On This Day

June 8, 1940 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Music

  • Nancy Sinatra, American singer (Boots are Made for Walkin') and daughter of Frank Sinatra, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sherman Garnes, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)

Deaths in Music

  • Frederick Converse, American composer (The Pipe of Desire), dies at 69