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Poonam Bajwa (born on April 5, 1989) is an Indian actress, who predominantly appears in Tamil and Telugu language films. A Punjabi by birth, she made her acting debut in the 2005 Telugu film Modati Cinema, following which she appeared in several noted Telugu films, including Boss opposite superstar Nagarjuna and Bhaskar’s Parugu.

Manjula  (5 April 1951 – 12 September 1986) was an Indian film actress who acted in Kannada language films. She was one of the most successful and prominent actress of Kannada films. She has acted in more than 100 films Manjula was born in Honenahalli, a village in Tumkur district on 5 April 1951 to Shivanna and Deveramma.

Babu Jagjivan Ram (5 April 1908 – 6 July 1986), known popularly as Babuji, was a freedom fighter and a social reformer hailing from the scheduled castes of Bihar in India. He was from the Chamar caste and was a leader for his community. He was instrumental in foundation of the ‘All-India Depressed Classes League.

Shikha Uberoi (born 5 April 1983, in Bombay) is an Indian-American professional tennis player. Her highest ranking is 122nd in the world in singles, which she achieved on August 29, 2005. Shikha was born to father Mahesh (who was a table-tennis player for India) and mother Madhu in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She has one older sister (Diya) and three younger sisters (Neha, Nikita and Nimita).

Virendra Kumar Sharma (born 5 April 1947) is a British Labour Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ealing Southall since 2007. Virendra Sharma was elected as MP in the Ealing Southall by-election, held on 19 July 2007. The by-election was called following the death of the sitting Labour MP, Piara Khabra on 19 June 2007.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1614 Indian princess Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe.

In 1663 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj attacked Shahistekhan at Pune.

In 1848 Satara kingdom came to end.

In 1922 Pandita Ramabai, social worker and philosophist, passed away.

In 1957 The first Communist ministry in a state was installed in Kerala.