Wednesday, October 17, 2012

October 17


October issues of different magazines

OCTOBER 17
Time Vol. 178 No.15, October 17, 2011
On the Covers: Steve Jobs
 
Oktubre 17 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Oktubre 17, 1944, nagsimula ang Battle of Leyte Gulf, ang pinakamalaking labanan sa karagatan sa kasaysayan ng daigidig. Mayroong 216 na sasakyang pandigmang-pandagat ang mga Amerikano at 64 naman ang sa mga Hapon. Matapos ang tatlong araw, noong umaga ng Oktubre 20, nakadaong na ang mga puwersang Amerikano sa baybayin ng Leyte. Tumagal ang labanan hanggang Oktubre 26.
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Personalities and celebrities born on October 17:
1857 – Maximo Viola, doctor, municipal councilor and financier of Jose Rizal’s novel Noli Me Tangere – in San Miguel, Bulacan (d. September 3, 1933).
1894 – Deogracias Rosario, writer, editor and considered the “Father of Tagalog Short Story” – in Tondo, Manila (d. November 26, 1936).


1968 – Mariz (real name Marissa Camurungan), singer and actress.
Mariz
on the cover of MOD Filipina (August 19, 1988).
 
1975 – Vina Morales (real name Sharon Garcia Magdayao), singer, actress and model – in Bogo, Cebu City.
Vina Morales
on the covers of Celebrity World (October 23, 1995), Savvy (July 28, 1997)
and Mr. & Ms. (May 15, 2001).

1983 – Cris Villonco (full name Anna Cristina Siguion-Reyna Villonco), singer and actress – in Manila.
1987 – Bea Alonzo (real name Phylbert Angellie Ranollo Fagestrom), British-Filipino actress and singer – in Cainta, Rizal. 

Bea Alonzo
on the covers of Cosmopolitan Philippines (August 2007), Bannawag (November 7, 2011),
 and MOD (October 2012).

1992 – Sam Concepcion (full name Samuel Lawrence Lopez Concepcion), singer, dancer, actor and model – in Manila.


 
John Lennon on the cover of
Newsweek (October 17, 1998)
published almost eight years after he was
assassinated by Mark David Chapman.
Picture Trivia
          Aside from music and his unforgettable songs “Give Peace a Chance” (1969) and “Imagine” (1971), John Lennon (1940-1980) was known for his criticism of American involvement in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), and these songs became the anthems of anti-war movements all over the world.
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