Thursday, August 16, 2012

August 16


August issues of different magazines

AUGUST 16

Chinatown East Vol. 1 No. 29, August 16, 1982
On the Cover: Badminton Champion and stockbroker Danny So

GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST

Elizabeth Ruth “Betty” Grable (1916-1973)
Look Magazine (August 16, 1949).

 
Agosto 16 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Agosto 16, 1893, itinatag nina Valeriano Solis, Ramon Fernandez at Andres Frois ang Teatro Zorilla, isang tanghalang naging popular sa pagpapalabas ng mga operas at konsiyerto ng musika.
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          Ang Rizal Law, na naglalayong isama sa curricula ng mga paaralan ang paksa tungkol sa buhay at mga gawa ng pambansang bayaning si Dr. Jose Rizal na pinagtibay ng Kongreso ng Pilipinas noong Hunyo 12, 1956, ay ipinatupad noong Agosto 16, 1956.
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          Isang malakas na lindol (Intensity VIII), na ang epicenter ay sa Moro Gulf, ay tumama sa Mindanao at naging sanhi ng isang tsunami na kumitil sa mahigit 3,000 katao (humigit-kumulang 3,000 pa ang nawawala) at sumira sa kabahayan ng 20,000 pamilya.
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Personalities and celebrities born on August 16:
1843 – Jose Enriquez Basa, lawyer, judge, teacher and delegate to the Malolos Constitution (d. May 7, 1912).
1935 – Carlos Velasco Badion, basketball player known as “Bad Boy” and national team player – in Lubao, Pampanga (d. June 20, 2002).
1950 – Roque Federizon Lee (better known as Roxlee), cartoonist, painter, animator, film maker and rock musician – in Naga City.
1963 - Erin Tañada (full name Lorenzo Reyes Tañada III), lawyer and politician – in Quezon City.
1968 – Vilma Beltran Vitug, actress, model and businesswoman – in Pampanga.
Vilma Vitug
on the covers of Sports World (September 25, 1982),
Scene Magazine (February 1983, courtesy of Ms. Vilma Vitug),
and Sports World (January 28, 1984).

1976 – Jomari Yllana (Full name Jose Maria Garchitorena Yllana), actor, model and concert producer – in Manila


Jomari Yllana with former wife Aiko Melendrez
on the cover of Mr. & Ms. (February 8, 2000)

1978 – Ariel S. Tabag, poet, fictionist and musician.
1990 – Melissa Carmen Bulanhagui, Filipino-American figure skater – in Philadephia, Pennsylvannia.
1994 – Tippy Dos Santos (full name Stephanie Denise Esquivias Dos Santos), Filipino-American singer and actress – in Houston, Texas.


Maja Salvador on the cover of
Speed (August 2009).
Picture Trivia
          Maja Salvador got her first leading role in the the ABS-CBN afternoon TV series Nagsimula sa Puso (2009-2010), a remake of the 1990 film of the same title starring Hilda Koronel.

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