Tuesday, February 14, 2012

February 14

February issues of different magazines

February 14
February 14 (1901): Life Vol. XXXVII No. 0964
On the Cover: “St. Valentine, 1901,” an illustration by Albert D. Blashfield
Ang Kailangan Ngayon ng Daigdig ay Pag-ibig (1975)
(What the World Needs Now is Love)
Newspaper movie ads ng Ang Kailangan
Ngayong ng Daigdig ay Pag-ibig (1975)
Nobela ni Clodualdo del Mundo na isinapelikula ng Silangan Films International sa ilalim ng direksiyon ni Chito B. Taparan at nagtampok kay Carmen Ronda sa kaniyang unang starring role.

Events that happened on February 14
1810 – Spain granted all colonies in the Americas and the Philippines representation in the Spanish Cortes.
1931 – The Correctional Institute for Women was established as a branch of the Bureau of Prisons at the Welfareville compound in Mandaluyong with Patrocina M. Garcia as first superintendent.
1946 – Philippine Airline resumed operations after a five-year hiatus brought about by World War II, giving service to 15 domestic points with five Douglas DC-3s.
1975 – The Philippine Heart Center for Asia was inaugurated in Quezon City with Dr. Avelino Aventura as director. The hospital and research center, a project of then First Lady Imelda Marcos, had the most modern facilities for heart and related diseases in Asia at that time.
1977 – Start of the first PAEC Course on “Introduction to Nuclear Power.”
1986 – Corazon Aquino called for a boycott of all establishments closely associated with the Marcos government.
2005 – A bomb planted by suspected Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists exploded inside a RRCG bus under the MRT Ayala Station, in Makati, killing four and injuring 64 people. There were also bomb explosions in Davao City and General Santos City.

Personalities and celebrities born on February 14:
1924 – Juan Ponce Enrile, (birth name Juanito Furagganan) politician and lawmaker – in Gonzaga, Cagayan.
1970 – John Carlos “JC” G. de los Reyes, educator, city councilor and 2010 presidential candidate – in Olongapo City, Zambales.
1971 – Kris Aquino (full name Kristina Bernadette Cojuangco Aquino), actress, model, television host, and product endorser.
Kris Aquino on the covers of MOD Magazine November 11, 2005 and MOD Filipina Magazine May 26, 1989 issue

Donna Cruz at age 18, taken
from Celebrity World Magazine
Vol. 4 No. 207, July 31, 1995.

1977 – Donna Cruz (full name Donna Cruz Yrastorza-Larrazabal), singer and actress – in Manila.

1981 – Nancy Castiglione (full name Nancy Jane Jimenez Castiglione), Italian-Filipino actress, singer and model – in Canada.
Nancy Castiglione on the cover of MOD Magazine July 29, 2005 isuue,
UNO Magazine July-August 2005 issue and Maxim Philippines January 2008 issue.
1984 – John Prats (full name John Paulo Quiambao Prats), actor, comedian, televisioon host, and image model – in Manila.
1985 – Heart Evangelista (real name Love Marie Payawal Ongpauco), Filipino-Chinese actress, singer, video jockey, and television host – in Manila. 
Heart Evangelista on the covers of Rogue Magazine October 2010
and Mega Magazine December 2011 issues
1986 – Roxanne Bosch Guinoo, actress and model – in Rosario, Cavite.
Roxanne Ginoo  on the covers of Maxim Magazine (Philippines) March 2007 and July 2008 issues.

Cheryl Tiegs on the cover of Sports Illustrated Magazine
February 14, 1983 issue.
Larawang Tribiya
          Ang sikat na iconic supermodel na si Cheryl Tiegs ay nababanggit sa lyrics ng theme song ng TV classic series na The Fall Guy na pinagbidahan ni Lee Majors. Noong kaniyang kasikatan, si Tiegs ay may perfect vital statistics na 34”-24”-34”.
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Defining Love Using Algebra
Let X be me and Y be you.
Then X+Y=1 and  X-Y=0.

Quote of the Day
Omnia vincit amor; et nos cedamus Amori.” (“Love conquers all; and let us too surrender to Love.”) – Virgil, Eclogues.


  1. Ang ganda ng laman, pero mas maganda ang tula mo P're! Si Rolly ito.

  2. Very beautiful poem, indeed! She must be a special girl. Too bad it didn't go well. It's her loss not yours.

  3. Naglaeng ka nga talaga! Amin dadaniw mo! I'm proud of you!

  4. Salamat! Thank you! Agyaman ka!