Wednesday, June 27, 2012

June 27

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

Teens Weekly Blg. 828 Hunyo 27, 1988
Nasa taklob-pahina ang kuwentong “Aksidente” ni Vic J. Poblete at Sonny de los Santos

Johnny Carson and his second wife, Joanne Copeland,
on the cover of TV Guide June 27, 1964 issue

Events that happened on June 27:
1987 – Philippine Airlines Flight 206 crashed onto the fog-covered slopes of Mount Ugu, a 2,086-meter high mountain between Itogon, Benguet and Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya, killing all its crew and passengers.

Personalities and celebrities born on June 27:
1863 – Ladislao Diwa, one of the founders of the Katipunan – in San Roque, Cavite (d. May 12, 1930).
1891 – Zoilo Hilario, poet, editor, politician and civic leader – San Fernando, Pampanga (d. June 13, 1963).
1895 – Zoilo M. Galang, novelist (wrote the first Philippine novel in English) and encyclopedist (compiled the 10-volume Encyclopedia of the Philippines, 1936) – Bacolor, Pampanga (d. 1959).
1935 – Ramon Zamora (full name Ramon Artiaga Zamora), stuntman, dancer, actor and comedian – in San Juan (then part of Rizal) (d. August 26, 2007).
1956 – Coritha (real name Maria del Perpetua Socorro Arenas), singer-songwriter and musician – in Manila.
1982 – Polo Ravales (full name Paul Patrick Rodil Gruenberg), German-Filipino actor and model – in Manila.

U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold
on the cover of Time June 27, 1955 issue.
Picture Trivia
When Trygvie Lie (1896-1968) resigned as the first officially recognized Secretary-General of the United nations on November10, 1952, the U.N. Security Council recommended Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold (1905-1961) as his successor. Hammarskjold officially became second U.N. Secretary-General on April 10, 1953. In 1955, he visited the People’s Republic of China at successfully negotiated for the release of 15 American pilots who were captured at the heights of the Korean War. He was reelected in 1957 but was unable to finish his second term. He died when the plane he was on crashed in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia today) on September 18, 1961.
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