What Happened on June 15, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st space shuttle SRB qualification test firing; 122 seconds

Famous Birthdays

  • Alita Dawson, Miss Connecticut Teen USA (1997)
  • Charles Zwolsman Jr., Dutch racing driver
  • Julia Schultz, playmate (Feb, 1998), born in San Diego, California
  • Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Meister, writer, dies at 67