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9.10.2007

Antonio Quirino



Antonio Quirino

  • 1st Filipino who introduced the 1st television station in the Philippines, DZAQ-TV Channel 3 (1953)


DATE OF BIRTH
1917


FATHER: Mariano Quirino
MOTHER: Gregoria Rivera


WIFE: Aleli R. Guzman


YEAR OF DEATH
1992


USEFUL LINKS

A Half-century of Philippine Television
what's the story, pinoy tv?
Wikipedia Article on ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation


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