Friday, December 21, 2012

December 21

December issues of different magazines

Mr. & Ms. Magazine Vol. 28 No. 35, December 21, 2004
On the Cover: Diether Ocampo and Kristine Hermosa
Disyembre 21 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Disyembre 21, 1936, ang National Defense Act ay ipinasa bilang Commonwealth Act No. 1. Layon nito ang pagbuo ng Philippine Army kaalinsabay ang pagtatayo ng Philippine Military Academy (PMA). Ito rin ang itinuturing na araw ng pagsisimula ng Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
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Personalities and celebrities born on December 21:
1746 – Jose de la Cruz (a.k.a. Huseng Sisiw), poet and playwright – in Tondo, Manila (d. March 12, 1829).
1892 – Nicolas Alviar Zafra, educator and historian – in San Fernando, La Union (d. January 7, 1979).
1929 – Alfredo Siojo Lim (Chinese name Lin Wenluo), police officer and politician – in Sampaloc, Manila.

1958 – Cerge Remonde (birth name Glecerio Mamites Remonde), journalist and politician – in Argao, Cebu (d. January 19, 2010).

1986 – Karel Marquez (full name Karla Ysabel Marquez Santos), video jockey, actress, singer, television host and model – in Manila.
Karel Marquez
on the cover of UNO  (January-February 2006).

1987 – Ryza Cenon (full name Rhiza Ann Cenon Simbulan), actress, dancer and model – in Gapan City, Nueva Ecija.

Ryza Cenon
on the cover of FHM Philippines (May 2013).

1987 – Valerie Concepcion (birth name Valerie Noroña Galang), actress, model and television host – in Tondo, Manila.
Valerie Concepcion
on the covers (from left to right): FHM Philippines (July 2006), MOD (March 2008),
and Maxim Philippines (January 2009).

Al Pacino on the cover of
Entertainment Weekly (December 21, 1990).
Picture Trivia
          The breakthrough role of Hollywood actor Al Pacino is considered to be his portrayal of Michael Corleone in the film Godfather (1972), for which he was nominated for the Academy Best Supporting Actor Award. He continued to portray the role in Godfather Part II (1974) and Godfather Part III (1990).

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