Tuesday, December 11, 2012

December 11

Mr. & Ms. Vol. 25 No. 34, December 11, 2001
On the cover: Danielle Graham
Disyembre 11 sa Kasaysayan ng Pilipinas

          Noong Disyembre 11, 1949, ang Philippine Orthopaedic Association (POA), Inc., na dating kilala bilang Philippine Society for Trauma and Orthopaedics, ay itinatag at ang mga una nitong mga opisyal ay iniluklok sa tungkulin.
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Personalities and celebrities born on December 11:
1903 – Emilio Maria Antonio, poet, editor, newspaper columnist and one-time “King of Balagatasan” – in Bambang, Bulacan, Bulacan (d. May 13, 1967).
1913 – Benjamin C. Gaston, businessman and 1973 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for establishing the Dacongcogon Valley Project, a cooperative for farmers and sugarcane workers – in Silay, Negros Occidental (d. May 30, 1974).

1933 – Nene Pimentel (full name Aquilino Quilinging Pimentel Jr), politician and Senate President (November 11, 2000 – June 30, 2001) – in Claveria, Misamis Oriental. 
Senator Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel (with his wife Lourdes)
on the cover of Mr. & Ms. (February 27, 2001).
1964 – Magtanggol Tanjuan Gunigundo I, lawyer and politician – in Quezon City.
1968 – Eula Valdez (full name Maria Julia Amorsolo Valdez), actress – in Manila.

Eula Valdez
on two FHM Philippines covers: May 2004 and July 2011.
1974 – Lucy Torres-Gomez (birth name Lucy Marie Gomez), model, dancer, actress, television  host and congresswoman – in Ormoc City, Leyte.

Lucy Torres-Gomez
on the cover of MOD (July 22, 2005).

1975 – Ian Galliguez, English teacher, writer, actress and online marketer – in Manila.

1981 – Halina Perez (real name Vanessa Mae Ann Uri), actress and model – in Quezon City (d. March 4, 2004).
Halina Perez
ranked Number 7 in 18 magazine’s “10 Most Fantasized Female Stars” (September 2003, p.23)

1989 – Sam Pinto (Samuelle Lynne Acosta Pinto), model, actress and comedienne – in Parañaque City.

Sam Pinto
on the covers (from left to right) of FHM Philippines (July 2010 & December 2011),
Total Fitness Philippines (October 2010), and Cosmopolitan Philippines (April 2011).

1989 – Gwendoline Gaelle Sandrine Ramos Ruais, French-Filipino fashion model and 2011 Miss World First Runner-Up – in Muntinlupa City.
Gwendoline Ruais (with Manny Pacquiao)
on the cover of People Asia (December 2011 – January 2012

Bette Midler on the cover of
TV Guide (December 11-17, 1993).
Picture Trivia
          In 1993, Bette Midler appeared in the musical television film Gypsy as Rose Elizabeth Thompson Hovick, the mother of gypsy artist, entertainer and vedette striptease performer Rose Lee (real name Rose Louise Hovick, 1911-1970). For her portrayal, Midler won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Televition Film.
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