Fear cuts deeper than swords.
An Italian journalist and nationalist, won the Nobel Peace Prize jointly to Ernesto Teodoro Moneta and Louis Renault in 1907.
An English comedian, singer and star of the music hall, billed as The Prime Minister of Mirth.
An Italian film actress who married the man who groomed her for stardom, Carlo Ponti, won an Oscar for Two Women and proved her abilities as a comedienne in The Millionairess.
An American novelist and short story writer in fantasy, science fiction and horror and television producer, whose notable works include, A Game of Thrones and The Winds of Winter.
The first Cannes Film Festival opens.
Denis Compton, an English cricketer ended the season in dashing style today with three all-time records.
Emperor Jean Bedel Bokassa, African most bizarre dictator was overthrown today in a coup by his cousin, David Dacko.
Indian weightlifter, Karnam Malleswari, wins the Bronze medal at the Sydney summer Olympics for lifting 110kg in the Snatch event and 130kg in the Clean and Jerk event for a total of 240. She is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal.
An American novelist, short story writer, television producer and a member of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America whose books often feature sexuality, violence, power, religion and moral relativity as major themes, was born on 20th September 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey. His father was Raymond Collins Martin was his father and his mother was Margaret Brady Martin. He was interested in writing at his very young age. He was writing stories and selling them for pennies to other neighbourhood children. At the age of 21, his first professional sale was made in 1970. He served as a VISTA Volunteer, chess director, and teacher. In 1979, he became a full-time writer. Beauty and the Beast, was his first film as a Producer. His other best known works include; A Song of Ice and Fire, A Game of Thrones, The Hedge Knight, The Sworn Sword, The Mystery Knight, A Dance with Dragons, The Winds of Winter and A Clash of Kings.
Author : Dr. Nidhi Jindal