What Happened on June 11, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Deaths

  • Dusty Rhodes [Virgil Riley Runnels Jr.], American professional wrestler (WWE), dies at 69
  • Jim Ed Brown, American country music singer (Nashville on the Road), dies at 81

Person of interestOrnette Coleman

Ornette Coleman, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Free Jazz), dies at 85

Jazz Composer Ornette Coleman
Jazz Composer
Ornette Coleman
  • Ron Moody [Ronald Moodnick], British composer, singer and actor (12 Chairs, Oliver!), dies at 91