What Happened on September 29, 2018

Historical Events

Historic Event

Large demonstrations across Brazil against far-right presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro

  • NY Yankees Venezuelan 2nd baseman Gleyber Torres smashes a 2-run homer in 8-5 win v Boston at Fenway Park; Yankees MLB record 265th homer of the season; Giancarlo Stanton adds #266 in 7th

Music History

Rapper Kanye West announces on Twitter he is changing his name to Ye

Famous Weddings

Gwyneth Paltrow

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow marries TV producer Brad Falchuk in the Hamptons

  • American "The Hardy Boys" actor Parker Stevenson (66) weds American celebrity chef Lisa Schoen (33) at Demetria Vineyards in Los Olivos, California

Famous Deaths

  • James "Big Jim" Wright, American Grammy and Dove Award-winning keyboardist, composer, arranger, and record producer (Sound of Blackness; Mariah Carey), dies at 52
  • Otis Rush, American blues musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), dies from complications from an earlier stroke at 83
2018 Highlights

About September 29, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Promises - Calvin Harris & Sam Smith