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August 5

MOD Filipina Vol. 20 No. 883, August 5, 1991
On the Cover: Model Emmylou Roa Rama

Agosto 5 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Agosto 5, 1621, ang Convento de Santa Clara, ang kauna-unahang kumbento sa Pilipinas, ay itinatag ng mga madreng Franciscan.
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Personalities and celebrities born on August 5:
1890 – Jose Dira Avelino, lawyer and third Senate President of the Philippines (May 25, 1946 – February 21, 1949) – in Calbayog, Samar (d. July 21, 1996)
1903 – Felixberto Olalia, guerilla leader, labor leader and Secretary-General of the Katipunan ng mga Anakpawis – in Bacolor, Pampanga (d. December 4, 1983).
1912 – Jose Garcia Villa, poet, fictionist, literary critic, Republic Cultural Heritage awardee (1962) and national Artist for Literature (1973) – in Singalong, Manila (d. February 7, 1997).
1938 – Rafael Carlos Baltazar Buenaventura, banker and governor of Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (July 6, 1999 – July 3, 2005) – in San Fernando City, La Union (d. November 30, 2006).
1945 – Dick Gordon (full name Richard Juico Gordon), politician, government official, senator and Philippine Red Cross chairman – in Castillejos, Zambales.
1946 – Dante Rivero (real name Luisito Ramos Meyer), actor – in Pampanga.
1973 – Toni Leviste (full name Marie Antoinette Sarangaya Leviste), equestrian – in Manila.
1981 – Tanya Garcia (real name Tanya Katherine Rosales Lyttle), actress – in Manila.
Tanya Garcia
On the cover of FHM Philippines (March 2006)

Roger Moore as James Bond Agent 007
for the film The Spy Who Loved Me (1977),
on the cover of Film Review (August 1977).
Picture Trivia
          Roger Moore played the role of James Bond Agent 007 in films the most number of times: Live and Let Die (1973); The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Moonraker (1979), For Your Eyes Only (1981), Octopussy (1983), at A View to a Kill (1985). He started portraying the British secret agent in 1973, in Live and Let Die, when he was 45 years old. He is also the oldest to portray the role at 57.
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