On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 2015

Historical Events

  • JAMA Internal Medical Journal announces obese Americans now outnumber those just overweight
  • South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley calls for the removal of the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds in wake of killings in a Charleston church

Famous Deaths

  • Buddy Landel 'Nature Boy', American professional wrestler, dies after a car accident at 53
  • Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, dies at 83
  • James Horner, American film composer (Titanic; Apollo 13; Avatar), dies in a plane crash at 61
  • Joseph de Pasquale, American violist (Boston Symphony, 1949-64: Philadelphia Orchestra, 1964-96), and educator (Curtis Institutu, 1965-2015), dies at 95
  • Laura Antonelli, Italian actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), dies at 73
2015 Highlights

About June 22, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  • UK #1 Song: Want To Want Me - Jason Derulo