Birth Anniversary Raj Kapoor – Showman of Bollywood.
Ranbir Raj Kapoor ( 14 Dec 1924 -2 Jun 1988) was known as Greatest Showman of Bollywood.He was an Actor,Producer and Director of Indian Cinema. He was born in Kapoor Haveli at Peshawar (now in Pakistan).Also known as Charlie Chaplin of India and Clark Gable of Hindi Cinema.
The awards bestowed on him include
Padma Bhushan 1971
Dada Saheb Phalke Award 1987
3 National Film Awards
11 Film Awards.
Aag,Andaz ,Awara,Sangam,Shree 420, Boot Polish,Mera Naam Joker ,Jagte Raho, Barsaat are some of his notable films.
A Stamp was issued on 14 Dec 2001 on his Birth Anniversary. Today on his Birth Anniversary we remember him and pay our homage to a great actor of Indian Cinema.
Bangladesh issued as a stamp on 30 Nov 2008 on Cox’s Bazar beach and listed it as the World’s largest unbroken sea beach. However, it is the World’s second largest unbroken sea beach at 120 Kilometers after Brazil’s Praia do Cassino Beach. Cox’s Bazar is the World’s largest natural white sand beach.
Robert Tyre Jones Jr ( 17 Mar 1902 – 18 Dec 1971) was an Amateur American Golfer who was one of the most influential figures in the history of Golf. He Founded and helped in designing the Augusta Golf Club and Co-Founded the Masters Tournament. He was popularly known as Bobby Jones.
In 1930 he won the ‘Grand Slam” consisting of both Open & Amateur at US & UK Open. The USA issued an 18c stamp in memory of Bobby Jones on 22 Sep 1981.
Miniature Sheet Ist Anniversary Royal Wedding – Bhutan 2011
The Wedding of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk & Jetsun Pema took place in Punakha Dzong in Punakha on 13 Oct 2011. A Miniature Sheet on Royal Couple was issued on 13 Oct 2012 containing two stamps of 50 Nu each to commemorate the First Anniversary of Royal Wedding.
Coronation of King Birendra – Miniature Sheet of Nepal -1975
King Birendra Bikram Shah Dev (29 Dec 1944- 01 Jun 2001) was the son of King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev and grandson ofKing Tribhuvan. King Birendra was proclaimed King on 31 Jan 1972 on death of his father but was coronated on an auspicious day i.e, 24 Feb 1975.
A Miniature sheet of three stamps was issued on 24 Feb 1975 to Commemorate his Coronation. The details of stamps are