Talambuhay ni dating pangulong diosdado macapagal
Sa ilalim ng Administrasyon ni Macapagal ay nalipat ang pagdiriwang ng Araw ng Kalayaan sa Hunyo 12 sa halip Hunyo 4 Tinawag na lamang na Araw ng Pagkakaibigan ng mga Pilipino at Amerikano ang Hunyo 4...
Tinagurian si Diosdado Macapagal bilang "Batang Mahirap mula sa Lubao" dahil anak siya ng isang mahirap na magsasaka.
Isinilang siya sa San Nicolas, Lubao, Pampanga noong 28 Setyembre 1910 kina Urbano Macapagal at Romana Pangan.
Tumira siya sa isang tahanan at pumailalim sa pangangalaga ni Don Honorio Ventura hanggang magtapos ng pagka-Doktor sa mga Batas mula sa Pamantasan ng Santo Tomas noong 1936 at pumasok sa politika.
She entered government in 1987, serving as assistant secretary and undersecretary of the Department of Trade and Industry upon the invitation of President Corazon Aquino.
After serving as a senator from 1992 to 1998, she was elected to the vice presidency under President Joseph Estrada, despite having run on an opposing ticket.
Following her presidency, she was elected to the House of Representatives, making her the second Philippine president—after Jose P.
Laurel—to pursue a lower office after their presidency. She spent the first years of her life in Lubao, Pampanga, with her two older siblings from her father's first marriage.
He also served as a member of the House of Representatives, and headed the Constitutional Convention of 1970.Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino statesman who served as the 9th President of the Philippines.He was elected in 1961, defeating the re-election bid of Carlos P. He did not win in his own re-election bid in 1965, losing to Ferdinand Marcos.Arroyo is also the first duly elected female Vice President of the Philippines.Arroyo was a former professor of economics at Ateneo de Manila University where Benigno Aquino III was one of her students.