Diana Ross
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On March 26 Diana Ross was born…

On March 26, 1944, Diana Ross was born. She is best known as a founding member of the 1960’s girl group, The Supremes, as well as her distinguished solo career. As part of The Supremes, Ross amassed a total of 12 number-one singles, becoming Motown’s most successful musical act to date, as well as the…

Aretha Franklin
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On March 25 Aretha Franklin was born…

On March 25, 1942, Aretha Franklin was born. Her career has spanned over five decades, and she is known as “The Queen of Soul.” Some of her most memorable songs include but not limited to: “Respect,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” and “A Rose is Still a Rose.” Music video to “A…

Julia Roberts and Richard Gere in "Pretty Woman"
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On March 24 “Pretty Woman” was released…

On March 24, 1990, the romantic comedy “Pretty Woman” was released. The film, starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, centered on a Hollywood prostitute (Roberts) who begins to develop a relationship with a wealthy businessman (Gere), while venturing through the various social structures present in Los Angeles. Directed by Garry Marshall, the film itself has…

Elizabeth Taylor
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On March 23 Elizabeth Taylor passed away…

On March 23, 2011, Elizabeth Taylor passed away due to congestive heart failure.   She is often remembered as one of the last surviving members of Hollywood’s Golden Age of stars, as well as for her many marriages. She won two Academy Awards, one for Best Actress for 1960’s “Butterfield 8,” and another one for…

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On March 22 Reese Witherspoon was born…

On March 22, 1976, Reese Witherspoon was born. She is best known for her roles in 1999’s “Election” and “Cruel Intentions,” the “Legally Blonde” movies, 2002’s “Sweet Home Alabama,” as well as her Academy Awarding-winning portrayal of June Carter Cash in 2005’s “Walk the Line.” For her role as June Carter Cash she also won…

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On March 20 Madonna released “Vogue”…

On March 20, 1990, Madonna released “Vogue.” The song, inspired by the style of dance Madonna was introduced to at the New York City club Sound Factory, is about enjoying oneself on the dance floor, regardless of what others are thinking. “Vogue” was originally part of the “Dick Tracy” film soundtrack (which Madonna starred in),…

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On March 18 Queen Latifah was born…

On March 18, 1970, Queen Latifah was born. She is best known as a rapper, actress, comedienne, and television show hostess. She is often considered one of hip-hop’s female pioneers, paving the way for many other female hip-hop artists. She released her first album at the age of 19, titled “All Hair The Queen,”  which…