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 Filipino fraternities like Tau Gamma, SRB, and Akhro.
Ricky remembers the movie, “Scanners” starring Michael Ironside and directed by David Cronenberg.
Ricky remembers wondering, “How come Cap’n Lou Albano is in all the Cyndi Lauper music videos?”
Here he is as the very first live-action Super Mario…doing the Mario!
Rest in peace, sir! Nobody will be able to wear rubber bands like you did.
Ricky remembers when Teresa Herrera was a commercial model for Formula Shell.
Ricky remembers the TV show, “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”. It aired in RPN 9 in the Philippines.
Ricky remembers when MTV Philippines had Chito Chat.
Ricky remembers “The Outsiders”, “Dirty Dancing”, “Point Break”, and of course, “Ghost”, which he saw 5 times in the movie house. It ran for so long that the film was so scratchy already. Rest in peace, Patrick Swayze. Thank you for the memorable characters.