1941 ~ Harry Nilsson the American singer-songwriter and musician was born on the 15th June 1941 (died 1994 aged 52). Nilsson achieved the peak of his commercial success in the early 1970s, with his hit singles Everybody’s Talkin’ (1969), Without You (1971) and Coconut (1972). Nilsson’s career is notable because he was one of the few major pop-rock recording artists of his era to achieve significant commercial success without ever performing major public concerts or regular tours. He was awarded Grammys for 2 of his recordings; best male contemporary vocal in 1969 for Everybody’s Talkin’ in the Academy Award-winning movie Midnight Cowboy, and best male pop vocal in 1972 for Without You.
1994 – Henry Mancini the American composer and conductor died on the 14th day of June in 1994 (b.1924).
2005 ~ World Blood Donor Day was first celebrated on the 14th day of June in 2005. World Blood Donor Day is a day dedicated to thanking and celebrating voluntary blood donors. It occurs on June 14 to coincide with the birthday of Karl Landsteiner the Austrian biologist and physician that created the ABO blood group system, for which he won the Nobel Prize.