Today in Latin American History
Mexican Superstar Thalía was Born in 1971
Today in Latin American history, Mexican singer Thalía who is one of the best-selling latin musicians of all time was born in 1971.
Born Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda, she is recognized as the most successful female solo Mexican artist internationally by media conglomerates such as Univision Communications, Televisa and TV Azteca.
She has sold over 40 million records worldwide as a solo artist, and is considered one of the best selling Latin musicians of all time.
Also, she has had a renowned career in acting and has been called the “Queen of telenovelas.”
Other events that occurred on this day:
- Today in LatAm history, former President of Uruguay Manuel Oribe who was in office 1835-38 was born in 1792
- Today in LatAm history, fighting between the rebel Chilean forces began in the Battle of Las Tres Acequias in 1814
- Today in LatAm history, Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo who was influenced by his Zapotec heritage was born in 1899
- Today in LatAm history, Argentine writer Julio Cortázar who was a part of the Latin American Boom was born in 1914
- Today in LatAm history, Cuban actor Emiliano Díez who has had success in both Spanish and English was born in 1947
- Today in LatAm history, Chilean actress Carolina Arregui who has stared in many telenovelas was born in 1965
- Today in LatAm history, Argentine footballer José Manuel Moreno who played for the National team died in 1978
- Today in LatAm history, Ecuadorian footballer Cristian Mora who plays for the National team & Macará was born in 1979