On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 2001

Historical Events

  • 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

Sport awardNBA Finals

NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 100-86 in Game 5 to win back-to-back titles; MVP: Shaquille O'Neal for second straight year

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal

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
2001 Highlights

About June 15, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini