Tejada, Jo Raquel
1940 – She was born on the 5th day of September in Chicago, Illinois, United States. American actress.
1942 – She took dancing lessons as a child, and was winning beauty pageants by the time she was a teenager.
1957 - She was named "Miss Fairest of the Fair" at the San Diego County Fair.
1959 - She played the title role in the famous Ramona Pageant.
- Married to James Welch and had two children.
1960 - She became one of the leading sex symbols.
1967 - Married to Patrick Curtis.
1970 - Her most memorable publicity still, where she was clad in a furry animal-skin bikini for 'One Million Years B.C.', became a bestselling poster. Playboy Magazine called her the "Most Desired Woman".
1974 - Raquel Welch won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical or Comedy for "The Three Musketeers".
1976 - Dated producer Robert Evans.
1980 - Married to Andre Wienfeld on July 5th.
1982 - She was fired from "Cannery Row" and replaced by Debra Winger. She then sued MGM and won a $10 million trial.
1987 - Nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in the television drama "Right to Die".
1996 - Starred in the television series, "Central Park West" as Dianna Rush.
1999 - Married to restaurateur Ricahrd Palmer on July 17th.
2002 - Appeared in the television series, "American Family" as Aunt Dora.
2003 - Broke her wrist in a Los Angeles car crash.
2007 - She was revealed as the newest face of MAC Cosmetics Beauty Icon series.
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