ON THIS DAY - August 29th:

1958 - US Air Force Academy opens in Colorado Springs, Colo
1964 - Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke is released

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2005 - Hurricane Katrina makes its 2nd landfall as a category 3 hurricane devastating much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to Florida Panhandle.


1915 - Ingrid Bergman, Stockholm, actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower), (d. 1982)
1958 - Michael Jackson, recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2009)

And happy birthday to my friend STEPHANIE McCOY!!!

1964 - 46th US Vice President Dick Cheney (23) weds Lynne Ann Vincent (23) at the First Presbyterian Church of Casper in Wyoming


1931 - David Abercrombie, Abercrombie & Fitch founder
1982 - Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday
1987 - Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63
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