March issues of different magazines
March 18 (1987): Prime Editions Vol. 2 No. 9
On the Cover: Jean Wenceslao (daughter of film director Jose “Pepe” Wenceslao)
Larawan ng Mga Bituin Noong Kanilang Kabataan
Stefano Mori, Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino
and Camille Prats during their preteen years,
on the cover of Mr. & Ms. March 18 1997 issue.
Events that happened on March 18:
1957 – Vice-President Carlos P. Garcia was sworn in as the eighth president of the Philippines succeding Prsident Ramon Magsaysay who died in a plane crash.
1996 – A fire at the Ozone Disco Club in Quezon City, which started shortly after midnight, killed 162 people. It is acknowledged as the worst fire in Philippine history.
Personalities and celebrities born on March 18:
1850 – Gabriel Beato Francisco, Tagalog novelist and author of the first published Tagalog novel (Cababalaghan ni P. Bravo, serialized in Ang Kapatid ng Bayan) in 1899.
1928 – Fidel Valdez Ramos, military officer, Secretary of Defense, politician, and twelfth president of the Philippines (1992-1998) – in Lingayen, Pangasinan.
1945 – Anthony N. Villanueva, Olympic silver medallist in boxing (1964).
Eight-year-old Celeste Legaspi for the “Vicks Cough Syrup”
1950 – Celeste Legaspi (full name Maricelle Legaspi), singer – in Manila.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono on the cover of
Look March 18, 1969 cover.
Sina Lennon at Ono ay ikinasal noong March 20, 1969, at pagkatapos ay nagpalabas sila ng 14 na lithographs na tinawag nilang “Bag One” kung saan ipinakikita ang mga bagay na ginawa nila sa kanilang pulot-gata. Walo sa mga ito ay itinuring na lubhang malaswa at kinumpiska at ipinagbawal sa madla.
Bilang protesta sa pakikialam ng mga kanluranin sa Vietnam War, inilabas nila ang single na “Give Peace a Chance,” na tinaguriang “Anti-Vietnam War Anthem.” Sinundan ito ng “Cold Turkey,” kung saan inilahad niya ang kaniyang withdrawal symptoms matapos maging addicted sa heroin, at ng “Instant Karma!”
Tuluyan niyang iniwan ang The Beatles noong September 1969 ng hindi ipinaalam sa media. Subalit inisahan siya ni Paul McCartney nang ilathala niya ang sariling paglisan sa banda at maglabas ng sariling debut album noong April 1970. Bilang reaksiyon sinabi ni Lennon: “I started the band. I disbanded it. It’s as simple as that.”
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