On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1994

Historical Events

Music Premiere

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

  • New York Giants cut Super Bowl XXI MVP quarterback Phil Simms after 15 years service with the NFL club

Famous Deaths

  • David Lawson, executed in NC (wanted execution shown on Donahue)
  • Manos Hadjidakis, Greek conductor, and Academy Award-winning composer ("Never On Sunday"), dies at 68
  • Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), dies at 70
1994 Highlights

About June 15, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini