This day in history: 5th April,2009

April 5th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire  

1908 - Bette (Ruth Elizabeth) Davis 1908 - Actress (”Dangerous”, “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?”)

1916 - Gregory Peck 1916 - Actor (”To Kill a Mockingbird [1962]“, “The Guns of Navarone”, “Captain Horatio Hornblower”)
(Eldred) Gregory Peck

1940 - Tommy Cash 1940 - Songwriter, country singer, brother of Johnny Cash

1945 – Sundari Khan, a designer and part of the Page Three circuit in Mumbai. Ex-wife of actor Firoz Khan and mother of Laila and Fardeen Khan(Actor)

1946 - Jane Asher, Paul McCartney’s girlfriend and actress, Deep End

1963 - Beatles receive their 1st silver disc (Please Please Me)

1967 - Suneeta Rao (born 5th April 1967) is an Indian playback singer, dancer and stage actress.

1976 - Led Zeppelin released their seventh studio album, “Presence.”

1978 - Roopali Ganguly is an Indian actress. She is a Begali. Daughter of acclaimed film director Anil Ganguli, who has made films like Kora Kagaz. She appeared in Big Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother.

1983 - The Beach Boys were banned from the Fourth of July concert at the White House. U.S. President Ronald Reagan overturned the ban two days later.

1993 - In Beverly Hills, CA, Marky Mark Wahlberg had assault charges against him dropped. He had reached an out-of-court settlement with the man he allegedly beat in 1992.

1993 - Divya Bharti (February 25, 1974 - April 5, 1993) was an Indian actress. On April 5, 1993, Divya fell to her death off a 5-storey apartment building, Tulsi 2 in Mumbai. She started her career in 1990 with Telugu films making her debut in Bobbili Raja. After several other hits in the South she entered Hindi films with ‘Vishwatma’ in 1992. She appeared in more than 14 Hindi films that year which was considered a record at the time for a newcomer. Her career was tragically cut short by her death in April 1993 at the age of 19.

1994 - Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) killed himself with a shotgun. He was found three days later.

2000 - Ketan and Vivek Anand, sons of the late filmmaker Chetan Anand and a maid servant, were arrested on April 5 for allegedly conspiring to murder film actress Priya Rajvansh at her Juhu residence on March 27, 2000.

2008 - 5 April, 2008, Miss India Parvathy Omanakuttan from Kerala won the Miss World first Runner-Up title
-Sampurn Media

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