Special Cover carried by Ruskin 1927 -12th Vintage and Classic Car Rally 2010
The 12th Vintage and Classic Car Rally was held in Jaipur at Hotel Jaimahal Palace on 13 and 14 Feb 2010. A Special cover was released to mark the occasion. The Cover features Late Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur with her Rolls Royce. A total of 1000 covers were released. The cancellation shows Vintage Cars.
A Limited numberof Covers were carried in a Ruskin 1927 car from Hotel Jaimahal to GPO Jaipur. This car also featured in film Gandhi”.
Soviet Cartoon Films on Stamps – USSR Stamps – 1988
USSR issued a set of Four stamps on Soviet Cartoon Films on 18 Feb 1988. The stamps featured Soviet Cartoon Films and characters which became very popular at that time in Soviet Union and East European countries.
3 K – Winnie -Pooh
4 K -Crocodile Gena
5k -Nu Pogodi- Well ,Just you Wait ! is a Soviet/Russian animated series produced by Soyuzmultifim. The series made its debut in 1969 and latest episode was produced in 2006. The series follows the comical adventures of a mischievous Wolf (BONK ) who tries to catch and eat a hare Zayats. The series most common lone is the titular “Nu Pogodi” meaning “Well,Just You Wait” which is recited by Wolf whenever his plans fail.At the end of the episode the Wolf usually exclaims ” Nu Zayats……Nu Pogodi” meaning “Well Hare ….Well.Just You Wait”.
Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era – Miniature Sheet of Israel – 1998.
Israel issued a miniature sheet containing six stamps with tabs on 27 Apr 1998 .The theme was Jewish Contribution to World Culture in Modern Era. The Personalities featured on stamps are
Franz Kafka (1883-1924) – Author- He was a German speaking Bohemian Jewish novelist and short story writer ,widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th Century Literature. He was born into a German speaking Jewish family in Prague.
George Gershwin (1898-1937)-Composer – He was an American composer and Pianist. He was born in Brooklyn USA in an Russian Jewish and Lithuanian Jewish ancestry family.Among his best known works are Orchestral compositions “Rhapsody in Blue” (1924), An American in Paris (1928),as well as contemporary Opera “Porgy & Bess” (1935)
Lev Davidovich Landau (1908-1968) – Soviet Physicist – He was born to Jewish Parents in Baku Azerbaijan. He was awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics for his mathematical theory of superfluidity that account for properties of Liquid Helium II.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) -Physicist- Born in Ulm Germany to non observant Ashkenazi Jews.He was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of Law of Photoelectric effect.He developed the theory of relativity ,one of the two pillars of Modern Physics(alongside quantum mechanics).He is best known for world’s most famous equation – mass energy equivalence formula E = mc2
Leon Blum (1872-1950) – Statesman – He was a French Socialist Politician. A Jew ,he was Prime Minister of France thrice.
Elizabeth Rachel Felix ( 1821-1858) -French Actress of Jewish ancestry
The Tamil Film Veerpandiya Kattabomman was released on 16 May 1959. It was based on life of one of the earliest freedom fighters. Dr Sivaji Ganesan was the lead actor in the film .This film became the first Tamil Film to win an international award .It was awarded the Best Film ,Sivaji Ganesan Best actor & G Ramanathan Best Music Director at the Afro-Asian Film festival in Cairo in 1960.
A Special cover was released on 16 May 2009 at Chennai to mark Golden Jubilee of its release.