1606 ~ REMBRANDT HARMENSZOON VAN RiJN the Dutch painter was born on the 15th day of July in 1606 (died in 1669 aged 63).
1944 ~ MiLLiE JACKSON the American singer was born on the 15th day of July in 1944.
1946 ~ LiNDA RONSTADT the American singer was born on the 15th day of July in 1946.
1948 ~ ALiCiA BRiDGES the American singer was born on the 15th day of July in 1948.
1951 ~ JESSE VENTURA the American professional wrestler and politician was born on the 15th day of July in 1951.
1956 ~ JOE SATRiANi American guitarist was born on the 15th day of July in 1956.
1963 ~ BRiGiTTE NiELSEN the Danish born actress was born on the 15th day of July in 1963.
1985 ~ The NiNTENDO ENTERTAiNMENT SYSTEM aka NES was released in Japan on the 15th day of July in 1985.
1991 ~ I’m Too Sexy by English pop group Right Said Fred was released on the 15th July 1991. The single reached number 1 in Australia (ARIA), Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40), Canada, Ireland (IRMA), New Zealand and U.S. (Billboard Hot 100). In the UK the song stayed at number 2 for 6 weeks, which equalled the record for the most weeks at number 2 without ever topping the chart, as set by Father Abraham ~ The Smurf Song (1978). I’m Too Sexy was kept off number 1 position by (Everything I Do) I Do It for You ~ Bryan Adams. YouTube video: Right Said Fred – I’m Too Sexy (1991)…
Today in History for July 15th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…
2012 ~ RiCK SPRiNGFiELD the Australian rock star from the 1980s, and actor from America’s longest-running American soap opera General Hospital, dropped into a Boronia restaurant, in the Outer Eastern suburb of Melbourne, for a bite to eat, then got up and spontaneously sang three songs on Sunday the 15th of July. See the Rick Springfield full story.