What Happened on June 15, 2006

Historical Events

  • Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument (Papahānaumokuākea) established, at 582,578 square miles one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Alireza Shapour Shahbazi, Iranian archaeologist and a world expert on Achaemenid archeology, dies of cancer at 63
  • Raymond Devos, Belgian-French humorist, dies at 83
2006 Highlights

About June 15, 2006

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hips Don't Lie - Shakira Featuring Wyclef Jean
  • UK #1 Song: Maneater - Nelly Furtado