Monday, July 9, 2012

July 9


July issues of different magazines

JULY 9
Moviestar Vol. 21 No. 1193, July 9, 2007
On the front cover: Diether Ocampo and Kristine Hermosa (main)
On the back cover: Melanie Marquez for the New Placenta print ad
 
Unang labas ng Alcala Fight Komix
(Hulyo 9, 1963). Tampok sa
taklob-pahina ang “Kapitan Limbas”
ni Amado “Ding” Castrillo.
UNANG LABAS
Ang Alcala Fight Komix na inilimbag ng CRAF Publishing ay unang lumabas sa sirkulasyon noong Hulyo 9, 1963. Itinampok sa babasahing ito ang mga katha at dibuho ng mga magagaling at bantog na pangalan sa larangan ng komiks. Kabilang sa mga pahina ng unang isyu ang mga sumusunod: “Kapitan Limbas” na kinatha at iginuhit ni Amado “Ding” S. Castrillo (tampok sa unang taklob-pahina ng Alcala Fight Komix), “Alamid” ni Tony Caravana, “Kagubatang Bato” ni Ruben N. Yandoc, “Lihim ni Gagamba” nina Virgilio at Nestor Redondo, “Siopaoman” ni Larry Alcala, “Virgo Amasona” ni Jim Fernandez at “Voltar” ni Alfredo P. Alcala. Una itong pinatnugutan ni Virgilio P. Redondo.
Madalas na may full-spread cover illustration ang Alcala Fight Komix, na naging Alcala Komix (Pebrero 22, 1967) matapos ang 90 isyu.
 








Events that happened on July 9:
1886 – Mayon Volcano erupted destroying the towns of Libon and Legaspi.


Personalities and celebrities born on July 9:
1908 – Alfredo Litiatco, leading pre-war short story writer and essayist – in Manila (d. 1943).
1939 – Domingo L. Siazon Jr, ambassador and Secretary of Foreign Affairs – in Aparri, Cagayan.
1984 – L.A. Tenorio (full name Lewis Alfred V. Tenorio), professional basketbal player – in Nasugbu, Batangas.
1993 – Jake Vargas (full name Jake Angelo Cunanan Vargas), actor, dancer and singer-songwriter – in Olongapo, Zambales.

 

Will Smith and Salma Hayek
(for the film Wild, Wild West) on the
cover of Entertainment Weekly
July 9, 1999 issue.
Picture Trivia
          The 1999 film Wild, Wild West starring Will Smith (as James T. West) and Kevin Kline (as Artemus Gordon) is a big screen adaptation of the CBS television series The Wild, Wild West (1965-1969). The TV version featured Robert Conrad as the courageous, resourceful and fast gun James T. West, and Rose Martin as the gadgets experts and master of disguise Artemus Gordon. The hit TV series was created by Michael Garrison at the time when “spy” films were very popular. Garrison called his lead character as the “James Bond on horseback.”
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