6th National Film Awards
APRIL 28TH 2018
The 6th National Film Awards presented by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India to felicitate the best of Indian Cinema released in the year 1958 were held on 28 April 1958 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 28 April 1959 and awards were given by then President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.President's Gold Medal for the All India Best Feature Film was granted to Sagar Sangamey(Bengali).All India Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Feature Film to Jalsaghar(Bengali). All India Certificate of Merit for Best Children's Film to Virsa and the Magic Doll(English). All India Certificate of Merit for Third Best Feature film to School Master (Kannada).
Zubin Mehta Was Born
APRIL 29TH 1936
Zubin Mehta (born 29 April 1936) is an Indian conductor of Western classical music and is known for his expressiveness on the podium and for his interpretation of the operatic repertoire. He is currently music director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO).Mehta’s father, Mehli Mehta, a violinist, helped found the Bombay String Quartet and the Bombay Symphony Orchestra. Zubin was surrounded by Western music as a child, and at age 18 he began his music studies at the Vienna Academy of Music.Mehta was Music Director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra from 1961 to 1967, and Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra from 1962 to 1978, being the youngest music director ever for any major North American orchestra. In 1969, he was appointed Music Adviser to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and in 1981 Mehta became its permanent Music Director for Life. From 1978 to 1991, he was Music Director of the New York Philharmonic. Since 1985, he has also been chief conductor of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, Italy.
Donald Duck makes his first film appearance
JUNE 9TH 1934
Donald Fauntleroy Duck was developed at Walt Disney Productions in 1934 as a cartoon character. Donald is a white anthropomorphic duck with a bill, legs, and feet of yellow-orange. He usually wears a sailor's shirt and a bow tie cap.It is one of the iconic figures of disney. On 9th june1934 Donald Duck made his film debut in The Wise Little Hen.