De La Hoya, Oscar
1973 - Born on February 4th in East Los Angeles, California. A Mexican-American boxer. After he turned pro, he went on to win five world boxing titles in five different weight classes. Nominated for a Grammy for his single "Ven a Mi".
1981 - De la Hoya was the youngest fighter who won first place in Freewill games.
1992 - Coming up in the amateur boxing circuit in Los Angeles, Oscar won the Olympic gold medal for boxing at the age of 19.
2000 - He released his self titled album, "Oscar de la Hoya", a Latin Pop album with thirteen tracks in both English and Spanish, by EMI International on October 10th.
2001 - Married the Puerto Rican singer, Millie Corretjer on October 5th and they had one child.
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