Monday, July 16, 2012

July 16

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

Pinoy Komiks Taon 2 Blg. 31, Hulyo 16, 1964
Tampok sa taklob-pahina ang “Captain Barbell Kontra Captain Bakal”
ni Mars Ravelo na iginuhit ni Jim Fernandez
Ang unang labas ng Tagalog Klasiks
(Hulyo 16, 1949). Tampok sa taklob-pahina
ang “Sanglibo’t Sanggabi sa Arabia.
    Ang Tagalog Klasiks, na unang lumabas sa sirkulasyon noong Hulyo 16, 1949, ay inilimbag ng ACE Publishing. Ito ang panglimang tunay na komiks na lumabas sa sirkulasyon matapos ang Halakhak Komiks (Nobyembre 15, 1946), Pilipino Komiks (Hunyo 14, 1947), Balaghari Komiks (Marso 6, 1948) at Bituin Komiks (Mayo 7, 1949). Tampok sa unang isyu ang kuwentong “Sanglibo’t Sanggabi sa Arabia” (na siya ring nasa taklob-pahina ng unang isyu) na halaw sa klasikong koleksiyon ng mga kuwento na 1,001 Arabian Nights. Mababasa rin dito ang “Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang” ni Severino Reyes, na sa unang labas ay tampok ang maalamat na kuwentong “Maryang Makiling” na iginuhit ni Maning de Leon.
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Events that happened on July 16:
1807 – The Basi Revolt (also known as Ambaristo Revolt) began in Piddig, Ilocos Norte.
1958 – The PAEC was formally constituted when Pres. Carlos P. Garcia appointed Gen. Florencio A. Medina as commissioner and Pedro Afable as deputy commissioner.
1990 – A Magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Luzon destroying many structures including the Hyatt Hotel in Baguio.

Personalities and celebrities born on July 16:
1873 – Carmen de Luna, educator and founder of Centro Escolar University (d. November 4, 1962).
1918 – Bayani Casimiro Sr, dancer, actor and comedian – in San Pablo, Laguna (d. January 27, 1989).
1964 – Mimilanie "Melanie" Laurel Marquez, supermodel, actress, Miss International 1979 and Supermodel of the World first runner-up (1986), in Mabalacat, Pampanga.
Supermodel-actress Melanie Marquez
on the cover of Celebrity World April 3, 1995 issue

Keira Knightley as Guinevere in the film King Arthur,
on the cover of MOD July 16, 2004 issue
Picture Trivia
For her portrayal as Guinevere in the film King Arthur (2004), English actress and model Keira Knightley trained in horseback-riding, boxing, sword fighting and archery. She nearly killed one of the horses used in the film when it was hit by an arrow while she was practicing her archery skill.
Knightley revealed that digital enhancement were made in her breasts in the American promotional movie posters to make them look larger.
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