Getting to know the builder of Marcos Bust

SCULPTOR Anselmo Bayang Day-ag, Sr. built the Marcos bust in La Union, Lion's head in Baguio City, Eagle arch in La Union, Battle of Mactan in Cebu, Quezon memorial in Hundred Islands, Pangasinan, and Yamashita shrine in Kiangan, Ifugao, to name a few. Anselmo, a third generation Ilongot of the Isinay stock, was born in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya,… Read more

National Planetarium

Isa sa proyekto na binuksan noong kapanahunan ng Martial Law ay ang Planetarium.  Ayon kay dating Pangulong Ferdinand E. Marcos, mahalaga ang Planetarium upang magkaroon ng magandang laboratoryo ang mga estudyante sa kursong astronomiya. The idea of putting up a modern Planetarium in Manila was conceived in 1970’s by the former National Museum Director Godofredo Alcasid… Read more

The 1975 Thrilla in Manila: Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier

Noong kapanahunan ng Martial Law, nakilala muli ang Pilipinas sa buong mundo dahil ginanap sa bansa ang sinasabing "legendary fight" sa kasaysayan ng boxing.  Ito ay ang laban nina Muhammad Ali at Joe Frazier para sa World Heavyweight Championship.  Ginanap ang laban noong October 1, 1975 sa Araneta Coliseum, Cubao, Quezon City. … Read more

Philippines hosts Miss Universe 1974

Noong kapanahunan ng Martial Law, ginanap sa Pilipinas, sa unang pagkakataon, ang 23rd Miss Universe pageant noong July 21, 1974.  Ang Pilipinas ay ang ika-apat na bansa kung saan ginanap ang Miss Universe at pinakauna sa Asia. Mula 1952 hanggang 1971, ginaganap ang Miss Universe sa United States of America (USA).  Tapos sa unang pagkakataon, ginanap… Read more

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