Monday, May 28, 2012

May 28

MAY 28
Tempo, May 28, 1957
On the cover: Gloria Marshall
Events that happened on May 28:
1763 – Diego Silang, the leader of the Ilocos rebellion against Spain, was assassinated by Miguel Vicos in Ilocos Sur on orders of the friars.
1898 – General Emilio Aguinaldo was victorious against the Spanish forces in Alapan, Imus, Cavite. The Philippine flag sewn in Hongkong by Marcela Marino de Agoncillo with the help of her daughter Lorenza and Delfina Herbosa de Natividad (a niece of Dr. Jose Rizal), and brought home by Aguinaldo, was first displayed in battle and hoisted in victory.
1977 – Pres. Ferdinand Marcos issued Presidential Decree No. 1143, instituting the technical descriptions of the Philippine Archipelago making the Philippine Islands into two parcels with Binondo Church as the tie point.

Personalities and celebrities born on May 28:
1863 – Justo Lukban, physician, delegate to the Malolos Congress and Mayor of Manila (d. September 2, 1927).
1870 – Maximino Hizon, revolutionary general – in Mexico, Pampanga (d. September 1, 1901)
1896 – Cesar Bengson, social scientist, jurist, ninth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (April 28, 1961 – May 29, 1966), and member of the International Court of Justice – in Camiling, Tarlac (d. September 5, 1991).
1964 – Zsa Zsa Padilla (Full name Esperanza Padilla), singer and actress – in Manila.
Zsa Zsa Padilla
on the cover of Marie Claire Philippines (December 2006).

1978 – Rufa Mae Quinto, actress-comedienne, television host and model – in Manila.
Rufa Mae Quinto
on the covers of Sexy Movie Stars Komiks Magazine (September 30, 1997) and
 FHM Philippines (January-February 2001).
1982 – Desiree del Valle (full name Desiree Lois del Valle Dunham, Filipino-American actress.
Desiree del Valle
on the cover of MOD (November 25, 2005)

The original Charlie’s Angels
Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson and Jacklyn Smith,
on the cover of Photoplay Film Monthly
(May 1977).
Picture Trivia
          The actresses who portrayed the original Charlie’s Angel on the television series were Farrah Fawcett (as Jill Munroe), Kate Jackson (as Sabrina Duncan) at Jaclyn Smith (as Kelly Garrett). The series was conceptualized by Australian screenwriter Ivan Goff (1910-1999) and American film-television writer Benjamin Eisenberg Roberts (1916-1984). It became an instant hit and owned the Number 1 spot on the ratings on its first season (1976-1977).           Do you know which actor is behind the original voice of “Charlie?” It’s Hollywood actor John Forsythe (1918-2010).

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