(Monday, July 29, 1985, 21:00:00 UTC) — The space shuttle Challenger began an 8-day mission today that got off to a shaky start: the spacecraft achieved a safe orbit even though one of its main engines shut down prematurely after lift-off.
It was the first major malfunction during ascent in the 19 flights of the shuttle program.
Video: 'The Beatles movie Help! premiers in London'
(Thursday, July 29, 1965, evening BST) — Ten thousand fans gathered outside the London Pavilion tonight to see The Beatles arrive in a black Rolls-Royce for the royal premiere of their second film Help!.
Inside, they met Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, who had delayed their summer holiday for the event.
Directed by Richard Lester, the film also starred Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, John Bluthal, Patrick Cargill, Victor Spinetti, Roy Kinnear and Mal Evans.
(Thursday, July 29, 1965) — The Beatles attended a reception today at TVC Studios in London to promote the pending debut (Sept. 25, 1965) of The Beatles Saturday morning cartoon series on ABC-TV in the U.S.