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Jaya Bachchan
Jaya Bachchan

The 2003 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film Kal Ho Naa Ho won 35 awards from 78 nominations. Directed by Nikkhil Advani, the film features Jaya Bachchan (pictured), Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta in the lead roles. At the 51st National Film Awards, Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy and Sonu Nigam won for Best Music Direction and Best Male Playback Singer, respectively. Kal Ho Naa Ho led the 49th Filmfare Awards with eleven nominations, including for Best Film (Karan Johar and Yash Johar), Best Director (Advani) and Best Actor (Shah Rukh Khan). It went on to win in eight categories, including for Best Actress (Zinta), Best Supporting Actor (Saif Ali Khan) and Best Supporting Actress (Bachchan). The film won thirteen awards out of seventeen nominations at the 5th IIFA Awards, including Best Film, Best Actress (Zinta), Best Supporting Actor (Saif Ali Khan) and Best Supporting Actress (Bachchan). (Full list...)

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Margaret Hamilton

Margaret Hamilton (born 1936) is an American computer scientist, systems engineer and business owner. She was director of the Software Engineering Division of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, which developed on-board flight software for NASA's Apollo space program. In 1986, she founded Hamilton Technologies, Inc., in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The company was developed around Universal Systems Language, based on her paradigm of "Development Before the Fact" for systems and software design. Hamilton has published over 130 papers, proceedings and reports about sixty projects and six major programs. She is one of the people credited with coining the term "software engineering". In 2016, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama for her work leading to the development of on-board flight software for NASA's Apollo missions.

This picture, taken in 1969, shows Hamilton standing next to listings of the navigation software that she and her team at MIT produced for the Apollo project.

Photograph credit: Draper Laboratory; restored by Adam Cuerden

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