August 29, 1966
August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021
WEDDING DAY :: August 29, 1966
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A FEW WORDS AND PHOTOS FROM THE THOUSANDS
IN OUR MUSIC MEMOIR BOOK
Wedding Day: August 29, 1966 ~ Newspaper Photo at our Maple Grove Home ~ Television Years: CKX-TV & Album One Cover
In Tour Bus: Canada & US Tours ~ Album #3 of 12 ~ An English Garden during Performing & Recording Tours of UK ~ Promo Photo
At home with Entertainers of the Year Trophy ~ One of Countless Arena & Exhibition Gigs ~ Reunion Gig ~ In Sue-On's Garden ~ Our Home Studio
Thanks to our kids for
placing this five years ago in
Brandon Sun - Aug 27, 2016
The original photo appeared in the
Winnipeg Tribune Magazine
May 30, 1980
Who else was making music on our special day?
The Beatles' last live show, to a crowd of 25,000 at
Candlestick Park, San Francisco - August 29, 1966
ON DISC AND AIR
POP TOP TEN ~ AUGUST 29, 1966
|Shows Ending This Year
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952-1966).
The Donna Reed Show (1958-1966).
Danger Man (UK) (1960-1961; 1964-1966).
The Flintstones (1960-1966).
Ben Casey (1961-1966).
Mister Ed (1961-1966).
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-1966).
Ready Steady Go! (1963-1966).
The Addams Family (1964-1966).
The Munsters (1964-1966).
This Hour Has Seven Days (1964-1966).
Long Running Shows
|Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1961-1969).
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962-1971).
The Lucy Show (1962-1968).
The Saint (UK) (1962-1969).
Z-Cars (UK) (1962-1978).
Doctor Who (UK) (1963-1989, 1996, 2005-present).
Petticoat Junction (1963-1970).
Daniel Boone (1964-1970).
Gilligan's Island (1964-1967).
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1964-1970).
Jeopardy! (1964-1975, 1984-present).
Top of the Pops (UK) (1964-present).
Days of Our Lives (1965-present).
Get Smart (1965-1970).
Green Acres (1965-1971).
Hogan's Heroes (1965-1971).
I Dream of Jeannie (1965-1970).
Lost In Space (1965-1968).
The Dean Martin Show (1965-1974).
Tom and Jerry (1965-1972, 1975-1977, 1980-1982).
The first Tarzan television series was about to air. It starred Ron Ely and ran for 57 episodes, ending in April 1968.
Patrick McGoohan quit the popular spy series Danger Man after filming only two episodes of the fourth season, in order to produce and star in The Prisoner, which began filming in September.
CBC had started colour broadcasts. All three US networks are broadcasting in color regularly.
Star Trek was about to premiere on CBS.
Interesting People Born on Our Special Day
August 29th Events in History
In 1842, the Treaty of Nanking was signed between the British and Chinese, ending the first Opium War. The treaty confirmed the ceding of Hong Kong island to Britain. In 1885, the first motorcycle was patented, built by Gottlied Daimler in Germany. In 1896, Chop Suey was invented in NYC by chef of visiting Chinese Ambassador In 1915, Ingrid Bergman, Swedish film actress, born. Best known for her roles in "Casablanca," "Gaslight" for which she won an Oscar and "Autumn Sonata." In 1920, Charley (Bird) Parker, U.S. jazz musician and composer, born. In 1945, British liberated Hong Kong from Japan - Dad, CPO Jerry Hillman was there. In 1949, the Soviet Union tested their first atomic bomb. The news of the test only emerged on September 22 when the United States, Britain and Canada announced they had detected it. 1959, Chris Hadfield - Astronaut was born on this day in Sarnia, ON In 1965, the U.S. Gemini V spacecraft, with astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles Conrad on board, splashed down after an eight-day flight. In 1966, the Beatles played their last live concert to a crowd of 25,000 at Candlestick Park, California. In 1997 Netflix was founded by Marc Randolph and Reed Hasting in Scotts Valley, California as an online DVD rental business
ON THE SCREEN
|Beau Geste (1966 film)
The Blue Max
Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!
Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs
Dracula: Prince of Darkness
Dragon Gate Inn
Duel at Diablo
El Dorado (film)
The Fortune Cookie
Frankie and Johnny (1966 film)
Funeral in Berlin
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
|The Glass Bottom Boat
Madame X (film)
A Man for All Seasons (1966 film)
Modesty Blaise (1966 film)
Our Man Flint
The Rare Breed
The Sand Pebbles (film)
Murderers' Row (film)
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Walk Don't Run
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree
The Wrong Box
Sketches from three of our favourite artists:
Thomas Yeates ~ Milan Fibiger ~ Mike Hoffman
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