There are tons of pop culture references in the story. Here are a few in the order that they appeared in the story:


JohnenmarshaJohn en Marsha,  1973

Ph_Jose-Rizal-heroism_BagumbayanJosé Rizal’s Execution

Hotdog-5Hotdog Band –  forerunner of the Manila Sound

Star Wars, 1977

young-Imelda-and-FerdinandImelda and Ferdinand Marcos

dovie_beams_coverDovie Beams

philipines_concert_posterThe Beatles Live in Manila, 1966

Leandro V. Locsin, architect of the Folk Arts Theater, the CCP Main Theater and the PICC

Jaime-Zobel-de-Ayala-01Jaime Zobel de Ayala, Filipino businessman and philanthropist, and the CCP’s first president.

angel_penaJazz legend Angel Matias Peña

charliesangelsCharlie’s Angels (Jaclyn Smith, Farah Fawcett, Kate Jackson), 1976-1981

ThrillaInManilaPosterThrilla in Manila with Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, 1975

Ramon-Fernandez3Toyota Super Corollas vs. Crispa Redmanizers in 1975 with Abet Guidaben and Ramon Fernandez

Bomba star-78- Alma-sfAlma Moreno, 1978

200_hegyesi 2
American Playboy centerfold, Evelin Hegyesi

Batang Iwahig 1966Joseph “Erap” Estrada Batang Iwahig (Prison Without Bars), 1966

imagesLarry Alcala

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