On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1994

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

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
  • 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 composer and conductor (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? 26 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini