LOOK: This Day In History (June 15)

Happy Monday! Here's a list of significant events that happened on June 15th!

1940 - Soviet Army occupied Lithuania.

1966 - The Beatles released Yesterday and Today.

1974 - ABBA was able to enter the UK album charts for the first time with "Waterloo"!

1989 - Nirvana’s debut album Bleach was released.

1991 - Mount Pinatubo erupted and cause destruction in Central Luzon with its giant mudflows or lahar. 

1994 - “The Lion King” officially opened in movie theaters! 

1998 - The Spice Girls began their first North American tour!

1999 - Santana released their best-selling album Supernatural which includes the #1 hit "Smooth"!

2001 -Finals MVP Shaquille O'Neal scored 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, helping the Los Angeles Lakers win their second straight NBA title over the Philadelphia 76ers.

2002 - "Cry" by Mandy Moore was the topnotcher in the MYX Hit Chart!

2007 - Callalily reigned supreme on the MYX charts with "Pasan"!

2008 - "Betamax" by Sandwich was the #1 video in the MYX Hit Chart!

2010 - Harrison Ford wed Calista Flockhart in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2014 - Casey Kasem (American Top 40 host the and voice of Shaggy on Scooby Doo) died at age 82.

2014 - The San Antonio Spurs successfully claimed their fifth NBA title with a Game 5 victory over the Miami Heat. Kawhi Leonard was the Finals MVP!

Can you share other notable happenings on this date? Let us know in the comments section!



  • rodney_cullen

    posted 2 years ago

    History is really one thing that shapes the world, I'm kinda intrigued how History does it all.