Events in Music on August 29

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1958 George Harrison joins The Quarrymen (Lennon-McCartney-Best-Sutcliffe)

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Music releaseMusic Single

1958 Cliff Richard and the Drifters release single "Move It", Richards debut single. Credited as 1st British Rock n Roll song.

  • 1964 "Funny Thing Happened" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 965 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

1964 Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke is released

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Actress/Singer
Julie Andrews
Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • 1966 The Beatles' last public concert (Candlestick Park, San Francisco)

Music releaseAlbum Release

1977 Iggy Pop releases his second album "Lust for Life", a collaboration with David Bowie

Rocker Iggy Pop
Rocker
Iggy Pop
Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie

Music releaseAlbum Release

1994 British band Oasis release their debut album "Definitely Maybe", becomes fastest-selling album ever in UK

Musician Noel Gallagher
Musician
Noel Gallagher

Music awardsMusic Awards

2002 19th MTV Video Music Awards: Eminem & Pink win

Rapper Eminem
Rapper
Eminem
Singer Pink
Singer
Pink

Music awardsMusic Awards

2004 21st MTV Video Music Awards: OutKast, Beyoncé & Usher f/ Lil Jon & Ludacris win

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles
Singer Usher
Singer
Usher