What Happened on August 29, 1987

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 44th Venice Film Festival: "Au revoir les enfants" directed by Louis Malle wins Golden Lion

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Nolan Ryan passes the 200-strikeout barrier for record 11th time

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Portuguese athlete Rosa Mota wins Women's Marathon at World Chapionships in Rome in 2hr 25:17mins

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Kane, Irish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Archie Campbell, American country music comedian (b. 1914)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Actor Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin