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Madonna dropped more than a few names in her 1990s song "Vogue" - and until 2014, only one of them was still alive. With over six million copies sold, it was the best-selling single of the year. She popularized the dance move "voguing" in her hypnotic video, which won three MTV Video Music Awards (and was nominated for six more). The song remains a staple of dance clubs and pop culture alike, and has been sampled or covered by everyone from The Chipettes to Beth Ditto to "Glee."   

Some of the popular names listed in Madonna's "Vogue," are Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Jimmy Dean, and Joe DiMaggio. Madonna paid homage to them in her music video by mimicking their signature poses and hand movements in her choreographed "vogue" dance. Many of the photographs featured in the video were taken by Horst P. Horst, who was displeased that Madonna did not credit his work in her video. 

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Greta Garbo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list People Named in Madonna's "Vogue"
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Age: Died at 85 (1905-1990)

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Profession: Musician, Model, Actor

Credits: Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille, Queen Christina

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#47 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#23 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list People Named in Madonna's "Vogue"
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(Marilyn Monroe)

Age: Died at 36 (1926-1962)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Singer, Showgirl

Credits: Some Like It Hot, The Seven Year Itch, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire

Also Ranked

#69 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#65 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#30 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#66 on The Best Female Celebrity Role Models

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Marlene Dietrich is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list People Named in Madonna's "Vogue"
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(Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

Age: Died at 91 (1901-1992)

Birthplace: Schöneberg, Germany

Profession: Actor, Singer, Violinist

Credits: Witness for the Prosecution, The Blue Angel, Judgment at Nuremberg, Destry Rides Again

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#75 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#29 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#49 on The Greatest Actress Performances of All Time

#34 on Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person

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Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list People Named in Madonna's "Vogue"
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(Joe DiMaggio)

Age: Died at 85 (1914-1999)

Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States of America

Profession: Baseball player, Actor

Credits: Angels in the Outfield, Manhattan Merry-Go-Round, The First of May, Major League Baseball: All Century Team

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#11 on The Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

#28 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#14 on The Best Players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

#4 on The Greatest New York Yankees of All-Time

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