On This Day

July 5, 1969 in Music

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music

  • Rolling Stones play a free concert in London's Hyde Park

Birthdays in Music

  • RZA [Robert Fitzgerald Diggs], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in NYC, New York

Deaths in Music

  • Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist (Rubinstein-1905), dies at 85