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A.L. Vijay (born 18th June 1979), credited in films by his mononym Vijay, is a film director who works in the Tamil film industry. Initially working as an assistant to director Suraaj, he debuted as director with films such as Kireedam and the critically acclaimed Madrasapattinam.

Amrita Rao is an Indian film actress and model. She has appeared as the leading lady in several Hindi films of Bollywood and one movie in Telugu. Rao was born and raised in Mumbai; she made her screen debut in Ab Ke Baras (2002), for which she was nominated for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award in 2003.

Leander Adrian Paes (born 17th June 1973) is an Indian professional tennis player who currently features in the doubles events in the ATP tour and the Davis Cup tournament. He is the sports ambassador of Haryana.

Lisa Haydon is a model turned actress. She recently launched her own fashion line with global lifestyle brand Sher Singh. Lisa Haydon was born as Elisabeth Marie Haydon on 17 June 1986 to a Malayali father and an Australian mother.

Bhagat Singh Koshyari (born 17 June 1942) is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Uttarakhand serving as the Governor of Maharashtra. An RSS veteran, Koshyari served as National Vice President of BJP and party’s 1st State president for Uttarakhand.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1824 Bureau of Indian Affairs established.

In 1917 Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba started living at Hriday Kunj in Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.

In 1933 The civil disobedience campaign ended.

In 1947 Burma was adopted as republic by constitution assembly.

In 1976 Montreal Olympics opens.