Ricky remembers how that circular cardboard cover on the Magnolia Chocolait bottle would sometimes fall in and how households would recycle the bottles as water containers afterwards.
Ricky remembers his very first field trip when he was Prep in Ateneo. He and his classmates went to watch the movie “Annie”. Watching it again now on DVD, he discovers how utterly delightful Carol Burnett was in it as the perpetually inebriated and chronically out of balance Miss Hannigan.
Ricky remembers Vincent Daffalong with his moustache, 70’s apple cut, and John Lennon sunglasses.
Wait for the 0:39 mark in the video.
Ricky remembers Danny “Brownie” Pansalin. He became a mainstay in “Ober Da Bakod” after gaining recognition from a San Miguel Beer TV commercial.
Ricky remembers Angelino’s in Katipunan, where many an Atenean has taken their date for dinner before going to a dance or some other event in school.
Ricky remembers “Oasis of Love”, possibly the equivalent of the Church of Scientology in the Philippines because of its high profile members from show business. Most notable member: Christopher de Leon.
Ricky remembers that alley behind the Greenhills Theater between Shoppesville and Virra Mall where there were a lot of fruit stands. They also sold fresh fruit juice and castanas all year long.