From History: Today's Famous Birthdays - 06/Jul/2018 - Part 1

in #onthisday2 years ago

Hi Steemians,

This is an effort to provide some information on Five selected famous personalities born on this day.

Courtesy of this information goes to, and and image source is mentioned under "Source" just below each image.

1. Sylvester Stallone


Sylvester Stallone is an American actor, producer as well as filmmaker who is known for his Hollywood action movies as well as for his role Rocky Balboa in the movie Rocky and it's sequels.

He is also part of movie The Expendables and it's sequels as Barney Ross.

Stallone is one among the 3 who have got 2 Academy Award nominations for the same movie when he got nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor for movie Rocky in 1977.

Stallone has been an inductee into International Boxing Hall of Fae under non participant category.

He has a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and has got 3 nominations to Academy Awards, 2 nominations to BAFTA Awards and has won a Golden Globe Award besides having 3 nominations.


2. Geoffrey Rush


Geoffrey Rush is an Australian actor and is one among the 24 people who have won triple crown of an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and a Tony Award.

He is also the first actor to win Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, Critic's Choice Movie Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for a single performance in movie Shine.

He is the founding president of Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts.

His most famous movies include Shine, Shakespeare in Love, Elizabeth, Quills, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, The King's Speech.

He is a winner of an Academy Award and 3 other nominations, 3 BAFTA Awards and 2 other nominations, 2 Golden Globe nominations with 4 more nominations.

He has been made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2014, Australia's highest civilian honour.


3. M. Balamuralikrishna


M. Balamuralikrishna was an Indian vocalist, musician, playback singer, composer, character actor along with multi-instrumentalist who was a winner of 2 National Film Awards.

He was part of over 25,000 concerts worldwide and use to work collaboration with Pandit Bhimsen Joshi and Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.

He was an awardee of Madras Music Academy's Sangeetha Kaanidhi, Sangeet Natak Academy Award, Mahatma Gandhi Silver Medal from UNESCO, the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government.

Indian government honoured him for his contributions to music and art with Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour.


4. Susan Wojcicki


Susan Wojcicki is an American technology executive who serves as CEO of YouTube.

Her networth is estimated at US$410 million.

Previously she worked with Google and she was the one who worked on the first Google Doodle and was part of developments related to Google Images and Google Books.

She is ranked 6th on Forbes list of World's 100 Most Powerful Women.


5. Pau Gasol


Pau Gasol is a Spanish professional basketball player who plays for San Antonio Spurs in NBA.

He has been selected 6 times to all star and 4 times to all NBA.

He was part of 2 NBA championship winning teams.

Gasol was part of 2 silver and a bronze Olympic medal winning national basketball team of Spain.


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these five famous people have their own great history, they are the ones we are so proud of, thank you for sharing this history with these five people, happy birthday to all of them, have a nice day, I love your various posts giving us to be proud of them all.
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