Wednesday, October 24, 2012

October 24


October issues of different magazines


OCTOBER 24
Mr. & Ms. Vol. 19 No. 26, October 24, 1996
On the Cover: Donna Cruz, Aga Muhlach, Donita Rose and Vina Morales


Oktubre 24 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Oktubre 24, 1944, ang Japanese battleship na Musashi Maru, isa sa pinakamalaking barkong pandigma ng mga Hapon noong Ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig ay napalubog sa Sibuyan Sea.
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GLIMPSE FROM THE PAST
Marilyn Monroe on the cover of vintage Blighty magazine (October 24, 1956).
 
Personalities and celebrities born on October 24:
1853 – Pedro Serrano Laktaw, teacher, writer and lexicographer and author of the Diccionario Hispano-Tagalog (1889) – in Cupang, Bulacan, Bulacan (d. September 22, 1928).
1874 – Rafael Palma, educator, journalist, historian, first editor of El Renacimiento and delegate to the 1934 Constitutional Convention – in Tondo, Manila (d. May 24, 1939).
1880 – Rafael Corpus, lawyer, lawmaker and government official – in San Antonio, Zambales (d. July 21, 1960).
1920 – Rafael Manio Ileto, military officer, ambassador and Secretary of National Defense – San Isidro, Nueva Ecija (d. June 19, 2003).
1927 – Marcelo Briones Fernan, 18th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (July 1, 1988 – December 6, 1991) and Senate President (July 27, 1998 – June 28, 1999) – in Cebu City (d. July 11, 1999).
1956 – Rafael V. Mariano, farmer and politician.
1967 – Juanito Victor Catibayan Remulla Jr, politician – in Manila.
1973 – Pia Guanio-Mago (birth name Liana Pia Coronado Guanio), showbiz newscaster and television host.  

Pia Guanio
on the covers of Cosmopolitan Philippines (August 2002)
and Marie Claire Philippines (February 2007).

1974 – Isko Moreno (full name Francisco Moreno Domagoso), actor and politician – in Manila.

1981 – Alfred Vargas (full name Alfredo Paolo Dumlao Vargas III), actor, model and politician – in San Juan City.


1984 – Lougee (full name Maria Lourdes Grace Valdivia Basabas), singer, product endorser and vocalist of Delara (formerly Mojofly) – in Alabang, Muntinlupa.

Lougee
on the cover of MOD (September 11, 2006).
 



Linda Ronstadt on the cover of
People Weekly (October 24, 1977).
Picture Trivia
          Do you know which artist dislodged Elvis Presley in the Number 1 spot of Billboard Country Albums Chart in 1977? She was Linda Ronstadt with her album Simple Dreams. It also toppled the long-running Number 1 album of Fleetwood Mac Rumours on Billboard Charts. Included in the album Simple Dreams is Ronstadt’s signature song “Blue Bayou,” which is a certified Platinum.


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