This day in history - 9th April 2009

April 9th, 2009 - 1:45 am ICT by Sampurn Wire  

1948 – Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan (April 10, 1948), is an Indian actress. She is an alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Jaya is married to Amitabh Bachchan, a legend in Hindi cinema. Her son Abhishek Bachchan is also currently a successful actor.

1954 - Dennis Quaid Born April 9, 1954 - Actor (”Wyatt Earp”, “The Right Stuff”), brother of Randy Quaid

1962 - 34th Academy Awards - “West Side Story,” Sophia Loren and Max Schell win

1965 - Beatles “Ticket to Ride” is released in UK

1966 - Sophia Loren marries married Carlo Ponti in Paris

1966 - Cynthia Nixon Born April 9, 1966 - Actress (”The Manhattan Project” “Sex And The City”) Two time Emmy Award Winner.

1970 – Paul McCartney quit the Beatles.

1973 – Paul McCartney released the song “My Love.”

1984 - 56th Academy Awards - “Terms of Endearment,” R Duvall and S Maclaine win

1990 – Kristen Stewart Born April 9, 1990 - Actress (”Panic Room”)

1998 – A Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded Michael Jackson $2.7 million in damages in a defamation-of-character suit against Victor Gutierrez of the TV show Hard Copy.

2002 - Eminem agreed to pay $100,000 minus attorney’s fees to a man who had filed a civil lawsuit against him for allegedly hitting him in the head and face with an unloaded handgun. The man, John Guerra, had kissed Eminem’s wife Kim.

2003 - The main witness in the poaching case against film actor Salman Khan is not traceable for cross-examination, prosecution has informed a local court.

2004 - The DMK on Saturday demanded that the Election Commission should ban two programmes telecast by Jaya TV, a Tamil satellite TV Channel, run by the family of T T V Dinakaran, former AIADMK MP

2005 - His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales marries Camilla Parker Bowles.

2005 - Actor Mallika Sherawat gets invited to Cannes as Jackie Chan’s leading lady

2006 - Bollywood actor Salman Khan sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and sent to Central Jail by a local court in connection with black buck poaching case.

2006 – End of Lakme fashion Week.

2007 - Sachin Tendulkar found himself at the centre of controversy following a report by a television channel that he had cut a cake in the colours of the national flag during the Indian team’s stay in the West Indies.

2008 – Spice Girl Melanie Brown, who is very well-known especially for her 34DD size bust, has signed a £500,000 (Rs 4 crore) deal to front a bra campaign.

2008 – Lilette Dubey won the best actress award for her performance in Bow Barracks Forever at the Madrid International Film Festival.

2008 – Actor-director Aamir Khan will receive a special award from Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Smruti Pratisthan for his contribution to Indian cinema.

2008 – Film maker Shomu Mukherji, father of actor Kajol, passed away in Mumbai on Thursday following a massive cardiac arrest. -Sampurn Media

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