What Happened on June 15, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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