Before celebrities like Piolo Pascual, Richard Gutierrez, and John Lloyd Cruz became household names, actors like Rico Yan, Aga Muhlach, and Richard Gomez used to rule the small and silver screens! Matinee idols have been a showbiz phenomenon as far back as the ‘80s. Relive your favorite kilig moments as a teenager when you were watching these young idols first make their marks onscreen by scrolling through the gallery below.

Who’s your favorite cutie? Did we miss any of your crushes? Share them with us in a comment!

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(Photos from Manila Bulletin archives unless otherwise noted)

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