Video: 'The Beatles Mersey Sound 1963' (Aug. 29, 1963, 2:32-2:41/2:47-2:56)
(Thursday, August 29, 1963) — The Beatles were filmed today “arriving” at Liverpool Airport in Speke, England, and on a ferry to Wallasey for the BBC documentary “The Mersey Sound.”
(Saturday, August 29, 1953) — An early version of the animated cartoon character Speedy Gonzales made his debut today in the Warner Bros. cartoon Cat-Tails for Two. Continue reading Speedy Gonzales debuts in ‘Cat-Tails for Two’ 60 years ago today (1953)
Video: 'Denmark Fights for Freedom (1944)' (Aug. 29, 1943, at 2:08)
(Sunday, August 29, 1943; during the Occupation of Denmark, part of World War II) — When German occupational forces today dissolved the government of Denmark, which had refused to respond to a wave of strikes and disturbances, dockworkers at Copenhagen scuttled at least twenty Danish navy warships to keep them from falling into enemy hands.