Wednesday, October 31, 2012

October 31


October issues of different magazines

OCTOBER 31
Picture Show (and TV Mirror) October 31, 1959
On the Cover: Doris Day and Rock Hudson (1925-1985) for the film Pillow Talk

Noong Oktubre 31, 1936, itinatag ang samahang Boy Scouts of the Philippines.
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          Ang Gintong Alay, isang sports program ng pamahalaan ni Pangulong Ferdinand Marcos ay itinatag noong Oktubre 31, 1979. Ang training camp nito ay itinayo sa Baguio City kung saan nagsasanay ang mga atletang Filipino. Naging matagumpay ang programang ito sa paghubog ng kamalayan sa palakasan ng mga ordinaryong mamamayan bukod sa paghahanap at pagsasanay ng mga magagaling na atletang nabigay karangalan sa Pilipinas sa mga pandaigdiggang paligsahan.
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Personalities and celebrities born on October 31:
1870 – Quintin Salas, revolutionary leader in Panay during the American Occupation – in Dumangas, Iloilo (January 24, 1917).
1877 – Carlos V. Ronquillo, writer and newspaperman – in Floridablanca, Pampanga (October 18, 1941).
1942 – Eduardo de los Santos Castrillo, award-winning sculptor – in Santa Ana, Manila.
1946 – Helen Vela, actress, broadcaster and producer – in Manila (d. February 14, 1992).
1955 – Connie Angeles (full name Fe Consuelo Angeles), actress and politician – in Quezon City.
1956 – Christopher de Leon (full name Christopher Strauss de Leon), actor and politician – in Manila.
1968 – Roy V. Aragon, poet and fictionist – in Mabasa, Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizacaya.




Audrina Patridge on the cover of
Maxim (October 2009).
Picture Trivia
          Actress-model Audrina Patridge was dabbed the “Queen of The Hills” by Maxim magazine. She is longest serving original cast member of the MTV reality series The Hills.
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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

October 30


October issues of different magazines

OCTOBER 30
MOD Vol. 38 No. 1822, October 30, 2006
On the Cover: Bea Alonzo and Anne Curtis

UNANG LABAS
Unang inilabas sa sirkulasyon ng Liwayway Publishing ang Bisaya, isang babasahing magasin para sa Visayas at Mindanao, noong Oktubre 30, 1930. Ang unang patnugot nito ay si Francisco Candia.


Oktubre 30 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Oktubre 30, 1919, muling naitanghal ang watawat ng Filipinas. Idineklara ang araw na ito bilang Flag Day sa pamamagitan ng Act 2871.
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SULYAP SA NAKARAAN
Ang kuwentong “Lasong Walang Kamandag” ni Pablo S. Gomez
na iginuhit ni Clem Rivera, tampok sa taklob-pahina ng Aliwan Komiks Blg. 1363
na may petsang Oktubre 30, 1988.

Personalities and celebrities born on October 30:
1947 – Prospero C. Nograles, politician and Speaker of the House of Representatives (February 5, 2008 – June 30, 2010) – in Davao City.

 
1970 – Christine Bersola-Babao, broadcast journalist and television host – in Bulacan.
Christine Bersola (with husband Julius Babao)
on the cover of Mr. & Ms. (March 28, 2000).
 
1980 – Richard “Rich” D. Alvarez, basketball player – in Yokosuka, Japan.
1989 – Ryan Paolo Aguinaldo Arabejo, swimmer.

 


Kylie Minogue (for the film Steet Fighter)
on the cover of Sky Magazine (October 1994).
Picture Trivia
          Did you know that Australian pop singer-songwriter Kylie Minogue was one of the heroes in the film Street Fighter (1994)? Minogue played the role of Captain Cammy White opposite Jean Claude Van Damme.
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Monday, October 29, 2012

October 29


October issues of different magazines


OCTOBER 29 

MOD Vol. 32 No. 1466, October 29, 1999
On the Cover: Jolina Magdangal
 
Oktubre 29 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas
          Noong Oktubre 29, 1901, ang Insular Museum of Ethnology, Natural History and Commerce ay itinatag sa Manila sa pamamagitan ng Act No. 284 ng Philippine Commission. Ang institusyong ito ay naging ganap na National Museum of the Philippines noong Pebrero 12, 1988.
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          Noong Oktubre 29, 1875, ang Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy ay itinatag sa University of Santo Tomas sa pamamagitan ng isang royal decree kasabay ng reorganisasyon ng pamantasan.

