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The Mexican actress accelerated her career as a producer by exporting the Mexican series, Betty la Fea, to audiences in the United States with what we know today as the hit show Ugly Betty.
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The Mexican singer awoke the fire within young fans everywhere with his ballads on the album Romances, which earned him the GRAMMY for Best Latin Pop Performance in 1998.
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The Material Girl keeps us captivated by reinventing herself and her style in the pop music world. Her intensely narrative music videos and choreographed dance numbers go hand in hand with that of Michael Jackson and have become the standard of the modern music video today.
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Since the launch of her career, the Icelandic singer-songwriter embraced the use of electronics to create a new age sound. With the help of a trusty Apple computer, the album Vespertine featured an array of sounds made from everyday objects, leading up to her most recent album, Biophiila, which was produced as an iPad-friendly idea, featuring an interactive app for every track on the title.
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ÓSCAR DE LA RENTA
The fashion designer stands above the rest with a style so uniqueto him, that any self-respecting fashion guru could spot one of his designs a mile away. He owes his success to his infinite attention to detail and a touch of elegance that has set the standard for what it means to be truly feminine.
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While searching for new alternative to commercialize her music, the singer decided to opt out of the traditional formula for distributing her album and created her own record label to release the production, Invisible Man, and packaged it via new age technology: a USB drive modeled after her, which not only contains unedited versions of her songs but also some favorite recipes as she is also a promising chef.
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With box office hits such as The Abyss and Terminator 2, Cameron invented a ground-breaking effect which brought realism to the movement of liquids on the big screen. To film the 1997 classic Titanic, the Canadian director commissioned the construction of a full scale model of the ship, with some redundant sections replaced by never seen before digital effects. Many years later with the production of Avatar, the director once again pushed the envelope in the digital effects field with the use of 3D cameras, popularizing the technology on a massive worldwide scale.
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The late inventor changed the way we interact with machines with the creation of the Apple computer, which surpassed the productivity of the average processor with the use of a friendlier interface and modern design. Over time, Jobs revolutionized the industry in all areas of the new age: music, with the invention of the iPod and the iTunes Store; cellphones, with the creation of the iPhone; and the editorial, with the now standard Apple iPad.
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The film 28 Days Later, from the director of Trainspotting, was one of the first Hollywood pictures to be shot almost entirely on digital video. Since then, directors such as Lars Von Trier and Robert Rodríguez have made use of the popular format.
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Aside from being a driving force behind the Spanish Rock genre, Cerati captivated the world as the singer well known band Soda Stereo. As a solo artist, he experimented by alternating synthetic and orchestral sounds, unlike many artists of his generation, making him one of the most brilliant minds in all of music. Unfortunately, the artist remains in a coma after suffering a cerebral stroke in May of 2010
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The Mexican artist brought prominence to the technique of self-portraiture with images that acted as metaphors for the condition of the Latina woman and her native country.
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ROBERTO GÓMEZ BOLAÑOS “CHESPIRITO”
The actor, writer and comedian both produced and was the lead role in the sitcoms El Chavo del 8 and El Chapulín Colorado, which has now aired in over 100 countries over the last four decades. Yesterday, fans and stars alike paid homage to Gómez Bolaños with the special, América Celebra a Chespirito at the National Auditorium in Mexico.
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The director is known for making magic with very minimal finances to work with. In 1992, he created El Mariachi with a budget of $7,000 and went on to win the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, launching his career and helping him becoming one of the greatest directors the world has ever seen.
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The television producer is responsible for starting the trend of today’s modern telenovela soap –by bringing together melodramatic elements with nonsensical comedy, and actors of all levels of fame- . His telenovela series’ Dos mujeres, un camino, El premio mayor and Salud, dinero y amor, stand now as classics of the late nineties.
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The Puerto Rican rap duo - Eduardo José Cabra Martínez and René Pérez Joglar – continues to change the game with their racy lyrics, yet help paint a true picture of the eccentric lives of Latinos while also shedding light on social injustice around the globe. At the 2011 Latin GRAMMY Awards, the group stood above the rest with nine wins.
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The common denominator of the fashion designer was his flair for theatrical designs stitched with incredible detail and which earned him British Designer of the Year four years before his death in 2010.
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The singer brought the Bachata music genre to fame at a global scale as the leader of the group Aventura, and now continues to break barriers as a solo artist by immersing his music with American pop artists such as Usher and Lil Wayne.
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THE TEAM OF CUNA DE LOBOS
Writer Carlos Olmos and producer Carlos Téllez -both now deceased- helmed the first telenovela series to reimagine the traditional melodrama of the time. María Rubio, Diana Bracho, Gonzalo Vega, Rebecca Jones and Alejandro Camacho sent chills down our spines with the very first thriller genre in the history of Hispanic television.
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A number of his dark and gritty films combined with his liking for humble characters and unique costume design stand as a class of its own. Despite mixed reviews, his film Alice in Wonderland went on to become the ninth highest-grossing film of all time.
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The book Rayuela changed the traditional format of written word as he introduced an introspective method to reading the story, in which the characters fluctuate in an effort to obscure the reader before reaching one of many alternate endings. His story, La autopista del sur, influenced French director Jean-Luc Godard to create the film Week End.
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