From History: Today's Famous Birthdays - 11/Oct/2018

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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. Amitabh Bachchan

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Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor, director, film producer, television host and former politician who is one of the greatest Bollywood actors of all time with over 190 movies including other language movies apart from Hindi language movies.

He is known as Shahenshah of Bollywood and he was so dominant actor during 1970's and 1980's, he was referred by a French director as one-man industry.

He has acted in almost blockbuster movies and some of those are Zanjeer, Don, Sholay, Agneepath, Paa, Amar Akbar Anthony, Lawaaris, Coolie, Andhaa Kanoon.

He has been one of the great television host starting with Kaun Banega Crorepati, the Indian version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

He has won 4 National Film Awards, 15 Filmfare Awards, 11 Screen Awards, 6 IIFA Awards.

He has been honoured by Indian government with India's second highest civilian honour Padma Vibhushan, France government's Knight of the Legion of Honour.


2. Michelle Wie

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Michelle Wie is an American profession women golfer who has won a majors at US Women's Open in 2014.

She started her golfing career when she was just 10 years old and qualified for USGA amateur championship and turned pro just before she became 16.

She has won 5 LPGA tour titles and has been runner up in 2 LPGA majors.

She won Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year in 2004.P


3. Fehaid Al-Deehani

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Fehaid Al-Deehani is a Kuwaiti professional target shooter who is a winner of gold medal in 2016 Rio Olympics.

He works as an officer with Kuwaiti military.

Besides his gold medal at 2016 Olympics, he has won 2 bronze medals in 2 previous versions of Olympics held at Sydney and London.

He was the flag bearer for Kuwait in 2004 and 2012 Olympics.


4. Peter Thiel

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Peter Thiel is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist and author who is co-founder of PayPal.

He made it to Forbes 400 list with a net worth of US$ 2.6 billion.

He is also the first outside investor for Facebook 10.2% stake.


5. Ruslan Ponomariov

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Ruslan Ponomariov is a Ukrainian chess grand master and was World chess champion between 2002 to 2004.

He was the winner of Ukrainian Chess Championship in 2011.

He was runner up in Chess World Cups in 2005 and 2009.

He was the youngest chess grand master during 1997 and 1999 period.


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Happy Birthday 🎉 to All.
Special Happy Birthday to Amit ji.🎉🎉
I am big fan of Amit Sir from my childhood.
God bless him.

Thank you dear sir for bringing this beautiful information for us.

Yes, Amitabh Bachchan is very special to all of us. Hope the black mark he is getting off late because of #metoo movement goes of from him soon.

Number 2 looks like Naomi Osaka, the girl who had controversy with Serena during US open

Nope, she is totally different in appearance.
Thanks anyways for visiting my blog :)

Wow..Great information!
It is good to know the information. Happy Birthday to all. Thanks for the valuable post.

Thank you, appreciate that.

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