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Personalities and celebrities born on October 29:
1866 – Antonio Novicio Luna, writer, patriot, revolutionary general and strategist – in Urbiztondo, Binondo, Manila (d. June 5, 1899).

A portrait of General Antonio Luna,
Philippine Revolution’s best strategist.
 
1877 – Narcisa Buencamino de Leon, film producer and founder of LVN Pictures, in San Miguel, Bulacan (d. February 6, 1966)
1910 – Antonio “Tony” Velasquez, writer, editor, creator of Kenkoy and “Father of Philippine Komiks” – in Ulilang Kawayan, Paco, Manila (d. 1997).
Antonio “Tony” Velasquez,
the “Father of Philippine Komiks”
 
 
1920 – Fidela “Tiya Dely” Magpayo-Reyes, broadcaster and radio icon, in Manila (d. September 1, 2008).
1945 – Reynaldo A. Duque, fictionist, poet, scriptwriter, translator and editor – in Bagani Ubbog, Candon, Ilocos Sur.
1945 – Arnulfo P. Fuentabella, Speaker of the House of Represenatives (November 12, 2000 – January 24, 2001) – in Goa, Camarines Sur.
1955 – Boy Abunda (full name Eugenio Romerica Abunda Jr), talent manager, publicist and television host – in Borongan, Eastern Samar.


1981 – Angelika de la Cruz (full name Maria Lourdes Egger de la Cruz), actress and singer – in Quezon City.
Regine Angeles
on the covers of Maxim Philippines (October 2008)
and FHM Philippines (April 2011).
 
1985 – Regine Angeles (full name Diorella Regine de Leon Angeles), model and actress – Quezon City. 

Regine Angeles
on the covers of Maxim Philippines (October 2008)
and FHM Philippines (April 2011).

Ang Captain Boom ng Mag-amang Mars at Ric Ravelo.

Ang “Captain Boom” na kathang-isip
ng mag-amang Mars at Ric Ravelo,
tampok sa taklob-pahina ng United Komiks
(Oktubre 29, 1966).
          Ang Filipino superhero character na si Captain Boom ay nilikha ni Mars Ravelo, na iginuhit naman ng kaniyang anak na Ric, para sa United Komiks noong 1966.
          Ginawa itong isang teleserye ng ABS-CBN Channel 2 bilang unang handog ng Komiks Presents: Kapitan Boom noong 2008. Ginampanan ni Jon Avila ang papel na Kapitan Boom samantalang si Jay-R (Siaboc) ang gumanap sa alter-ego ni Kapitan Boom na si Lance Mercado.
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Olivia Newton-John (for the film Xanadu),
on the cover of Photoplay (October 1980).
Picture Trivia
          In 1980, Olivia Newton-John declined the role offered to her in the film Can’t Stop the Music by the Village People, and instead made the film Xanadu. Unfortunately, Xanadu, which was expected to launch Newton-John as a solo star didn’t make good in the American box office.
          The title of the film Xanadu was derived from the name of the summer capital of Kublai Khan’s Yuan Dynasty in China.

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Sunday, October 28, 2012

October 28


October issues of different magazines


OCTOBER 28
MOD Girl Holloween issue, October 28, 2005
On the Cover: Rebecca Rose
 
Oktubre 28 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Oktubre 28, 1977, ang Health Science Center ay nilikha sa pamamagitan ng Presidential Executive Order 519 bilang isang hiwalay na institusyon bagama’t nasa loob ng campus ng University of the Philippines.
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GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST
Ann Sheridan (1915-1967) for the film Navy Blues,
on the cover of vintage Song Hits (October 1941).

