What Happened on August 29, 1964

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Funny Thing Happened" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 965 performances

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

On Elston Howard Night, Mickey Mantle ties Babe Ruth's career strikeout record (1,330)

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Film release premierFilm Release

Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke is released

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews
Animator Walt Disney
Walt Disney

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordi Arrese, Spain, tennis star

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

46th US Vice President Dick Cheney (23) weds Lynne Ann Vincent (23) at the First Presbyterian Church of Casper in Wyoming

46th US Vice-President Dick Cheney
46th US Vice-President
Dick Cheney