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Sangeeta Bijlani (born 9 July 1960) is an Indian Bollywood actress and former model. Bijlani was the Miss India winner in 1980. After winning the Miss India title, she kept herself busy in modelling and did a couple of commercials for brands like Vicco Turmeric cream and Nirma detergent.

Sanjeev Kumar (9 July 1938 – 6 November 1985) was one of the most prominent Indian actors in Bollywood. Sanjeev Kumar was born as Haribhai Jariwala in Gujarat to a Gujarati family. His first home was in Surat and family based in Mumbai.

Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone (9 July 1925 – 10 October 1964), better known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor. He made 1950s and 1960s classics such as Pyaasa, Kaagaz Ke Phool, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam and Chaudhvin Ka Chand.

Anuradha Sriram (born 9 July 1970) is an Indian carnatic and playback singer who hails from the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. She has sung in many Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films. Anuradha Sriram Parasuram was born in Chennai to playback singer Renuka Devi and Meenakshi Sundaram Mohan in Chennai.

Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone (9 July 1925 – 10 October 1964), popularly known as Guru Dutt was an Indian film director, producer and actor. He is often credited with ushering in the golden era of Hindi cinema.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1746 French sailor’s fleet reached at the bank of Pondichery in India.

In 1755 E Braddock, British General, was mortally wounded during French & Indian War.

In 1993 Passport fees raised from Rs. 60 to Rs.300.

In 1995 17 Indian mountaineers peaked Jogambha in the Garhwal Himalayas.

In 1999 Ashok Mitra (82), noted writer, academician and former bureaucrat, died in Calcutta.