Friday, May 25, 2012

May 25

MAY 25
TV Guide May 25-31, 1996
On the Cover: Heather Locklear

Events that happened on May 25:
1898 – Spanish Governor-General Ramon Blanco ordered the deportation of prominent citizens of Malolos, Bulacan.

Personalities and celebrities born on May 25:
1862 – Urbano Lacuna, revolutionary general – in Peñaranda, Nueva Ecija (d. April 10, 1911).
1889 – Manuel Go Tianuy, shipping magnate and founder of Insular Navigation, one of the biggest shipping lines in the Philippines – in Ching Kan (Chuancio), Amoy, China.
1907 – Gregorio F. Zaide, historian, author of history textbooks and 1968 Republic Cultural Heritage Awardee (d. October 31, 1986).

1959 – Alma Moreno (real name Vanessa Lacsamana), actress and dancer – in Quezon City.
Alma Moreno
on the covers of (from left to right) Ginoo Fortnightly (May 5, 1976),
Ravelo R.A.R Komiks-Movie Magazine (April 10, 1980)
and Modern Romances & True Confessions (December 22, 1980)
!973 – Gelli de belen (full name Anna Gianelli Yap de Belen), actress and television host – in Quezon City.
Gelli de Belen
on the covers of Good Housekeeping Philippines (with sister Janice, November 2007)
and Bannawag (October 6, 2014)

William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson
(a year before their marriage),
on the cover of Time (May 25, 1970).
Picture Trivia
          When you hear the brand Masters and Johnson, the names refer to William Howell Masters (1915-2001) at Virginia Eshelman Johnson, the pioneer researchers in the field of human sexuality and sexual health. They authored together two best-selling books, Human Sexual Response (1966) and Human Sexual Inadequacy (1970).
          In 1957, Johnson became Masters’ research assistance. Johnson was divorced from her first husband. Masters, on the other hand, divorced his first wife and married Johnson in 1971. Their marriage lasted until 1992 when they themselves divorced. It the year their research partnership in human sexuality also ended.
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