TIL that when Willem Dafoe flew to the Philippines in 1986 to film ‘Platoon’, his plane got stuck and he eventually ended up joining the EDSA People Power Revolution, a nonviolent revolution that officially ousted Ferdinand Marcos, its former dictator.

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  1. Additional TIL about the EDSA revolution: it was historic for its time as a bloodless revolution, and also inspired the protests that eventually led to the fall of the Berlin wall.

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