Today in History : February 7th

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1980: Adrian Louis Alandy, better known as Luis Alandy was born in Manila, Philippines. Standing 5'8", and 150 lbs. has a 31-inch waistline and wears medium-sized shirt and size 9 shoes. Filipino actor and model.

1986: A presidential election is held with Corazon Aquino , the widow of the assassinated opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr, running against Marcos. Salvador Laurel is her candidate for Vice-President. During the official counting of votes, Marcos retains a lead. However, this lead lacks credibility as widespread cheating is reported. Marcos is not believed to be more popular with the Philippine electorate than Cory.

1990: General Alfredo M. Santos died. Alfred was Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in 1962 to 1965, making him the first four-star general of the Philippines' armed forces. Engineer turned soldier, General Alfredo M. Santos is one of the most notable "Freedom Fighters" of the Philippines with a heroic war record. His outstanding achievements proved his selfless dedication to the service of his country and people, thereby bringing distinct honor to the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

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