Posted by: Chris Kretz | June 22, 2009

In the World: Judy Garland Dies

Sunday, June 22, 1969

Actress and singer Judy Garland dies in London at the age of 47. Her career spanned from vaudeville through the heyday of the Hollywood studio system to television and live performances at CarenegieĀ  Hall. Garland won a special juvenile Oscar for her role as Dorothy in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.

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