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Watch: Assassination Attempt on First Lady Imelda Marcos in 1972 (Video)

Watch: Assassination Attempt on First Lady Imelda Marcos in 1972 (Video)

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On December 7, 1972, there was an assassination attempt to then-Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos while attending an event in Nayong Pilipino, Quezon city. The shocking incident was captured on camera and was seen live on national television. Watch the video below. Warning: The video is rated SPG, and is not suited for the young audience. According to records, the lone suspect was identified as a geodetic engineer named Carlito Dimahilig. The event was National Beautification and Cleanliness Contest, being sponsored by Mrs. Marcos, who was then on stage during the award ceremony. As you can see, Dimahilig went to the stage and took his bolo as he approaches the First Lady. Without a warning, Dimahilig attacked Imelda Marcos and repeated slashed his bolo against her. Nevertheless, t...
Cory Aquino Bans Lino Brocka’s ‘Orapronobis’ Movie Due to Subversive Message (Full Movie)

Cory Aquino Bans Lino Brocka’s ‘Orapronobis’ Movie Due to Subversive Message (Full Movie)

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Back in 1989, then-President Corazon “Cory” Aquino ordered the ban of the release of Lino Brocka’s "Orapronobis" (Fight For Us) due to the subversive message. The said film depicted the human rights violations after the Martial Law era. Watch the full movie below. Warning: The film is rated SPG, and is not suited for the young audience. Produced by Cannon Films, it starred Philip Salvador (as Jimmy Cordero, a former priest and a political detainee who was released after Martial Law, Dina Bonnevie (as Trixie, a human rights activist and wife of Jimmy), Gina Alajar (as Esper, Jimmy’s ex-girlfriend) and Bembol Roco (as Kumander Kontra, the leader of the vigilante group, Orapronobis). At the start of the movie, a foreign priest in Santa Filomena gave the last rites to a rebel. The priest