Tuesday, January 31, 2012

January 31

Special People Weekly Magazine Vol. 2 No. 82, January 31, 1983
On the Cover: First Lady Imelda R. Marcos,
with actress Kristy McNichol, corporate mogul George Yang, and actres Jaclyn Smith

January 31 in Philippine History
1916 – Through Act No. 2572, the Division of Ethnology and the Fine Arts Division of the Philippine Museum were merged with the National Library under the supervision of the Department of Justice.
1945 – Josefa Llanes Escoda was executed by Japanese soldiers.
1982 – First Manila International Marathon was held. Waldemar Cierpinski of East Germany won the event with a time of two hours 14 minutes and 27 seconds. Philip Camp (U.S.) and Chang Ming Cheng (Taiwan) was second and third, respectively. The top Filipino finisher was Ricardo Carillo, runner from the Philippine Army, who placed sixth overall with a time of 2:25:01.

Pinoy personalities and celebrities born on January 31:
1876 – Pedro Abad Santos, doctor, lawyer, peasant leader and founder of Socialist Party of the Philippines (October 26, 1932) – in Pampanga. (d. January 15, 1943)
1946 – Laurice Guillen, actress, director and college professor – Butuan City, Agusan del Norte.
Laurice Guillen
on the cover of Who? (September 30, 1978)

Kenneth Duremdes (during his Adamson University days),
photo from Atlas Sports Magazine (December 31, 2004, p. 41)
1974 – Kenneth Duremdes, professional bastketball player, PBA “Most Valuable Player” (1998), and national team member – in Koronadal City, South Cotobatao.

1979 – Jessa Zaragoza (Richelle Ann Mallari Loyola), singer, actress, TV host, commercial model, and Philippine jukebox queen ofthe 1990s.
Jessa Zaragoza
on the cover of Sexy Movie Stars Komiks Magazine (October 28, 1997)

Demi Moore on the cover of the
adult magazine Oui (January 1981).
Picture Trivia

          Demi Moore (real name Demi Gene Guynes) made her acting debut in the film Choices (1981). Do you know that she was on the cover of the adult magazine Oui? This was in the January 1981 issue of Oui (SEE attached magazine cover). Though Moore was already over 18 years old at the time of the publication, the picture was taken when she was barely 17, not yet of legal age. Moore was born on November 11, 1962.
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  1. Magaling at sapak talaga. Balak mo talagang gawing araw-araw ang posting, Ernee? Mabigat na trabaho, pero kaya mo iyan.

  2. Congratulations! You've already done a month, 1/12 of the job! Amazing!