This day in history : 1st April, 2009.

April 1st, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire  

This day in history:

1st April

1930 Grace Lee Whitney born April 1, is an American actress and entertainer.She is most famous for playing the role of Janice Rand in a number of Star Trek television series and films.

1941 Ajit Laxman Wadekar, cricketer (stalwart Indian batsman & capt and Team Manager), was born in Bombay. He has received the Arjun Award (1967) and Padmashree (1972).

1958 KVIQ TV channel 6 in Eureka, California (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

1963 Soap operas “General Hospital” and “Doctors” premier on TV

1964 John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years

1970 John Lennon and Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations

1973 Stephen Fleming, cricketer, New Zealand left-handed Test batsman 1994-, Birth.

1973 John Lennon and Yoko form a new country with no laws or boundaries, called Nutopia, its national anthem is silence

1976 Television was separated from radio, and Doordarshan Corporation was established.

1983 Mahi Vij, Television actress Date of birth: April 1; the actress started her TV career with episodic appearances on shows like Ssshhhh! Koi hai and Rajkumar Aryan. She has also worked in a malayam movie opposite superstar Mamoothy.

1988 Pyaar Ka Mandir is an Indian Bollywood family-drama film directed by K. Bapaiah released on April 1, 1988. The film stars Mithun Chakraborty, Madhavi, Nirupa Roy, Raj Kiran, Shoma Anand, Kader Khan and Aruna Irani.

2007 10th Annual Zee Cine Awards held in Genting, Malaysia. -Sampurn Media

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