Taon 1 Blg. 4, Marso 24, 1988|
Tampok ang dibuho ni Rey Arcilla sa taklob-pahina
Para sa kuwentong “Hula” ni Rufina Romero Juatco
Na iginuhit sa mga panloob na pahina ni J. Vendivil
Events that happened on March 24
1899 – The first issue of the weekly publication Columnas Volantes was released in Lipa, Batangas.
1903 – The Manila municipal board granted Charles M. Swift a franchise to operate an electric street railway service and to furnish electricity in the city and its suburbs. This led to the establishment of the Manila Electric Railroad and Light Companay (MERALCO).
1934 – The Tydings-MacDuffie Law, sponsored by Millard Evelyn Tydings (1890-1961) and John MacDuffie, was signed by U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945). The law provided for the establishment of the Commonwealth government and the eventual granting of independence of the Philippines.
Personalities and celebrities born on March 24:
1892 – Gabriel M. Reyes, first Filipino archbishop of Manila – in Kalibo, Aklan (d. October 10, 1951).
1906 – Pura Santillan-Castrense, writer, essayist and diplomat – in Manila (d. January 15, 2007).
1915 – Leon Maria F. Guerrero, writer, historian and diplomat – in Ermita, Manila (d. June 24, 1982).
1948 – Gringo Honasan (Gregorio Ballesteros Honasan II), military officer and senator – in Baguio City.
1974 – Tado (real name Arvin Impuesto Jimenez), actor-comedian, radio personality and author – Baybay, Leyte (d. February 7, 2014).
1974 – RJ Rosales (full name Roseo Jose Dagdag Rosales), singer, actor and theater performer – in Manila (d. December 4, 2011).
1990 – Aljur Abrenica (full name Aljur Mikael Guiang Abrenica), actor – in Angeles City, Pampanga.
Aljur Abrenica |
on the cover of Men’s Health (February 2011)
The vocal group Backstreet Boys on the cover of
Mr. & Ms. (March 24, 1998).
Ang Backstreet Boys, isang American vocal group, ay nabuo sa Orlando, Florida noong 1993, pero una silang sumikat sa labas ng America. Ang mga orihinal na kasapi ng banda ay sina Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, A. J. McLean at Kevin Richardson. Ang single na “Quit Playing Games (with My Heart)” na inilabas noong May 1997 para sa kanilang U.S. debut album ay umabot sa Number 2 ng Billboard Hot 100.
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