Queen of pop, Madonna stepped into the 57th spring of her life yesterday. Here is some trivia on the ageless Material Girl...
>> Her first single, Everybody, was released in April 1982.
>> She worked in a Dunkin’ Donuts in NYC while struggling to make it as a dancer in the Big Apple. She was reportedly fired after squirting jam in a customer’s face.
>> The Guinness World Records lists the singer-songwriter as the world’s most successful female recording artiste of all time; she has sold over 200 million records worldwide.
>> Her controversial coffee table book, Sex, which featured her naked photos, was so popular that a re-print had to be ordered within 48 hours.
>> She has a new species of tardigrade named after her. The anthropod-type animals, popularly known as water bears, are often found living on mosses.