First Lady Imelda Marcos & First Lady Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson
October 25, 1966. (Photo courtesy of LIFE Magazine)
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( File Photo ) The Honoree of the evening , no other than the Founding Chair of the Cultural Center of the Philippines was given a tribute by the Cultural Center of the Philippines with " Seven Arts, One Imelda " , a gala event that extols the seven Tips on how to have Seo success Make real money on-line get Content for back-links more at
Imelda Marcos' famous collection of 3,000 shoes partly destroyed by termites and floods after lying in storage in the Philippines for 26 years since she exiled
The damage extends to more than 150 boxes of clothes and shoes belonging to the former Philippines' First Lady, left behind after she and her dictator husband were driven out of the country in 1986.
Someone once asked, "Who did Amorsolo not paint?" Somebody answered, "Imelda Marcos." But, as can be seen in this photo, National Artist Fernando C. Amorsolo did paint a portrait of Imelda at least once. That painting below the portrait shows President Ferdinand Marcos planting rice, perhaps to promote his government's Green Revolution Program. They say there's no Imelda Marcos portrait of Amorsolo as this was destroyed or not finished because Imelda didn't like the painting.