 

Personalities and celebrities born on October 28:
1934 – Doreen Gamboa Fernandez, food critic, author and columnist (d. June 24, 2002).
1970 – Alan Cayetano (full name Alan Peter Schramm Cayetano), politician and senator – in Mandaluyong, Rizal.
 


Charlize Theron on the cover of
Entertainment Weekly (October 28, 2005).
Picture Trivia
          Charlize Theron won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of the serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the film Monster (2003). She is the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major category. Subsequently she became one of the highest paid actress in Hollywood. In 2005, Theron was paid 10-million dollars each for the films North Country and Aeon Flux. She got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 30, 2005.


The movie poster of
Aeon Flux (2005)
starring Charlize Theron.
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Saturday, October 27, 2012

October 27


October issues of different magazines


OCTOBER 27
Aliwan Blg. 114, Oktubre 27, 1947
Tampok sa harapang pabalat ang nobelang “Bulaklak na Papel” ni Carlos Padilla,
at sa likurang pabalat ang komiks strip na “Ang Buhay nga Naman” ni Lib Abrena.
 
Oktubre 27 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Oktubre 27, 2002, nabili ng pamahalaan ng Pilipinas sa pamamagitan ng Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) ang painting ni Juan Luna na “Parisian Life” (1892) sa halagang 46 milyong piso sa auction sa Hong Kong. Ang painting ay naglalarawan ng isang hindi-kilalang binibining taga-Paris, France. Mapapansin din sa dulong kaliwang bahagi ng painting ang pagkaguhit kina Dr. Jose Rizal, Juan Luna at Dr. Ariston Bautista.
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GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST
Katharine Hepburn (for the film Christopher Strong)
on the cover of Film Weekly (October 27, 1933).
On this same year Hepburn won the first of her four
Academy Awards for Best Actress for the film Morning Glory.


Personalities and celebrities born on October 27:
1893 – Manuel V. Moran, seventh Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (July 9, 1945 –March 20, 1951) and first Filipino ambassador to Vatican – in Binalonan, Pangasinan (d. August 23, 1961).
1920 – Felicisimo Ampon, champion tennis player, at five-foot tall once called “the pound-for-pound best tennis player in the world.” (d. October 7, 1997).
1944 – Gary Lising (full name Edgardo Lising), actor, comedian and writer – in Baguio City.


1955 – Charo Santos-Concio (birth name Maria Rosario Navarro Santos), actress, television host, film producer and broadcast network executive – in Legaspi City, Albay.
Charo Santos
on the cover of Philippine Panorama (June 11, 1978).
 
The “Wonder Boy” of Philippine cinema,
Niño Muhlach, when he was around five
years old, on a Sarsi print ads.






 

1971 – Niño Muhlach (full name Angelo Jose Rocha Muhlach), actor – in Manila.
 
 
Picture Trivia 
          Do you know what Bruce Springsteen’s nickname in the music industry? He is known as “The Boss.” The year 1975 is considered Springsteen’s breakthrough year. In August 13, 1975, Springsteen and the E-Street Band began a five-night 10-show stand at the New York’s The Bottom Line Club. This event was listed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the “50 Moments that Changed Rock and Roll.” On August 25, his album Born to Run was released. It peaked at Number 3 on the Billboard 200.
Bruce Springsteen on the covers of both Time at Newsweek
on the same week, October 27, 1975.
 
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Friday, October 26, 2012

October 26


October issues of different magazines


OCTOBER 26
Extra Komiks Taon 3 Blg. 58, Oktubre 26, 1953
Tampok sa taklob-pahina ang kuwentong “Amor Secrets (Ang Kasaysayan ng Isang Lihim na Pag-ibig)”
 
Personalities and celebrities born on October 26:
1939 – Heherson “Sonny” T. Alvarez, politician and government official – in Santiago, Isabela.
1941 – Raul Sagarbarria Roco, politician and lawmaker – in Naga, Camarines Sur (August 5, 2005).
1949 – Antonio Tirol Carpio, Supreme Court associate justice – in Davao City.
1961 – Joey Salceda (full name Jose Clemente Sarte Salceda), politician – in Manila.
1970 – Viktoria (real name Teresita Victoria Elizaga Agbayani), singer – in Sual, Pangasinan.
1982 – Niña Dolina, actress – in Manila.
1987 – Sylvester Berador Lopez, champion professional boxer – in Kabansalan, Zamboanga Sibugay.



