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Did You Know: 104th birth anniversary of Manuel Conde

/ 04:00 AM October 09, 2019

Today, Oct. 9, is the 104th birth anniversary of National Artist for Cinema Manuel Conde.

As a director and producer, Conde was best known for his critically acclaimed works like Ibong Adarna (1941), Si Juan Tamad (1947) and Genghis Khan (1950).

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Conde died in Manila on Aug. 11, 1985, and was named a national artist in 2009.

A theater at the Cultural Center of the Philippines was named in his honor.  —Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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