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IN FRATERNAM MEAM
Wednesday, October 27, 2004
OCTOBER IS FILIPINO-AMERICAN MONTH
(abstracted from PILIPINAS2.0MAG)


NOTABLE FILIPINO AMERICANS

** PETER ADUJA, firt Filipino American elected to political office

** BENNY AGBAYANI, New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, Kansas City Royals baseball player

** DIOSDADO BANATAO, Silicon Valley engineer and venture capitalist

** BOBBY BALCENA, Cincinnati Reds baseball player

** ANGELA PEREZ BARAQUIO, Miss America 2001

** LYNDA BARRY, hapa cartoonist, most known for Ernie Pook's Comeek and Marlys, published in Salon and other independent paper

** CARLOS BULOSAN, Filipino American author and labor activist

** ROBERT BUNDA, first Filipino American legislative president

** TIA CARRERA, actress

** BENJAMIN J. CAYETANO, first Filipino American governor in US

** VICTORIA MANALO DRAVES, diver who was first woman to win two gold medals in springboard diving at the 1948 Olympic in London

** JOSIE CRUZ NATORI, fashion magnate

** PEDRO FLORES, father of the yo-yo (Donald Duncan prucahsed the company and renamed it Duncan Yo-Yo Company)

** CHAD HUGO, music producer and musician

** GENE CANQUE LIDELL, first Filipino American mayor in US

** ALLAN PINEDA LINDO aka Apl.de.Ap.musician; member of the Black Eyed Peas

** EDUARDO E. MALAPIT, firt Filipino American mayor in US

** MICHELLE MALKIN, syndicated columnist

** NEAL McCOY, country singer

** BENJAMIN MENOR, first Filipino Amerivan state Supreme Court Justice

** PAOLO MONTALBAN, actor

** LOU DIAMOND PHILIPS, actor

** JENNIFER ROSALES, LPGA golfer

** ERNIE REYES, Jr. actor

** ROB SCHNEIDER, Satruday Night Live performer, actor

** BOBBY SCOTT, US Congressman from Virginia (D)

** EDWARD SORIANO, Lt. General of the US Army

** ANTONIO TAGUBA, Major General of the US Army, author of the Taguba Report which uncovered major prisoner abuses in Iraq

** JAMINE TRIAS, American Idol contestant

** BRIAN VILLORIA, Olympic boxer
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