Daily Archives: March 29, 2013

Nixon announces all U.S. combat troops out of South Vietnam 40 years ago this hour (1973)


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.”

Paul McCartney performs in Barcelona 10 years ago tonight (2003)


Video: 'Paul McCartney 29.03.2003 , Barcelona, Spain - you never give me your money - incomplete'

(Saturday, March 29, 2003) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney performed tonight at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, the second stop and third performance of his Back in the World tour. Continue reading Paul McCartney performs in Barcelona 10 years ago tonight (2003)

‘Unforgiven’ wins Best Picture at 65th Academy Awards 20 years ago this hour (1993)


Video: '1992 Oscar Winners'

(Monday, March 29, 1993, 8:00 p.m. EST)Unforgiven won four Oscars tonight at the 65th Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Clint Eastwood for Best Director. Al Pacino won Best Actor for Scent of a Woman and Emma Thompson won Best Actress for Howards End. Continue reading ‘Unforgiven’ wins Best Picture at 65th Academy Awards 20 years ago this hour (1993)

McCartney films more ‘Broad Street’ scenes 30 years ago today (1983)


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.