Angelina Jolie on the cover of Premiere (October 2004).
Picture Trivia
          Angelina Jolie became Hollywood’s top female action star in her portrayal of the video game heroine Lara Croft in the film Lara Croft: Tomb Raiders (2001) and its sequel The Cradle of Life (2003). When she made the film Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) together with her husband Brad Pitt, she was considered as the highest paid actress in Hollywood.
          Do you know that Angelina Jolie has several tattoos all over her body? As of this post, she has more than 15 tattoos, most of which are covered with make-up when she is making films.
          On her right arm is an Arabic script tattoo (SEE cover page), which means “determination.” This was put in place of an erased abstract lines tattoo that she made with her former husband Billy Bob Thornton.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

October 25


October issues of different magazines


OCTOBER 25
People Weekly October 25, 1999
On the Cover: Bruce Willis and Haley Joel Osment (for the film Sixth Sense)


UNANG LABAS

Ang kuwentong “Basiliong Tagpi”

na isinulat ni Conde del Pierre at

iginuhit ni Alfredo Alcala tampok sa

taklob-pahina ng unang isyu ng
Pantastik Komiks (Oktubre 25, 1950).
Ang unang isyu ng Pantastik Komiks ay lumabas noong Oktubre 25, 1950. Ang babasahing komiks na ito na inilimbag ng All Star Publishing na pinatnugutan ng may-aring si Ben Cabailo Jr ay ang pang-siyam na lumabas sa sirkulasyon sa Pilipinas. Tampok sa unang labas ang mga sumusunod na kuwento: “Basiliong Tagpi” na isinulat ni Conde del Pierre at iginuhit ni Alfredo Alcala (na tampok sa unang taklob-pahina ng komiks), “Agimat” na isinulat ni Cresencio Clemente at iginuhit ni Tony de Zuñiga, “Anino ng Kalansay” na isinulat ni Cecilio Pamintuan at iginuhit ni Alfredo Alcala, “Dalawang Daigdig” na isinulat ni Hector Arcangel at iginuhit ni Noly Panaligan, “Basag na Salamin” ni Nestor Redondo, “Damit ng Tulisan” ni Noly Panaligan, “Sibat Man” ni Jul Calixto, “Si Peles Kamatis” ni Mike Medina, at “Taksil na Bayani” ni Alfredo Alcala.








Oktubre 25 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Oktubre 25, 1944, sa Battle of Leyte Gulf, sinagupa ng American Third Fleet ang Japanese Northern Naval Force sa may baybayin ng Cape Engano kung saan napalubog ng hukbong pandagat ng mga Amerikano ang maraming barkong pandigma ng mga Hapon.
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GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST
California-born French-Mexican actress Yvette Mimieux,
on the cover of Life (October 25, 1963).


Personalities and celebrities born on October 25:
1828 – Crisanto Mendoza de los Reyes, farmer, lawyer and patriot – in Quiapo, Manila (d. July 4, 1895).
1924 – Henry Sy (Sy Zhicheng), Chinese-Filipino entrepreneur, businessman and founder of the SM group of companies – in Xiamen, China.
1955 – Lito Lapid (full name Manuel Mercado Lapid), actor, stuntman, politician and senator – in Porac, Pampanga.
1963 – Grace Padaca (full name Gracia Cielo Magno Padaca), radio commentator, politician and government official – in Isabela.

 


Kiefer Sutherland (for the television series 24),

on the cover of Entertainment Weekly

(October 25, 2002).
Picture Trivia
          Do you know the full name of England-born Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland? The full name written on his birth certificate is Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland. He is known for his role as Jack Bauer in the Fox television series 24, where he won the Emmy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild at Satellite awards.
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