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Neetu Singh (also known as Neetu Kapoor) is an Indian Bollywood actress. She started acting from the age of 8 under the name Baby Sonia. She played Roopa in the 1966 movie Dus Lakh and a dual role in the film Do Kaliyaan.

Sourav Chandidas Ganguly ( born 8 July 1972) is a former Indian cricketer, and captain of the Indian national team. Born into an affluent Brahmin family, Ganguly was introduced into the world of cricket by his elder brother Snehasish.

Revathy (born as Asha Kelunni Kutty on 8 July 1966) is an Indian actress and film director. She has acted in Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and Hindi films, directed several feature-length films, and has acted in and produced multiple television programs, totaling over twenty years of experience in the entertainment industry and over a hundred films to her credit.

Sukanya born on July 8, 1969 is a South Indian actress, singer and voice actor. She has acted in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu movies, totaling over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry. She has to her credit five Best Actress Filmfare awards for her performance in the Tamil films Puthu Nellu Puthu Nathu, Walter Vetrivel, Rajarajan.

Jyoti Basu (8 July 1914 – 17 January 2010; also Jyotirindra Basu) was an Indian politician belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist) from West Bengal, India. He served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1977 to 2000, making him the longest-serving Chief Minister of any Indian state.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1497 Vasco De Gama departed with his fleet from Lisbon Harbour for a trip to India .

In 1907 Elphinstone Picture Palace was started by Jamshedji F. Madan at Calcutta.

In 1930 The King opens India House in the Aldwych, appealing for peace in India at London.

In 1985 Sri Lanka Peace talks open in Thimphu.

In 1991 25 tonnes of gold moved to London from India to raise $ 200 million loan.