Thursday, November 8, 2012

November 8


November issues of different magazines

NOVEMBER 8
Entertainment Weekly Nobyembre 8, 1996
On the Cover: Mel Gibson and Rene Russo for the film Ransom
 
Nobyembre 8 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Nobyembre 8, 1936, ang bayan ng Iloilo (na kabisera ng lalawigan ng Iloilo) ay idineklarang isa ng lungsod sa pamamagitan ng Commonwealth Act 158.
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          Ang Metro Manila Commission ay itinatag noong Nobyembre 8, 1975 sa pamamagitan ng Presidential Decree No. 824 upang pangasiwaan ang pagpapaunlad sa mga pamayanan ng National Capital Region. Ang noon ay Unang Ginang Imelda R. Marcos ay nagsilbing una nitong pinuno.
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GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST
Hollywood actress Carole Lombard (1908-1942),
on the cover of vintage Screen Guide (November 1937).
 
Personalities and celebrities born on November 8:
1932 – Tony DeZuñiga, comics artist, illustrator and co-creator of Jonah Hex (with John Albano) – in Manila (d. May 11. 2012).

1969 – Gardo Versoza (real name Mennen Torres Polintan), actor and film producer – in Manila.


1993 – Lauren Anne Young, American-Filipino actress and model – in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.A.
Lauren Young
on the cover of Garage Girl (Spring 2011).




Greta Garbo on the cover of Life
(November 8, 1937).
Picture Trivia
          Swedish Hollywood actress Greta Garbo (real name Greta Lovisa Gustafsson, 1905-1990) was nominated for the Academy Awards four times, but never won. In 1930, she was nominated for her performance in two films, Anna Christie and Romance, but it was Norma Shearer who got the award (for the film The Divorcee).           In 1937, she was nominated for the Academy Best Actress Award for her role in the film Camille. Louise Rainer bagged the award (for the film The Good Earth). Two years later, she was again nominated for her performance in Ninotchka, where she was the favorite to win, but again fate denied her the award. Vivien Leigh won (for the film Gone With the Wind). In 1954, she was given an “Honorary Academy Awards.
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