Thursday, August 16, 2012

August 16


August issues of different magazines

AUGUST 16
August 16 (1982): Chinatown East Magazine Vol. 1 No. 29
On the Cover: Badminton Champion and stockbroker Danny So


Agosto 16 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Agosto 16, 1893, itinatag nina Valeriano Solis, Ramon Fernandez at Andres Frois ang Teatro Zorilla, isang tanghalang naging popular sa pagpapalabas ng mga operas at konsiyerto ng musika.
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          Ang Rizal Law, na naglalayong isama sa curricula ng mga paaralan ang paksa tungkol sa buhay at mga gawa ng pambansang bayaning si Dr. Jose Rizal na pinagtibay ng Kongreso ng Pilipinas noong Hunyo 12, 1956, ay ipinatupad noong Agosto 16, 1956.
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          Isang malakas na lindol (Intensity VIII), na ang epicenter ay sa Moro Gulf, ay tumama sa Mindanao at naging sanhi ng isang tsunami na kumitil sa mahigit 3,000 katao (humigit-kumulang 3,000 pa ang nawawala) at sumira sa kabahayan ng 20,000 pamilya.
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Personalities and celebrities born on August 16:
1843 – Jose Enriquez Basa, lawyer, judge, teacher and delegate to the Malolos Constitution (d. May 7, 1912).
1935 – Carlos Velasco Badion, basketball player known as “Bad Boy” and national team player – in Lubao, Pampanga (d. June 20, 2002).
1950 – Roque Federizon Lee (better known as Roxlee), cartoonist, painter, animator, film maker and rock musician – in Naga City.
1963 - Erin Tañada (full name Lorenzo Reyes Tañada III), lawyer and politician – in Quezon City.

1968 – Vilma Beltran Vitug, actress, model and businesswoman – in Pampanga.
Vilma Vitug on the covers of Sports World September 25, 1982,
Scene Magazine February 1983 issue (courtesy of Ms. Vilma Vitug)
and Sports World January 28, 1984 issue.

Jomari Yllana with former wife Aiko Melendrez on the cover
of Mr. & Ms. Magazine February 8, 2000 issue









1976 – Jomari Yllana (Full name Jose Maria Garchitorena Yllana), actor, model and concert producer – in Manila













1978 – Ariel S. Tabag, poet, fictionist and musician.
1990 – Melissa Carmen Bulanhagui, Filipino-American figure skater – in Philadephia, Pennsylvannia.
1994 – Tippy Dos Santos (full name Stephanie Denise Esquivias Dos Santos), Filipino-American singer and actress – in Houston, Texas.




Si Betty Grable tampok sa taklob-pahina ng Look Magazine
August 16, 1949 issue.

 Larawang Tribiya
          Si Elizabeth Ruth “Betty” Grable (1916-1973) ay isang sikat na actress, singer at dancer noong 1930s at 1940s. Sinasabing siya ang nagmamay-ari ng “pinakamagandang” mga binti sa Hollywood. Noong kaniyang kasikatan, ipina-insured ng Twentieth Century Fox ang kaniyang mga binti sa halagang one million dollars sa Lloyds of London. Siya rin ang Number 1 pin-up girl ng World War II era.
          Noong 1949, ang pelikula ni Grable na The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend ay nilangaw sa takilya. Dito nagsimula ang pagbulusok pababa ng kasikatan ng aktres.

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