Sunday, November 11, 2012

November 11

November issues of different magazines

MOD Filipina Vol. 21 No. 897, November 11, 1988
On the cover: Revital Mor (Miss Israel and 1988 Miss Asia-Pacific Quest Second Runner-up)
Nobyembre 11 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Nobyembre 11, 1875, ang Hongkong Shanghai Bank, ang kauna-unahang dayuhang bangko sa Pilipinas, ay itinatag sa Binondo, Manila.
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Rolling Stone No. 95, November 11, 1971
Cover illustration by Ralph Steadman
Personalities and celebrities born on November 11:
1844 – Mena Pecson Crisologo, playwright, politician and delegate to the Malolos Congress – in Vigan, Ilocos Sur (d. July 5, 1927).
1858 – Martin Teofilo Delgado, teacher, revolutionary general and public official – in Santa Barbara, Iloilo (d. November 12, 1918).
1903 – Constancio Canseco de Guzman, lyricist, composer and musical director – in Manila (d. August 16, 1982)
1910 – Saturnino B. Ador-Dionisio, nutritionist – in San Isidro, Nueva Ecija (d. May 16, 2004).
1960 – Paquito Ochoa (full name Paquito Jojo Naguiat Ochoa Jr), city administrator, politician and presidential executive secretary – in Quezon City.
1963 – Rowell Santiago (full name Rowell Joseph Legaspi Santiago), actor and director – in Manila.

1964 – Ai-Ai de las Alas (full name Martina Aileen de las Alas), actress and comedienne – in San Luis, Calatagan, Batangas.
Ai-Ail de las Alas
on the cover of Savvy (June 16, 1997).

1985 – Lorenzo G. Villanueva, professional boxer – in Midsayap, Cotobato del Norte.


Jim Henson’s Muppet character,
Kermit the Frog, on the cover of
Entertainment Weekly (November 11, 2011).
Picture Trivia
          Do you know that Sesame Street and The Muppet Show character Kermit the Frog was a game show contestant? This was in To Tell the Truth. Aside from this, he had also participated as a member of the audience that assists contestants in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
          In 2011, Kermit together with other Muppet characters appeared on the Holloween episode of WWE Raw. He and Miss Piggy opened the show. Kermit also appeared with Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Gonzo in Saturday Night Live. In December 3, 2011, he appeared in Wolf Blitzer’s The Situation Room where he gave “tips” on how to avoid problems and dangers on setting up a Christmas tree.

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