1877Brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church, dies of peritonitis at 76

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