Presentation on theme: "¿Quién es Quién? Whos Who in Hispanic Heritage?. This Olympic Gold Medal-winning Mexican American is nicknamed "Golden Boy," and released a self-titled."— Presentation transcript:
¿Quién es Quién? Whos Who in Hispanic Heritage?
This Olympic Gold Medal-winning Mexican American is nicknamed "Golden Boy," and released a self-titled musical album in 2002.
Oscar de la Hoya
This Colombian pop star's English crossover album Laundry Service defied critics-- who claimed her language skills were too weak--by selling over 13 million copies and spawning the worldwide hit, "Whenever, Wherever."
This actress, first became famous on Teresa, a soap opera which earned her such a following in Mexico that she often jokes that becoming a Hollywood star was a step down.
This migrant farm worker from Arizona became the first (and still only) Mexican American to have a holiday (March 31st in some states) created in his honor.
This Cuban produced and starred in one of the greatest American sitcoms of all time and is responsible for developing the multi-camera setup television style that is the standard still used to this day.
This former first lady, feminist, and social activist was known as "The Spiritual Leader of Argentina."
Often called "The Mambo King, this Puerto Rican New Yorker mambo and Latin jazz musician has won six Grammy Awards for his varied compositions which feature every style from traditional Afro-Cuban and Caribbean sounds to pop and Bossa Nova.
This Mexican painter's unique style combined Realism, Symbolism, and Surrealism in vivid portrayals of often shocking themes.
This right fielder became the second Hispanic American to be elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame--after dying in a plane crash while on his way to Nicaragua to deliver aid to earthquake victims.