On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Thicke Of The Night" TV Talk Show last airs in syndication
  • American boxer Thomas Hearns retains WBC light middleweight title with 2 round KO of Roberto Durán of Panama at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas; marks first time in his illustrious career Durán knocked out

Famous Birthdays

  • Tim Lincecum, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Meredith Willson, American composer (Meredith Willson Show), dies at 82
  • Ned Glass, Polish-American actor (Sol-Julia, Uncle Moe-Bridget Loves Bernie), dies of heat failure at 78