Tuesday, April 17, 2012

April 17

April 17
MOD Filipina Vol. 24 No. 1076, April 17, 1992
On the Cover: Jean Elaine Dixon Santos
Events that happened on April 17:
1638 – Fall of Jolo to the Spanish forces.
1898 – The Makabulos Republic was established with the promulgation of the Maabulos Constitution by the revolutionary assembly in Tarlac led by Francisco Makabulos.
1900 – U.S. Senator George F. Hoar gave a speech condemning American imperialist policy toward the Filipinos and advocating Philippine independence.
1948 – Vice president Elpidio Quirino was sworned in as president two days after President Manuel A. Roxas died of heart attack.

Personalities and celebrities born on April 17:
1858 – Aniceto Lacson, Negros revolutionary leader during the Philippine Revolution – Talisay, Negros Occidental (February 3, 1931).
1919 – Corazon Noble (real name Patrocinia Decano Abad), actress.

The First FHM “Sexiest Woman”
Claudia Schiffer on the cover of
Time (April 17, 1995)
          Supermodel Claudia Schiffer was Number 1 in the first list of FHM magazine’s “Sexiest Women in the world” (1995). Princess Diana (full name Diana Frances Spencer, 1961-1997) was Number 15 on that list.
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Princess Diana on the cover of
Daily Mail featuring “Diana: The Untold Story”
Part 1

David Duchovny on the cover of
      TV Guide (April 17-23, 1999).
Picture Trivia
           David Duchovny was married to actress Tea Leoni on May 13, 1997. Seven days after the release of the TV Guide (April 17-23, 1999) issue where he was in the cover page, Leoni gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Madelaine West Duchovny.
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