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Ricky Melendez (born in 1967) became a member of Menudo at the age of 8. He was one of the original 5 in the group. He is the cousin of group founder Edgardo Diaz. 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article concerns the boy band Menudo. ... Edgardo Diaz born (c. ...


Ricky became an essential element of Menudo's success. Curly haired and diminutive in comparison to most of his Menudo mates, Ricky wasn't precisely the hearthrob of the quintet, or the group's best singer. But he played the funny guy of the group, and his honesty and charm in playing the part earned him great popularity among Menudo's fans. He was also, and still is, a great dancer.


When Menudo became one of the greatest boy bands in history during the early 80's, Ricky became the face of Menudo. Anytime someone mentioned Menudo, Ricky's face would come to the fan's minds. Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 1960s and 1970s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ...


Ricky retired from Menudo in 1984 at the mandatory age of 16, but since he had started at age 8, he became the member of Menudo who was in the group the longest time, 8 years. He had to give way to the now legendary Ricky Martin at Menudo. His final concert with Menudo was in Caguas, where he was born. 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ricky Martin is a popular music singer, born in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico on December 24, 1971. ... Caguas (founded in 1775) is a municipality located in the eastern central area of Puerto Rico. ...


Once Ricky left Menudo, he tried various business ventures, including a shop at Plaza Las Americas in San Juan, and became a lawyer. In 1998, he got together with former bandmates Rene Farrait, Johnny Lozada, Ray Reyes, Charlie Masso and Miguel Cancel to make a comeback tour under the name of El Reencuentro. They toured the world and brought back Menudomania memories to all their fans. Plaza Las Américas is a famous mall in Puerto Rico, located right across the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, and close to the Telemundo Puerto Rico building. ... San Juan, the Spanish for Saint John, is a common toponym in parts of the world where Spanish is or was spoken: Argentina San Juan Province San Juan, Argentina, the capital of that province Cuba San Juan Hill Mexico San Juan, Campeche San Juan, Chihuahua San Juan, Coahuila San Juan... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Rene Farrait (born November 2, 1967) is a former member of the teen band Menudo. ... Johnny Lozada (born 1968) is an actor and singer who is a former member of Menudo, during Menudos golden years. ... Ray Reyes (born 1971) is a Puerto Rican who was born in New York and became a member of Menudo in late 1983. ... Carlos Javier Rivera Masso (born 1969) is a former member of Menudo who joined the band at the height of Menudos world wide fame. ... Miguel Cancel (born 1968) is a former member of Menudo. ... El Reencuentro was the name that six ex-members of famous group Menudo used for their comeback concert remembering Menudos Golden Era. ...


Ricky was the voice responsible for Menudo super hits Y Yo No Bailo and Cambiale Las Pilas.


He still cares a lot about his fans and loves signing autographs.


Ricky now lives in Wisconsin with his wife and children. One of the periods of glaciation was also termed the Wisconsin glaciation. ...


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Ricky Melendez (1968-) became a member of Menudo at the age of 8.
Ricky retired from Menudo in 1984 at the mandatory age of 16, but since he had started at age 8, he became the member of Menudo who was in the group the longest time, 8 years.
Ricky was the voice responsible for Menudo super hits Y Yo No Bailo and Cambiale Las Pilas.
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