Milestones: Jun. 27, 1969

Married. Pamela Lee Agnew, 25, eldest daughter of Vice President Spiro Agnew; and Robert E. DeHaven, 25, teacher in the Maryland school system; in a Presbyterian ceremony attended by 350 guests (among them, President and Mrs. Nixon); in Towson, Md.

Died. Judy Garland, 47, mercurial grand mistress of song, whose throaty musical mixture of innocence and experience won fierce affection from her fans despite sometimes erratic performances; in London, where her body was discovered in a bathroom of her house in Chelsea. "I've been through a lot," she once explained after a tardy appearance. "We love you, Judy," the audience replied. Born...

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