Ironically, it was forty years ago, in September 1972, that Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law in the Philippines 6 an act that effectively silenced all opposition and tightened his family's vice grip on the country.
What does FM stand for?
FM stands for Ferdinand Marcos
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- Faulkner Mazda (Pennsylvania)
- Fault Management
- Fax Mail
- February, March (budget times in Indian states)
- Fecal Matter
- Fecit Monumentum (Latin: Built A Monument, epigraphy)
- Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
- Federal Methodology (financial need determination formula)
- Federated States of Micronesia (US postal abbreviation)
- Femtometer (10 E^-15, one quadrillionth of a meter)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Manila Former first lady Imelda Marcos has a total of eight male grandchildren by her three children, so no one would be interested to inherit her famous collection of about 3,000 pairs of shoes, which were left behind after a people-backed military mutiny ousted her husband dictator Ferdinand Marcos, prompting them to live in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1986, a local paper said.
Ferdinand Marcos ruled for two decades before he was ousted in an army-backed popular uprising in 1986.
The disco musical settings for the story work well because they invoke the 1970s and '80s heyday of the Ferdinand Marcos regime, and Imelda loved the disco scene.
80-year-old Marcos, who is famous for her flamboyant ways and huge shoe collection, is hoping to replace her son Ferdinand Marcos Junior in congress.
Marcos stronghold Ilocos Norte is a province in the northern Philippines where her late husband Ferdinand Marcos Sr was born, and which remains a Marcos stronghold.
Aa Aa US court orders new accounting of Ferdinand Marcos assetsAa Amelia MathiasAa Aa The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit remanded a case involving the assets of former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos to the district court for investigation.