JUNE 22: The Daily Flashback
1611: English explorer Henry Hudson, his son and several other people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers.
1909: The first transcontinental auto race ended in Seattle.
1959: Eddie Lubanski rolled 24 consecutive strikes in a bowling tournament in Miami.
1963: “Fingertips – Pt 2,” by Stevie Wonder, was released.
1964: The U.S. Supreme Court voted that Henry Miller’s book, “Tropic of Cancer,” could not be banned.
1968: The Jeff Beck Group made its U.S. debut at the Fillmore East.
1969: Blind Faith’s first and only LP was released.
1981: Mark David Chapman pled guilty to the murder of John Lennon and was sentenced to 20 years-to-life in prison.
1990: Billy Joel became the first rock artist to perform at Yankee Stadium.
1993: Liz Phair released her debut album, Exile in Guyville.
2009: Eastman Kodak Company announced that it would discontinue sales of Kodachrome film.
2011: Glen Campbell’s wife, Kim Woollen, revealed that the singer had Alzheimer’s disease.
1906: Billy Wilder
1921: Joseph Papp
1936: Kris Kristofferson
1944: Peter Asher
1947: Howard Kaylan
1948: Todd Rungren
1949: Meryl Streep
1953: Cyndi Lauper
1970: Stephen Page
1969: Judy Garland
1977: Peter Laughner
1987: Fred Astaire