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Ballet icon celebrates her 60th birthday

Ballet icon celebrates her 60th birthday.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: thestandard thestandardNov 6th, 2018

Mickey Mouse, the icon of an animation empire, celebrates 90th birthday

NEW YORK — It was the Roaring ’20s. Calvin Coolidge was in the White House, the New York Yankees had just won their third World Series title, and Mickey Mouse made his debut on the silver screen......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Golden age for Kylie Minogue as Australia s pop princess turns 50

SYDNEY,  Australia – From teenage soap sensation to pop royalty, over Kylie Minogue's 3-decade career she has sold 80 million records, survived breast cancer and become a gay icon whose fanbase spans generations. The pint-sized Aussie superstar celebrates her 50th birthday on Monday, May 28, another milestone for the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

Golden age for Kylie Minogue as Australia’s pop princess turns 50

From teenage soap sensation to pop royalty, over Kylie Minogue's three-decade career she has sold 80 million records, survived breast cancer and become a gay icon whose fanbase spans generations. The pint-sized Aussie superstar celebrates her 50th birthday on Monday, another milestone for the singer who is one of the few celebrities known simply by their first name. To mark the occasion Kylie has said she is planning "an extravaganza" with friends in London, where she is based --- and if her litany of hits including "I Should Be So Lucky" and "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" is anything to go by, she will have no trouble getting the party started. Born in Melbourne o...Keep on reading: Golden age for Kylie Minogue as Australia’s pop princess turns 50.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2018

Life begins at 40 : Judy Ann Santos celebrates 40th birthday

MANILA, Philippines – Judy Ann Santos turned 40 on Friday, May 11, and the screen icon celebrated her birthday in an epic way. The actress shared details of the festivities in a 2-part Instagram post. She said the night started out with a dinner at Bruce Ricketts' Mecha Uma, and was followed by ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 12th, 2018

Life begins at 100 for this Malaysian grandma | Inquirer Lifestyle

KUALA LUMPUR --- It isn't everyday that someone celebrates turning 100. So, whenConstance Choongturned 100 last October, her seven children decided to throw her a birthday bash like no other. They.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Margot Robbie to portray Barbie in first live-action film

NEW YORK, USA – Australian actress Margot Robbie will play the role of Mattel's iconic Barbie doll in the toy's first live-action film, Mattel and Warner Bros. said Tuesday, January 8. Barbie, who will celebrate her 60th birthday this year , has already been the subject of dozens of animated ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

CCP to mark golden anniversary this 2019

Year 2018 was a "quite extraordinary year" for the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). It produced close to a thousand shows, not only in CCP itself but outside Metro Manila by bringing its resident companies out of the box through performances, networking and broadened activities. And CCP will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2019. This was announced by Chris B. Millado, vice president and artistic director of the CCP, in a recent press conference at the CCP's main theater lobby. Also present was the center's chair, beauty icon Margie Moran Floirendo. The event was enlivened by performances from Tanghalang Pilipino, Ballet Philippines and University of the Philippine...Keep on reading: CCP to mark golden anniversary this 2019.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

Dagupan City celebrates Rizal Day

DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 30 (PIA) - The whole nation comes together anew today to celebrate the life of Dr. Jose P. Rizal - a great man considered as a national hero, an icon and a perfect example on how.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Dagupan City celebrates Rizal Day

DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 30 (PIA) - The whole nation comes together anew today to celebrate the life of Dr. Jose P. Rizal - a great man considered as a national hero, an icon and a perfect example on how.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

