On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Fearless Frank" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • Jorge Orta of Cleveland gets 6 hits in a baseball game

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Jack Nicklaus sets new tournament scoring record 272 (-8) to win his 4th Open title, 2 strokes ahead of Isao Aoki of Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Almudena Cid, Spanish gymnast
  • Cara Zavaleta, American model
  • Christopher Castile, American actor