What Happened on June 22, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance
  • Cleveland's Cuyahoga River catches fire due to pollution
  • Susie Berning wins LPGA Pabst Ladies' Golf Classic
  • The Derry Housing Action Committee (DHAC) stage a protest by blocking the Lecky Road in the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Russell, NFL wide receiver (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Writer and producer R. L. Stine (25) weds editor Jane Waldhorn

Children's Book Writer R. L. Stine
Children's Book Writer
R. L. Stine

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Judy Garland, American singer and actress (Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose

Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland