Tuesday, March 27, 2012

March 27

Health News Vol. 4 No. 169, March 27, 2000
On the Cover: Dutch world-champion swimmer Marcel Wouda
for the cover story “Risky Business: Work-Related Injuries Increasing”

Events that happened on March 27
1900 – General Jose Ignacio Paua surrendered to the American forces.
1907 – Las Piñas became a separate municipality from Parañaque.
1942 – The U.S. Congress amended the Nationality Act of 1940 to allow Filipino veterans to become naturalized American citizens.

Personalities and celebrities born on March 27:
1890 – Ruperto Cadava Kangleon, guerrila leader during the Japanese Occupation, military officer, Secretary of Defense, and senator – in Macrohon, Southern Leyte (d. February 27, 1958).
1911 – Emilio S. Liwanag, military officer and war hero – in Dagupan, Pangasinan (d. April 12, 1967).
1952 – Diosdado M. Peralta, jurist and associate justice of the Supreme Court – Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.
1964 – Jessica Soho (full name Maria Jessica Aspiras Soho), multi-awarded broadcast journalist, news director, documentarist and first Filipino news reporter to win the George Foster Peabody Award (1999) – in San Fernando, La Union.
1967 – Liezl (real name Anna-Lisa Muhlach Sumilang), actress – in Manila (d. March 14, 2015).
Liezl (with husband Albert Martinez and their children)
on the cover of Gintong Mariposa Family Magazine (May 26, 1992)

Bruce Willis on the cover of
Rolling Stone (March 27, 1986).
Picture Trivia
          Before becoming an action superstar in his Die Hard films, Bruce Willis’ action-comedy potentials were first seen in his role as private detective David Addison Jr. opposite Cybill Sheperd in the TV series Moonlighting (1985-1989).           Do you know that before all these he was also a recording artist during the 1980s? Willis had a hit single – “Respect Yourself” – and his album The Return of Bruno, released on January 20, 1987, was a “moderate success.”

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