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Notable Historical Events for September 29th

1976Jerry Lee Lewis, attempting to shoot soda bottles hits his bass player Norman Owens twice in the chest

1954"Barefoot Contessa" starring Ava Gardner premieres at the Capitol

1968Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational

1952Stan Musial makes his only major league pitching appearance

1956Yanks Mickey Mantle hits his 52nd HR of season

1977James Brown's band walks out claiming they were underpaid & overworked

1916John D Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire.

1995OJ Simpson trial sent to the jury

1990"Millie's Book" written by 1st Lady Barbara Bush for president's dog is a best-selling non-fiction book

1984Elizabeth Taylor undergoes rehabilitation at the Betty Ford Clinic

September 29th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 29th

1969Kelly Robbins, Mt Pleasant Michigan, LPGA golfer (1995 McDonald's LPGA

1758Horatio Nelson, Burnham Thorpe Britain, naval hero (Trafalgar)

1547Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish author and novelist (Don Quixote), (d. 1616)

1935Jerry Lee Lewis, Feriday La, country singer (Whole Lotta Shakin')

106 BCPompey the Great [Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus], Roman political and military leader (1st Triumvirate and Consul), (d. 48 BC)

1901Enrico Fermi, Rome, Italian/American nuclear physicist, gone fission/fermium (Nobel 1938)

September 29th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 29th

2012"Fall Out Boy" lead singer Patrick Stump (28) weds longtime girlfriend Elisa Yao in Chicago

1979Actress Isabella Rossellini (27) weds director Martin Scorsese (36)

1930Singer and actor Bing Crosby marries Dixie Lee

1933NY Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig (30) weds Eleanor Twitchell in New Rochelle, New York

1991Actress Kate Jackson (42) weds ski-lodge entrepreneur Tom Hart in Brentwood

2012Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway (29) weds actor-turned-jewelry designer Adam Shulman (31) in Big Sur, California

1953US Senator Joseph McCarthy (43) weds researcher Jean Kerr at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

1818Inventor Samuel Morse (27) weds Lucretia Walker in Concord, New Hampshire

2001Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer/choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California

2012Actress Holly Valance (29) weds property developer Nick Candy (39) in Beverly Hills, California

September 29th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 29th

1998Tom Bradley, Mayor of Los Angeles, dies at 80

2001Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, President of South Vietnam (b. 1923)

September 29th Deaths
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