Monday, September 17, 2012

September 17


MOD Vol. 26 No. 1150, September 17, 1993
On the Covers: Maria Sarah P. Bequilla
American actress Monetta Eloyse “Linda” Darnell (1923-1965),
on the cover of vintage Screen Guide (September 1947).

Setyembre 17 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Setyembre 17, 1935, si Manuel Luis Quezon ay nahalal na Pangulo ng Philippine Commonwealth.
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          Ang Siquijor na dating island sub-province ng Negros Oriental ay idineklarang isa ng lalawigan noong Setyembre 17, 1971 sa pamamagitan ng Republic Act No. 6398. Ang Siquijor bago ang 1901 ay tinatawag na Katugusan.
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Si Lean Alejandro
tampok sa taklob-pahina ng
PHR Update International Edition
(September 1987)

          Nagpahayag si Lean Alejandro, founder ng Bagong Alayansang Makabayan (BAYAN), ng isang pambansang malawakang kilos-protesta noong Setyembre 17, 1987, upang kondenahin ang lumilitaw na pasismo sa rehimeng Cory Aquino. Dalawang araw matapos ito, siya ay pinaslang.
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          Ang political party na Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino (LDP) ay pormal na inilunsad noong Setyembre 17, 1988.
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Personalities and celebrities born on September 17:
1871 – Francisco Makabulos, revolutionary general – in La Paz, Tarlac (d. April 30, 1922)
1935 – Romeo Aliac Brawner, judge and public official – in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya (d. May 29, 2008).
1941 – Jing Abalos, stunt instructor and actor – in Bayambang, Pangasinan.
1949 – Didith Reyes (real name Maria Helen Bella Avenila Santamaria), singer, actress, “Jukebox Queen” and beauty salon owner (d. December 10, 2008).
1958 – Alex Tinsay, news reporter.

1982 – Francine Prieto (real name Anna Marie Falcon), actress and model – in Las Piñas, Metro Manila.
Francine Prieto
on the covers of Maxim Philippines (September 2003) and Speed (March 2009).

1983 – Aiza Seguera (full name Cariza Yamson Sequera), actress, singer-songwriter and guitarist – in Calauag, Quezon.

“McDonald’s – The Humburger Empire” on
the Cover of Time (September 17, 1973)
The McDonald Hamburger
          Do you know that McDonald Hamburger Fast Food Restaurant started out in 1940 as a barbecue selling store? It was started by brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald in 1398 North E Street at West 14th Street in San Bernardino, California. It became a hamburger food chain in 1948. Businessman Ray Kroc became a franchise agent and partner of the McDonald brothers in 1955. Later, Kroc both the hamburger chain and began to expand its franchise throughout the world.
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Illustration of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,
on the cover vintage Film Pictorial
(September 17, 1938).
Picture Trivia
         The most renowned version of the Snow White fairy tale is the one compiled by the Brothers Grimm, Schneewittchen und die sieben Zwerge (1912) or Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
          It was in the Walt Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, first shown at the Carthay Circle Theater in Hollywood on December 21, 1937,  that the dwarfs were given names: Bashful, Doc, Dopey, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy and Sneezy. In this film, Dopey is the only one who did not speak. Doc is the only one wearing eyeglasses. In a musical jam session in the film, Grumpy played the piano, Sleepy the trumpet, Dopey the drum, Doc the bass, Sneezy the accordion. Bashful was holding their banner and Happy acted as their leader and conductor.
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