What Happened on June 15, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 55th NBA Championship: Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 1
  • ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum sign a letter of intent for a natural gas to liquids (GTL) project that would be the largest in the world

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Alekan, French cinematographer (b. 1909)
  • Julius JuzeliĆ«nas, Lithuanian composer and organist (The Game), dies at 85
  • Leif Kayser, Danish composer and organist, dies at 83