On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1959

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian Telugu actor and producer (Ninne Pelladata), born in Madras, India
  • Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • Eddi Reader, Scottish rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Ernesto Rodrigues, Portuguese violinist and composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Rebecca De Mornay, American actress (Hand that Rocks Cradle), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Timothy Perry Shriver, Chairman of Special Olympics and member of the Kennedy Family, born in Boston, Massachusetts