Video: 'March 29, 1973 - Address to the Nation About Vietnam and Domestic Problems'
(Thursday, March 29, 1973, 9:00 p.m. EST; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War) — The last United States combat troops left South Vietnam today, ending America’s direct military involvement in the Vietnam War. In an address to the nation, U.S. President Richard Nixon declared, “For the first time in 12 years, no American military forces are in Vietnam.”
Video: 'Paul McCartney-Give My Regards to Broad Street-Full Movie-HQ' (cape/top hat scenes begin at 1:18:46)
(Wednesday, March 29, 1983) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney filmed scenes today at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, England, for the movie Give My Regards To Broad Street, wearing a top hat and cape. The film, directed by Peter Webb, was written and starred McCartney.
(Monday, March 29, 1943; during World War II) — Rationing of meat, fats and cheese began today in the United States. Rationed meats included beef, pork, veal, lamb, and tinned meats and fish. Poultry, eggs, fresh milk—and Spam—were not rationed. Cheese rationing started with hard cheeses since they were more easily shipped overseas.