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FC: Madonna By Ms. Nelson
1: The Basic 411 | Born: August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan | Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone is a world-famous recording artist, actress, author, and entrepreneur
2: Childhood | Madonna's mom died of breast cancer when she was young, which left her sad and confused | She excelled in school, earning straight As and joining the cheerleading squad | She received a dance scholarship to the University of Michigan, where she attended for a year before dropping out to pursue her dreams in NYC
3: Family | Madonna is the 3rd of 6 children: Martin, Anthony, Paula, Christopher, Melanie, and of course, Madonna Parents: Madonna Louise and Silvio Anthony Ciccone | Madonna has been married twice, to actor Sean Penn and to director Guy Ritchie (she is currently divorced) She is a mom of 4 children: Lourdes (Lola), Rocco, David, and Mercy
4: Innovative | Madonna is known for constantly mixing up her musical style and her look
5: E X C I T I N G | Madonna's live shows are high energy and entertaining. You never quite know what you'll see!
7: Facts and Quotes | "There's a fine line between genius and insanity." | Madonna was a huge fashion icon in the 80s, spawning "Madonna-wannabes" all over the world. You can still find proof of her influence in fashion today. | Madonna has sold over 300 million albums worldwide and continues to be a top-grossing performer during touring years
8: I've Had the Time of My Life... | August 16, 1958 - born 1963: mother died of breast cancer 1977: Dropped out of U of M and moved to NYC 1982: First single "Everybody" was released 1983: Debut album was release and was a huge hit 1985: Made appearances in her first two movies, Vision Quest and Desperately Seeking Susan 1985: Married Sean Penn And SO ON AND SO ON...
9: Bio Poem | Madonna Born in Bay City, Michigan Child or Madonna and SIlvio Lived in a small house outside of Detroit, then NYC Overcame the death of her mother at a young age Worked as a dancer, singer, and Dunkin' Donuts clerk Challenged by her father's new marriage Personal traits are determination and intelligence Always set her own trends Never blended into the background Best known for selling 300 million albums and becoming the biggest female pop star in the world Ciccone
10: Dear Journal,
11: Dear Madonna,