On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1984

Historical Events

  • "Thicke Of The Night" TV Talk Show last airs in syndication

Sports History

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 for stage (The Music Man), and screen (The Great Dictator; Little Foxes), dies at 82
  • Ned Glass, Polish-American actor (Sol-Julia, Uncle Moe-Bridget Loves Bernie), dies of heat failure at 78
1984 Highlights

About June 15, 1984

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini