Her three-decade-long career saw a wardrobe of sequins, big hair and over-the-top gowns
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Updated: Monday Feb 13, 2012 | 06:00 AM EST
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The technicolor eyeshadow, a hair bow and arm warmers may have been fads, but the video for "How Will I Know" would become an early MTV classic and moonman winner at the MTV Video Music Awards.
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