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Imelda Marcos

Shoe fetishist. Wife of Ferdinand Marcos. Failed to pay refrigerator bill on his corpse, even though her net worth is probably over a billion dollars -- she promised to give $800M to the needy if elected.

Timeline

2 Jul 1929 Imelda Romualdez Marcos born, Manila.
1953 Wins the title Miss Manila.
1954 Marries Ferdinand Marcos.
5 Jul 1966 Philippine military police awaken Brian Epstein and demand that The Beatles attend a party at the home of Imelda Marcos, wife of dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Epstein refuses, and the band is forced to flee the country ASAP.
7 Dec 1972 Imelda Marcos stabbed.
1980 "I get my fingers in all our pies. Before you know it, your little fingers including all your toes are in all the pies."
1992 Runs for President, loses.
1993 Sentenced to 1,824 years imprisonment on charges of corruption.
Mar 1998 "If you know how rich you are, you are not rich. But me, I am not aware of the extent of my wealth. That's how rich we are." Philippine Daily Inquirer.
Apr 1998 "I was born ostentatious. They will list my name in the dictionary someday. They will use Imeldific to mean ostentatious extravagance." Associated Press.
Oct 1998 Appeal on corruption charges successful.
Oct 2001 Charged with corruption.


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