Friday, January 20, 2012

January 20

January issues of different magazines

January 20
January 20 (1992): Jet Magazine
On the Cover: Halle Berry

January 20 in Philippine History
1824 – The first issue of the Registro Mercantil de Manila, a publication of the Real Sociedad Economica de Amigos del Pais, aimed at disseminating information about Philippine economy, was released.
1872 – The Cavite Mutiny led by sargeant Lamadrid.
1977 – First major ceasefire agreement between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) took effect. The negotiation panel was composed of Gen. Romulo Espaldon for the AFP, Hashim Salamat, MNLF leader operating in Lanao and Tawi-Tawi, and Dimas Pundato, MNLF leader operating in Basilan.
2001 – President Joseph “Erap” Estrada was forced out of office and vice-president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo took her oath as the 14th president of the Philippines.

Pinoy personalities and celebrities born on January 20:
AFP Chief of Staff General Fabian C. Ver
1920 – Fabian C. Ver, military officer and Arm Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff (1981-1986) – in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte. (d. November 21, 1998)

Mauro “Malang” Santos with editor-writer
Mary R. Tagle.Taken from STM Special
Magazine, October 6, 1957 issue, pp. 8-9.


         1928 – Mauro “Malang” Santos, painter and illustrator – in Santa Cruz, Manila.

Jay Ilagan with Vilma Santos on the cover
of Movie Queen Showbiz Magazine
Vol. 4 No. 48, 1972

1955 – Jay Ilagan (real name Julius Ylagan), actor – in Manila. (d. February 3, 1992)

Award-winning komiks artist Gerry Alanguilan
during his youth (Photo courtesy of Gerry
Alanguilan FB album)

        1968 – Gerry Alanguilan (full name Doroteo Gerardo N. Alanguilan Jr), architect, award-winning comics book writer and artist – in San Pablo City, Laguna.

1984 – Toni Gonzaga (full name Celestine Cruz Gonzaga), singer, actress, model and television host – in Taytay, Rizal.
Toni Gonzaga on the covers of UNO Magazine Janury-February 2007
and Cosmopolitan Philippines July 2011 issues

Larawang Tribiya
Margaret Leahy on the cover of Movie Weekly
January 20, 1923 issue

          Si Margaret Leahy (1902-1967) ang itinuturing na pinakamagandang babae sa England ng kaniyang kapanahunan. Matapos manalo sa isang beauty contest, pumasok siya sa pelikula subalit hindi nagtagumpay. Ang nag-iisang pelikulang nagawa niya ay ang Three Ages (1923) na si Buster Keaton (1895-1966) ang nag-direct.

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