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Pilita Corrales

Filipino Actor and Musician
Female
Born Aug 22, 1939

Pilita Garrido Corrales is a Popular Filipina singer-songwriter, actress, comedienne, and television presenter. She is dubbed as "Asia's Queen of Songs" in her home country and is widely known for her rendition of "Kapantay Ay Langit" which eventually became her signature song. She is currently a judge for the first season of The X Factor Philippines which began airing on June 23.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1939 Birth Born on August 22, 1939.

TEENAGE

1958 18 Years Old In 1958, Corrales began her recording career after arriving in Australia for a brief period. … Read More

TWENTIES

1963 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Corrales returned to Manila in 1963 to pursue a career in the Philippine music industry. … Read More
1966 26 Years Old Subsequently, her reputation grew and during her international stints, she has performed with internationally acclaimed artists like Sammy Davis Jr. the Beatles4th July, 1966, Bob Hope, Pat Boone, Frank Sinatra and Julie Andrews. … Read More
1968 28 Years Old Her film debut was a lead role in the 1968 film Miss Wawaw and was followed by 11 films for the next two years. … Read More

THIRTIES

1971 31 Years Old Corrales gave birth to her second child, Ramón Christopher in 1971. Ramón's father is Filipino actor Eddie Gutierrez. On May 22, 2001, Corrales married Paraguayan businessman Carlos López.

FIFTIES

1990 50 Years Old …  In 1990, she received a Merit Award from the FAMAS Awards.
1991 51 Years Old In 1991, she was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI) for bringing Filipino musical artistry to international audience. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2006 66 Years Old In 2006, Corrales was selected by Associated Broadcasting Company (ABC Channel 5) and FremantleMedia to be one of the celebrity-judges for the first-ever nationwide search for the Philippine Idol together with composer Ryan Cayabyab and rapper Francis Magalona. … Read More
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