2018 s most memorable bits of boxing

The sweet science is always a source of headlines in the sporting world, especially in a country that's full of fight fans like the Philippines. Over the last twelve months, we've seen comebacks, championships, and even a little controversy.  Here are some of the best bits of boxing from 2018!    PAC BACK ON TOP 2018 saw Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao once again claim world championship gold following a bitter and controversial loss to Jeff Horn in 2017.  Fighting in Asia for the first time since 2014, Pacquiao challenged reigning WBA (Regular) Welterweight World Champion Lucas "La Maquina" Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia back in July.  Billed as a durable, heavy-hitting brawler, Matthysse was supposed to be the one to threaten Pacquiao with a KO finish.  Instead, looking like the Pacquiao of old, it was the Filipino star who came out aggressive, landing bombs until finally scoring a seventh-round TKO finish, his first since 2009.  Just months shy of his 40th birthday, Pacquiao was a world champion for the eleventh time in his storied career.    THE BREAKUP Prior to Pacquiao's win over Matthysse, the Filipino boxer made headlines the world over after a split from long-time trainer and head coach Freddie Roach.  In April, months before Pacquiao's return to the ring against Matthysse, reports surfaced that Pacquiao, for the first time in over 15 years and 34 bouts, would not be working with the Hall of Fame trainer. According to various sources, the split stemmed from a disagreement between Pacquiao and Roach following the loss to Jeff Horn back in 2017.  Taking Roach's place as head trainer was Pacquiao's best friend, Buboy Fernandez, and judging from the result of the Matthysse bout, it paid dividends.  Still, the split didn't last too long.  Soon after Pacquiao's first WBA title defense against Adrien Broner was announced, both Pacquiao and Roach have confirmed that they will be working together once again.  This time however, Roach will be serving more of a consultant role, guiding Fernandez who remains as Pacquiao's head trainer.    CONTROVERSY SURROUNDS CANELO-GGG 2 In 2017, middleweight stars Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez went to an exciting 12-round draw that warranted a rematch in 2018.  In January, it was announced that the two warriors would square off once again in a Cinco de Mayo rematch. The rematch was put in jeopardy however, when Canelo tested positive for a banned substance in March. By April, the fight was off after the Mexican star decided to withdraw from the highly-anticipated rematch.  The fight eventually pushed through in September, with Alvarez picking up the majority decision win to hand Golovkin his first career loss, and more importantly claim the WBA (Super) and WBC Middleweight World Championships.  Three months later, Canelo would stop British boxer Rocky Fielding in the third round to capture the WBA (Regular) Middleweight World Championship as well.    ALL-FILIPINO For the first time in 92 years, two Filipino boxers faced off for a world championship when reigning IBF Super Flyweight World Champion Jerwin "Pretty Boy" Ancajas defended his title against Jonas "Zorro" Sultan in California.  In the historic meeting, it was Ancajas who emerged victorious, defeating Sultan via unanimous decision as the reigning IBF 115-pound champ continued his run of dominance with five successful title defenses. Four months later, Ancajas would retain his world championship once again, but this time after figuring in a split draw against Mexican Alejandro Santiago.    DONNIE NIETES MAKES THE JUMP Speaking of all-Filipino bouts and going to a draw, Donnie Nietes and Aston Palicte experienced both in just one bout.  Following a spectacular albiet short-lived run at Flyweight, which saw him capture and retain the IBF's 112-pound title, Nietes made the decision to move up to the 115-pound super flyweight division, where he'll be in the same pool as the big names like Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, Juan Francisco Estrada, and compatriot Jerwin Ancajas.  Nietes' debut bout at 115 however, would be against fellow Negrense in Palicte, and it would be for the vacant WBO Super Flyweight World Championship in September.  In what many believed as a win for Nietes, the 12-round bout went to a controversial split draw, that denied Nietes of the distinction of joining Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire Jr. as the only Filipinos to capture four world titles in as many divisions.  Nietes still has the chance to do that before the end of 2018 however, as he gets another shot at the title on New Year's Eve when he meets Japan's Kazuto Ioka in Macau.    BUD MOVES UP Following years of dominance at junior welterweight, Terence "Bud" Crawford also made the jump up to a heavier weight class, and immediately made a splash.  Facing off against WBO Welterweight World Champion Jeff Horn, Crawford announced his arrival at 140-pounds with a dominant TKO win over the Australian in June.  Four months later, Crawford successfully defended the title against Jose Benavidez Jr. with a 12th-round TKO victory.    FLASH FORWARD Nonito Donaire Jr's 2018 didn't start off as well as he would have wanted.  The Filipino Flash lost his April bout to Carl Frampton for the WBO Interim Featherweight World Championship, prompting questions regarding the former four-division world champion's future.  In a surprising move however, Donaire announced that he would be going back down to super bantamweight and would be taking part in the World Boxing Super Series' super bantamweight tournament.  Matched up in the quarterfinal round against Ryan Burnett back in November, Donaire scored what many consider an upset, winning via TKO after the Irishman suffered a back injury. As a result, Donaire advanced into the next round of the tournament with the WBA (Super) Bantamweight World Championship around his waist.  Up next for Donaire will be WBO Super Bantamweight World Champion Zolani Tete of South Africa in the semifinals.    WILDER AND FURY GO TO WAR In one of the most talked-about heavyweight bouts in recent history, WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury put on a 12-round war that ended in...surprise, surprise, a split draw. Fury used his movement and technique to dictate the pace over Wilder throughout the 12-round bout, but the reigning champion dropped the British challenger in the final round that led to the draw decision, setting up what could be another highly-anticipated rematch in the future. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

Kirk Douglas celebrates 102nd birthday

Kirk Douglas celebrates 102nd birthday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Happy 33rd birthday, PDI!

