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June 22, 1987 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Deaths in Music

Person of interestFred Astaire

Fred Astaire [Austerlitz], American stage and screen tap dancer, singer ("Night And Day"; "Cheek To Cheek"; "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off"), and actor (Royal Wedding; Easter Parade; Swingtime), dies of pneumonia at 88

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
1987 in Music