Events in Music on July 29

Music History

1961 Bob Dylan is not seriously injured in car accident in New York City

  • 1965 Beatles movie "Help" has Royal World Premiere at the London Pavilion Theatre in the West End of London; of Princess Margaret and the Earl of Snowdon attend
  • 1966 Bob Dylan hurt in motorcycle accident near Woodstock, New York
  • 1973 Led Zeppelin has more than $200,000 in cash stolen from a safety-deposit box at the New York Hilton hotel

Music History

1980 David Bowie stars in dramatic stage play "The Elephant Man" at the Auditorium Theater in Denver, Colorado

Agreement of Interest

1987 Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream and Jerry Garcia agree on new flavor: Cherry Garcia - cherry ice cream with cherries and fudge flakes

  • 1992 Ira Lewis's one-act drama"Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in the Square Theater, NYC, after 18 performances

Film Premiere

2001 "The Princess Diaries", starring Anne Hathaway (in her film debut), featuring Julie Andrews, and directed by Garry Marshall, premieres at El Capitan theater in Hollywood

#1 in the Charts

2019 Record for longest run at the top of US singles chart made by country rap single "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X remixed with Billy Ray Cyrus, No. 1 for 17 weeks