On This Day

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

Film release premierFilm Premier

Indian epic "Laagan" directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, starring Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh premieres

Actor and Director Aamir Khan
Actor and Director
Aamir Khan

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