Sunday, February 26, 2012

February 26

Mga komiks (comics) na lumabas sa sirkulasyon sa buwan ng Pebrero

February 26 (1955): Pilipino Komiks Bilang 202
On the Cover: Francisco V. Coching’s “Kontrabida’
Events that happened on February 26
1861 – The first issue of Gaceta de Manila, the official publication of the Spanish government in the Philippines was published.
1903 – Apolinario Mabini returned from his exile to Guam on board the ship “Thomas.”
1937 – Zamboanga was declared a city by virtue of Commonwealth Act No. 39.
1939 – The Philippine Writers League was organized, with Federico Mangahas as president.
1941 – The Philippine Airline (PAL) was founded by a group of businessmen led by Andres Soriano, one of the Philippines’ leading industrialists.
1953 – Historic documents on Jose Rizal were handed over to Pres. Elpidio Quirino by the Spanish Foreign Relation Minister.

Personalities and celebrities born on February 26:
1954 – Chandra Romero, actress – in Cebu City.
1964 – Mark Dacascos (full name Mark Alan Murray Dacascos), Filipino-Irish martial artist, actor and television host – in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Whitney Houston on the cover of TV Guide
Magazine February 26-March 4, 1994 issue.

Larawang Tribiya
          Si Whitney Houston (1963-2012) ang tanging mang-aawit na nagkaroon ng pitong sunud-sunod na Number 1 Billboard Hot 100 hits. Ang kaniyang 1985 self-titled debut album ay naging best-selling album at hinirang bilang Rolling Stone “Best Album” of 1986.
          Siya ang pangunahing actress sa kaniyang unang pelikulang The Bodyguard (1992) kung saan katambal niya si Kevin Costner. Ang original soundtrack ng pelikula ay nagwagi ng Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Ang lead single nito na “I Will Always Love You” ay hinirang naman na “Best-Selling Single by a Female Artist” sa kasaysayan ng musika.
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