Wednesday, July 4, 2012

July 4

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

Bituin Komiks Taon 1 Blg. 5, Hulyo 4, 1949
Nasa taklob-pahina ang isang tagpo sa nobelang-komiks
ni Jesus S. Esguerra na “Kabayong Ginto” na iginuhit ni Ric L. Collado.
Ang artistang mula sa Kabisayaan na si Virgie Solis
Tampok sa taklob-pahina ng Bisaya, Hulyo 4, 1956
Events that happened on July 4:
1901 – William Howard Taft (1857-1930) became the first civil governor of the Philippines. Taft also would later become the only person in history to have been both president (1909-1913) and chief justice (1921-1930) of the United States.
1912 – The Manila Hotel was inaugurated.
1946 – The United States recognized Philippine independence.

Personalities and celebrities born on July 4:
1851 – Laureano Guevarra, “Father of the Shoe Industry in the Philippines” – in Marikina, Rizal (now Metro Manila) (d. December 30, 1891).
1858 – Pablo Tecson, revolutionary leader, politician and agriculturist – in San Miguel, Bulacan (d. April 30, 1940).

Diahann Carroll and James Earl Jones
(for the film Claudine) on the cover of
Jet July 4, 1974.
Picture Trivia
          The distinguished actors, James Earl Jones and Diahann Carroll, were together in Claudine (1974), a film about Claudine Price (portrayed by Diahann Carroll), a black Harlem woman who singlehandedly raised her six children of two failed relationships. She found genuine love in the person of a garbage collector named Rupert Marshall (James Earl Jones). The movie, produced by Third World Films and released by 20th Century Fox, was one of a few mainstream films where the cast were predominantly African-American and and depicting a meaningful theme.

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