Our paper celebrates a milestone today. Thirty-three years. Imagine that! No one, probably not even its founders, thought it would survive so long.   It was birthed in tumultuous, severely critical times. Some people feared it was too controversial, too forward, and dangerously gutsy. No one wants realities thrown in one's face. Too contentious, some argued. Many applauded while others gnashed their teeth.   But as a whole, everyone held his breath.   But here we are (permission to use freely the "editorial we"), over three decades later, alive and well, and although we may repeatedly struggle against the changing tides, we manage to stay on even keel, ke...Keep on reading: Happy 33rd birthday, PDI!.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

LOOK: Scarlett Kramer celebrates 7th birthday with winter-themed party

Scarlett Kramer on Sunday celebrated her seventh birthday with a winter wonderland-themed party held at The Blue Leaf, Fort Bonifacio.   The second daughter of Chesca Garcia-Kramer and Doug Kramer wore a pink lace ball gown with fairy lights and a red cloak.     Meanwhile, Scarlett’s sister Kendra wore a light teal gown while… link: LOOK: Scarlett Kramer celebrates 7th birthday with winter-themed party.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Sansó, Nuyda landscapes at Fundacion Sansó

Fundacion Sans in San Juan City will open on Nov. 27 the exhibit, "Separate Paths, Similar Visions," featuring landscapes of acclaimed pillars of Philippine Modernism, Justin Nuyda and Juvenal Sans. The show celebrates the 89th birthday of Sans. Focusing on the landscape, a subject that both artists are known for, a dialogue is established between the two artists who brought their take on Philippine Modernism to separate paths, as their experiences are vastly different. On the one hand, Sans explored and painted the Brittany shores, painting it constantly for more than 50 years, evolving his renditions to factual sketches to poetic surreal landscapes to focus on solitude as ...Keep on reading: Sansó, Nuyda landscapes at Fundacion Sansó.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

Zia Dantes celebrates birthday with teachers and classmates

Zia Dantes celebrates birthday with teachers and classmates.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2018

Putli Fuerte’s 60th birthday bash

Page Maker: Zedrick Señeres JETSETTER businesswoman Putli Jahallia Asaari-Fuerte celebrated her 60th birthday at the plush Grand Xing Imperial Hotel recently. Dressed in a stunning red gown, Putli was escorted by her husband, Engr. Jungi Fuerte and their unica hija, Sarah Justine Fuerte. The Fuertes all proudly wore Nono Palmos’ creations. Gracing the event was […] The post Putli Fuerte’s 60th birthday bash appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Bolivian woman celebrates 118th birthday

LA PAZ, Bolivia – The oldest woman in Bolivia, and perhaps the world, turned 118 on Friday, remaining lucid and in good health, authorities in the South American country said. Julia Flores was born in 1900 in a Quechua family in the mining region of Potosi in the country’s south. Known as “Mama Julia,” Flores […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

The new moccasin

Inspired by ever more fluid boundaries, Salvatore Ferragamo celebrates the rebirth of an icon for Pre-Fall 2018. The Double Gancini finds life in the modern creative – where the lines of Uptown and Downtown culture and style are seamlessly blurred. Effortless play with masculine/feminine design is celebrated under the creative direction of Paul Andrew, paying […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Celebrating a birthday in the wake of a disaster

LEONARDA “Gaga” Pañares was supposed to celebrate her 60th birthday at home in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tina-an, City of Naga, Cebu with her four children and six grandchildren yesterday. That well-planned celebration never happened after she woke up to the ground shaking and the sound of rumbling as the landslide wrought havoc on her neighborhood… link: Celebrating a birthday in the wake of a disaster.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Michael Jackson s white Thriller suit reissued for the star s 60th birthday

Marking what would have been the late King of Pop's 60th birthday, Hugo Boss is reissuing a limited-edition version of the iconic white suit worn by Michael Jackson on the cover of his 'T.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018