Wednesday, December 26, 2012

December 26

December issues of different magazines

Mr. & Ms. Vol. 24 No. 34, December 26, 2000 - January 2, 2001
On the Cover: Regine Velasquez and her nephew Tristan Troy and nieces Hannah and Alliyah.

Disyembre 26 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Disyembre 25, 1968, ang Communist Party of the Philippines ay muling itinatag sa ilalim ng pamumuno ni Amado Guerrero (Jose Maria Sison).
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John Richardson and Raquel Welch (for the film One Million Years B.C.),
on the cover of ABC Film Review (December 1966).

Personalities and celebrities born on December 26:
1894 – Antonio J. Molina, composer and National Artist for Music (1973) – in Quiapo, Manila (d. January 29, 1980).
1912 – Arsenio H. Lacson, newspaperman and Manila mayor – in Talisay, Negros Occidental (d. April 15, 1962).
1936 – Jose de Venecia (full name Jose Claveria de Venecia Jr), politician and Speaker of the House of Representatives – in Dagupan, Pangasinan.

1954 – Haji Alejandro (full name Angelito Toledo Alejandro), singer and actor.

1957 – Reynaldo Fortaleza, amateur boxer, publisher and insurance agent.

1969 – JV Ejercito (full name Joseph Victor Gomez Ejercito), politician and 2007 Ten Outstanding Young Man (TOYM) awardee for government service – in Manila. 
Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito
on the cover of Men’s Zone (November 2000).

1973 – Darlene Antonino-Custodio (birth name Darlene Magnolia R. Antonino), congresswoman – in California, U.S.A.

1975 – Chris Calaguio (full name Christian Calaguio), propessional basketball player – in Makati City.
1989 – Jennica Garcia (full name Jennica Alexis Maitim Garcia), actress – in Quezon City.

Eva Longoria on the cover of
Pageantry (December 2007).
Picture Trivia
          Many will always remember Hollywood actress Eva Longoria for her role as Gabrielle Solis in the hit ABC television series Desperate Housewives, for which she won the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series. Do you know that before Desperate Housewives, she was in another hit TV series? This was the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless (2001-2003), where she portrayed the character Isabella Braña.

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