On This Day

June 22, 1969 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aretha Franklin arrested in Detroit for creating a disturbance

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin

Deaths in Music

Person of interestJudy Garland

Judy Garland [Frances Gumm], American actress (The Wizard of Oz; Meet Me In St. Louis; Easter Parade), and singer ("Over The Rainbow"); dies at 47; coroner determines cause as unintentional, incautious overdose of prescription barbiturates

Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland