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Famous birthdays for June 17: Kendrick Lamar, Newt Gingrich

Famous birthdays for June 17: Kendrick Lamar, Newt Gingrich

Entertainment
June 17 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include: -- British clergyman John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, in 1703 -- John Robert Gregg, inventor of the Gregg shorthand system, in 1867 -- Russian-born composer Igor Stravinsky in 1882 -- Dutch artist M.C. Escher in 1898 -- Author John Hersey in 1914 -- Egyptian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei in 1942 (age 76) -- Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich in 1943 (age 75) File Photo by Aude Guerrucci/UPI -- Singer Barry Manilow in 1943 (age 75) -- Musician/songwriter George S. Clinton in 1947 (age 71) -- Comedian Joe Piscopo in 1951 (age 67) -- Actor Mark Linn-Baker in 1954 (age 64) --...
Famous birthdays for June 12: George H.W. Bush, Dave Franco

Famous birthdays for June 12: George H.W. Bush, Dave Franco

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June 12 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include: -- John Augustus Roebling, designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, in 1806 -- Entrepreneur David Rockefeller in 1915 -- Cartoonist Dave Berg in 1920 -- Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in 1924 (age 94) -- Singer Vic Damone in 1928 -- Anne Frank, whose diary told of hiding from the Nazis in occupied Holland, in 1929 File Photo by Ronald Wilfred Jansen/Shutterstock -- Actor/singer Jim Nabors in 1930 -- Author Rona Jaffe in 1931 -- Jazz musician Chick Corea in 1941 (age 77) -- Sportscaster Marv Albert in 1941 (age 77) -- Actor Timothy Busfield in 1957 (age 61) ...
Famous birthdays for June 6: Paul Giamatti, Sandra Bernhard

Famous birthdays for June 6: Paul Giamatti, Sandra Bernhard

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June 6 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include: -- Spanish painter Diego Velazquez in 1599 -- American patriot Nathan Hale in 1755 -- Painter John Trumbull in 1756 -- Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin in 1799 -- Clothier David T. Abercrombie in 1867 -- German novelist Thomas Mann in 1875 -- Indonesian dictator Achmed Sukarno in 1901 -- Bandleader Jimmie Lunceford in 1902 -- Singer Levi Stubbs in 1936 File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI -- Singer Gary "U.S." Bonds in 1939 (age 79) -- Olympic gold medal sprinter/protester Tommie Smith in 1944 (age 74) -- Actor David Dukes in 1945 -- Actor Robert Englund in 1947 (age 71) -- Actor Harvey Fierstein in 195...
Think petrol is the only thing hurting? 3 reasons why June will be rough for you

Think petrol is the only thing hurting? 3 reasons why June will be rough for you

Finance
Come June, and consumers are going to be hit by a volley of price hikes. Steep hike in fuel prices does not burn a hole in the pockets of only those who buy fuel. Every consumer is impacted by a hike in fuel price because fuel is what the economy runs on. Steep fuel prices and many other factors such as the closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin will disappoint consumers from next month as prices of many consumer goods are going to rise. White goods Price of air-conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and microwave ovens are set to get dearer by 2-5% from next month due to increase in crude oil prices, depreciation of the rupee and rates of key raw material steel and copper hardening up, according to industry executives. The net increase will be in the range of Rs 400 to over...
RBI's June policy a close call, tone to remain hawkish: UBS

RBI's June policy a close call, tone to remain hawkish: UBS

Finance
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is expected to maintain the repo rate at 6 per cent in the ensuing policy review meeting next week, however, there is also a probability of a pre-emptive hike by 25 bps, says a UBS report. According to the global financial services major, the June policy review meeting is likely to be a close call, while the tone of the policy statement is expected to remain hawkish. "In its monetary policy review, scheduled for 4-6 June, we expect the MPC to maintain the repo rate at 6 per cent. However, we assign a 40 per cent probability that the MPC will pre-emptively hike rates by 25 bps in the meeting," Tanvee Gupta Jain, Economist, UBS Investment Bank said in a research note. In its first bi-monthly monetary policy for 2018-19, RBI left repo rate unchanged at 6...