Friday, May 4, 2012

May 4

Expressweek May 4, 1978
On the Cover: Chanda Romero and Philip Salvador

Events that happened on May 4
1686 – The municipality of Ilagan, Isabela, was founded. It was formerly called Bolo. The name Ilagan came from na reverse of “nagali” which in local dialect means “transfer.”
1945 – The Philippine News Guild, the first journalists association formed after World War II, was organized by about 40 journalists led by Cipriano Cid at the Manila Jockey Club.

Personalities and celebrities born on May 4:
1917 – Nick Joaquin (full name Nicomedes Marquez Joaquin), writer, historian, journalist and National Artist for Literature (1976) – in Paco, Manila (d. April 29, 2004). 
Nick Joaquin
on the cover of Sunday Inquirer Magazine (July 2014)
1928 – Nestor Redondo, comic book writer and artist known as “The Maestro” and credited as the first illustrator of Darna and Palos, and for his works for D.C. Comics, Marvel Comics and several other American comics publisher – Candon, Ilocos Sur (d. December 30, 1995). 
On the left, an old picture of Nestor Redondo, possibly in his early twenties.
On the right, Redondo with his American agent Ed Noonchester. Notice that at the back of Redondo is his illustration of “Conan the Liberator” and on the table infront of him is “Si Malakas at Si Maganda.”

1954 – Ryan Cayabyab (full name Raymundo Cipriano Pujante Cayabyab), composer, singer, pianist and conductor – in Quezon City. 

1954 – Rey Valera (full name Reynaldo Valera Guardiano), singer, songwriter, musical scorer and director, and television host – in Meycauayan, Bulacan.
Rey Valera
and his album carrying his hit song
“Kung Kailangan Mo Ako”

Jennifer Lopez gracing the cover of
FHM Philippines (May 2000).
Larawang Tribiya
          Ang actress, dancer at recording artist na si Jennifer Lopez ang itinanghal ng FHM International na “Sexiest Woman in the World” sa dalawang magkasunod na taon (2000 at 2001).
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