Sunday, February 19, 2012

February 19


Artista Magazine Vol. 5 No. 247, February 19, 1996
On the cover: Iza Ignacio

Ang unang isyu ng Weekly Ilocano Komiks
na lumabas noong Pebrero 19, 1982.
Tampok sa taklob-pahina
ang ilustrasyon ni Joey D. Celerio.
Ang Weekly Ilocano Komiks ay unang lumabas sa sirkulasyon noong Pebrero 19, 1982. Ito ay inilimbag ng Atlas Publishing Company Inc. sa dayalektong Ilocano sa ilalim ng pamamanutgot ni Ruben R. Marcelino. Nagtatampok ito ng mga kuwentong wakasan. Kabilang sa mga unang manunulat nito ay sina Gilda Olvidado, Georgina de Guzman, Rey Romasanta, Jun de leon at Helen Meriz. Ilan naman sa mga naging ilustrador ng komiks na ito ay sina Ben Maniclang, Edison Capili at Pablo Agualada.
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Events that happened on February 19
1935 – The Constitution of the Philippines was formally signed by the delegates to the Convention.

Personalities and celebrities born on February 19:
1816 – Jose Mijares Arrieta, law professor and judge. (d. October 30, 1881)
1886 – Jose Abad Santos, stateman, nationalist and fifth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (December 24, 1941 – May 7, 1942) – in San Fernando, Pampanga. (d. May 2, 1942)
1888 – Aurora Aragon Quezon, First Lady of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon and first chairperson of the Philippine National Red Cross – in Baler, Tayabas (now Quezon Province). (d. April 28, 1948)
1929 – Max Alvarado (real name Gavino Maximo Teodocio), award-winning actor – in Manila. (d. April 6, 1997)
Max Alvarado, taken from a scene in the Jess Lapid starrer Monleon Brothers (1966)

1993 – Empress Schuck (full name Empressita Karen Schuck), Filipino-German actress and commercial model.  
Empress Schuck
on the covers of MOD Girl (July 1, 2005) and Celebrity Living (June-July 2011).

Albert Einstein on the cover of
Time (His Centennial Year,
February 19, 1979).
Picture Trivia
          The German physicist Albert Einstein (1879-1955) is renowned in science for his “Theory of Relativity.” He was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize for Physics not because of this, but for his discovery of the Law of Photoelectric Effect.
          According to Einstein, a genius of the modern times, the most difficult thing to understand in the world is “income tax.”
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