Madonna- Why was Madonna so famous? the Breakfast Club

Madonna Louise Ciccone was born on August 16, 1958

In 1979, Madonna became romantically involved with musician Dan Gilroy

Together they formed her first band, the Breakfast Club, for which Madonna sang and played drums and guitar

She made her acting debut in the low-budget indie film A Certain Sacrifice, which was not released until 1985

In 1980, Madonna left the Breakfast Club with drummer Stephen Bray, who was her boyfriend in Michigan, and they formed the band Emmy and the Emmys

In January 1984, Madonna gained more exposure by performing on American Bandstand and Top of the Pops.

Her image, performances, and music videos influenced young girls and women

Madonna's style became one of the female fashion trends of the 1980s