On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Disney's animated musical film "The Lion King" opens in theaters with $42 million

Actor and Comedian Rowan Atkinson
Actor and Comedian
Rowan Atkinson
Actor Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick
  • NY Giants cut quarterback Phil Simms

Famous Deaths

  • David Lawson, executed in NC (wanted execution shown on Donahue)
  • Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer (Never on Sunday), dies at 68
  • Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), dies at 70