Sunday, September 30, 2012

September 30


September issues of different magazines

SEPTEMBER 30
Celebrity World Vol. 5 No. 264, September 30, 1996
On the Cover: Happy and Soen Ongpauco
(Daughters of restauranteur Rod Ongpauco and actress Liberty Ilagan)
 
GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST
Silent Era American actress Norma Talmadge (1894-1957)
on the cover of vintage Picture Play magazine (September 1916)


Setyembre 30 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Setyembre 30 1889, ang sanaysay (essay) ni Gat. Jose Rizal na Filipinas Dentro de cien años (“The Philippines a Century Hence”) ay inilathala sa pahayagang La Solidaridad sa Madrid, Spain.
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          Matagumpay na nasubukan ni Gregorio Y. Zara ang alcohol-fueled airplane engine na kaniyang inimbento noong Oktubre 30, 1954.
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Personalities and celebrities born on September 30:
1870 – Sofia F. de Veyra, educator, social worker and feminist advocate (d. January 1, 1953).
1905 – Rosario Vivar Delfin-Bondoc, educator and science professor – in Polo, Bulacan
1921 – Leticia Shahani (birth name Leticia Valdez Ramos), journalist, diplomat and politician – in Lingayen, Pangasinan (d. March 20, 2017).
1938 – Ismael Bernal, actor, screenwriter, director, and National Artist for Cinema (d. June 2, 1996).

1987 – Denise Laurel (full name Denise Maria Sanz Laurel), actress and singer – in Manila.
Denise Laurel
on the cover of Rogue (June 2010).
 

Picture Trivia
Freddie Mercury on the cover of
Circus Magazine (September 30, 1991).
          Do you know that lyricist and lead vocalist of the rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury (1946-1991), is not a native British? Mercury’s real name is Farrokh Bulsara, a Parsi (Zoroastrian Persian refugee) born in the island of Zanzibar (now a part of Tanzania), in East Africa. He grew up as a teenager in India. He was dabbed as “Britain’s first Asian rock star.”

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