It’s Madonna‘s birthday! Happy birthday, Madonna: I got you an American dialect coach. The pop superstar turned 56 today, an age it seems she’s been doing her very best to keep a secret from the world. But let’s not forget that before she was plastic surgery, muscular arms and Kabbalah bracelets, Madonna was a fashion innovator. Young Madonna’s style was a mixture of risque 80s pomp and sexy, t-shirt casualness — and it was certifiably awesome.