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Roosevelt Avenue is now Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11608 renaming Roosevelt Avenue in Quezon City after the late King of Philippine Movies Fernando Poe Jr. or FPJ – its now called “Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue.”

FPJ passed away on Dec. 14, 2004 at the age of 65 months after his failed presidential bid.

In his showbiz career, FPJ has made around 300 movies. The actor was declared a National Artist in 2012.

In a Twitter post by Pia Gutierrez for ANC:

JUST IN: President Duterte signs law renaming Roosevelt Ave in Quezon City as Fernando Poe Jr. Avenue.

(Photo source: Facebook – @fernandopoejr)

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