1300 – The city of Bilbao was founded on the 15th June 1300.
1843 – Edvard Grieg the Norwegian pianist and composer was born on the 15th June 1843 (died 1907).
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.
1946 – Demis Roussos the Greek singer was born on the 15th June 1946.
1963 – Helen Hunt the American actress was born on the 15th June 1963.
1964 – Courteney Cox the American actress, director, and producer was born on the 15th June 1964.
1969 – Ice Cube the American rapper, producer, director, and actor was born on the 15th June 1969.
1984 – Luke Hodge the Australian footballer was born on the 15th June 1984.
Today in History for June 15th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…