Madonna was born in Bay City, Michigan, on August 16, 1958. New York music producer Mark Kamins helped Madonna score a record deal with Sire Records. “Everybody” hit No. 1 on the dance charts in 1982. Despite the public outcry, Madonna had become more popular than ever. Madonna was married to actor Sean Penn from 1985 to 1989. Her second husband was director Guy Ritchie, whom she was married to from 2000 to 2008. Read Madonna Louise Ciccone Biography and Profile.
Lupita Nyong’o, Kenyan-Mexican actress, was born March 1, 1983 in Mexico to Kenyan parents Dorothy and Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o. Nyong’o was nominated for several awards including a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and two Screen Actors Guild Awards including Best Supporting Actress, which she won. She attended college in the United States, earning a bachelor’s degree in film and theater studies from Hampshire College. Read Lupita Amondi Nyong’o Biography and Profile.
Marilyn Monroe was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. She overcame a difficult childhood to become one of the world’s biggest and most enduring sex symbols. Happy Birthday
On May 19, 1962, Monroe made her now-famous performance at John F. Kennedy’s birthday celebration, singing “Happy Birthday, Mr. President.” Read Norma Jeane Mortenson Biography and Profile.
Born in England in 1948, Olivia Newton-John recorded Grammy Award-winning hits including “I Honestly Love You” and “Let’s Get Physical.” She became an international star after playing Sandy in the 1978 film adaptation of Grease, co-starring John Travolta. Read Olivia Newton-John Biography and Profile.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, born July 30, 1947, Austria, known all over the globe for his many accomplishments: world champion bodybuilder, Hollywood action hero, successful businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, best-selling author, and California’s 38th Governor. Read Arnold Schwarzenegger Biography and Profile.