What Happened on August 29, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 58th Venice Film Festival: "Monsoon Wedding" directed by Mira Nair wins Golden Lion

Famous Deaths

  • Francisco Rabal, Spanish actor (b. 1926)
  • Graeme "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks), TV and radio star (b. 1952)